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Tire Warmer Recommendations?

Old 07-05-2021, 11:54 PM
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I'm looking to get my hands on a set of tire warmers, however I'm unsure what is really worth the buck.

I've seen people using muchmore, gt power, skyrc, and so many others. However truly don't want to overspend if there isn't much of a difference.

I'd love to hear other opinions on this and what the money to quality tire warmers are according to you.
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Old 07-06-2021, 12:54 AM
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Not much of a difference, they all seem to use copies of the same basic software. So it depends on how much you value looks or pit reputation or the option to run an internal LiPo battery to power them.

I have the (cheap) GT power ones with the wraps and they have never let me down in years and years of use. Cups are slightly easier to use with standard touring tyres but wraps are easier to use with unusually sized tyres (such as mini tyres)
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Old 07-06-2021, 08:30 AM
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The Sky Rc are probably the best value for
what you get compared to brands like much more. Does the job perfectly.
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Old 07-06-2021, 09:07 AM
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If you want to go cheap then the small GT power controler with one knob and 4 heating pads is a bang for a buck, but the same controler can also be found with a set of 4 cups which is better in lifespan and handeling.
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Ive seen a lot of the skyrc clone ones around. I definitely appreciate my muchmore. You can get all kinds of cups and bands for the base unit, and it can be powered by a battery so you can keep tires warm while standing in a tech/staging lineup. Its a bit more money i guess but a super swank unit.
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Originally Posted by valk View Post
Ive seen a lot of the skyrc clone ones around. I definitely appreciate my muchmore. You can get all kinds of cups and bands for the base unit, and it can be powered by a battery so you can keep tires warm while standing in a tech/staging lineup. Its a bit more money i guess but a super swank unit.
I have the Muchmoore Platinum Black II that came with cups. Do you have a legitimate source (US based) for the long and short belts?
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Im sure your hobby shop could help you out. Or a few minutes on google.
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I picked up the Sky RC warmer cups, and then bought Bands to use on my No Prep Tires. I will likely never use the cups as I don't 1/10th onroad.
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im actually interested now.. i've seen people using the muchmore on 1/8 offroad tires.. but whats the part number for the bands? i have the 1/10 bands but they only JUST BARELY fit 1/10 offroad tires.. they specify 1.8gt but.. that must be like one tick of the velcro....
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Originally Posted by valk View Post
Im sure your hobby shop could help you out. Or a few minutes on google.
I couldn't find any place I considered legitimate that had them online hence why I asked here.
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Sky RC Unit and these Team Powers Tire bands.

Amain or RCMart.

Team Powers Off Road Tire Warmer Belt Strip (2) (1/8, SCT, Drag Cars)



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TPRWS18




Looks like Sky RC is offering a warmer with 1/8 tire cups, but not metal cups they are fabric.
Seen this on RCmarts page.

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SkyRCSK-600064-08

SkyRC RacingStar RSTW Tire Warmers Black V3 For 1/8 RC Car


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A warning to those who have a power supply of 15v (there are some adjustable with a range of 15 to 30v), the Muchmore station will not survive this voltage.
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Originally Posted by Roelof View Post
A warning to those who have a power supply of 15v (there are some adjustable with a range of 15 to 30v), the Muchmore station will not survive this voltage.
Great Info.

Check your head units. The Sky RC only deals with 4s Max I think. Maybe 3s so verify your voltage input first.
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Looks like everything but ArrowMax tire warmers are out of stock near me.
Does anyone have experience with them? Do they compare to the cup warmers you guys mentioned above?
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Originally Posted by Cepted View Post
Looks like everything but ArrowMax tire warmers are out of stock near me.
Does anyone have experience with them? Do they compare to the cup warmers you guys mentioned above?
Some of my locals use Arrowmax. They work fine, they're basically the same thing internally but more expensive due to the brand name.
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