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Old 03-19-2012, 04:16 AM   #4846
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I know this has probably been asked before and I did a search but didnt get a clear answer.


Ive tried some other clay compounds in the past and didnt have much luck when the track dried out. So far in almost all situations the pinks have been working, but Im just looking for a tire that would work just as well with some more life in them...tires can get costly after a while
They need a slight scuff in the front to get rid of the push, after that they steer more then tapers. Proline closed cell in the rear, run them a few times and scuff em in. Motor spray after u clean em and then i liked devils spit on em I found bk bars are starting to suck for me. Greens last night were great all around.
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:22 AM   #4847
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Would have made things so much easier for the end user if they had a separate mold or more permanent marking for each compound.
Your best option would be to clean them all first. If you can compare similar treads green will be softer than blue softer than yellow. Gold will smell the worst (don't laught it's true for all the "clay" compounds for any manufacture). You'll get an idea of how each compound feels once you have them all togther. It will be even more helpful if you have some tires that are a know compound. Then start writing the compoind on the inside of the rims.
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Old 03-19-2012, 06:48 AM   #4848
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Yeah that didn't help the guy at all...
With his reply, I would have never known. Wow, thanks for clearing that up...
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They need a slight scuff in the front to get rid of the push, after that they steer more then tapers. Proline closed cell in the rear, run them a few times and scuff em in. Motor spray after u clean em and then i liked devils spit on em I found bk bars are starting to suck for me. Greens last night were great all around.
Ill give them a try once more but do they last longer than bks? The bks for me have been good Guy. i was running consistent 17.1s last time i practiced. kinda hard to beat lol.
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Thats what I am afraid of...I was hoping someone from Jconcepts could chime in and shed some light on the issue. I have dozens of like new Jconcepts tires and adjusting to track conditions without knowing compounds is very frustrating.

Would have made things so much easier for the end user if they had a separate mold or more permanent marking for each compound.
first thing I do is mark what the tire is, left or right, and what foams on my rims as the glue is drying. use a sharpie, reapply once a month or so and you'll never guess again.
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When is the sc10 battery hold-down and body support coming??? Thanks
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:56 PM   #4852
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Ill give them a try once more but do they last longer than bks? The bks for me have been good Guy. i was running consistent 17.1s last time i practiced. kinda hard to beat lol.
yea much much longer. And plus the more u run the better they get.

yesterday I finished 2nd behind mike gay, i think 12 seconds behind....Greens felt real good also, blues weren't scuffed in yet.
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first thing I do is mark what the tire is, left or right, and what foams on my rims as the glue is drying. use a sharpie, reapply once a month or so and you'll never guess again.
Same here. Always mark the direction, compound and insert. The best way I can think of to figure out the compound is by feel of how soft the rubber is when the dot is gone.
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yea much much longer. And plus the more u run the better they get.

yesterday I finished 2nd behind mike gay, i think 12 seconds behind....Greens felt real good also, blues weren't scuffed in yet.
I ordered the golds...Ill give the blues one more shot and scuff em in a bit to see what I get out of them.

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Does anyone know when the 3ds are expected to be realesed.
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Does anyone know when the 3ds are expected to be realesed.
We are hoping the end or March or early April.
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When is the sc10 battery hold-down and body support coming??? Thanks
Does anybody have any pics of these items?
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End of the month.
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End of the month.
I asked before and got no response, is there a photo or mention of this previously?
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I think they were shown on the video Jason did at the Nitro Dirt Challenge. The battery brace has just a little different shape to it than stock, looks like its going to be easier to move the battery around without trying to figure out where the wires are going. The body mount brace will simply go over the current piece - its should be very effective, I have made a set of graphite body mounts for my TQ SC and they lasted over a year of hard abuse - it really helped keep the body from flexing in crashes.
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