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Old 08-05-2008, 09:34 PM   #1
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Default sportwerks premounted tires??

does anyone know anything about or have an opinion on these sportwerks tires? thanks
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:25 PM   #2
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Dont waste your money. I dont know if they sell the tires seperate or not but dont buy the premounts. I liked the tires for our track but the wheels suck. I broke 3 of them. They are very thin with no support on the backside of the wheels. Luckily I was given a set to try.
If you can get just the tires, mount them on some Advantage wheels from Carolinas RC. Their wheels are cheap and they hold up well.
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does anyone know anything about or have an opinion on these sportwerks tires? thanks
From my experience they are to soft. One and if your lucky two weeks is all they last. The track condition will be a huge part. But they only have one compound to my knowledge. I wanted to run them cause I have a Sportwerks Turmoil. But stuck with the M2 prolines.
Got one race day out of a set on a dry track. I think they were called podiums or some thing like that?
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:46 PM   #4
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imo i like the sportswerks tires. depending on your track surface. at mine they really hooked up and i got about 7 races on them. for the price you cant beat them. or check out supra sales on ebay they have some good ones and they are also good
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Old 08-06-2008, 02:59 AM   #5
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while the rims are a bit soft the tyres are very underated.
For the price they work exceptionally well.
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i had brand new premounts come unglued in less then 5 mins. i just threw them into my old tires bin.
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I've been running the hot lap bump ups for the last two racedays. I have been really impressed with them. They are still completely glued, and the tread is just beginning to show some wear. And no problem at all with the wheels they are mounted on. For a budget racer like myself 30 bux for four mounted ready to go tires can't be beat. Can't hurt to try them and make your own opinion. I almost didn't buy them b/c somebody told me the tread falls off in a couple runs. Not true at all and I am happy with them.
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I haven't had any of the problems with wear or breakage that the guys listed above. As a matter of fact, I really like the tires. My issue is that twice I've had one come unglued. Not a big problem if you're bashing, but can sure ruin your day if it's during the Main at a race.

For the price, I'd say they are a pretty good deal.
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A good tire with decent wear characteristics. Only problem I had was the glue job was not good. I had to reglue them a couple of times to hold.

If the glue job was spot on....they would one of the best if not the best bang for the buck tire.
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Old 08-09-2008, 05:33 PM   #10
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i run the sportwerks quilqfires they have about 20 races one them and they are stell in good shape the only thing is that the do need to be glued before you start racing and even with the proline tires i always reglue them to before i run them
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IMO, these tires are great specially the Qualifiers & Podiums .
For 30 bucks there awesome but the wheels and gluejob suck, I always check the glue before and after they hit the track.
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I run the qualifiers on our hard-packed, blue-groove, pebbly local track and they work just as well as a more expensive tire. The wheels are pretty weak though, and you'll need to reglue the tires a few times throughout their useful life. Tread life is just as good, if not better, than a Proline M2 or Panther medium/soft compound. Can't beat them for the price. Tilted RC recently had them on sale for under $12/pair!!!
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