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Old 12-09-2010, 05:26 PM   #1
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Default Electric TC Rain Tires. What do you guys run in Europe?

I remember seeing these videos of TC Euros a few years back. Was so cool seeing them throw rooster tails and I couldnt believe how much grip they seemed to have.

There are some Seattle area guys looking for something for wet parking lots. I thought my RCtech friends could help...

What tires are these? Pics? Makers? Part numbers?

Thanks!
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Old 12-09-2010, 05:33 PM   #2
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I remember the European Corally guys used some special Pit Shimizu tire. D20 Cut slick I think
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The same tires you use in the dry works quite well. What seems to make the most difference is the compound and not if it is a slick tire or treaded. When the ground just starting to get wet traction will be poor no matter what tires...but once it is really wet then the grip goes way up.
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Old 12-09-2010, 06:01 PM   #4
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LRP has rain tires.
they work great.

Normally is here no rain tire allowed.
In Belgium it is as I'm right. there they use the LRP rain tire.
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Here you go.

http://www.racing-cars.com/pp/Produc...ts/XG-WET.html
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Those are exactly what I was thinking of. Think we should do some rain races Todd?
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Todd, as usual, you amaze me! More happy customers thanks to my friends!
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LRP do a rain tyre BUTit is expensive

http://www.the-border.com/product.ph...1&bestseller=Y



the cheaper and better option is the Shucmacher rain tyres they are half the price

http://demonpowerproducts.co.uk/prod...oducts_id=3022
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Those are exactly what I was thinking of. Think we should do some rain races Todd?
We could hose down the Hangar floor with water (Leaving the carpet rolled up, and stored) and have an indoor wet TC Challenge.

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LRP do a rain tyre BUTit is expensive

http://www.the-border.com/product.ph...1&bestseller=Y



the cheaper and better option is the Shucmacher rain tyres they are half the price

http://demonpowerproducts.co.uk/prod...oducts_id=3022
yes but they live long and are working verry good.

don't run on a dry track
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I remember the European Corally guys used some special Pit Shimizu tire. D20 Cut slick I think
These are the ones we use most of the time in the Netherlands. Almost griprollin' with them in the rain

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Those are exactly what I was thinking of. Think we should do some rain races Todd?
I want a covered drivers stand if we do!
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Those are exactly what I was thinking of. Think we should do some rain races Todd?
I will put in brushed motors and go with it lol(my lrp is waterproof). I will even use your old HB car lol
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and I couldnt believe how much grip they seemed to have.

Thanks!
I remember mark green (serpent) saying there was more grip in the rain there vs this side of the ocean. I don't know why exactly, maybe its that we spray and they don't? Or bigger tracks less rubber build up.
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