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Old 07-18-2011, 06:37 PM   #1
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Default Got set up for carpet, and completely confused!

I'm confused about the types of foam tires for carpet. Now I know a little bit about shore ratings for tyres (helped set up 1:1 cars for tracks) but the color codes for foamies? and the different manufactures? so confused.

Which manufacturer has what?
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:42 PM   #2
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some manufacturers use shore ratings, others colour code. You should be able to find the actual shore ratings on manufactures website or a quick search on google.

for example


Pink 30
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Purple 40
Dpurple 45
Double pink orange 35/50
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this is what i use for a guide.
i have only tried a couple of brands for pan car but found a big difference given same colour.
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Stick with one brand you like and can get. Don't forget different brands have different offsets.

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usually with jaco, the last two digits in the part number is the shore rating
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