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Old 10-06-2018, 03:07 PM
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Would like to know some tips on the process of turning new rc tires to slicks
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We gonna need little more info. What kind of tires? For what type of vehicle?
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Sorry about that,At my local track they run slicks.have a set of barcodes (super soft) and would like to know the process of wearing the treads down to make them smooth

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Sorry about that,At my local track they run slicks.have a set of barcodes (super soft) and would like to know the process of wearing the treads down to make them smooth
try driving on the street
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Yea not a bad idea,but im sure theres a process that soften them and wear them evenly
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I was going to suggest pavement. I’ve never raced off road. But did have a set similar to barcodes on a Losi22 buggy years ago. Didn’t take much to wear them.
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I'd suggest you buy some slicks - I use ProLine Primes. Save the other tires for when the track dries out.

Our track typically needs treads during the summer, slicks in the winter, and worn out treads in-between.
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I'd suggest you buy some slicks - I use ProLine Primes. Save the other tires for when the track dries out.

Our track typically needs treads during the summer, slicks in the winter, and worn out treads in-between.
i also run primes.Makes alot of sense,thanks
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No point but you can grind down on a drill. Just buy slicks in the Clay compound not super soft.
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alot of people use supersoft at my track.i had bought a set of tires from someone there and they are also supersoft,would like to know how to do it myself, grinding on drill sound like a good method but do i use any chemicals like liquid wrench or wd40?
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Not necessary. This works pretty well for me, but I only break in treads and only wear the line in the middle.
https://www.amainhobbies.com/gravity...grc279/p632567
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