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Old 09-03-2005, 02:54 PM
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I'm working on an indoor carpet track but i was searching for a good type of carpet. Would you please help
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Old 09-03-2005, 03:42 PM
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Ozite. There aren't many more alternatives that won't ruin your bearings.
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Old 09-03-2005, 03:43 PM
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http://www.teamcrc.com/crc/modules.p...prodID=7718822
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Old 09-03-2005, 03:43 PM
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I need a really good grip carpet and dark colored carpet would be prefered.
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Old 09-03-2005, 04:49 PM
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The other guys have already given you the answer, Ozite.

We use it here, and its fantastic. All the big Carpet meetings use it.

If you want something, err, blue, check out the LRP carpet meeting thread - one of the organisers said what the carpet they used was in that thread..
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As an owner(new)of a carpet track I have just gone through what you are about to go through.. CRC had the best price and i feel the best product,It has not fuzzed up to much,one thing to remember is limit your racers to one type of traction compound,dont let them use a bunch of different brands,it gums up your tires.Go to the web site of CRC and check the prices.They were about $1000 less than the ozite.(thats for where i'm at)My track is 80x40 and the total cost was $2096 shipped,glue was another $300.I never ever I do mean ever want to glue that much carpet down in a day..what a pain.. Good Luck
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I thought the CRC carpet was Ozite?
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It looks close but its not the same.
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CRc carpet is the best.. it is the most widely used. there new foam backed carpet is the best.. It has killer grip.. At some of the track i run at we have this.. after your second pack your traction rolling.. Ie awesome grip.. this is what all tracks seem to be going to.. if you run oval and roafd course, its awesome.. no more worries about a groove i the track.. its there instantly
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check were he is from? i'll bet he's looking for something alittle closer to home not sure he wants crc to ship to dubia? any help on the other site of the ocean
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I am in Australia, and our carpet was sent from the USA, the shipping was as much as the price of the carpet itself. Dubai might be less..
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Thanks Guys, that was helpfull.
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Prima Track GT gets my vote, quite a few places in the uk use it. Very good grip and hardly any fuzz/fluff at all.
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