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Old 07-29-2007, 08:04 PM   #1
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I just got a new 8t. I noticed my GRP on-road tires/wheels for my mugen MBX5r fit and clear the suspension. Will I damage something if I run them for breaking in my C6? Here's the link: http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/7613
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Why not use the XTT tires? During break in you shouldn't be running full bore anyways. Obviously with the on-road tires you aren't planning on running off-road to break the engine in. With the smaller tires the suspension will compress enough for the chassis to drag a lot on uneven ground. I'd say just use the stock tires. Drive easy and enjoy.
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i guess i always drive off road for break in, but if pavement is all you have to drive on i guess i would still use the truggy tires just to know where things are based on speed, cause your gear ratio would be way off with the buggy tires...
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I used a set of old buggy tires to break in my VG in my 8ight-T with no problems (on the pavement). I only had problems with the VG I broke in on the buggy with the same tires

Anyway, I wouldn't over analyze it too much. Don't be afraid to run the first few light duty break in tanks on the pavement with the buggy tires, then finish up the break-in at the track with the truggy tires on (or your friends will laugh at you).
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Why not? Using a quarter throttle to half throttle doesn't depend on the tires you use. Just resist the urge to pin the throttle regardless of tire size.
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It will be O.K. as long as the rims dont rub on anything. Just be extra careful not to blip the throttle too fast.
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