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Old 01-14-2009, 09:18 PM   #1
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I have a Rustler VXL and the tires are completely bald. Is there any possible way of saving the tires?
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Old 01-14-2009, 11:14 PM   #2
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No not really....

Once the nubs or tread is gone that's about it.... You might be able to save the rims by soaking them in acetone or boiling in water depending on the type.

There are different types of tires you can buy depending on what you are driving on (street tires vs. off-road). Maybe a couple of sets if you are running both.. just dont use your off-road tires for street and they should last a lot longer.

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Old 01-14-2009, 11:42 PM   #3
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what do you mean by saving the tires?
you said they are bald...that's it. you cant pick the tread up off the ground

there have been many threads started on here if you are looking for ways to save the wheels, do a search if that's what youre lookin for
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:54 PM   #4
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