Anyone running 255/60 M/T Drag radials?

RED LS1

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I'm having the hardest time choosing wheels for my GN. I have to do something though as the BFG's with 25psi on alky with a 62/62 is just not working out for me. I'm thinking of the 255/60 M/T street Radial on the stock rim for now. I'd hate to spend $400 on rear tires and have the car still put the tires up in smoke every time I step on it. I've used these tires before and have cut 1.60 60's but on a completely different car and much larger size.
 

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I have 23 psi on alky with a 235 MT drag radial - 1.60 60 ft. and no problem on the street at all. I've even run the same tire on a different car down to a best ET of 10.83 - was not a G body though. MT DRs work very well from my experience.
 
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RED LS1

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I meant the 1/2 shift feels like it’s being tortured now as opposed to a decent shift while spinning the tires. Trans is stock 57k mile no upgrades.
 

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How do you like them?
They’re great. The whole car seems tighter and more planted to the road with them. They’re same size as what I took off but seem bigger all over. It has literally no tire spin unless I brought it up to about 4 psi. Stock converter still so that’s all I can get and still gets a tad loose but not bad at all
 
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I use the 255/60/15 MT DRs. I normally cut high 1.4 60fts With a best of 1.41. I usually run 17-18lbs in them at the track.
 
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