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Old 01-02-2012, 02:18 PM   #1
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Default DRIFT TIRES

So ive searched trying to find it, if anyone has any links im open to checking them out. What Im interested in is finding out which drift tires you like, on which surface?

smooth fresh asphalt
old rough asphalt
slick concrete (ie garage floor)
textured concrete (driveway or sidewalk)
carpet

just looking for more info, why do you like the certain tire on whichever surface, and whatnot.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:25 AM   #2
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Default drift wheels

i use pvc pipe on my standard TT-01 and it is good surfaces i dont like rough ahphelt cos of all the small rocks and stuff. i am about to upgrade the motor so i need a softer plastic but i will be makeing them the same way.

How to make them.

1. buy 4 new rims or use old ones
2. Remove all the lips apart from the last one on the inside it is best to do this on a lathe
3. Find some pvc pipe i use pipe with a 53mm id and cut to the with u like
4. it is best to round off the out side edge
5. use tale around the rim to make sure it is a tight fit i have never glued them on.
6. do this 4 times and then go drifting
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Also check out Raikuo (sp?) on Staten Island, they have a good selection, and they ship quickly.
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Old 01-04-2012, 02:09 AM   #4
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Ok so i found some poly pipe today with a 53mm id going to try and make some wheels tonight
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Old 01-06-2012, 04:34 AM   #5
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Default Polly drift wheels

OK so i made some Polly drift wheels and they are much better than pvc.....
heaps of grip off the power and hit the throttle and watch that ass slide. now i just need my bigger motor to turn up....
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