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Old 06-16-2008, 09:44 AM   #31
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Actually, when people refer to running crime fighters up front, and bow ties back, people like Truhe and Drake, they call them bowfighters.......


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"Bowfighers" would be bowties up front and crimefighters in the back.. the name for the tire combo we are spekaing about is "CrimeTies".

The naming convention uses the front tire name first, and the back tire name last. Panther tires which have single names are used as an equivalent. I Have heard "KomodoGators" but only from Panther guys.

say it wrong and people look at you funny, especially at nationals.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:16 AM   #32
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what is the best track condition for running the tires in either configuration? i tried them on dry loose and was loose in the rear. what kind of track surfae is this compatabile with?
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:31 AM   #33
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Bowfighter`s perform well on hard pack blue groove and real dusty layouts ....
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i run bowfighters all of the time.. love the setup!!
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Pro-lines foams are the problem.

Before you mount them up. Check the balance of the bare rim, next check the balance with the rim and foam with no tire, and then check it with the rim/tire and no foam. If you mess around with it you will see how bad the foams really are.

One way to lessen the amount of weights needed is to counter balance the heavy spot of the foam with the light spot on the rim/tire before you glue them. PITA but it helps abit
Im sure some of you have heard me say this before, but proline is garbage and most people know it.

I was aware it was shitty company, but this thread just confirmed it even more.

stay away from proline and himoto and you will be fine.
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Im sure some of you have heard me say this before, but proline is garbage and most people know it.

I was aware it was shitty company, but this thread just confirmed it even more.

stay away from proline and himoto and you will be fine.

Most @ this year`s Roar Nats would disagree with your bashing ....


Including the winner....
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Double post. Delete please!!!
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Im sure some of you have heard me say this before, but proline is garbage and most people know it.

I was aware it was shitty company, but this thread just confirmed it even more.

stay away from proline and himoto and you will be fine.


Regardless of what your opinion of Pro-Line is, how does this thread "confirm it"???
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i run pro-line all of the time.. i would have to say they are pretty dang good at making tires. i am not sure how this thread confirms that there tires are junk??
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That was a little uncalled for...
Yes it was, I went over the line. I was having a bad day yesterday and I was going off on everybody, just ask my wife.

Integra I do apologize for being such an ass. I was merely stating, that spending the time to perfectly balance your tires the way you claimed in an earlier post in this thread is a waist of time to me. I DO balance my tires, but when I balance them, its just a quick couple of spins, get it close and run them type deal.

Pro-line tires usually do require a bit more balancing to be perfect, I personally feel that it is there foams, not the tire. I feel that panther tires are more outta balance than some of the prolines. But do keep in mind, every set you get will vary greatly.
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i run pro-line all of the time.. i would have to say they are pretty dang good at making tires. i am not sure how this thread confirms that there tires are junk??

have u ever balanced a set of them....then u would know.
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i run pro-line all of the time.. i would have to say they are pretty dang good at making tires. i am not sure how this thread confirms that there tires are junk??
I always knew something about them wasnt quite right, now that I hear from about 4 other guys that they are off balance... well that confirms it.

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Regardless of what your opinion of Pro-Line is, how does this thread "confirm it"???
same as above, I have had problems with a few of prolines items, tire scrapers, tire glue, rims stripping in 10 mins, fuel bottle cracked, like a 6 inch long crack in the bottle because I dropped it, few more I cant quite remember. I know im not a big fan of proline anymnore...
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I thought this thread was about Bowfighter`s ?
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Old 06-16-2008, 08:58 PM   #44
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Yeah me too LOL. I like Panthers 10th scale tires alot. But truggy ar buggy tires I wouldnt even know what to get "Komodo dragons"? I read about people runnin Gators but thats in California I am in Pa, BIG DIFFERENCE. The Kimodo's look like the closest thing to what I may need. What about the LPR style you know big wheel little sidewall what is that for? I was thinking about trying bowfighters and lpr at the same time but I dont know if the lpr is for my local tracks.
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Bowfighters work the best of any tire on about 90% of the tracks i've ever been too. They work good on wet and dry hard packed tracks and also on wet loamy tracks
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