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Old 06-19-2012, 09:08 AM   #1
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what buggy tires will last long i will be driving at night and in hard surface track i bought extra soft and soft which only lasted about 3 ltrs but i want some tires just to have some fun with and not to race maybe some tires that 'll last 2 gallons but are not that gripy

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what buggy tires will last long i will be driving at night and in hard surface track i bought extra soft and soft which only lasted about 3 ltrs but i want some tires just to have some fun with and not to race maybe some tires that 'll last 2 gallons but are not that gripy

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Old 06-19-2012, 11:40 AM   #3
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what buggy tires will last long i will be driving at night and in hard surface track i bought extra soft and soft which only lasted about 3 ltrs but i want some tires just to have some fun with and not to race maybe some tires that 'll last 2 gallons but are not that gripy

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Try a set of AKA City Blocks in Medium. I have had those for over two gallons and still use them. Not worn out at that bad. They arent the best racing tires in that compound but I have raced them with good luck.
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Hot Bodies Megabites last longer regardless of the compound you choose. In most cases, they work better once the get wore.
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That's interesting. Mega Bites hardly lasted one qualifier on one of our tracks.

It depends on what your track likes. Different compounds will give you different results. You really got to find out what works and lasts for the surface you race on. I know some that like the Losi compounds other panther yet again some like J Concepts.

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Sweep Tires come in a variety of treads and compounds, and all of them provide incredible wear! It's amazing just how long they last, racing or bashing. Check out http://sweepracingusa.com
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Beta tyres last a long long time in all compounds
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I will say it again. There many companies that make great tires. Find out what works on your track and what lasts. Find out what other people are running and what is lasting. Then use that. No one brand is the answer.

I remember when everyone said you had to use a certain tire. I tried it and thought my choice was just or good or better. I was using a different company and compound and almost TQ'd. So don't fall into my brand is better than your brand thing.
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In general your harder compound tires are going to last you longer!

M2 or equal will be your better choice. no matter what brand you use or what design.

When my track get dry and eats tires I run Pro line M2 Bowties as well as medium AKA I-beams seem to work well for me.
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If you want a tire that will last try proline badlands xtr compound. My son has some one his buggy for practice and have at least 10 gallons on them and are about 3/4 worn out. They would suck for racing but for bashing and practice they last.
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so according to everyone, every tire last a long time..


Dude there is NO WAY for anyone to answer this question for you. Depends on your track, your set up, how you drive.
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Medium AKA Enduro. You're sacrificing a lot of performance running anything but Gridirons and Impacts in the appropriate compound for the conditions 99% of the time.

Enduros do last, though. Pretty numb-feeling tread.
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so according to everyone, every tire last a long time..


Dude there is NO WAY for anyone to answer this question for you. Depends on your track, your set up, how you drive.
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