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Old 05-09-2007, 12:46 PM   #1
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What does the numbers after Sorex tires mean? Same goes for other companies... What is 36R?

I'm guessing it's a hardness; which one has the longest life?
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Old 05-09-2007, 01:09 PM   #2
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It is a compound rating for a specific temperature spec. 36R would be for a hot track condition but I don't remember the specific temps. You may be able to go to Sorex's site and get that info. I have it but it is at home and I am at work at the moment.
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Not for Sorex tyres, but should give you a rough idea.

If anyone has go the same thing Sorex tyres (I couldn't find anything on their website ) that would e great.



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the sorex thing that comes with the tires in in japanese or whatever it is, so idk

go to ur track and ask the owner he should know
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Sorex tire ranges

24R 71~Lower
28R 68~84
32R 81~105
36R 98~158

It's a general guide line to go by. However my favorite tire is the 36R. I even use it in cold weather. Just gotta prep it right. Otherwise, it'll take too long to heat up during the race.
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