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Old 02-17-2011, 04:02 AM   #1
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Default On-road racing on old go-cart slick track woes

We have recently found an old go-cart slick track to race our 1/10 scale on-road cars on. For years they treated the slab with silicone concrete sealer which has made it very slick.
We have found that a 22 or 24 rubber tire works best on the slick surface, and I've experimented with silicone on foam, a tip I found here on your forum.
Is there anything that can increase traction for our track?
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:09 AM   #2
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Not sure if it will work there, but when we race in the parking lot, we spray the track with grape soda first. let it dry, and you have a sticky surface.
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If it's an option, drag some old car tires around the track to pick up some of the old sealer and start laying down some base rubber.
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How far can u go with gettin traction? If u could drag a piece of extruted steel around it behind a lawn mower and add weight as needed but about 100 laps down with this it should stratch into the.sealer and give ur tires something to bight into. Spray down some vht and go race.
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See how spraying the track with soda works. Try that first.
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See how spraying the track with soda works. Try that first.
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