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Old 04-26-2009, 03:50 PM   #1
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i have seen the go kart guys do it thay put wd40 on then
rap them plastic rap to keep them soft and not drying out
so what do you all think of putting wd40 on the tres before
putting them in a bag good or dad
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Can't imagine it would be bad for them, maybe a light coating or wrap them in a rag that was sprayed with it, and then wrap the tires with plastic wrap.
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Old 04-26-2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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i have used PAM ! cooking spray to keep dirt off the tires and help them hook better! realy helps badlands!
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i use wd-40 as a traction compound but it will cause the tires to ware real fast.
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Storing Buggy Tires:
1 gal Zip-loc bag
light spray of simple green or any all purpose cleaner
a good scrubbing and rinse
then towel dry with light coating of WD-40 on rag.

WD40 is a solvent that repels water away from the subject. With a light coating of the wd40 and inside a zip-loc bag keeps the rubber clean/fresh/soft for their next application. which is typically 2-3 days or even 6 days depending on how often you race.

Another note when sealing the bag leave alittle opening at the top and push as much air out of the bag before finally sealing. This will make sure that no extra moisture is left in the bag.

Sidenote:
If you plan on re-using the bags make sure that they are free of dirt/water or anything other than tires/wheels and the least bit of air in the bag.
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