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Old 03-02-2009, 09:08 AM   #1
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Anybody using City Blocks and do you like them?

What kind of where are you getting on the pins?
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Anybody using City Blocks and do you like them?

What kind of where are you getting on the pins?
I have them in soft compound. I have been running them since Nov. of '08 and am just about to replace them. They ran good, but I recently bought a pair or premounted I beams in medium compound and I liked them better than the cityblocks. Gonna be running I beams all around now.
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I used them for the first time at Motorama and really liked them. I used the soft compound and in 3 or 4 practice runs, 3 qualifiers, and the 10 minute main I put just enough wear on them the tops of the pins are slanted.
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i have a full set of buggy city blocks w/ white rims if anyone is interested...

they were used twice. one 5 min main and about a tanks worth of practice, i dont care for them... ill sell them for 42 shipped
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try out the citybeam combo, city's on the front, I's on the back. Worked awesome for me, shaved over a second per lap on many laps when I tried it out on my truggy. I went from fast laps of about 36.1 down to a few high 34's and many 35's
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City Blocks are very popular and have become my go to tire. I do run variations, City Block Front/ I Beam Rear etc. They are a great tire to have and I always bring a set to every track, sometimes they are just the perfect tire.
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try out the citybeam combo, city's on the front, I's on the back. Worked awesome for me, shaved over a second per lap on many laps when I tried it out on my truggy. I went from fast laps of about 36.1 down to a few high 34's and many 35's
Are you using this combo at Rattlesnake? I was running a m2 crimefighter when we came down in april, and it seemed ok. What compound are you running of the aka's? I wore my m2 down to 50% with running on friday and racing sat.
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The city blocks are pretty dialed on an outdoor track. I have used them and had really good luck, really good wear for long mains.
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The track I run on is pretty small and technical. slighty loose dirt on the surface. what compound?
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I am going to say soft compound but there are a few other things to consider. Variables such as temp, how hard packed the track is and how abrasive the track is are factors for running a different compound. The outdoor track I run on is very abrasive and packed once it is clean(no dust) and totally dry, it is almost like running on sand paper. When it gets like that a set medium or firm is what I would use.
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Are you using this combo at Rattlesnake? I was running a m2 crimefighter when we came down in april, and it seemed ok. What compound are you running of the aka's? I wore my m2 down to 50% with running on friday and racing sat.
yes, that was at rattlesnake. I believe they were both medium, not positive though, Daniel gave them to me because he didn't like them, he loves his M3 crimefighters
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