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Old 03-14-2004, 05:07 PM   #1
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What do you think about these tires? price is very good. Better than jaco (my prefer tires)?
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Old 03-14-2004, 07:16 PM   #2
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They are pretty decent expecially the rims. They are hard and does not warp easy. As for the foams, they provide quite a good grip but at the expense of higher tire wear. I would say their tire wear is about the same as Ellegis. Just my 2 cents.
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Actually, in my expirience they last longer than most tires I have tried. They defenetly wear less than Jacos, and the wear is as good or better than the Mugen Fast Tires which are the only tires I used to run. The rims are very good. And traction does not suffer with the better wear. And who could not like those orange rims

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where can on order a set of the GQ, tires? and who is the maker of these tires? any pics ?

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Old 03-14-2004, 09:49 PM   #5
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IMHO, it's the most "make sense" foams when we're looking at tire-wear to grip to price level. I don't know how much it cost you guys, but over here (Indonesia) we prefer GQ 'cause it's more economical (although using foams is not economical at all in the first place, hehe...)

been using Jaco, Cross, Ellegi, Power, Champion,... but found GQ and lovin' it,... stocking 1 jumbo box of them currently for personal use
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Run them on both my 1/8 & 1/10 cars if you dont mind extended warm up times they are great. Not good to run hard on cold fresh tires. Otherwise excellent grip and wear
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They are pretty decent expecially the rims. They are hard and does not warp easy. As for the foams, they provide quite a good grip but at the expense of higher tire wear. I would say their tire wear is about the same as Ellegis. Just my 2 cents.
I run them on both 8th scale and 10th scale, they do last much longer! the compund is different from others, they are actually denser so they last longer and the grip is better! and yes it does need a couple more laps to warm up tires!

But overall, I love these tires compare with Fast, MicroSystem, Arrows, Ulfra, Ennetti.... and the best part is price wise, and those rims are tough!
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Extended warm up? You can still get them to temp in a 2 minute warm up?
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Has anybody tried tyre warmers? or are they justa gimmick. I have a 12V hair drier that might do the job!
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But overall, I love these tires compare with Fast, MicroSystem, Arrows, Ulfra, Ennetti.... and the best part is price wise, and those rims are tough!
Ok, looking at where you're coming from in terms of what tires you've tested, I guess it has better wear than the GRP tires you've listed but I think it does not come close to Speedmind or Sato Seiki (Mono Tuning) tires. They are just better tires that chunk less than GQ or even the GRP tires. I would think the rims are as durable as Speedmind's dish wheels and stand quite a beating.

Price wise, what we get over here is the same for all tires. So for us, GQ is just another alternative to try. Though I have to admit that the orange rims is kinda of appealing !
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I like Sato Seiki but very high wear rate. I was using the 28mm rears though

Apart from that the best grip i have had and no chunking
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I like Sato Seiki but very high wear rate. I was using the 28mm rears though

Apart from that the best grip i have had and no chunking
What shores were you using?
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37 all round. Its in the UK the track was dry but cold

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could anybody send me the contact of GQ tires USA distributor???
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