Old 09-26-2006, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by JevUK
This is what I did when I raced pro-10 at nationals.

Used corally silver star tires on the rear and prep them this way:
Leave adative on for aprox 1 hour
5 mins before the race rub the adative in with a towel
Use a circular motion over and over
Keep going till the tires just feel sticky rather than wet

Rubbing the adative in really helped my tires hold traction for a whole 5 min race. It's better when the towel is a bit adative soaked so you rub it in more than just soaking the adative off.

The Silverstar tires were much softer than anything else I ever saw. I think just about every one was using them on the rear.

When the tires are more than half worn they will not work very well.
mmm silverstar soaked 1 hour with traction additive.... can you spell TIRE WEAR????
With todays power, those tires will wear more than 2mm per run!!!

To be honest, the silverstar tires are fast, but I never liked em because the bizar wear.
From corally I prefer the Goldstar medium rears and green rears.
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