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Old 03-25-2012, 05:20 AM   #1
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Default Anyone think my track may be abrasive?

Tried VP Pro Bulldogs for the first time as Knuckles work well here, but the loose stuff got thrown off the track, and it was pretty hard and abrasive. Plus I was sliding with full lock / full throttle a lot on the open corners.

This is after 25mins...... (they are the Ultra Flexx so very soft but geez!)

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Old 03-25-2012, 07:32 AM   #2
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I think you guessed right.
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Holy

All i can tell you is use ABS brake or less brake or be easyier on the brakes.
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Definitely set your brakes so they don't go fully locking. Also, at the very least, run soft instead of super soft compound. Don't be surprised if you even need to run medium compound, unless you don't mind replacing your tires after every race day .
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I run VP-Pro tires and they are very good when used for the right application. Ultra Flexx Bulldogs are NOT for hard pack tracks. With the VP tires, you are sacrificing tire wear for traction. The Ultra Flexx compounds do wear faster than any other tire I have ran.
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Tarmac track?
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Yeah thats a problem
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BTW that wear is not brakes, it is wheelspin and lateral slide.

I only tried the Ultraflexx as they were old stock at less than half price, and it was a practice / tune day where I didn't mind some wear.
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AKA is your friend lol good job on the donuts but 25 mins is not bad i seeen worse
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Those tires are just getting broke in for that type of track. They probably are just getting to be really good compared to the large lugs before. :-)
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