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Old 06-17-2007, 10:05 AM   #1
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how are panther wheels for buggys i was going to pick some up but before i do i was wondering how they are and if there are any flaws in them
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how are panther wheels for buggys i was going to pick some up but before i do i was wondering how they are and if there are any flaws in them
nope. they work very well and are cheaper as well. also ther are 8 or 9 color choices.
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Old 06-17-2007, 05:40 PM   #4
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JUNK my only experience with them is bad, the 17mm hex was more like a 18mm hex, when i was bolting them on for the first time i noticed the buggies hex was turning inside the wheels hex when i was trying to tighten then down, so now im stuck with a brand new set of werks W tires glued on them, and being there the R200 soft i have a bad feeling there not gonna boil of so well....
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JUNK my only experience with them is bad, the 17mm hex was more like a 18mm hex, when i was bolting them on for the first time i noticed the buggies hex was turning inside the wheels hex when i was trying to tighten then down, so now im stuck with a brand new set of werks W tires glued on them, and being there the R200 soft i have a bad feeling there not gonna boil of so well....
I too had a bad first experience with them. After only my three qualifiers and the main, I stripped out 2 of the 4 wheels. Looks like it's back to Proline for me.
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I had the same problem and had to junk a brand new set of tires after buy the 12 pack, I'll stick to running losi wheels or prolines.
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I have been having great luck with proline wheels, and ofna wheels....both make a really strong dish wheel and ive only cracked 1 ofna wheel out of 30 or more i have purchased....
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Very good wheels. They run much truer than Por-Line and are stronger than OFNA which after about 8 race days on a very blown-out rough track. The Pro-Lines' webbing became distorted after one qualifier and I can't remember how many OFNA wheels broke, thank goodness they sell them in a six pack because you'll need all six to make one set of wheels.

BTW: Until I switched to Panther I became very adept at removing tires and foams without much damage.
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I've been running these wheels ever since they came out. No problems at all, sold tons of them at the LHS here as well with zero issues. I've used at least 30 of them, included the premounted ones (which are great btw).They don't fit on a Jammin very well though (tried to lend some to a friend), the inner diameter is a bit smaller than the Jammin wheels.
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JUNK my only experience with them is bad, the 17mm hex was more like a 18mm hex, when i was bolting them on for the first time i noticed the buggies hex was turning inside the wheels hex when i was trying to tighten then down, so now im stuck with a brand new set of werks W tires glued on them, and being there the R200 soft i have a bad feeling there not gonna boil of so well....
Bang on. Don't waste your money. There are far better options out there.
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They don't work well with the losi for some reason. Everyone I know with a Losi has issues with stripping out the hex. I run a Jammin and that's all I use, NO ISSUES!!
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tires are great, but the rims suck a$$. I'll take some komododragons mounted on a set of losi or proline rims anyday.
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They don't work well with the losi for some reason. Everyone I know with a Losi has issues with stripping out the hex. I run a Jammin and that's all I use, NO ISSUES!!
really, because I own an 8ight and have had no problems using Panther rim/tire combos.
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They're great on my Kyoshos. Oh well, everyone has their favorite items. I think the Panther pink wheels are killer (get it pink panther like in the movies).
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They don't work well with the losi for some reason. Everyone I know with a Losi has issues with stripping out the hex. I run a Jammin and that's all I use, NO ISSUES!!
strange they dont work on my jammin, but i tried them on my xray and they work on there....
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