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Old 10-14-2010, 07:35 PM   #16
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not to be off topic, but jc's foams are the bomb. All there tires hook when you get the right ones for your track. I ran subcultures and they where dialed. try some out you wont be mad.
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i use AKA grooved foams in almost every single tire i have, buggy and truggy, thats some good foam.
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Never checked the sizing before. But after running my buddies buggy with jc's i am hooked.
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i use AKA grooved foams in almost every single tire i have, buggy and truggy, thats some good foam.
do you reuse the foam? once the foam gets broken in it preforms better.
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do you reuse the foam? once the foam gets broken in it preforms better.
i could but i have been lazy and to busy to take old ones out, i have a bunch of tires i cut off to get the foams out, will be doing that soon. but foams are cheap enough that i have just been buying new so i dont have to worry about getting the old ones out.
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i could but i have been lazy and to busy to take old ones out, i have a bunch of tires i cut off to get the foams out, will be doing that soon. but foams are cheap enough that i have just been buying new so i dont have to worry about getting the old ones out.
its not about cost with me, i think its more valuable if u drive losi to reuse foams
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:52 PM   #21
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i could but i have been lazy and to busy to take old ones out, i have a bunch of tires i cut off to get the foams out, will be doing that soon. but foams are cheap enough that i have just been buying new so i dont have to worry about getting the old ones out.
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It's whatever works best on that certain day. I use both. I refuse to use holeshots since i can't be buying a set of truggy tires every raceday. But they work.
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AKA.

I'll never buy Pro-Line premounts again. They have some of the worst premounted glue jobs ever. Just looking on the shelf at the LHS you can see beads poking out, etc.

I have also gotten a few sets of the hot Hot Bodies tires and been VERY impressed for how cheap they are ($30/four!).
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I don't buy proline premounts anymore, quality control isn't the greatest. AKA on the other hand...
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:29 PM   #25
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its not about cost with me, i think its more valuable if u drive losi to reuse foams
are you saying you have to save every penny when runing losi?
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It's whatever works best on that certain day. I use both. I refuse to use holeshots since i can't be buying a set of truggy tires every raceday. But they work.
have you tried HotBodies megabites or Panther Rapters? they are similar and work better IMO and last a heck of alot longer, especially HB ones... i stopped running holeshots for the same issue and switched to those and i have been very happy, run AKA grooved foams in them, ive experimented with foams in them and the grooved gives the best performance IMO
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do you reuse the foam? once the foam gets broken in it preforms better.
I have reused the AKA's and from what i seen most people reuse the jc's as well. The ones i tried had reused foams.
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have you tried HotBodies megabites or Panther Rapters? they are similar and work better IMO and last a heck of alot longer, especially HB ones... i stopped running holeshots for the same issue and switched to those and i have been very happy, run AKA grooved foams in them, ive experimented with foams in them and the grooved gives the best performance IMO
ive tried many panther tires, i cant get them to last a run. i havent tired any hb stuff
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ive tried many panther tires, i cant get them to last a run. i havent tired any hb stuff
i have had some panther tires just go slick in spots after a 5 min qual and others lasted 4 races or so... HB will last a long time, i have a set with i bet 10 race days on them and they are still my go to tire.
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i have had some panther tires just go slick in spots after a 5 min qual and others lasted 4 races or so... HB will last a long time, i have a set with i bet 10 race days on them and they are still my go to tire.
i have two full sets of ss grid irons, one had 3 7 min qual and the other has a 30 min main, the main was dryish. they look brand new still
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Old 10-14-2010, 09:29 PM   #30
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I love AKA tires, and foams. AKA foams that have been though a set of tires handle excellent. I havent tried the grooved foams yet as i get 3 and 4 uses per set of AKA foams. The Proline ribbed Blue foam last 1 use. JC foams are great too.
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