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Old 07-26-2009, 06:24 PM   #1
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ive got 3 extra sets of 4 of rims. ive already got AKA city blocks, Proline Calibers, JC Crossbows, JC Crowbars...i was thinking about maybe the losi eclipse. ive heard from a few local racers that those hook up good with the RIGHT track. what else does everyone run now-a-days???
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I ran City blocks in the front and I Beams in the rear. All my tires are AKA.
So if you got any sets to sell let me know. Always looking for more.
The "City-Beam" combo works great for me.
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thanks for the input. yea i havent tried i-beams yet..maybe get some of those
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my fall back tire is bow ties, but i'm getting use to i-beams and cityblocks. i just wish that aka was one level softer than the "soft" they have now.

forgot,,,i really like the losi eclipse tires also.
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My light set-up in tires consists of Panther Gator's and Boa's....compared to other tire's they are roughly 10-20g lighter and the Soft and Super Soft compounds are awesome possum.

K2's would also be another tire i would never leave home with out.
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If your just out to buy tires for different tracks AKA cross brace in soft is my new favorite tire & crimefighters in m3 are good all around tires to have.Cross brace is more predictable,better balanced & lasts longer before grip starts to fall off but a sale on those is like $18.50 pair. Crime fighters go on sale for $10-12 all the time & got my last set in a 1/2 price bin for $7. A better tire for twice the price or a tire that was one of the best for many years for 1/2 the price.I also like 4-5 models of Panther tires but they have so many tires that work good & are very specific that it can get expensive when you look through their site.
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i have been using VP Pro cutoffs, strikers tires and a set of GRP Atomics theses are all great tires for dry and dusty tracks and the cutoff also work well for when the track has just been watered and the track will dry off duing the race.
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Proline revolvers and aka I beams should round you off nicely.
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If your just out to buy tires for different tracks AKA cross brace in soft is my new favorite tire & crimefighters in m3 are good all around tires to have.Cross brace is more predictable,better balanced & lasts longer before grip starts to fall off but a sale on those is like $18.50 pair. Crime fighters go on sale for $10-12 all the time & got my last set in a 1/2 price bin for $7. A better tire for twice the price or a tire that was one of the best for many years for 1/2 the price.I also like 4-5 models of Panther tires but they have so many tires that work good & are very specific that it can get expensive when you look through their site.


i would much rather spend the extra on a tire that Wont break off lugs and wear out in 1/4 the time the AKA's will....and until proline updated their molded foams to the blue version in the VTR's i wont be buying any proline buggy rubber.
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Very happy with Panther KD2 in ss, s, and ms!
But i really like the finish of AKA I-beam and cityblocks, havent given them the endurance test yet, but they seem to stick well.
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