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Old 02-19-2010, 08:36 PM   #1
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how can i make my tires last longer and wat are the longest lasting tires on the market
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Old 02-19-2010, 08:46 PM   #2
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what kind of stuff you doing, racing or bashing? The harder the tire compound the longer it will last. For bashing the longest lasting tire would be the the badlands. Good luck
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The harder the compound the longer the tire will last. But in trade you will lose tire traction as softer tires give you more grip.

Looking at your picture I would assume you are talking buggy tires. If you are bashing I would recommend either Proline Badlands or Proline Knuckles. They have larger lugs so it makes them last much longer. If you are bashing and will run on the street. Stay away from small pin tires as they will wear away in minutes.

If you are racing and would like longer lasting tires I would recommend the Proline Caliber, Jconcepts Subcultures, AKA I-Beams, AKA Crossbrace, Proline Crimfighters, Jconcepts Double Cross, and Jconcepts Crossbows. These are off the top of my head so I may be missing some. When looking for long laster tires, look for ones that have a larger pin style and not small like AKA Gridirons. Also, AKA has a new tire coming out called the ENDURO. It's looks that it could be a tire that has good traction, but super long lasting.

Also one thing to remember when running buggy is they can be VERY hard on tires if you are not smooth with the throttle. So the first thing to learn when looking to make tires last longer is be smooth on the throttle. This would also help run times as well.
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HOW CAN YOU PUT A HOLE IN THE TIRE WITH OUT A LEATHER PUNCHER
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:08 PM   #5
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surgical scissors, I cut a SMALL diamond shape.
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:14 PM   #6
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HOW CAN YOU PUT A HOLE IN THE TIRE WITH OUT A LEATHER PUNCHER
i use a dremel or drill. you just need to clean up the hole when you are done.
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I HAVE A HOLE PUNCHER OR REAMER HOW MANY HOLES 4 IN EACH CORNERS
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:19 PM   #8
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2 per tire vertical from each other
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:21 PM   #9
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DO U NEED 4 HOLES SMALL OR 2 BIGGER SIZE
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:23 PM   #10
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HOW ABOUT A REAMER THEN RAZOR BLADE 2 CLEAN IT UP
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sounds good, would be carefull though, dont take much to slice them
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HERES ONE ANY TRICKS ON GETTING A TIRE OFF THE RIM AFTER ITS CUT OFF
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THX DON'T WANT 2 SCREW UP MY TIRES
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I like the baking technique, 350 on oven, turn oven off, put tires on foil, set timer for 15 min. Should come off easily, repeat if needed.
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:31 PM   #15
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DUH I TOTALLY 4GOT THX U DA MAN
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