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Old 04-25-2009, 09:30 AM
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Default Whats inside your tires?

As I am just getting into crawling I have many questions, what do you run inside your tires, right now I just have the standard foam that came with my Axial Scorpion kit, but I have heard some people remove the foam and use air pressure, some use BB's some leave the foam and vent the wheels?

What do you think works best?
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Old 04-25-2009, 09:45 AM
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I dont know what works best, but I have 16oz of stick on car wheel weights in my fronts with white memory foam
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Old 04-25-2009, 08:26 PM
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i drilled 4 small holes in my rims and added weights to the front and about half as much to the back..about 1 lb in front..i cut my foams up in little pieces and put them in there and if they need to be stiffer i add more..easier for me to "tune". im using rock claws and before EVERY competition i spray them with wd40 and they stick to rock like no other tire in the world
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Badmuthatrucker View Post
Someone got to it before me!

I always love this question!

Depends on weight,temperature, tire compound etc.

Foams are your best route.

I use a mixture of standard and memory on mine for sidewall support.
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Old 04-26-2009, 04:07 PM
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i cut my foams in half to three quarters in height. that way i get support but still allows for lots of flex of the tread on rocks.
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Old 04-26-2009, 06:19 PM
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I do it the only way seems right (to me anyways)...glued/bead locked with just air inside
it may not work that great but rock crawling isnt any fun if its not a challenge...
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:20 AM
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memory foams and stick on weights
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