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Old 07-18-2012, 11:28 AM
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Would you recommend using Sweep tires, I normally use Proline.. Also which type and compound would you recommend?
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:40 AM
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Well I a little biased with my opinion but I feel Sweep tires are the best out there. They have great wear and the foams are very durable and hold their shape. I've ran a full weekend on a set and still had great traction on the last lap of the event.

The compounds are Silver=ultrasoft, Blue=soft, and Red=medium

If your in a hot climate during summer run Blues or Reds, Mild temps you can run Silvers.
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I have had good success with silver square armors in the past.
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What are the conditions of your tracks you race on? Sweep tires have made me a better driver and racer so far this year. I can really feel the tire compared to the other brands.
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:36 PM
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We run Sweep tires on our buggy and truggy, and they work flawlessly!! You'll find the rubber compound to be a bit different than other brands, but the tire wear is amazing. There are many tread patterns offered for the buggy...give'em a try, you won't be disappointed!
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The tires are really good. they have good traction and great wear. They compete with some of the best.
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I think, if you're coming from PL to Sweep, you'll be very happy.
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My local track is dusty and it doesn't have much grip. Would you recommend the exagon tyre?
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Square armour and micro contact are my favourites.
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Originally Posted by Kaano97 View Post
My local track is dusty and it doesn't have much grip. Would you recommend the exagon tyre?
Battle Stars are all I use in buggy for dry dusty condictions. Great forward bite and are consistant over an entire main. The exagons have great tread life but i find the pins are to tall and roll over to much (in buggy) hooking ruts. So for me if its dusty with next to no moister in/on the track its silver battle stars. if its dusty and the track has moister then its square armors.
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Originally Posted by Kaano97 View Post
My local track is dusty and it doesn't have much grip. Would you recommend the exagon tyre?
Is it hard packed or loose dirt? Sandy or clay?
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Is it hard packed or loose dirt? Sandy or clay?
Its loose and sandy..
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when in doubt go with square armor. pretty much the only tire i run. also i keep exagons and battle star on hand just in case. micro contacts are good to have but work best on hard pack IMO. i always run blue unless its winter. also use some reds.
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How about double action compare to square amour ? For dusty loose clay track. Any thought ?
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Originally Posted by jmaxey51 View Post
when in doubt go with square armor. pretty much the only tire i run. also i keep exagons and battle star on hand just in case. micro contacts are good to have but work best on hard pack IMO. i always run blue unless its winter. also use some reds.
+1. Most folks are running the new closed cell foam also. The stock foams are good also. Closed cell will give the tire more side bite.

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