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Old 05-10-2010, 08:54 AM
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Default Step pins vs. Calibers vs. ? for stadium truck

I was wondering if anyone had an opinion on tires for a stadium truck running mod on a dusty blown out track. I am thinking about buying a set of calibers but wondered if anyone had used them yet or had any other opinions.
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I used the Calibers on the rear of my SC10 and really liked how well they worked. Stock on fronts.
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I dont' believe that anyone makes a step-pin tire for SC wheels today. Do you race at Reedsburg mostly? If so, try the Goosebumps. The Calibers will work really well unless the track is wet, then it'll load badly.
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Originally Posted by Davidka View Post
I dont' believe that anyone makes a step-pin tire for SC wheels today. Do you race at Reedsburg mostly? If so, try the Goosebumps. The Calibers will work really well unless the track is wet, then it'll load badly.

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I wold say goosebumps too. I haven't seen the track though.

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That's the second time I've done that recently.
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no problem, I have the calibers for my sc as well as the goosebumps and bowties so I am set there. i guess I will run my calibers out there and see how they perform on my sc truck, I know its not the best way to gauge but itll help.

Also the tires are for Sheboygan
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no problem, I have the calibers for my sc as well as the goosebumps and bowties so I am set there. i guess I will run my calibers out there and see how they perform on my sc truck, I know its not the best way to gauge but itll help.

Also the tires are for Sheboygan
I would run the step pins, my buddy runs a T4 at that track and reckons theyre the ducks nuts for rear end traction when its dry
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Originally Posted by j33p3r View Post
I would run the step pins, my buddy runs a T4 at that track and reckons theyre the ducks nuts for rear end traction when its dry
Must be early for you Jeff, did you check who posted the question.

I did run the step pins and they are just what I was looking for, I ordered a set of calibers as well to test them against.
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I run calibers on my sc truck and I have been running the step pins on my stadium... the surface is mostly loose top soil but smooth.. usually waterd after 2 to 3 races but still pretty loose... should I get some calibers? are they a bit more grippy with loose top soil.

what about front tires? grooves or matching with the rear tires? thanks
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I have a ton of on power understeer with ribs in the front and step pins in the back so far, someone suggested steps on the front as well, i mught give it a try this weekend but that seems really aggressive.
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When our track is dry with a VERY light coat of dust on the top I find that I like the Double Dee's the best on my buggy for what its worth. I dont have a stadium truck... yet..
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Originally Posted by LMRacing View Post
When our track is dry with a VERY light coat of dust on the top I find that I like the Double Dee's the best on my buggy for what its worth. I dont have a stadium truck... yet..
oh my, I put that tire name into google to search images of the tread pattern and it took me a while of searching through images to even find the tires!
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Originally Posted by j33p3r View Post
oh my, I put that tire name into google to search images of the tread pattern and it took me a while of searching through images to even find the tires!
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