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Old 02-27-2004, 06:08 PM   #1
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What do you dilute VHT with to to spray it on the track? Some people say alcohol, I want to use water. Help.
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Old 02-27-2004, 06:15 PM   #2
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grinder: use gasoline 50/50 mix. If you want it to be real sticky, use 60/40 ( VHT to gas ). If you really want to save alot of money for your track, but a whole drum of VHT. It'll last you the whole season
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Methanol is what works the best and it is stable.
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Old 02-27-2004, 07:39 PM   #4
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Grinder;

DO NOT use gasoline to dilute your VHT.

Gasoline will attack and damage the asphalt and unless you own the property, NOT a very good idea.

Methanol at 50/50 is the standard for dilution of VHT.
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Old 02-27-2004, 10:19 PM   #5
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Pops is right, the gas will eat up the asphault or slurry and you will end up with gravel and holes. Could work on concrete though!
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thats right. I forgot to mention that. Thanks pops.
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Old 02-28-2004, 02:04 AM   #7
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I did alot af research into VHT and methanol is definately the way to go. And yes buying it by the drum cuts the cost in half.
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I would have thought the biggest question when considering anything to do with VHT is do u REALLY want it at all .
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Old 02-28-2004, 08:35 AM   #9
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Can somebody please post some links to VHT information?

Where is it sold?
Price?
Characteristics?
Will it work on 60 deg. celcius (140F) asphalt?

Thank you
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Old 02-28-2004, 01:24 PM   #10
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http://www.vhtpaint.com/trackbite.htm
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I would have thought the biggest question when considering anything to do with VHT is do u REALLY want it at all .
If you have raced with and without it, or worse on a track sprayed with soda. The question would be how can you race without it?
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The problem i have herd many times is that there is only a very small line left after being sprayed and this is usually laid by the 1/8th scale cars and if u get off this small line it's horrible. This is the problem for NT because the 1/8th line is not conducive forthe NT's.
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VP sells it Lane Choice 7 (LC7) and Methanol (M1). If you buy a
5 gallons of each and use 50/50 you should be good. I've purchased it for $133.
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Holy ten year old bump Batman.
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VP sells it Lane Choice 7 (LC7) and Methanol (M1). If you buy a
5 gallons of each and use 50/50 you should be good. I've purchased it for $133.
Or buy 55gal for $750
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