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Old 02-22-2010, 07:32 AM   #1
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Looking for educated opinions please.
Running on hard packed clay with light dust. (not blue grooved)
Concidering aka cityblocks or proline calibers.
I've ran jconcepts crowbow combos and vp-pro striker cutoff combos but am wondering if there's a better choice. I've also heard people are happy with jconcepts subcultures under similar conditions as well as vp-pro axmen.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:16 AM   #2
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Either one of those tires will be great on any surface. The Caliber is pro-lines answer to the aka cityblock.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:29 AM   #3
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Both the AKA Cityblocks and Proline Calibers will work awesome on those conditions. In buggy I did like the Calibers over the Cityblocks in those conditions even though I am an AKA fan. I haven't run Jconcepts Subcultures but I have heard they are awesome tires as well. I am sure out of those three what ever one you get will work awesome.
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Are you running around VMP and/or Phil Hurd/SCORE down there?

M3 Calibers will work most of the time in buggy and have a bit more forward bite than Cityblocks.

Subcultures in blue should work nicely as the dust begins to go away as long as the hardpack base is there.
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If there' even the lightest of dust I would go with Callibers over Cityblocks. I had a set of cityblocks on in a 20min main, it was like piloting a ferry. No grip or no brakes. How I managed 7th out of 10 is beyond me, I was easily 8 seconds slower per lap.

And it was hardpacked clay with light dust, might as well have been ice.
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Old 02-22-2010, 12:45 PM   #6
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I personally like the Sub-Cs. Three stage tire w/ a small pin to get through the dust. Plus they last a long time.
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