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Old 10-08-2008, 03:25 PM   #1
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I race a truggy (MBX5T) and want suggestions on tires for my next race.

The track we race is med/hard packed very dry & dusty. Mains are 30 min and quals. are 10 min.

What tires & compounds do you suggest? Has anyone tried Bowfighters on a truggy in similar conditions?

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i would go with Panther 38 Gators in MS compound. They seem to work great everywhere...
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What about in Proline?

I usually run Panther 38's but they're worn out and nobody has them locally.
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What about in Proline?

I usually run Panther 38's but they're worn out and nobody has them locally.
try m-2 bowties or crimefighters ....crimefighters would more closely resemble gators ....and try ofna lpr molded foams in a medium compound if your glueing them yourself ...the proline foams tend to come apart inside the tire .....

and what the mizz says ...he knows some stuff about some truggies ....
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i cant rememer the last time i ran proline on my truggy. Not saying they are not good, but the Gators just work for me anywhere outdoors.

I would try a crimefighter or if its not to dusty a holeshot if you can only get proline.
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i cant rememer the last time i finished a race with my truggy. They are all good for me, Gators, Proline, just square wooden blocks, all work for me anywhere outdoors 'cause with the 30 seconds of runtime they get it just doesn't matter.
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I see a lot of racers running HoleShots for qualifying and CrimeFighters for the longer mains around here. It sounds like your track is a similar surface to what we run on. CrimeFighters will get you more steering because they have higher side-bite but Bowties might work as well and be slightly more consistent. M2 would be the compound to get if you can. I would say run Holeshots all the time, but they just don't last.
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