Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road
Currently available tires options for 1/10 truggy (specifically Losi Ten-TE)? > Currently available tires options for 1/10 truggy (specifically Losi Ten-TE)?

Currently available tires options for 1/10 truggy (specifically Losi Ten-TE)?

Reply

Old 08-25-2014, 11:53 AM
  #1  
Tech Adept
Thread Starter
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 212
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default Currently available tires options for 1/10 truggy (specifically Losi Ten-TE)?

Hey all...I'm looking for tires for my Losi Ten-T E conversion.

I currently have a few sets of tires - but I know they won't last forever. I am currently loving the 320 series Losi Eclipse tire - but they are no longer available. All I can find right now is 320 series Kingpin still in stock at a few places and 320 series Zombie Max.

Any ideas?

Last edited by FormulaZR; 08-25-2014 at 12:09 PM.
FormulaZR is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 11:59 AM
  #2  
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 367
Default

I used 1/8 buggy tires on my converted ten-t.
I 3d printed my hexes but you can buy the 810 hex and stub-axle, and there are probably after market options.
ebay007 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 10:12 PM
  #3  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (153)
 
ta_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4,414
Trader Rating: 153 (100%+)
Default

RC-Monster Mike says one of the better bashing options is the Panther Low Profile Komodo Dragon for the T-Maxx/E-Maxx 3.2" wheel (Panther Number T140) mounted on the RPM Wide Offset ("Stable-Maxx") wheels.

I haven't tried those but I am going to install Integy 12MM offset 17MM hubs and use my SCT tires which are all on DE Racing 17MM hex SCT wheel. Gives me a much wider choice of tire and the current SCT offerings are almost as wide as the LP Komodos.
ta_man is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2014, 09:36 AM
  #4  
Tech Adept
Thread Starter
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 212
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

Well hmm...


Does anyone know of a 2.8 Traxxas bead wheel that uses a 14mm hex?
FormulaZR is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2014, 11:39 AM
  #5  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (153)
 
ta_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4,414
Trader Rating: 153 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by FormulaZR View Post
Well hmm...


Does anyone know of a 2.8 Traxxas bead wheel that uses a 14mm
hex?
I do not know of any but I wanted a similar wheel, so I just cut off the outer vertical part and made my own.

This wasn't actually on a 2.8 14MM hex wheel - it was on a 3.2" 17MM hex wheel designed for Maxx size tires. But the principle should still apply.

I used small end nippers to cut off most of the outer part then a Craftsman EZ-Cut to clean off the small remaining projections and smoothed the rest with a file. This should work for any wheel.

If you want, I can post a before and after pic.
ta_man is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2014, 04:36 PM
  #6  
Tech Adept
Thread Starter
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 212
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

So...does cutting the outer lip off of my Losi wheels effectively turn it into a Traxxas bead? Is it really that easy?
FormulaZR is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2014, 09:18 AM
  #7  
Tech Elite
iTrader: (153)
 
ta_man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4,414
Trader Rating: 153 (100%+)
Default

Originally Posted by FormulaZR View Post
So...does cutting the outer lip off of my Losi wheels effectively turn it into a Traxxas bead? Is it really that easy?
I would not say it turns it into a "Traxxas Bead" because the wheels that Traxxas makes have a V-groove that the bead fits into.

But it does effectively turn it into the same thing as the Proline interpretation of the 2.8 wheel and the same as the current 1/8th buggy bead style.

Here is a picture showing, on the left, a Proline brand Desperado 2.8 wheel, in the center, a standard bead 3.2 (Maxx size) wheel, and on the right, another of those 3.2 Maxx size wheels that has been modified to have the same bead style as the wheel on the left. Once you do that mod to your Ten-T wheel, you can mount any other 2.8 tire that fits on the Proline 2.8 or Traxxas 2.8 wheel.

ta_man is offline  
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Terms of Service