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Old 10-11-2006, 10:34 PM   #31
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Outdoor or indoor, works great for me!
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Old 10-11-2006, 11:30 PM   #32
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I stil love this stuf, but i heard EA say this stuff eats carpet..
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Old 10-12-2006, 10:57 AM   #33
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The stuff is certainly a trip. The grip wasn't as good as the TQ orange we were running but also didn't suffer from gunk buildup that you had to clean all the time either. I liked the apply and no wipe off part, that rocks.

By far the strangest trait of this traction compound was that we switched at Stockton almost overnight for some testing and the Niftech "cleaned" a groove in the track. You could easily see after plenty of laps where the old black groove was and a nice light grey groove in the middle. Weird stuff.
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Old 10-12-2006, 12:38 PM   #34
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i have switched our track to niftech only this year, the reasons behind my decision were 1: i didn't like wiping the compound off the tires and getting residue all over my hands 2: some members forget to completely wipe all of there tires resulting in black marks all over the track. with the purchase of new carpet this year the new stuff is lighter in color than the stuff from 3 years ago. i have noticed that the track does not get a black groove but still has great amounts of traction. we are only a couple of weeks into the new season but from what i have seen the traction is better than the tq and jack products and no smell. as for the niftech harming the carpet i cant see that. the alcohol base is there to disapate the compound, there is little to no residue being transfered to the carpet. i have sent samples to our inhouse lab to review the effect of niftech on the carpet fibres and they found it is easier on them than the last product and combination of products we used. while i agree everyone has there own opinion on what works the best, to me there is more advantages of using niftech than the other compounds, but time will tell and i will post again in a couple of months to give a better point of view
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Old 11-14-2006, 09:13 AM   #35
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I dont know which Niftech some people have been using but the stuff I used last Friday for our main had a terable smell. After application I had a pounding head ache within 10 minutes. It could have been because in motor cooler was blowing towards my face. Maybe the bottle I used had gone rancid?

The traction is great, but it also still marked the track Not as bad as others but there still was visable marking

But IMO to say that this stuff does not smell is a False Statement, To say it does not leave a mess on your hands is false and to say it is does not mark the carpet is also false. On the other hand the traction is amazing.
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Old 11-14-2006, 11:39 AM   #36
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Is there anyway that I can ship this traction compound from USA to Asia..? If so...what is the methrod..? I have a request from my friend oversea that want this traction compound but I told them I have no idea in what way I can ship these flammable liquid item thru local USPS...

Are they flammable and are they toxic..? I think it is both....

No matter what..I will give this traction compound a try myself here in USA.

Thanks in advance....
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Is there anyway that I can ship this traction compound from USA to Asia..? If so...what is the methrod..? I have a request from my friend oversea that want this traction compound but I told them I have no idea in what way I can ship these flammable liquid item thru local USPS...

Are they flammable and are they toxic..? I think it is both....

No matter what..I will give this traction compound a try myself here in USA.

Thanks in advance....
See here is the issue.
USPS says no flamables can be shipped via Air/Priority.
It can only travel via ground shipment. (i.e. 3rd class or SAM)
Now if you go to UPS they might be able to get it to your friend.
But I know they also only do flamables via Ground...So International would be very difficult..
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Old 11-14-2006, 12:02 PM   #38
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See here is the issue.
USPS says no flamables can be shipped via Air/Priority.
It can only travel via ground shipment. (i.e. 3rd class or SAM)
Now if you go to UPS they might be able to get it to your friend.
But I know they also only do flamables via Ground...So International would be very difficult..
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I knew you will answer that question.........nothing better then someone who work for the USPS...thanks Shookie....I will tell my friend to use Diet Coke instead....LOL
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Old 11-14-2006, 02:33 PM   #39
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mjm, it doesn't leave a mess on my hands in Calgary, probably because that's all we use. However, my hands got a little dirty in MH, and I suspect that's because some racers were using other compounds.
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mjm, it doesn't leave a mess on my hands in Calgary, probably because that's all we use. However, my hands got a little dirty in MH, and I suspect that's because some racers were using other compounds.

If you slop it all over your hands it does
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Old 11-15-2006, 12:56 PM   #41
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Just talked to the owner of Niftech, very nice person to talk to....friendly company and I am sure theri traction compound is great. Good ppl always get good products....

Now...what is the chance I can ship 24 bottles of their tire traction compound overseas within 2 months and not get lost in space..?
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Solara, based on 6 years of experience working for a mail order company that welcomes international customers, I would say 90%.

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Does anyone know if you can still get this traction?
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