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Old 01-31-2009, 10:21 AM   #16
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Foams do make a huge difference and any of you that think the AKA foams are the end all, and you never need any other foam, are fooling yourself, or just plain cheep, or lazy, or dont get around to enough different tracks.

Changing your shock rate to compensate for foams is silly. you are changing the way your car, handles, steers, jumps, etc... all because you have the wrong foams
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Theoretically softer inserts will generate more traction, but only up to a point of course. If the insert is to soft for the grip level then there will be too much sidewall flex and you will lose grip. Softer inserts will create a larger contact patch and thus more grip.
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Old 01-31-2009, 12:22 PM   #18
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when the track is "slick" you want to use a firmer foam correct? the more the traction the softer the foam and less traction you use a firmer foam...

on our indoor track it can be ruffly 40 degrees inside so it quite cold which makes the track harder and slicker so a firmer foam should give more traction then a soft or med foam correct?

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..40 degrees..at those temps I wouldn't care what foams/compound worked..i wouldn't be racing....but just so you guys know..been their done that..
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Old 01-31-2009, 12:24 PM   #19
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its a great time we have heat and everything but with the nitro we have to vent it out...we get 20-30 guys a week so not bad for cold ass weather lol. thanks guys I think I will just stick with my aka foams and be done with it lol
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