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Old 03-21-2006, 10:04 AM   #1
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could someone please explain the diff between tire compounds both rubber and foam i will be carpet racing in winter and prob asphalt in summer and would like to be a little more educated on tire compounds so i can choose the right tire and any recomendations on tires would be appriacted. thank you guys are very helpful and very informative...
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checked that out really wanted more info on what ment what on tire compounds and such.
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checked that out really wanted more info on what ment what on tire compounds and such.

Surface temp. (C)
Surface temp. (F)

22 Compound
0 --- 25C
32 --- 77F

27 Compound
10 --- 40C
50 --- 104F

30 Compound
20 --- 50C
68 --- 122F

35 Compound
40 --- 65C
104 --- 149F
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GREAT THATS WHAT I NEEDED NOW WHAT ABOUT FOAM AND DO DIFF TIRES HAVE DIFF GRIP CHARISTICS ON DIFF SURFACES....
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GREAT THATS WHAT I NEEDED NOW WHAT ABOUT FOAM AND DO DIFF TIRES HAVE DIFF GRIP CHARISTICS ON DIFF SURFACES....

COMPOUND Durometer Rating (Tire hardness)
Silver: 25 Soft/Medium
Yellow: 25 Soft/Medium
Platinum: 25 Soft/Medium
White: 26 Medium/Soft
Green: 29 Medium
Gray: 31 Medium
Pink: 34 Medium
Blue: 36 Medium/Firm
Purple 42 Firm/Medium
Red: 54 Firm
2Blue: 55 Very firm
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COOL THANKS WHAT ABOUT LIKE DOUBLE PINKS AND SUCH AND DO THOSE NUMBERS APPLY TO RUBBER TIRES AS WELL AND IS THERE DIFF GRIP TIRES...THANKS ALOT
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