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Old 07-09-2019, 07:05 PM
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:41 AM
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Ok folks,

I've got a question about tire treatment for Asphalt. What is the choice Protoform tire treatment for asphalt. My HPIs hook up great, but they are about worn out and I'm going to race on Protoforms until I can get some other HPIs. I know some guys can get these tires to hook up on asphalt. What's the trick?
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Do you have tire warmers?

I have Iíve found the best thing is actually almost nothing.

If if you have warmers, just cycle them three 4-5, 8-10 minutes cycles on a fairly high temp. Coat with SXT MAX between cycles. Once complete, clean with non Chlorinated brake cleaner, then run. Donít put any additive on them for race day. It ends up just making the tires greasy and they swell too quickly. It also makes them inconsistent if you canít repeat the exact same routine. With this method youíll need to adjust you suspension and and driving a bit, but it gives the most consistent times and makes the tires last a fairly long time.
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Old 07-29-2019, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by triguy1975 View Post
Ok folks,

I've got a question about tire treatment for Asphalt. What is the choice Protoform tire treatment for asphalt. My HPIs hook up great, but they are about worn out and I'm going to race on Protoforms until I can get some other HPIs. I know some guys can get these tires to hook up on asphalt. What's the trick?
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Hello, looking at racing my old TC4 in VTA for fun. How long do VTA tires last? Going to run 2 club races a month, on asphalt. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by ceh329 View Post
Hello, looking at racing my old TC4 in VTA for fun. How long do VTA tires last? Going to run 2 club races a month, on asphalt. Thanks!
does the track require the Protoform VTA Tires, or are Hpi allowed?
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Rules say Protoform VTA Tires.
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hey #USVTANation....what you doing next month?

https://www.rcsignup.com/events/disp...nt.cfm?ID=8129






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Originally Posted by DARKSIDE View Post
hey #USVTANation....what you doing next month?

https://www.rcsignup.com/events/disp...nt.cfm?ID=8129

I know what I'm doing!

If you're debating on going, do yourself a favor and go. This is one of those events you must attend. Facility is top notch! Hobby Shop has all (and I do mean ALL) the right parts, tools, bodies, etc. a person could ask for! Skill levels of all types.

Not to mention, they provide an amazing dinner that Saturday evening for the racers! (Get in my belly!)
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