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Old 07-19-2017, 06:11 PM
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How did you get 6mm ride height ? I have a X-12 and would really like to do some outside running.
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First of all I buy the Xceed tyres and do not true them at all and run them full size so it starts at 7-8mm ride ht. As the tyres wear down I remove the front bulkhead shims to raise the front and use the eccentric in the rear as needed to keep 5-6mm ride ht. Also noteworthy is that tyre-wear seems pretty minimal! I have the 2014 xray x12 for reference.


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How did you get 6mm ride height ? I have a X-12 and would really like to do some outside running.
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Old 07-21-2017, 08:10 AM
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Same here... On asphalt you can run with more foam on your wheels than on carpet.
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How did you get 6mm ride height ? I have a X-12 and would really like to do some outside running.
We run Ulti tyres straight out of the packet. Our asphalt track is smooth so 4mm ride height works, but you should be able to get 6mm ride height before they wear too far.
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Time to bring back an old post. I've been running on a very very smooth asphalt track in Arizona does anyone have an idea of the best car for that truck. I've been running a CK 25 and also a 2018 x-ray X 12 anyone else have input?
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Time to bring back an old post. I've been running on a very very smooth asphalt track in Arizona does anyone have an idea of the best car for that truck. I've been running a CK 25 and also a 2018 x-ray X 12 anyone else have input?
Either should work fine.
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Along those lines, is anyone running spec tires on asphalt?
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Never could get enough rear grip with spec rears. I do use spec fronts.
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Yep, spec (lilac) fronts and pink rears are go-to. When it gets hot and grippier, I try magenta rears.
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Quick question on the ULTI's: J Hard fronts and Invincible Rears or the Z foam?
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Quick question on the ULTI's: J Hard fronts and Invincible Rears or the Z foam?
Most guys use J medium front and XSS rear at our track. Z work a touch better but cost twice as much.
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Most guys use J medium front and XSS rear at our track. Z work a touch better but cost twice as much.
Awesome. Thank you!
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