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Old 05-01-2011, 09:29 PM   #1
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I'm new to truggys and was wondering about wheel and tire offset. What is offset, is it a tuning tool or something completely different? VTR vs LPR wheels and tires? BTW I'm running a Losi 8ight-T 2.0 if that makes a difference.

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Old 05-02-2011, 07:19 AM   #2
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Offset is not a tool. Its the depth of the mounting hole in the wheel.
1/2 offset is old. Making the car alittle wider.
zero/standard offset is what you need.

VTR - 4"
LPR - 3.7"

VTRs are good, but becareful as they are NOT R.O.A.R approved and can not be ran at R.O.A.R events.

You need a 3.7 to comply. If its not a ROAR event, then the VTRs would be choice.
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All make good truggy tires.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:24 AM   #3
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Token is absolutely correct...stay with a 3.7" wheel and you'll be safe. Also consider tires from Sweep USA...Excellent compounds that wear and last a very long time PLUS they are priced right! Check them out at http://www.sweepracingusa.com
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