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FOAM TC RACING LETS GET BACK TO IT

Old 10-04-2010, 08:53 AM
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365 days without using foam tires ... I will continue like this forever.
Sorry but I do not like sponges
Rubber forever
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Old 10-04-2010, 11:39 AM
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Well the Halloween race at the gate offers a foam TC class.. I see 3 entries so far.
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Old 10-04-2010, 11:52 AM
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Foam, rubber, whatever. As long as they aren't mounted to those gay looking dish or prism rims.
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Old 10-04-2010, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by DARKSIDE View Post
only once at the Music City Championship 2009, by EA....

Eric Anderson #1 27 6:04.717 13.372
Jason Lutz #3 26 6:02.027 13.557
Myron Kinnard #5 26 6:06.509 13.869 4.482
It was a few more times this year though

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Old 10-04-2010, 01:33 PM
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Maybe spec foam could be the novice class, so guys don't have to worry so much about setup and all that.
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Old 10-04-2010, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by MikeXray View Post
mmm foams

Foams require a different type of driving style than rubber, yes it can mask some setup issues, but in the end to be a top contender everything has to be right just like with a rubber car. I thought rubber would lessen the tires I buy, but I have a box full of used spec rubber tires from this summer just like I used to have with foams.. Plus foam cars don't flip over the instant you touch them with another car..
My foam Photon is so fun to drive! Bolt on the foams turn up the Tekin and drop the hammer!
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Old 10-04-2010, 02:54 PM
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My thoughts on this one are.

I have about 10 sets of four Jaco TC Foams that I will gladly sell real cheap. They are all trued glued and race ready. None are all chunk or anything goofy. They are all trued to sizes ranging from 58.5mm to 56mm. Most are the double pink compound and a few are pink/orange.

Ill take $8 per set of four.
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Old 10-04-2010, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
Maybe spec foam could be the novice class, so guys don't have to worry so much about setup and all that.
There is a bit more set-up required for foam than rubber. Sure, rubber is a bit more sensitive to set-up changes, but with foam as the tire wears to need to re-set your ride height, droop etc.
I'm not against foam, but it's not so simple for newbies.
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I'm about to get back into TC racing, and it'll be on foam tires. I've run TC on rubber and foam in the far past, and remembered liking rubber better since there was no such thing as a chunked tire. I do recall scratching my head at the compound/width/insert/air gap adjustments we have to make, but it sounds like spec rubber now has done away with that.

Oh well, we'll see how it goes.
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Originally Posted by EAMotorsports View Post
It was a few more times this year though

See ya in Memphis this weekend! Looking forward to redemption after BTH performance!

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cya there...oh I got the Tekin...need some blue paint

Originally Posted by mrrcguy View Post
My thoughts on this one are.

I have about 10 sets of four Jaco TC Foams that I will gladly sell real cheap. They are all trued glued and race ready. None are all chunk or anything goofy. They are all trued to sizes ranging from 58.5mm to 56mm. Most are the double pink compound and a few are pink/orange.

Ill take $8 per set of four.
Dirla will buy them...lol...where you been, and are you coming out this weekend?
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Season opener on the rug last week... Stock sedan(17.5) open speedo on foam.. What great racing.. After 4 or 5 years not racing sedan it was blast to do battle that close... Little rubbing pushing and seriouse hard laps... Same laptime as stock 1/12 so speeds are great... Current tires hold up exceptionally well also.... Sure is fun to be back on foam and having hooked racer cars fighting around the track.
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