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Old 04-07-2009, 03:36 PM   #1
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Truggy tires are obviously more expensive than buggy tires... There seems to be less selection, too. Do truggy's and buggy's have about the same tire wear, if horsepower and conditions are the same? Or does one wear more than the other?

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Old 04-07-2009, 04:09 PM   #2
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Truggy tires are obviously more expensive than buggy tires... There seems to be less selection, too. Do truggy's and buggy's have about the same tire wear, if horsepower and conditions are the same? Or does one wear more than the other?

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Truggy tires last significantly longer in my experience. On the Truggy I can run tires for several weekends... on the buggy, it was "use last weeks tires from the main for qualifying, put fresh ones on for the main, keep the ones you took off for practice."
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+ 1 , that is what i did as well.
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well i can tell u about the diffrence between truggy and buggy ,i dont drive a truggy but a guy a race with let me drive his losi eight-t and it defely drives and jumps diffrently from a buggy ,with the truggy it seems like when u let of the gas in the turns it feels like you are going too slow and the jumping i say takes more brake and throttle corrections but i did like how stable they are through i dont know if its just the losi eight truggy or are others like that. but i do think proberty truggy tires last longer and i run m2 compound tires on my buggy and seem to last pretty long and grip fine
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Truggy tires are obviously more expensive than buggy tires... There seems to be less selection, too. Do truggy's and buggy's have about the same tire wear, if horsepower and conditions are the same? Or does one wear more than the other?

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Truggy tires last longer than buggy tires, if the same compounds are used.

Some fun vids..

Truggy vs Buggy smack down:
http://www.revver.com/video/249902/n...ight-shootout/

Truggy buggy smack down vid:
http://www.undergroundrc.com/videos.aspx?uID=34
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Truggy tires last longer than buggy tires, if the same compounds are used.

Some fun vids..

Truggy vs Buggy smack down:
http://www.revver.com/video/249902/n...ight-shootout/

Truggy buggy smack down vid:
http://www.undergroundrc.com/videos.aspx?uID=34
Right on... Thanks guys!
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