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Old 08-26-2008, 05:20 PM   #1
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Default 1/10 Rubber tire preparation and maintenance

Please post all yours tips&tricks about how to get maximum grip out of the rubber tire
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Originally Posted by nelarozi View Post
Please post all yours tips&tricks about how to get maximum grip out of the rubber tire
every run i scrub on a towel with motor spray to clean off the spare rubber and sometimes more than once a week i rub some zip free grip on them to soften them up and get more life from them. and dont forget tire grip for the track every run
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I use simple green at the track to prep them and between weekends I clean them up and coat them down with tire tweak and seal them in a zip lock bag. On a good hot day I will put the bag out in the sun this really helps bake this in!
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Storage: Clean with in sink with simple green & water. Place in zip-lock bag.

Race: Apply traction compound (FX-II), wait 10 minutes, scrub off chemical with towel, clean tire w/ simple green on a rag, go race!!!

This has worked great with RPs on our soda prepped parking lot (stock sedan). Even when it's 100*+ out and the asphalt has been baking in the Vegas sun all day long, I can still get away with a 30* compound (tight track, charging at 5amps). I am not the fastest guy at our track though...

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Old 08-27-2008, 02:09 PM   #5
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i clean my tires (new ones) with motor spray.. then wipe with buggy grip. then i use tire tweak to bake in. then wipe off with buggy grip.

for storage... i clean off with buggy grip and store in a cool dry place.
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