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Old 04-10-2012, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Brian Morency
Just wondering which should come first for a better track time. Would someone benefit from drag radials over drag shocks, vice versa? I have an 86 Camaro stock shocks and Bf goodrich t/a 60 tires. They are about 10"wide tread contact but hard rubber. Would a Bf goodrich drag radial help more then drag shocks? Same size tire of course.
Drag radials w/o a doubt will be the biggest traction improvement you an make short of a drag slick- which you cannot use on the street.

The caution about your diff is a valid point, too. If you're making any power to speak of, and it hooks up on a hard launch (like at the track on a prepped surface) the diff can easily let go. What saves these spindly rear ends is the lack of traction.
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