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Old 12-12-2019, 08:09 PM
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I thought it would be good to start a new tire thread since there have been alot of new tires coming out.

I have Mostly been using dirt web golds but they are backordered at the local hobby store. I tried black dirt webs but i wore them out in one day and didnt find them any better than sauced golds. Looking for info on other tires in the same category. I need something before i can go back to the track and im also looking for a tire that works well when the track gets a little dusty because the dirt webs dont seem to work unless the track is freshly sweeped and fairly damp.
I was thinking to try electrons but not sure which compound to go with i think ive read somewhere their mc compound doesnt work as well as jconcepts gold.

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I don’t get to run on clay much but when I do I run on positrons and what seems to be pine sap rosin.
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Old 12-12-2019, 09:09 PM
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I personally have had great results running MC Electrons. In fact thats what many people run at my local clay track.
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I ran space bars last time I went to an indoor clay track. Several locals said they had no side bite compared to newer designs. So I will be following this thread! Got another indoor clay race coming up in a few weeks and I need to order tires. It’s hard to know what the current hot ticket is when the closest indoor track is 6 hours away.

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i ran gold jconcepts ellipses last time on clay and they were very good.
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:54 AM
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Thanks ill try some mc electrons. How do the ellipse compare to dirt webs for side bite? the local sponsored driver didnt seem to like them. My track is very tight and technical.
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I donít think that dirt webs will be made any longer. Ellipse are a faster rear and the front steers more
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I was in hopes the AKA scribbles would be out by now. But they probably won’t be available before the race I will be attending. Anyone tried the Raw Speed rip tides?
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The new jc sliver compound is very good
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The track in our area switched to turf, but when we were running clay tires, the fastest drivers were all running AKA Chain Links, I hear the new tire that doesn't require any break in and offers longer wear and better overall performance is the Scribble, they are going to have a hard time keeping these in stock too:
https://www.raceaka.com/SCRIBBLE-22_c_312.html



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I think the tires are dirt dependent. Nobody ran Chainlinks at our local track even though it's affiliated with AKA. They just don't work with the clay.

My thoughts. I need to do a followup with the newest tires, but my track is going carpet, so looks pretty unlikely!

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What I like about Jason Snyder's video is that he compared the various brands of tires across many different tracks:

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Yeah it is a good video but alot of new tires came out since he made that video including his own brand of tires
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Electrons are good all around, tend to wear even to. However the directional of the positrons allow some tuning.
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It really depends on your track. Ask the fast local guys what compound they use and under what conditions, that will be the most important factor, then focus on the differences in tread pattern and their characteristics.

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