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Old 10-28-2008, 09:51 AM
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food for thought:

check your local strip rules!!!!
very likely the narrow wheels will put you into a (modified/altered) class that you can't compete in at all "and" they will send you home if you can't meet "all" the safety requirements (roll cage etc) for that quicker class....

check your car insurance!
if you do have an accident, all coverage will be denied if the wheel modification isn't written into the policy....
which will raise the premiums big time if you can buy coverage at all!

look up the actual weights for "aluminum" or steel wheels and tires combos....
a 6" aluminum wheel and tire combo will be within oz's of a much heavier 4.5" steel wheel and tire....
(likely the 6" combo will be lighter)

a 6" steel wheel/tire versus a 4.5" steel wheel/tire won't even make a .005 second difference at the track on a 3400 lb car....
but you might just hit a kid who ran into the street because you couldn't stop quick enough!!!!

Last edited by red65mustang; 10-28-2008 at 09:57 AM.
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