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Old 03-07-2009, 07:15 AM   #1
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Hi I hope you can all give me some advice I have been running rubber on carpet for a few years now and wanted to know what your routines are and what is the best additive and cleaners that you know of

My current regime is clean the tyres with WD40 leave to air dry then apply additive leave for set time and wipe dry and go race!!

I have currently been using the LRP Tyre additive but is there anything better as our carpet normally has fairly low grip unless we have a round of 12th cars

Thanks for your advice
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Hi I hope you can all give me some advice I have been running rubber on carpet for a few years now and wanted to know what your routines are and what is the best additive and cleaners that you know of

My current regime is clean the tyres with WD40 leave to air dry then apply additive leave for set time and wipe dry and go race!!

I have currently been using the LRP Tyre additive but is there anything better as our carpet normally has fairly low grip unless we have a round of 12th cars

Thanks for your advice

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At a recent race, I saw a mix of Jack the Gripper, Niftech, and Paragon.

Paragon isn't bad, but tends to get slick at the end of a run. Jack worked well for me, but the most popular tc was Niftech. It seemed to work very well, and many of the drivers who used it were previous Jack users. So give it a shot.

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Thanks guys keep them coming
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I like cs high grip more than JTG it tends to give more consistent grip throughout the run i feel. remember to keep re-applying it as you go because it can soak in fairly quik on some tires
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Ok I have now put together a small list of tyre cleaners and additives and would like some feedback as to what people think :-

CLEANERS

Orion Rubber Cleaner
Sweep Tyre Cleaner Refresher
CS Tyre Clean Fix

ADDITIVES

Hybrid "Seo Tune" Blue Magic Tyre Traction Compound
Nosram Carpet Traction Additive
Sweep Tyre Traction Compound Additive
Much More Red Sap Rubber Conditioner Additive (High traction tracks)
Much More Blue Sap Rubber Conditioner additive (Low traction tracks)
Orion Traction Juice Formula 1 Additive (Whats the difference between 1 & 2?)
Orion Traction Juice Formula 2 Additive
LRP Top Grip Carpet 2 Tyre Treatment (is this the same as Nosram?)

If anyone can add to this list that would be great
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We banned paragon 10 years ago, and have been using JACK THE GRIPPER for all rubber and foam tires. We run sorex 28r with JTG for juice....
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