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Old 07-13-2014, 07:56 PM   #1
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Default Anyone tried Solaris F1 Tyres?

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Just wondering if anyone has tried the Solaris F1 rubber tyres? Getting mixed results with the Pit Shimizus on cold tracks, just wondered if these were any better? Any input would be appreciated.

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Old 01-14-2015, 04:20 PM   #2
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Anyone in tried Solaris F1 tires on carpet?
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i did , the result are ok with the combo 65 front and 30 rear and with the 55 front 24 rear, but not as fast as the Pit 571 -572 (around .3 sec)
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Old 01-14-2015, 05:25 PM   #4
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65 Front tons of Steering
55 front not enough steering

30 rear not enough grip
24 rear not enough grip

they are alittle narrower than pit in the rear so that may be it for the rear grip.

didn't have time to try 65 front and Pit rear thinking that may be very good if not ultimate
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i tried the recommended cart tires and they drove well but when the car was setup for them they were still a few tenths slower than shimuza.

The balance shifted throughout the run but it did so in a predictable manner so was no cliff feeling. At the start of the run the car pushed considerably and as the compound wore off and the fronts heated up the balance shifted to the front with a loose rear feeling. Without sauce the change was less drastic still behaved the same.
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We ran Solaris control tire at AOC this year and I could not get my car working on them at all during the 3 day event. That said some of the drivers were flying so whether some sets are inconsistent vs others not sure but that said I am not a fan after my expereince with the tires. We ran a high grip indoor asphalt track. I had previously run Pit's soft rear and medium front and was consistently a front runner on the same track surface.

Also I found that the rears with a side impact or slight rub will cut (not tear) the rubber because the rim has a notch the tire and it slices through the rubber. The fronts held up fine and wear rate was pretty good.
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