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Old 5/26/18, 05:26 AM
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Gabe, gunmetal looks awesome. I forgot how low yours is.

hey, if you relocated the wheel weights, wouldn’t that render the while setup unbalanced?

also, thanks for reminding me - but I’m planning on getting my MT ET Streets mounted today. They’re 305s just like the Nittos were. Are they also going to run wider than the Nittos?
Thanks Burton. The weights are in the correct spot so there shouldn't be an issue with balance. It's not usual for the weights to be put side-by-side heading inward, I've seen them many times next to each other heading around the wheel, but not going inward.
I'll know if I screwed up the balance once I get it on the highway, lol.

The 305 MT's will most likely run quite a bit wider than the Nittos.
Actually, I'd love it if you could snag a picture with both tires unmounted on the ground like I did above, it really shows how much wider one is than the other.
Maybe you can do a pic with them mounted too?

Found a thread just now on another forum where a guy measured a Nitto tire that Nitto spec'd as 12.1" wide and the widest part he measured was 10.5" ..... meanwhile an MT tire spec'd at 12.7" he measured at just over 13".
So Nitto over-states their widths by quite a bit. From what I've seen, Michelin, Goodyear, and MT all run wider than expected.

I'm really thinking you're gonna have a lot of bulge on the 10"-wide wheels ... those MT's really should be on an 11" wheel. Yes they'll fit on a 10", but it's far from ideal.
So that's why I ask for the pics ... can't wait to see how they'll fit.
Considering some for the wife's Shelby, so I really want to see some detailed fitment pics of that setup.
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Old 5/26/18, 07:26 AM
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Tony! Awesome stuff. Did you enjoy your day off? I have Wednesday off next week so I plan to enjoy myself then. Then again I plan to get Wruby Xpel’d!
How many miles did you put on her yesterday?!?!?

Burton!!! lol
Yes, vacation day yesterday. FINALLY! I never take any time off, so I decided to take a long weekend.
I think I put on about 20 miles between yesterday and today. (GASP!!! ) I drove it again this morning since I had to get an inspection sticker. Another GORGEOUS morning for a drive.
Good times my friend.
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Old 5/26/18, 11:22 AM
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Back on AMRs huh? Lol

Well, they popped the pumpkin they noticed a bolt inside there did not get loctite when they rebuilt it last year. It slowly worked its way loose and punched a whole in the cover new cover and everything torqued down, with loctite...no charge of course. Could've been much worse!
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Old 5/26/18, 11:54 AM
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Lol yup, for now.
Glad to hear that the car is fixed.
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Old 5/26/18, 01:38 PM
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Glad she's back in action Patrick.
Easy fix.
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Old 5/26/18, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Gabe View Post
Thanks Burton. The weights are in the correct spot so there shouldn't be an issue with balance. It's not usual for the weights to be put side-by-side heading inward, I've seen them many times next to each other heading around the wheel, but not going inward.
I'll know if I screwed up the balance once I get it on the highway, lol.

The 305 MT's will most likely run quite a bit wider than the Nittos.
Actually, I'd love it if you could snag a picture with both tires unmounted on the ground like I did above, it really shows how much wider one is than the other.
Maybe you can do a pic with them mounted too?

Found a thread just now on another forum where a guy measured a Nitto tire that Nitto spec'd as 12.1" wide and the widest part he measured was 10.5" ..... meanwhile an MT tire spec'd at 12.7" he measured at just over 13".
So Nitto over-states their widths by quite a bit. From what I've seen, Michelin, Goodyear, and MT all run wider than expected.

I'm really thinking you're gonna have a lot of bulge on the 10"-wide wheels ... those MT's really should be on an 11" wheel. Yes they'll fit on a 10", but it's far from ideal.
So that's why I ask for the pics ... can't wait to see how they'll fit.
Considering some for the wife's Shelby, so I really want to see some detailed fitment pics of that setup.
Gabe - All mounted, and they are AWESOME. Never getting Nittos again, they’re terrible compared to the MTs. I’ll post more about them in my other thread.

As for fit, just like the prior set. No rubbing inside by inner fender or up top. Here’s pics of the clearance. I’ve probably got another 1/2” or more.






