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Old 07-13-2004, 08:06 AM   #1
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Default Which Tires and Rims are the best?

I'm looking to get some better rims and tires, mainly rims. Seems like most rims I've tried take a set after a hit or two. I've tried Proline, HPI, Tamiya, Take-offs, and I'm now trying out some rims from Echo.

Really what I'm looking for is a little more life out my wheels and something that fits a little better on my Pro4.
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Old 07-13-2004, 08:10 AM   #2
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I like the preglued cs27's. They last a long time. As far as buying rims I really like the black rims that came with the Schumacher Axis 2 kit. Very tuff and durable.
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Old 07-13-2004, 08:54 AM   #3
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People really like Speedmind over here - good reputation for being durable and tough.

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Old 07-13-2004, 09:36 AM   #4
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It's all a toss up. I like the Tamiya rims, they fit the tire nicely and haves a contact that meets the tire with no gap. The wheel flexes enough to absorb impacts without breaking. However, if you hit something hard enough, something will give.

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Old 07-13-2004, 10:39 AM   #5
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I use a yokomo and hpi rims and tamiya as my alternative.. In tires I use a sorex and HPI rubber tires they are great..
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Old 07-13-2004, 10:47 AM   #6
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pro line 24/26mm dish rims, love em, and take off cs22 and cs27

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