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Old 01-18-2004, 04:13 AM   #1
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Default TIRES tires TIres, Ellegi or UFRA.

What are peoples opinions on these 2 brands of tyres? I can get both of these brands fairly easily but i can get UFRA at a slightly cheaper price. I have found similar levels of grip but the UFRA tyres seem to chunk alot more or is it just me?
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Old 01-18-2004, 04:31 AM   #2
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The UFRA's are definately better. In colder climate we can run 42 shore UFRA when we can only run 37/40 shore Elligis. They last longer for wear but like you say they are prone to chunking if you hit things (I know. Chunked 4 sets of 30mm rear in 1 day).

But on an open track they would be a better choice. What we do now is run UFRA's on the front and Elligi on the rear as it tends to be only rears we chunk.

Works well and grip is perfect.
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Old 01-20-2004, 11:57 AM   #3
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You should try the GQ tires. In my opinion they are the best. GQ'S can be purchased at Marvin's Hobbie And Speedway. ($35.00 st. of 4 1/8 scale, and $23.90 for 1/10 scale. Work great and don't chunk.

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those GQ tires do work good but wished it came in a white
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Rocco,
Can you get me the web site for Marvin's. I have been looking for these tires and it sounds like they have a decent price.

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Old 01-20-2004, 08:06 PM   #6
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How about Jaco tires for 1/8? The LHS informed me they had just imported Jaco tyres for 1/8 Serpent which is about 85% of the price of Ellegi.
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Old 01-24-2004, 11:36 PM   #7
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Get Calandra Racing Concepts tires (CRC).

They have Mugen, Serpent, Kyosho and Picco mounted. Great tire, great price.

www.teamcrc.com
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Jaco ,their coming out with 38 and 42 shores.
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Rocco,
Can you get me the web site for Marvin's. I have been looking for these tires and it sounds like they have a decent price.

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Try www.gqproduct.com and ask for their dealer in the US.

Its a great tires and they are coming out with new auto tire truer and sander (to make round edge) with wheel hex for 1/8 and 1/10 included.

You can find pics and more info about it on our website at www.daltonshop.com
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Old 02-02-2004, 06:11 PM   #11
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I like GRP tyres (Ellegi/Champion) or Enneti
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Old 02-05-2004, 12:30 AM   #12
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Test the GQ-Tyres!!

They work really great and make perfect gripp!
You can get it at http://www.rc-car-exklusive.com

SHOP....

http://www.rc-car-exklusive.com/shop-englisch

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they are Both GRP foams. In fact, if u go to GRP Gandini's site, they list all the brands they have under their name. they all should be pretty simular, minus the rims. My personal recomendation would be Arrows or Fioroni tires. Check them out at http://www.GSRacing.com .

I like the Arrows dish, they seem to be pretty durable rims.
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Try www.gqproduct.com and ask for their dealer in the US.

Its a great tires and they are coming out with new auto tire truer and sander (to make round edge) with wheel hex for 1/8 and 1/10 included.

You can find pics and more info about it on our website at www.daltonshop.com
Hey that GQ truer looks really good.
Does anyone know anyplace in North America selling it?
I've tried the distributor link on their site but nothing shows up when you click on any area. I emailed them too but haven't heard anything back.
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I have an agreement to import GQ into the USA. We will be building stock very soon. We are setting up dealers now. The tire truers willb be available

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