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Anyone have any experience with closed cell foam front inserts on a 2wd buggy?

Anyone have any experience with closed cell foam front inserts on a 2wd buggy?

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Old 03-11-2011, 11:38 AM
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Anyone have any experience with closed cell foam front inserts on a 2wd buggy?

picked up the wrong foams and before I mount them...figured I'd ask.

Running on an indoor smooth clay track. surface is typically moist early on and dry throughout the day.

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From my limited experience with them, they seem to be the most helpful with a lot of traction. They hold up better to side loading than typical foams. That being said, I haven't seen many people using them in front. With a lot of caster, I think the tire needs to roll a little bit more than the rear. For comparison, it seems the prolines are a little softer and rounder, and the jconcepts a little flatter and stiffer.
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These are the prolines and are actually the 4wd fronts. They make the tire wider and seem to allow the tire to roll although they are harder then standard foams.
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These are the prolines and are actually the 4wd fronts. They make the tire wider and seem to allow the tire to roll although they are harder then standard foams.
you going to be running the tires at bumps?
im sure they will fine..but they will work the best after the insert gets broken in.
might make ur car pushy..i still use all standard front inserst in my front tires.
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