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Old 04-23-2006, 08:14 PM   #1
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i would like to know if you guys change anything on your cars besides tires...and do home-made pvc pipe tires work ? and will i be able yo remove them from the rim?

also post some pics of your drifter
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PVC is a little too slippery to be used as a drift tire. They do work, but the car speed is extremely slow and contorl is sketchy at best.
Much better is a slightly different type of plastic piping called ABS. This is softer and gives you better bite whilst still breaking into a slide very easily.

You should be able to find pipe with a similar ID to the dia of your touring rims.. just slide them on (chuck some electrical tape on the rims to increase the "hold" if needed) and you will be able to slide them off when worn..

There is a drift thread already so check that out...

or visit www.rc-d1.com for more info

(Rc-D1.com is a Melbourne, Australia based drift club. There are lots of posts on car setup and tires there. )
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abs piping...will i be able to find it at like a menards or fleet farm?
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check the offical drift thread...

but no, if ur just playing around all u need is some ABS (the black pipe) in 2in, and yeah
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PVC is a little too slippery to be used as a drift tire. They do work, but the car speed is extremely slow and contorl is sketchy at best.
Much better is a slightly different type of plastic piping called ABS. This is softer and gives you better bite whilst still breaking into a slide very easily.

You should be able to find pipe with a similar ID to the dia of your touring rims.. just slide them on (chuck some electrical tape on the rims to increase the "hold" if needed) and you will be able to slide them off when worn..

There is a drift thread already so check that out...

or visit www.rc-d1.com for more info

(Rc-D1.com is a Melbourne, Australia based drift club. There are lots of posts on car setup and tires there. )
he is right...i got a buddy who tried them and they didnt work out to well... if you want high speed drifting just put yokomo drift tires on your car or buy the special yokomo drift car kit
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i heard yokomo drift tires are the same as abs piping as when it comes to grip

what i would do if you want speed at still be able to drift is a 17*2 motor and stage d drift tires from hpi
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i heard yokomo drift tires are the same as abs piping as when it comes to grip

what i would do if you want speed at still be able to drift is a 17*2 motor and stage d drift tires from hpi
it depends on the speed of the motor but stick with yokomo cause its easier to drift with them because of the plastic
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so abs...will i be able to find it where i will find pvc? and do i just use tire glue? or something else?
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it depends on the speed of the motor but stick with yokomo cause its easier to drift with them because of the plastic

yea i already know that, from experence and as from other drifters

thats why people really do perfer abs

its cheaper and its the same effect
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yea i already know that, from experence and as from other drifters

thats why people really do perfer abs

its cheaper and its the same effect
also when the plastic runs out all you have to do is swap them for new ones...no buying new tires like pvc
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bro...come join our drifting forum lah www.s15.invisionfree.com/doriya/index.php
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