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Old 01-31-2013, 12:07 PM   #1
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hey guys looking for a good tire truer ? I am asking opinions for a alternative to the Hudy tire truer?
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Im using 3Racing with no problems.
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Ofna Auto Truer.
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Save for a little longer and get yourself the Hudy!
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What makes the Hudy so much better than the other options? I have heard quite a few people sing the praises of the Ofna.
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What makes the Hudy so much better than the other options? I have heard quite a few people sing the praises of the Ofna.
Thurst me, the Hudy us SOOO much better than anything else. I have the Ofna, 2 of my friends have the Hudy, and at the track i use theirs. One of them is from the mid 90s and its still better than any other brand. Save up and get thy Hudy.

If you have to ask why its so much better, you've never used one before.
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Thurst me, the Hudy us SOOO much better than anything else. I have the Ofna, 2 of my friends have the Hudy, and at the track i use theirs. One of them is from the mid 90s and its still better than any other brand. Save up and get thy Hudy.

If you have to ask why its so much better, you've never used one before.
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I got my Hudy in November of 2000. The DC only fully manual one. It has served my faithfully since day one.

A few years ago I brought an off brand truer from someone getting out of the hobby. It was automatic and looked like it was built as well as the Hudy. I used it once and sold it immediately.
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i have a Scorpion Tire Truer by Eagle Racing and have had it for 3yr's....if mine is out the Hudy guy's will use it !.......
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You pays your money and you gets your truer. I have owned a Ofna Auto and currently have a Hudy. Both do a perfectly acceptable job of truing tires. The only difference I have seen between the two is the Hudy looks about $200 better doing the job.
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I bought an old Hudy that served the previous (full time racer) a decade and now it's been with me for 5 years...

They are servicable, the housing is robust, the motors beefy and wiring and repairs are quite straight forward. I shimmed the rotor and it's better now and while it's an old trusty, and doesnt like being pushed hard, the reliability and quality is hard to beat.
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they all get the job done...........sooner or later
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I got my Hudy in November of 2000. The DC only fully manual one. It has served my faithfully since day one.

A few years ago I brought an off brand truer from someone getting out of the hobby. It was automatic and looked like it was built as well as the Hudy. I used it once and sold it immediately.
Have had this same truer for years and love it. I'm a big believer in getting what you pay for.
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I got a used 3Racing auto truer, and bought a GQ carbide bit for it, trues tyres as well as any other brand of truer I have used, can't fault it.

$200 for the truer, $35 for the cutting bit, I'd say the bit is of more value than the truer, in part because a good sharp bit greatly reduces the load on the truer, I tested this on a power supply that shows amp draw, so really better bit means less load on your truer, and longer life.
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I had the cheap 3racing and I had me hudy for 2years and hasn't missed a beat. But might I add if your got 3 hudy next to you cutting 4mm in one go but your 3racing is cutting 2mm, it is most likely that the 3racing won't be able to keep up. Especially at larger meets
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