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Old 03-05-2014, 01:11 AM
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Has anyone tried Proline's X compound? I was in the process of buying some M4 Blockades (which I really like) and noticed they also come in X4.
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:42 AM
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The X series are a little longer wearing. I only buy the X compounds now
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IMO, DEF go with x compound. Same grip ( I can't tell any difference ) much better wear life.

I'm using blockade in mx compound and it has about 2 hours on it with hardly any wear, yet it's still soft. I also use x3 diamond backs, my new fave tire
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+1 on the blockades in X compound. Top tires.
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I've run the MX compound on a mallasis track for 45 minutes and still had tread left.
I really don't see why they still make the M compounds. The X compounds are by far superior
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Originally Posted by TIX View Post
I've run the MX compound on a mallasis track for 45 minutes and still had tread left.
I really don't see why they still make the M compounds. The X compounds are by far superior
What do you mean by mallasis?
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X compound tires have less side wall flex and different rubber. They work great on dry abrasive tracks. If there is any moisture in the surface then M compounds are the way to go.
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Originally Posted by Buster661 View Post
X compound tires have less side wall flex and different rubber. They work great on dry abrasive tracks. If there is any moisture in the surface then M compounds are the way to go.
+1 the M compound is softer for sure. On a track that is watered or low abrasion the M compound works better. I think the X compound is Proline's attempt to try and get the same tire wear as AKA. I think if Proline and AKA could merge we could have 1 dominate tire company. Tread pattern choices from Proline and tire wear of AKA
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James would u say the X3 is closer to an M2 than M3?
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Originally Posted by Tyson72 View Post
James would u say the X3 is closer to an M2 than M3?
No it seems to be somewhere in between. I would call it M2.5
The compound is great and much better tire wear than the M compound but definitely a bit stiffer.
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Originally Posted by Jaz240 View Post
No it seems to be somewhere in between. I would call it M2.5
The compound is great and much better tire wear than the M compound but definitely a bit stiffer.
M2.5, that made me laugh man
Yeah cool I see tessman ran his blockades in the x3 in the buggy A main at DNC.
I have the MX blockades for truck but haven't tried them yet. The M3 in truck are like chewing gum just stick to the dirt so well.
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Originally Posted by Jaz240 View Post
+1 the M compound is softer for sure. On a track that is watered or low abrasion the M compound works better. I think the X compound is Proline's attempt to try and get the same tire wear as AKA. I think if Proline and AKA could merge we could have 1 dominate tire company. Tread pattern choices from Proline and tire wear of AKA
James here is on the right track. But with one part missing. The X compound is basically a more stable platform than the M. For our very rough high speed track, the X is much preferred because the M will grab ruts much easily and will have to take into account tire roll more so than the X compound.

I prefer the X compound for Fear Farm, which is very high speed and also very rutted despite what the videos show.
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Thanks guys
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Great info. Thanks from little Denmark
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Originally Posted by Lille-bror View Post
Great info. Thanks from little Denmark
I'm going to try the x compound in a few days. Having already run the m compound I'll see how my results stack up. Thanks guys
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