R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro Off-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-27-2009, 09:54 AM   #31
Tech Lord
 
Integra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 12,482
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Send a message via MSN to Integra
Default

I personally feel its a waste of time.
__________________
TNS Driver - Radio Post - Blue Groove Apparel - Team Panther - Hitec - Losi - W.E.D. Paint - Clockwork Fuel - Competition Heat - SUMO Racing - Tekin - Team Terribles - M2C Racing - Matrix Concepts - Kal Gard - BuKu Power - DE Racing -
Integra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2009, 10:06 AM   #32
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Michigan
Posts: 3,296
Trader Rating: 27 (100%+)
Default

I do quite a few tires with a quart can. You don't need much to break it free. I put two tires in a big coffee can with lid and let it sit for two days.

I only use about 1 inch of acetone in the can.

I put two old wheels in first that the ones I'm debonding sit on. The fumes do the work which is why it doesn't take much acetone to do the job.

To some it is a waste of time, and to others it's a budget racing thing that allows us to keep racing.

And boiling water is not free. Not arguing against the boiling method, but getting water up to temp and maintaining that temp for 20+ minutes certainly doesn't happen just by happy thoughts.

I agree though, acetone sitting around with kids around is a bad idea.

Each their own, and happy racing!!
__________________
Team Associated & CRC
Trackstar & Hobbywing esc's
Spektrum radios, GensAce batts, turnigy servos.
Keeping racing fun and affordable with my 8y.o. twins :)
The best track I've raced is the one in my backyard!
jbrow1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2009, 03:14 PM   #33
Tech Master
 
j_blaze14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Tampa, Fl
Posts: 1,693
Trader Rating: 34 (100%+)
Default

no way, boiling takes for ever and acetone even longer. throw a set on a pan in the stove at 250 for 15 minutes then push them off with bug wooden spoons, done, no burning, no smell, no damage and it works on the losi/grp glue best. trying to boil those off will take an hour per side, just cook'em up, it takes 20 minutes tops fom start to reglue time.
__________________
aGama A8 EVO - Werks B2 - Sidewinder
aGama A8E - TrackStar 150a, 2560kv, 3 and 4 cell
FlySky GT3B, Turnigy HV servos, SKY Lipos
AKA, Proline, Hotbodies Rubber
Elite Performance - HORRC.com
j_blaze14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2009, 03:22 PM   #34
Tech Elite
 
pinky2252s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Broomfield, Colorado
Posts: 3,278
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to pinky2252s Send a message via MSN to pinky2252s
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by redza View Post

Its acetone just WAY more expensive
__________________
Procrastinators Unite!.....Tomorrow
Team Terribles
pinky2252s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2009, 03:37 PM   #35
Tech Master
 
VenturaDC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Ventura, SoCal
Posts: 1,131
Trader Rating: 32 (100%+)
Default

Ive always just put them in the oven at 400 for 30 min or so, might take two times but they come right off and the foam has always still been good.
__________________
Dustin Colt45 Aguirre
Kyosho RB6--Futaba--HW--Shuurspeed 17.5
Kyosho SCR--Hitec--Lrp--Yeah 13.5
Durango Dex210--Futaba--Trakpower--Tacon 8.5
VenturaDC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2009, 03:54 PM   #36
Registered User
 
UltegraSTI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,171
Trader Rating: 20 (100%+)
Default

good grief. u really cant save foams. if u suspend em up outta the acetone and let them cook. boil and cooking are hit and miss. if i need to save tires and/or rims. the molded foams might survive, havent tried it like i said. but again, i will never use anythin but acetone. i dont mind taking my time, so put em in the tub, go have a drink or 2 and go to bed. most times ready by morning

R
UltegraSTI is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
removing glued tires? ROADRASH77 Nitro Off-Road 41 08-05-2009 07:48 PM
Removing Tires from Rim...Help chumanji Electric On-Road 9 05-14-2007 10:26 AM
NEED HELP>getting glued tires off of plastic rims old_fart_racing Electric Off-Road 16 09-21-2006 09:13 PM
Removing premounted tires leadacid1 Electric On-Road 19 11-18-2005 06:47 AM
REMOVING TIRES FROM RIMS wolfman76 Australian Racing 13 07-22-2005 03:24 AM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 09:52 AM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net