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Burton!!! lol
Yes, vacation day yesterday. FINALLY! I never take any time off, so I decided to take a long weekend.
I think I put on about 20 miles between yesterday and today. (GASP!!! ) I drove it again this morning since I had to get an inspection sticker. Another GORGEOUS morning for a drive.
Good times my friend.
Tony! I drove her to test out her new shoes. Then it got too hot, so she’s parked again . It’s about 90+ degrees. Ugh.
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Old 5/26/18, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Gabe
Lol yup, for now.
Glad to hear that the car is fixed.
Waiting for me to sell my wheels huh...
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Old 5/26/18, 04:28 PM
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Waiting for me to sell my wheels huh...
Nooooooooooo, what makes you say that?
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Old 5/27/18, 09:54 AM
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Gabe, did you see my response to your tires/wheels comment above?

Anyways - happy Memorial to you all! Does this count as what I did to my Mustang today? I made her hungry by cooking next to her. I made her watch.

2 St. Louis style racks, with a brine/dry rub for 24 hours, then basted with a mustard/cider based glaze... all at 225 hi smoke for first half hour, then 3 then 6 hours total.



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Old 5/27/18, 11:12 AM
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Yup, thank you, I am a little surprised, although I'd love to see a close-up taken from a slight angle, something that would show bulging, if any.
The top pic you posted shows the tread curving toward the sidewall quite a bit ... Like they really would like a wider wheel to sit on.
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Old 5/27/18, 12:07 PM
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Mmmmmmmmmmm... Looks good there Burton. We are just having Brats and Burgers here...

Wishing all a great memorial day weekend. Thanks for all of you who have served!

Went out bought Boss to add to my garage. My grandkids are very excited.


You don't know how hard it was to find an S197 power wheels brand new, but I finally found the one I wanted, thanks to Toy-R-Us shutting down.
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Old 5/27/18, 01:23 PM
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Yup, thank you, I am a little surprised, although I'd love to see a close-up taken from a slight angle, something that would show bulging, if any.
The top pic you posted shows the tread curving toward the sidewall quite a bit ... Like they really would like a wider wheel to sit on.
Gabe, I agree, the 10.5 or maybe even the 11 wide wheel would work for the MT 305s, but it looks really good on the Milan 10s right now. I don’t think it looks that different from when the Nittos were on there. I think it looks even better, actually. Too thin a tire or too wide a wheel would also increase the chance of curbing.

The grip though... omg the grip. I feel like I added horsepower or torque. Lol.

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Mmmmmmmmmmm... Looks good there Burton. We are just having Brats and Burgers here...

Wishing all a great memorial day weekend. Thanks for all of you who have served!

Went out bought Boss to add to my garage. My grandkids are very excited.


You don't know how hard it was to find an S197 power wheels brand new, but I finally found the one I wanted, thanks to Toy-R-Us shutting down.
Shane that is awesome!!! Sad about Toys R Us going under, but oh well. We even have a store here that did the same. I bought a video game there since closeout haha! The power wheels is amazing!!! We had a Lightning McQueen for our son too... it was fun when he had it.

Your actual S197 is awesome - we need more pics of that!

oh and here’s the update on the ribs! After 3 hours, then glazing more, then starting the crux!!! Another 2 and 1 more hours.



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Old 5/27/18, 04:38 PM
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Awesome Shane with the Boss!
Awesome Burton with the ribs!
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Old 5/27/18, 04:53 PM
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Awesome Shane with the Boss!
Awesome Burton with the ribs!
Ok... last one! Thanks though Gary!!! We have full bellies. We ate outside next to Marilyn.


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Looks great!
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Old 5/28/18, 01:48 PM
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I started her up only to play musical cars with her as I rearranged the vehicles to get Portia’s oil changed on the lift. What a hot day, but we got ‘er done!



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Old 5/28/18, 04:06 PM
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Installed a PYLE reverse camera and rear view mirror kit on my 2011
it works as advertised. 64 bucks online
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Installed a Pedal Commander on my 2011, it got rid of pedal lag. It makes a big difference in the feel of the car and it works even better n the highway when you have to merge. Here on long island we have very short onramps on the parkways.
When I save enough money I will get another for my 2017 GT, the pedal lag is even worse.
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Old 5/29/18, 02:28 PM
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I started her up only to play musical cars with her as I rearranged the vehicles to get Portia’s oil changed on the lift. What a hot day, but we got ‘er done!

LMFAO
Musical cars!
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Old 5/29/18, 03:57 PM
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Lol awesome.
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