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Old 05-26-2010, 10:10 PM   #1
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I am new to rock crawling and I was woundering whats the best tire to get!

http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...roducts_id=692

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Old 05-27-2010, 02:45 PM   #2
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the best tire i have found was hb rovers the white compound is what i use
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Old 05-27-2010, 02:57 PM   #3
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The best all depends on what you plan on doing. The generally accepted "best" competition crawler tire is the Rovers as stated.

You linked the Mud Slingers which a great for a scale crawler, but they don't work very well on the rocks. They work great for mud (go figure!).

The popular scale tire for rocks is either the 1.9 or 2.2 Rok Lox

http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...oducts_id=1074

http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...roducts_id=920

Other RC4WD tires that I've seen people use with good results are the Mud Thrashers but I think they only come in 1.9 size

http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...roducts_id=812
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Old 05-27-2010, 05:07 PM   #4
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what about these? I want the stickiest softest tire out there.
http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...roducts_id=665

http://www.rcrockcrawling.com/produc...oducts_id=1049
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Again, what is your application? Are you wanting to rock crawl competitively? You want a basher? You building a scale truck? What are you wanting to do?

If you are wanting to competitively rock crawl, get white dot rovers or sedonas. If you are bashing/mudding/crawling non-competitively, you can look at one of the mud tires you have posted. If you are building a scaler, you need something in 1.9.

To ask what the best tire (stickiest or softest) doesnt tell the folks here how to help you. Need some more information.
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The best performing tire out is gonna be the Hot Bodies Rovers in white compound or the Hot Bodies Sedonas. Next to that might be the newly released Losi Boss Claws. Again, it all depends on what kind of crawling you do and what kind of surfaces you run on. What works well for one person may not work for you. But the HB Rovers are by far the most popular competition crawler tire right now.

Nothing RC4WD makes comes close to Rovers for all-out performance.
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Old 05-29-2010, 01:10 AM   #7
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I dont know if I want to get competive but I wouldnt mind entering one in the future just for fun....why should there be a real diffrence between the competitive and a basher tire?? Need some clarifacation on that.
I have a LOSI NIGHT CRAWLER
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I have quickly discovered that the stock tires on my Venom Creeper suck. Looking for upgraded I happened upon this thread. I'm leaning towards either the HPI Rover or Sedonas but, without having seen either up close, I have some questions. Which one has more side bite and which one would have wear the best?
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white rovers with cut foams or proline chisels.
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white rovers with cut foams or proline chisels.
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