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Old 09-17-2007, 08:48 AM   #1
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Hi Guys
I'm just wondering Are these Tyre warmers really Makes Difference???
I'm a Low Budget ,Self Sponsored Club Racer and interested in Tyre Warmers for indoor Carpet Racing...
I just want the MM-TW ones with no Temp.control unit Or A Speed Mind ones...
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:55 AM   #2
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Tire warmwers work great expecially on the colder winter days

the give you full grip on the first lap without having 2 wait for the tires to heat up

I use them on foth foam and rubber

i picked up 2 sets off the forsale forum for cheap
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:22 AM   #3
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I couldn't find any at for sale section
Do you think That budget ones with no temp.controller does the job ?
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I couldn't find any at for sale section
Do you think That budget ones with no temp.controller does the job ?
Yes they do... I plug them into my power distrib box and in 5 minutes toasty tires.. But I also keep an eye on the temp with a good temp gun...
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Old 09-17-2007, 10:10 AM   #5
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I haven't got a temp gun so It is better to buy a simple the early temp. controlled ones...
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Type in "Reedy tire warmers" on ebay - Associated has them on clearance. $28 including shipping! (20 for the warmers, 8 for shipping). If you have some extra dough lying around, this is a great pick up!
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I couldn't find any at for sale section
Do you think That budget ones with no temp.controller does the job ?
Yes they will that is what i have I just put the on 10 min before i race and im good to go

i have a reedy cup set and a trinity wrap around set (for my foams)
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:09 AM   #8
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If you can't afford the temperature controlled warmers, make sure you buy some that have Tamiya style connectors on them (one for the fronts, one for the rears), this way you can get the controller seperately later.

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Old 09-18-2007, 04:29 PM   #9
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Thanx mate
I'll probably go for Much more MM-TW
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:35 PM   #10
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Hey dude,the muchmore tyre warmers are an awesome choice! They seem to heat really well and give you heaps more grip when using a good tyre addative, eg. Paragon FX. Hope you like them!

P.S. Get the blue Marc Rhienard Edition ones because they are blue and look cool!
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I've heard some folks using just a plain old heating pad. anyone using those? cheesy but would work...the pic I recall seeing had the tires off the chassis and rolled up in the heating pad. more of a pain if you have to take the wheels off/on. It's got temp control... Hi/Low lol.
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Are there any type of tyre warmers that aren't 7.2 V or 12 V? That is, are there any that just plug into a normal house power outlet?
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they all run off 7.2v to 15volts
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