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Old 01-17-2014, 08:42 PM
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What truggy tires are closest to the Proline Caliber as far as performance and the type of track they work on? The Calibers have always been my go to tire for the tracks here but Proline has discontinued them. I have tried Impacts, Blockades, and City Blocks but none work nearly as well for me.
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:19 PM
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Try J concepts 7's
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:48 PM
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Maybe JConcepts Stackers too. They're a little like the City Blocks but more of a pin type tire.
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:54 PM
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I did a tire comparo last year over a period of months at my club races with Holeshots to Gridirons and then to Tazers. This on a TKI3. All were the same as far as lap times were concerned. I next tried calibers. I found they were a little shaper when brand new. Maybe a little too sharp for my liking, but after a few laps they had a very similar feeling to the other three. Calibers look like they have some crazy step pin weird pattern, but in the end they feel like the other three (small pin tires) and the lap times are the same. However, Calibers are way longer wearing. Caliber is a good tire.
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Calibers have been a good tire at our local track, and recently quite a few guys have been having success with the sweep exagons.
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check out the sweep exagons. they are a pretty good all around tire
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Look on ebay, you can still find them.
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:49 PM
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I wait VP Pro made the Gripz in truggy size. I tried a set for my buggy tonight and loved them.
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AKA Gridirons or Impacts are my primary truggy tire.

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Interestingly enough I was looking through my stuff and found a pair of Truggy Calibers mounted. If you're interested send me a PM and we can work something out
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