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Old 02-26-2004, 10:56 PM   #1
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I am in for new tires rims so could I get some offroad size wheels/tires for onroad use? I want to Put the car up higher what do you think?
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Old 02-26-2004, 11:51 PM   #2
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I am in for new tires rims so could I get some offroad size wheels/tires for onroad use? I want to Put the car up higher what do you think?
Kind of blows the thing about having a onroad, but I'll help you any ways.
go with some hpi super 10 rims and tires, it's going to look funky but they should fit if thats is what you are looking for.
Or if you are just looking for some more ground clearence, then just raise you ride hieght on the car. if off roading the car then rims and tires is your best bet, if you are looking for off road rubber you going to have to make your own tires. for that, it is easer to show you that it is to try and tell you how it is done. if you have any off road tracks in your area try to find one of the fast drivers to show you how it is done, most of them play around with cutting tires up for different track conditions. good luck with your mod.

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Old 02-26-2004, 11:58 PM   #3
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Hmmmm... Not the best idea
But you should try it out in practise.
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Old 02-27-2004, 04:29 PM   #4
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I am looking to raise the ride hight, but the shock spacers only go so high, so I figured I could use some tires/rims to raise it, plus If I went into the grass I could get out w/o running over to it. I won't accually drive off road and jump and the such, I just want to have the car higher and just for bashing,
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Old 02-27-2004, 05:55 PM   #5
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they make tires for a rally kit for a tc3 and hpi has a rally car you just have to look for them
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Old 02-27-2004, 06:33 PM   #6
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I am talking about putting buggy/stadium truck tires/wheels Not Rally tires/wheels
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Yeah I know the rally weels might be same size to put tires on wheels or find some one that has a buggy or truck and try those.
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if you want it really high you can put hpi MT tires/wheels on it. The only thing you have to do is take the bumper off. Just make sure you don't hit any curbs head on
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I am in for new tires rims so could I get some offroad size wheels/tires for onroad use? I want to Put the car up higher what do you think?
WHY??
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Well near me the concrete is really rough so I need a High grond clearance and when I put the highest ride hight spacers it and they were too stiff
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Well near me the concrete is really rough so I need a High grond clearance and when I put the highest ride hight spacers it and they were too stiff
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I would say go with some tires/wheels like the supernitro has. A kid up the street did that to his. A LOT more ground clearance and pretty good handling according to him.
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if you want it really high you can put hpi MT tires/wheels on it. The only thing you have to do is take the bumper off. Just make sure you don't hit any curbs head on
dont forget gearing, use the lowest possible available! with big tires you need some lower gearing!
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Well near me the concrete is really rough so I need a High grond clearance and when I put the highest ride hight spacers it and they were too stiff
Hmmm... Where do u run. Im from daly city so i mite noe
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I run it pacifica and I just bash... for now. I wanna race colma but my car has so many issues I want it to work well before I race there.
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