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Old 03-26-2011, 02:47 PM
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I am looking for opinions for best tires for a hard, dusty track.

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Hi,

I am looking for opinions for best tires for a hard, dusty track.

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Mike
Mike,there is a lot of thing could effect your tire choices :depending how much dust u have on the surface of the track,what is the temp of the surface,if there is a lot of roots and bumps etc....Please give a little more info...
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it is a fairly smooth, hard packed track. There is alot of dust and not alot of traction at most times. Temps vary from day to day. It gets watered very little.

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it is a fairly smooth, hard packed track. There is alot of dust and not alot of traction at most times. Temps vary from day to day. It gets watered very little.

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OK Mike,this kind of track i would run medium pin tires soft or super soft.Proline Calibers ,Hot Bodies Megagrids ,with hard or medium hard insert ......
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lol sounds like the rc track we have here in Iraq!
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M3 Calibers. Std insert.
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aka cityblock supersofts
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I would choose I-Beams over Cityblocks for those conditions.
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aka cityblock supersofts
+1 for ss cityblocks, They work well in those conditions
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If its hard pack but quite dusty somtimes a bigger lug tire like a soft I-beam will work great.
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Exactly, Cityblocks work great if the dust level is very low. The same with calibers, they don't work well when there's a lot of dust on the track.
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M3 Calibers
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Gridiron is always my 1st choice on a hard packed track and then if it's a little dusty Proline sniper or caliber always work. Citiblock tires are also very versatile. See what the fastguys are using. When a guy has a tq run on a qual I always check out what rubber he's rolling.
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TLR tires are great quality with excellent wear characteristics...

for a line with light dust
Ultra Digits
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...odID=LOSA7775G

for a clean line
Kingpins
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...odID=LOSA7776G
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Sounds more like he needs a set of Eclipse, if we're gonna go with TLR tires. I loved the red compound set I had.
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