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Old 05-26-2006, 10:21 AM   #1
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What are some good brands of tires warmers, your thoughts on them, durability, and price?

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Old 05-26-2006, 10:23 AM   #2
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i use the Trinity digital great warmers and they look good.
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The Much More IC Controlled tire warmers are the "F1" of warmers. Complete digital control, front and rear independent temp. adjustment, CTX step warming, tire cooker feature... the list just goes one and on. They are not cheap, but worth every penny.
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I have the Trinity digital, Works, It is less money than the Yokomo or the Team Much More, It does not look as custom as the Yokomo or the Team Much More, but it does look really custom if you were using a heat gun and a temp gauge.. Just trying to put "things" in perspective..I do recommend using a Digital tire warmer because if you have decided that you "need" a tire warmer your looking for that edge.. If you are going to use a tire warmer it's much easier to pre set the tire temp with a Digital.When I bought my Trinity if I had known about the Yokomo or the Team Much More that is what i would have bought(Yokomo)
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yeah the latest much more ones are the bees knees but omg they cost so much!!
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I have Much More Tire Warmes, they work very great. Before them I used Trinity warmes they are also very good.
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what about the reedy ones?
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I have the Trinity Digital Tire Warmers and they work great. They jusyt do not look as cool as the Muh More's.
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You can only hook the Reedy warmers up to a 7.2v pack or they burn holes in them - so no power supply which is a bummer. They're also not adjustable either.

The best warmers out right now would have to be the Much More ones, they are expensive but work so well and are so adjustable that it's definetly worth it for asphalt racing.

The Yokomo digital warmers are nice too, but they cost even more than the MuchMore warmers.

I dont like the digital Trinity warmers because the tire cups do not have a stiff plastic insert like the MuchMore ones so they're not as nice to use. That and the fabric inside can absorb traction compound if it soaks through the towel.
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The new Much More ones by far are the best. I'm still using the original Much More warmers and they work just fine. Just not as trick and adjustable as the new ones.
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You can only hook the Reedy warmers up to a 7.2v pack or they burn holes in them - so no power supply which is a bummer. They're also not adjustable either.
Something wrong on Reedy warmers? Burn holes on tires with 7.2V? I just ordered one...
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I think what he means is that if you hook them up to your power supply they'll burn a hole in the warmer and over heat your tires. They're not controlled like most of the warmers are now so you have to limit the voltage to them by only using a 7.2v battery. I had the Speedmind ones that are the same as the Reedy ones. They're not bad, just a pain in the but to get on and off. Plus the fact that they're not controllable does kind of suck.
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this is m idea please tell me if you think it would work

buy a set of reedy wamrers for like $30

put a variable resitor in the circut,

then get a thermometer and mark different temperatures around the variable.

I would end up with temp controlled warmers that frun off 12 v

Possible??
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Something wrong on Reedy warmers? Burn holes on tires with 7.2V? I just ordered one...
Yeah, Jon caught on. What I meant was the Reedy warmers burn holes in themselves if you hook them up to a powersupply (12v), so you can only use something that puts out lower voltage like a 7.2v pack.
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