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Old 12-10-2010, 06:25 AM   #1
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i have a set of JC truggy tires and wheels they are effd up lol. is there any way i can heat these things up or do somthing to get them to get straitened out? i got them used so im not sure if they where stored with something on top of them or alot of crashes.. they maybe are just shot, i dunno, but they have a nice set of crosshairs id like to use i have some extra hexs so i though about making a jig to mount them up and maybe heat them and push them the other direction. thanks guys.
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bake them and remount to new rims.
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I was trying to save the rims
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:59 PM   #4
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I was trying to save the rims
Best bet is to Bake the tires and rims and then mount on new rims. They are cheappp
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Were these by chance the yellow (med) crosshairs and wheels that came with the RC8T CE kit?

For some reason these were the hardest mounting tires I've had in a long time....mine look like they were glued by a 3 year old.... I'm not sure if I was just used to mounting soft and super soft tires or the wheels were odd somehow.

Ironically - I was just thinking yesterday that I'm going to try to heatgun the really bad areas off and reglue. I'm usually an acetone guy, and if I have to I guess I'll sacrifice the foams, but was going to try the gun first.
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Nah. They are blues that I got used with my truggy. But its forsure warped wheels and not the glue job
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JC may have corrected the issue already so don't shoot the messenger, lol. The ones i have were the worse truggy wheels i've ever seen. Not only do they wobble like hell, 2 developed bad cracks from the center out. These were early release wheels so hopefully the cracking issue has been fixed. I run a losi. The proline 4.0 wheels work ok and the best standard(3.7")wheels i've used are associated truggy rims. No cracking, no wobbling.
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I had a set of white JC wheels that distorted pretty bad as well. Got about two runs on them on a rough track; but no major wrecks. Not sure what was up, but I ditched them.

I've only run AKA wheels on my truggy and had ZERO cracking or distortion issues. (Losi 2.0 T)
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