So you thought that Mickey Thompson Tires was all about cruiser or drag racing tires? Well, guess again. Here is the latest top secret project from M/T, their new Street Comp ultra high performance tire.
by Mark Gearhart on June 11, 2012
by Don Creason on August 7, 2012
Choosing the right wheel and tire combination that would achieve our goals of both setting off the look of our car as well as giving us a comfortable ride while maintaining optimum performance is no small task. With all of this in mind we turned to the folks at American Racing Wheels and Toyo Tires on our 2011 GT.
Every garage, engine builder, or race team has a torque wrench, and we all use it a considerable bit! But when was the last time you gave more than a moments glance at your torque wrench?
by Andrew Wolf on October 23, 2012
In this tech review, we take a look at a pair of Mickey Thompson’s latest and greatest products on our Project BlownZ Camaro that have made waves in the sport: the one-piece Pro-5 ET Drag Wheel and the record-breaking ET Street Radial Pro tire.
by Don Creason on December 5, 2012
There are literally thousands of parts and tricks we can use to make our cars go faster at the track. Weight savings is one of the oldest tricks in the book, but saving weight in the right area of the car can make surprising improvements in your ET’s. We test a set of GT500 18×9.5s versus Weld’s 18×4.5 RTS wheels.
We’ve tested Mickey Thompson’s 15-inch ET Street Radial and the newer ET 18-inch Street Radial II against one another on the street and at the track to see just how well they perform within their own given parameters.
We were invited to Miller Motorsports Park to check out Nitto’s latest all season Motivo and their NT90W snow tire. They were pitted against the OEM tire offering on Infinity G37x sedans and put through a myriad of tests. Inside we concentrate our review on Nitto’s Motivo all season tire.
by Don Creason on March 29, 2013
Mickey Thompson has a new street tire aimed squarely at the high performance daily driver crowd. See what this tire is all about when we try them out on our project Wild E Coyote.
by Don Creason on April 25, 2013
Mickey Thompson recently began offering wheels and tires for the late model street crowd through their Enhanced Stance System (ESS) program. We test Mickey Thompson’s new Street Comp SC-5 wheels and Street Comp tires on our 1998 Mustang GT.