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Old 11-03-2003, 02:32 PM   #1
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i have some blue foam tires, and of course that is too hard for most tracks, because i really want purples(and plade(sp)), is it possible to wd40 the blues enough to get them soft enough to be purple like, and should i also true the tires.
i have no money for new tires, thats why i'm askin this.
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why not soak the tires with traction compound? doesnt that help?
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No, you have to go and get the purples and plaids. They may initially get soft, but after a while they'll come back up to super-hard again.
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