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Old 07-19-2006, 05:04 AM   #1
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Stripped Wheel Hex

I am having a problem with stripping the plastic wheel hex in the right rear where the tire mounts on. Any thoughts? I am getting the tire on firmly and tightening the nut. But during a race it will strip on me and loose traction in that right rear. Thanks
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Could be your wheel choice. I know my last wheels I had they had a problem with holding onto the wheel hex.

Get some aluminum ones if you can find them , that would probably solve your problem one way. The other try some new tires.

What tires are they btw?
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Old 07-19-2006, 02:35 PM   #3
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They are Sorex rubber tires on Speed Mind(?) rims. Placed on a TG10-MK.2 with an OS .12TZ. I run foam on another track and they work fine.
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Old 07-19-2006, 02:57 PM   #4
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You can also try replacing the hex. Once the corners are rounded, its much easier to strip the rim.
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