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Old 11-08-2011, 02:10 PM   #361
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I understand some people do that...

My question is more... How much does the diameter change over the life of the tire?
To be honest, I have never seen anybody measure the diameter of a rubber tire. Most people swap them out when they feel bad and they still usually have some life in them for practicing. I usually go by the number of rounds I race a set with. Also, you can see the wear on the tires and tell if it is getting bad. I don't think that going off the amount of actual rubber wear is standard practice...
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Old 11-08-2011, 03:39 PM   #362
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I understand some people do that...

My question is more... How much does the diameter change over the life of the tire?
Tire size is a nominal 63mm, although various brands and specs range from 62-65mm. Overall wear is at most a millimeter until cords show for most slicks. More for hard compound spec tires like the X patterns used in RCGT or the treaded tires for VTA.
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Old 11-08-2011, 04:03 PM   #363
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Thanks for the replies fellas.

Im actually not trying to judge tire condition/wear based on diameter... Im trying to find out the change in rollout that will occur from moving to a brand-spankin-new tire from a 3-week-old-pretty-damn-worn tire...

Again, it is hard to get a truly accurate measurement with calipers... But I measured brand new Solaris Hards at 63.4-63.6mm. I measured my 3 week old tires at 61.5-61.8mm(depending on which corner of the car they were on).
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Unlike foams, rubber tires will expand under acceleration. I don't have any formulas to show you how much, but I would bet that a worn out set would probably expand more than fresh rubber. Just a thought.
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:32 AM   #365
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hi guys,

i am thinking to get a set of rubber tire but i am not sure the difference between these two...

Solaris 1/10 Touring Tire Set Hard GR-F Inserts &
Solaris 1/10 Touring Tire Set Hard GR-M Inserts

i hope to get some of of your expert opinion .. million thanks
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Old 11-11-2011, 09:28 AM   #366
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hi guys,

i am thinking to get a set of rubber tire but i am not sure the difference between these two...

Solaris 1/10 Touring Tire Set Hard GR-F Inserts &
Solaris 1/10 Touring Tire Set Hard GR-M Inserts

i hope to get some of of your expert opinion .. million thanks
One has a firm insert and one a medium insert.
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hey guys i wanna try solaris tires what the difference between the hard/medium solaris and the temped ones like 35 and 40 ?
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i have only used tamiya tires, so if someone can help me out, which solaris tire is the same or close to tamiya type a tire, and which solaris tire is the same as or close to type b tire thanks
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as you can see i asked about these tires on the 29th of november and still didnt get an answer apparently a lot of people are running these but without any info from here or there website i dont see why i would buy these tires if they dont even put info out there for the customer....anyways i buy lots of tires and since i cant get info from solaris or here i just buy sorex and beleive sorex are good and at least the company takes the time to explain there tires!!!!!
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as you can see i asked about these tires on the 29th of november and still didnt get an answer apparently a lot of people are running these but without any info from here or there website i dont see why i would buy these tires if they dont even put info out there for the customer....anyways i buy lots of tires and since i cant get info from solaris or here i just buy sorex and beleive sorex are good and at least the company takes the time to explain there tires!!!!!
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I emailed them 2 weeks ago about their ' Premium ' tires and as of yet have not got a reply.
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Sorry to bring back an old thread, but these things are getting hard to find. I am looking for Solaris (Hard), Tires only. I googled them without much luck. Anyone know of a place that sells them? The Solaris website looks like you have to email to order, but it looks like you have to be a track to order. I also found Misfit, Speedtech and Timezone have pre-mounts but most are out of stock. Muchhobby in Cananda has them premounted as well. Would like to find some tires only though. Any ideas?
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1 set of hards on white left:

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