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Old 10-22-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
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Default What is the common weight rule for Foam tire TCs on Carpet?

I really would like to know what the genreally accepted weight rule is for TC with Foams on carpet would be.

Roar lists 1525 grams which seems heavy.

What does the Indoor Champs in Cleveland and the Snowbirds use?

What do your local tracks use?

Last year we used 1400 grams, but some complained it was too light compared to other tracks.

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The Indoor Champs has it at 50 oz, which is 1420.45 grams.
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Originally posted by ROARprez
In the upcoming 2005 rule book

Rubber tires 1525g with transponder
Foam tires 1418g with transponder

1525 gram = 53.792792 ounce
1418 gram = 50.018478 ounce
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Thanks guys.

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