Originally Posted by CQNRQY
A good long burnout will take all the highs and lows of your tires
My BIL was a State Trooper in FL through the years that they used the big-A Fury III w/440's, pre steel belted radial days when the old fabric carcass tires would take a set overnight and be a little "lumpy" until they had been driven some and were up to temp.
Not one to wait for the tires to come in, he'd pull out onto the pavement and light 'em up until the car basically disappeared into a cloud of smoke. He claimed they'd all top out over 130 mph, and a couple he had early in his career would hit 140. These were "used" cruisers, handed down to the noobs when the ranking troopers got the new cars.
He missed out on the Mustang stick shift cars- he was too tall!