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Old 11-24-2006, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default Sooo what kinnd of tires for drifting do you perfer?

I was just want too ask all yo drifters out there what tires you perfer or what you use for tires?
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Old 11-25-2006, 04:40 AM   #2
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PVC piping - slow, very low grip. Easy to get but unrealistic and poor control.

ABS piping - the "tire" of choice. soft enough for decent speed, lots of control an acceptable rate of wear. Semi realistic handling, good drifts and ability to link almost any type of course with the right power.

Yokomo drift ring-type tires - expensive but fairly realistic driving experience. Nice drifts, not as long as ABS and harder to link. Wear out very quickly and require ring replacements. TOo slippery on smooth concrete surfaces but perfect on asphalt or most racing track surfaces. Use the single ring type only..

Hard rubber drift "Radials" - quite gripping and very realistic. TOo much grip for most surfaces for linked type drifts. Requires powerful motor (19turns or lower!) but rewards realistic driving techniques such as the flick, e-brake, trail braking etc...
Great rate of wear and very high speeds availalbe. Best for nitro cars.

By far the best are the ABS type tires..

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Old 11-26-2006, 02:00 AM   #3
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Old 12-07-2006, 06:34 PM   #4
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We go for ABS the problem is its hard to find ABS piping here at Philippines...Solution??? We look for Plastic round shampoo bottles with the same diameter as our used rubber tires, (yes, we use our old rubber tires). We cut the bottles to form rings just like yokomo drift rings and slide it to our rubber tires, some times we glue them with CA. Works great too... and very cheap. you can also tuned them to match your driving needs by cutting them 1", 1/2", 3/4"
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Old 12-08-2006, 07:59 AM   #5
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