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Old 11-09-2010, 03:50 PM   #1
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i have 2 sets of proline tires with no foams. i also have plenty of aka foams. seems the aka foams are a bit too wide for the tires. has anyone used aka foams in proline tire and how did you make them work?
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i run aka foams in all of my proline tires and yes they are a bit wider than the tire. the way i make it work is i mount them on AKA rims as well and have no problems
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truggy or buggy?
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truggy or buggy?
buggy
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Mix and match all the time. It will give the tire either a more round or more flat profile depending on what tire/foam/wheel combo you are running.
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are they grooved AKA foams?
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then they will be fine, ive gone to AKA grooved foams in almost all of my tires, buggy and truggy, works very well, not so much flex in the turns. only other foams ive used (in buggy) are Sweep foams in sweep tires and VP Pro foams in VP Pro tires, but all other tires i use AKA grooved foams.
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then they will be fine, ive gone to AKA grooved foams in almost all of my tires, buggy and truggy, works very well, not so much flex in the turns. only other foams ive used (in buggy) are Sweep foams in sweep tires and VP Pro foams in VP Pro tires, but all other tires i use AKA grooved foams.
did u have to trim the foams. i can't get the tires to fit into the groove on the rim because of the foam being too wide. these tires r not the v3 tires they are the standard width tires.
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did u have to trim the foams. i can't get the tires to fit into the groove on the rim because of the foam being too wide. these tires r not the v3 tires they are the standard width tires.
no trimming, i didnt have a problem at all with them, i run them on O'donnell wheels though. others i know run them the same way but on AKA wheels.
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