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What would you guys recommend. They would be for my friend's '93 cobra. Does MT make an ET Street for a 17" rim? This thing really needs some traction!!!

From the stuff I've read and seen at the track the MT drag radials do pretty good (like Just Jim here). Problem is most of those cars are automatics. This is a stick. How much better do you think they would be over his current Nittos. I know they're better. Just how much on a manual car? Wonder if it would be worth it? I think it would.

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While I am not real knowledgable on DOT slicks, I have seen a number of choices in the catalogs. Hoosier has two 17", Goodrich has one in 17" and MT has two in 17" One MT is a "street radial" in 275-40 17 and on is "ET Street" in 26x11:50 17. I got this information from Summit. I have only read that the DOT slicks are much better than a street tire to the extent they say not to drive them on the street due to very poor wet performace and very high wear rates. I don't have any first hand experience yet.
 

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Thanks for that. My friend said he had looked and not found any. I'll let him know.

It's basically a slick that has small grooves cut into it to make it street legal (likely the bare minimum required). So yes to high wear and poor if any wet traction.
 

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The best DOT slicks for a stick are the Hoosier Quick Time Pros. They get really hot an sticky.

I checked their catalog and they make them in 14, 15, and 16" sizes, but sorry, not 17's.

Here are what my QTP's look like after 3 runs--yes I was running too much air (LOL):


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