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Old 12-19-2008, 06:24 AM   #1
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Just wanted to let everyone know that there is a new tire in town, Gecko Tires.
These tires out perform any tire I have tried. They hold up better (no chunking), they don't wear out as fast and they are cheaper to buy. These tires could bring back 10th scale foam tire racing to the club level because of this. Please check out the link below and you can see for yourself how they work.


http://www.teammarketingamerica.com/ You can click on the Gecko Tire link and read all about it.

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It looks goob BUT!! I want to see some unbiassed reviews and possibly side by side tests before I decide to switch tires. There is alot of many spent in tires (at my track anyways) and if the 1/12 sizes are any cheaper it may be worth looking into
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We have had Gecko foams in the UK for a while now, some people are haters, some like them...

From what i've heard they are a good price/good performance for what you're getting. As with any brand, if you're chunking foams you shouldn't be tapping the boards...
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Best way to find out how well a product works for you...buy a set close to what shore your running now and try em, I mean hey at worst youll be out what 25.00 buck...just a suggestion

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I didn't do very well in math class, but how is a $13.00 pair of Geico's cheaper than a $10.00 pair of Jaco's?
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Where are you getting Jaco prism's for $10 a pair? The cheapest I have seen them is $16 for a pair. Let us know your little secret please.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=JAC6160 $18 at horizon.
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Where are you getting Jaco prism's for $10 a pair? The cheapest I have seen them is $16 for a pair. Let us know your little secret please.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=JAC6160 $18 at horizon.
They are out there at mulitple places! From $9.99-$11.50 a pr.

Buts its prob. best not to name them here, because if they are selling below Jacos requested low price, WE may not be able to get them for $10 a pr. any more.

GO do some searches but they are out there.
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..any plans for a 1/10th PAN CAR Version (ie: for the WORLD GT or OVAL type cars?)
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There is no secret to the Jaco low prices. Stormer Hobbies has been selling them for $9.99 a pair for quite some time.

http://www.stormerhobbies.com/cgi-bi...umb=on&smode=0
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Where are you getting Jaco prism's for $10 a pair? The cheapest I have seen them is $16 for a pair. Let us know your little secret please.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=JAC6160 $18 at horizon.
Lots of places sell Jaco Prisms around $10.

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Just wanted to let everyone know that there is a new tire in town, Gecko Tires.
These tires out perform any tire I have tried. They hold up better (no chunking), they don't wear out as fast and they are cheaper to buy. These tires could bring back 10th scale foam tire racing to the club level because of this. Please check out the link below and you can see for yourself how they work.


http://www.teammarketingamerica.com/ You can click on the Gecko Tire link and read all about it.



For 1/10 scale foam tires he is talking about. 1/12 scale tires are not out yet.

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Old 12-19-2008, 12:57 PM   #12
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Didn't realize it was for 1:10 tires. That's what I get for not reading the whole paragraph. Foam is a tough market to get into.
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Old 12-19-2008, 01:30 PM   #13
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isnt gecko an insurance company? haha. a racer at my local track runs these tires but hes not one of the faster guys so dont know if their anygood or not.
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Hey Wes, are the tires still on the same size rim as the blue rims?
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So when are they coming out with 1/10th pan car tires?
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