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2005-2009 Saleen Mustang For all S281, S302, H281 and H302 models based on the Ford S-197 Mustang platform, with the exception of the S302 PJ (see below). Be sure to specify year, model and equipment if asking for help.

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Old 03-01-2020
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Default Maxgrip Differential

After posting the question a couple of years ago and speaking to Steve Saleen last year he could not tell me what the Maxgrip was but said it was stronger ?

Well I pulled the back cover of my S302E today to discover it is indeed a Detroit Truetrac

I am having major problems with wheel spin and pulling to one side on spirited take offs.

Our Extreme still has the original Pirellis on it and after only 15,000 miles and 12 years of age I think it is time for new tyres.

Anyone found good all round tyres or there Saleens. I run Nitto NT05's on my race car but are hopeless in the cold or wet.
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Default tires

I am personally a big fan of Michelin Pilot Sports! Hope all is well!
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I have also had good luck with super sports. The 4S is the update to the super sports and are also excellent.
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Old 03-03-2020
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I'm also a fan of Michelins.
As for the pulling to one side, is it leaving 2 equal rubber marks on the pavement?
It could be the carrier, but also could be suspension related.
You have the rear open, check to see if it's rebuildable.
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