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Old 02-03-2003, 07:30 PM   #1
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anybody try these???
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Old 02-03-2003, 09:30 PM   #2
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These tires are made by GRP. So it's the same thing as Proline's Nitro Shoes, Elligi, Orion's Fresh Kicks foam and a few others. So yes they are good.

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Old 02-06-2003, 08:50 PM   #3
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Are you sure the Nitro Shoes are made by GRP?
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Yes I am quite sure that the nitro shoes are made by GRP. They might be assembled somewhere else but the rubber that is on the wheel is GRP rubber.

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i disagree i think the nitro shoes arent GRP foam
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i use GRP foam and i dont think it feels or looks anything like the nitro shoes

plus i thought i saw an add for nitro shoes that said the best foam wasnt made in italy because they won at worlds
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I have to agree with Jason102276.......

Nitro Shoes are made here in the U.S.A. Speedline Racing supply them their rims.
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I have only used the Power Tyres a few times, they have fair grip, but the rims suck big time!
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i disagree i think the nitro shoes arent GRP foam
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i use GRP foam and i dont think it feels or looks anything like the nitro shoes

plus i thought i saw an add for nitro shoes that said the best foam wasnt made in italy because they won at worlds
Yes I believe the JACO foam is different. (The offset on Nitro shoes differs a hair also from GRP wheels.... the rears don't fit my V-One RR without hitting the hubs.)

Yokomo, as well as ZAC foams, are also different than GRP style and Jaco.

What else is out there, hmmm...
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Some time ago, lurking on the CRC website I found a page talking about foams, their types and pros and cons. Was very instructive and answered some questions for me.

Used many brands of foams and for sure that Nitro Shoes aren't made by GRP, their foam looks very different when is used (brand new almost all foams looks the same).
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Has anyone heard of Super-G tires?....Speedline carried them for picco mugen etc.
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The best tires I found so far are the Arrows from GS Racing. They are consistent and give lots of grip.

But Jaco Nitroshoes are definately not GRP. Just check out the gandini website to see a full list of their tires.

Does Jaco not make their own foam????

Another foam on the market would be UFRA (I think it is a Japanese foam). I think the Yokomo foams are made from this. They look similar when they start to wear.
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Has anyone heard of Super-G tires?....Speedline carried them for picco mugen etc.
I have heard of the Super-G ties. I think they are Ufra foam. I know that Speedline expect all their sponsored drivers to use them.
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Another foam on the market would be UFRA (I think it is a Japanese foam). I think the Yokomo foams are made from this. They look similar when they start to wear.
UFRA is supposedly made from Switzerland. But their foams are from GRP Italy. I use them and they are cheap and fine. Just that they are prone to chunking in the rear tires if not careful with the side boards.
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