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Old 03-24-2008, 09:00 PM   #1
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Ive never raced carpet before but i have a carpet TC and a bunch of GRP foan tires for it (28mm). What diameter should I true the tires to for racing. 0 the new ones have alot more foam that the ones on the car - i just dont know how much to true. Also are there guys at teh track who will true your tires for you. Im thinking aout don Bending corners carpet
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the GRP tires you have come pre-cut to 58mm, alotta guys cut down to 57 but 58mm will be fine as long as your body is safe of sharp points!
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This same is true for all sedan/touring 1/10 scale Foam tires. You can run them out of the box, but the most predictable and consistent handling usually starts in the 57-58mm range.
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