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Old 09-28-2009, 11:59 AM
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Got 2 quick questions-

What's a good tire for an idoor blue grooved fresh track on a losi truggy?

Also what is the best way to install a wrap-i mean do any of you use soapy water on the body to allow the sticker to be positioned correctly or just do it dry, do you use a heat gun to help get out wrinkles. So please post how you guys do it as I have a new qrap to install this week, I've done it before and it turned out ok just wanted to see if there was an easier way

Thanks for info guys-love the site
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by shady3031 View Post
Got 2 quick questions-

What's a good tire for an idoor blue grooved fresh track on a losi truggy?

Also what is the best way to install a wrap-i mean do any of you use soapy water on the body to allow the sticker to be positioned correctly or just do it dry, do you use a heat gun to help get out wrinkles. So please post how you guys do it as I have a new qrap to install this week, I've done it before and it turned out ok just wanted to see if there was an easier way

Thanks for info guys-love the site
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if the track is smooth, the AKA - Cityblocks, Gridirons
if its on the rough side then - AKA Ibeams

I install my wraps the windex
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If you want something that will last

Jconcepts Yellow Crosshairs

if you want a good fast run

M3 Holeshots, M3 Calibers, JC Blue Crosshairs
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if the track is smooth, the AKA - Cityblocks, Gridirons
if its on the rough side then - AKA Ibeams

I install my wraps the windex
+1 on the cityblocks and grid Irons. I would also add revolvers and calibers. I havent found a surface that the calibers dont hook up to except in the mud.
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Thanks for the info on tires the ones you listed are what I was thinking also, just wanted another opinion. Currently I have all of those except the gridirons
I have aka city blocks, I beams, proline caliber and revolver along with some holeshots with aka foams also got some vp pro turbo trax on the way.
This is probably gonna be my last big race of the year-this year has been a huge success after swapping to the losi I have a few wins, couple of ppdiums, got second in open teuggy rc pro, I am now looking for a podium in a big event to hopefully help with the resume

Thanks again guys I'll keep you posted how it goes at the SIC this week
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:46 PM
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+1 on the cityblocks and grid Irons. I would also add revolvers and calibers. I havent found a surface that the calibers dont hook up to except in the mud.
was the track blown out? couple weeks ago they watered a little to much and my calibers hooked up great
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Shady take a look at this website and it will tell you about putting on your skin http://www.upgrade-rc.com/buggyskini...ggyinstall.htm
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Originally Posted by shady3031 View Post
Got 2 quick questions-

What's a good tire for an idoor blue grooved fresh track on a losi truggy?

Also what is the best way to install a wrap-i mean do any of you use soapy water on the body to allow the sticker to be positioned correctly or just do it dry, do you use a heat gun to help get out wrinkles. So please post how you guys do it as I have a new qrap to install this week, I've done it before and it turned out ok just wanted to see if there was an easier way

Thanks for info guys-love the site
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Hey Jason,

I have been running Blue/Yellow Double Dees (Half-Ups) on my Losi 8ight-T 2.0 and love them. If the track temperature is over 100 degrees I recommend running the yellow compound. I am assuming it is going to be cold since it is indoor, so I recommend the blue compound. The Double Dees work best on the new JConcept Dish Wheels in my opinion with the stock Half-Up foam.

As for the wraps, if you are putting it on a wing or some other hard plastic, I use denatured alcohol to clean off any oil. I don't recommend motor spray since it weakens the plastic, and if it cold outside, the plastic will break. Not sure what to do with a body wrap, but normally when I decal my bodies I just wipe them off real well with a clean rag.

Hope this helps.

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Originally Posted by token View Post
if the track is smooth, the AKA - Cityblocks, Gridirons
if its on the rough side then - AKA Ibeams

I install my wraps the windex

+1. Gridirons work at almost every indoor track I've been to. Soft Cityblocks on a Losi truck are also dialed....... lol
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+1. Gridirons work at almost every indoor track I've been to. Soft Cityblocks on a Losi truck are also dialed....... lol
DIALED - son
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