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Old 03-16-2009, 11:19 AM   #1
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Default What is the main difference between these tires?

I already visited their website but still no clue:

The Bowties, Crimefighters and Holeshots.

What are these tires intended use for?

Also...is the LPR series really performs well?

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Old 03-16-2009, 11:30 AM   #2
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I already visited their website but still no clue:

The Bowties, Crimefighters and Holeshots.

What are these tires intended use for?

Also...is the LPR series really performs well?

thanks.

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ALL of those are for racing, not bashing.

Holeshots are for hard packed/blue groove. They are a very small pin tire.

Crimefighters and Bowties are for looser tracks... where there is some loose dirt or it isn't all hardpacked. Bowties are a rounder profile, not as likely to catch an edge if the track is rutted and bumpy. Crimefighters have a flatter profile so the give better overall side-bite if the track is reasonably smooth.

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ALL of those are for racing, not bashing.

Holeshots are for hard packed/blue groove. They are a very small pin tire.

Crimefighters and Bowties are for looser tracks... where there is some loose dirt or it isn't all hardpacked. Bowties are a rounder profile, not as likely to catch an edge if the track is rutted and bumpy. Crimefighters have a flatter profile so the give better overall side-bite if the track is reasonably smooth.

Hope that helps.
He's pretty much got your answer here. But sometimes people like HoleShots on a Loamy surface too. Just cause they act like little pirana teeth and get into the packed stuff. But It depends a lot on the driver.

And by loamy surface, I mean a soft, top soil type dirt.

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Also...is the LPR series really performs well?
LPR = Low Profile Race and is for truggies. You need to have LPR type wheels.
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That really helps! Thanks...

Since I can only afford a set of truggy tire...which one do you think is the best all-round performers?
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get 2 lpr bowties for the rear of you truggy, and 2 lpr crimefighters for the front..M2 compound will last longer...M3 compound will hook up better under most condidtions
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get 2 lpr bowties for the rear of you truggy, and 2 lpr crimefighters for the front..M2 compound will last longer...M3 compound will hook up better under most condidtions
jaz were u at the nitro challenge? for some reason the m3 bow fighter set up didnt work for me on the 2.0 so i went m2 bow ties up front and m3 bow ties in the rear and holy crap i had traction like no other
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Crimefighters would be the best all around of those 3.
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jaz were u at the nitro challenge? for some reason the m3 bow fighter set up didnt work for me on the 2.0 so i went m2 bow ties up front and m3 bow ties in the rear and holy crap i had traction like no other
No I did not race, I couldnt get the 3 days off...Joeys track was loose and wet at first, then hard packed and wet, and then it blue grooved badly, so you should have had 3 different tire set ups, but I'm glad it worked out for you.. I got all the details from other racers......How did you do?
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I think it depends on the truggy mostly....for racin-LPR rims.On a kyosho STR-RR,mugens(basiclly heavier trucks)they love the bowties...Lighter trucks like losi's,X-ray's need a little more, like crimes or grips...unless on a packed clay,slightly loose/very grooved/flat track....holeshots by far.Best overall......M2 BOWTIES ON LPR RIMS seem to work good to great on most tracks.
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Screw the Crappy Proline Crime's and Bow's...get a quality tire that will last more then a weekend or 2....Ive seen soo many set's of bowtie's Bald out the center after very little run time its ridiculous....all in all proline needs to step it up imo.

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Screw the Crappy Proline Crime's and Bow's...get a quality tire that will last more then a weekend or 2....Ive seen soo many set's of bowtie's Bald out the center after very little run time its ridiculous....all in all proline needs to step it up imo.

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Maybe this can help you -> http://www.myrcbox.com/tire_guide.htm
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No I did not race, I couldnt get the 3 days off...Joeys track was loose and wet at first, then hard packed and wet, and then it blue grooved badly, so you should have had 3 different tire set ups, but I'm glad it worked out for you.. I got all the details from other racers......How did you do?
i had problems left and right, i only finished one race which was my third qualifier but i wasnt gettin traction, this was when i was using m3 bow fighters.. i switched to the bow tie set up for the main but had motor issues
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thanks guys! your help much appreciated...I'm going for the fighters...hope this is the right choice...
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