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#1 LarryCuda

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 09:38 PM

Hi Guys,

I have a 1/32 TSRF Jever 911 GT1 Porsche. I am in need of back tires since the original ones dried up and fell off. I don't know what to get for it. Just stock replacements will be fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 09:40 PM

Help us out by telling us what sort of track you run your TSRF car on; plastic sectional? routed? traction compound?

Stock Gevon tires are part number T3212
Ortmann tires are THP3212
Have you tried Scaleauto 1/32 foam tires?
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Posted 04 March 2011 - 10:27 PM

If you want foams many just cut down old D3 1/24 tires Larry.

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 10:33 PM

Get some NSR's? :rolleyes:


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Posted 05 March 2011 - 10:03 AM

Hi Guys,
I have a 1/32 scale TSRF Jever 911 Gt1 Porsche. I am in need of back tires since the original ones dried up and fell off. I don't know what to get for it. Just stock replacements will be fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks..

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 01:02 PM

Thanks for all the replies.

Philippe, I live in that dark cave known as drag racing. So knowing tires and such is new to me. But then I bought the car from you a few years back.

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 01:34 PM

That's OK Larry, now that I provided you a flashlight, you can blow on that candle! :D

PS: Batteries not included. :shok:

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:01 PM

Twp years later and I am looking for a sponge tire for the 1/32 chassis.  I found a # THP3202 in the threads, but when I go to the shop, there is no price listed.  Is this wheel with sponge tire no  longer avilable?  If not does anyone have any other suggestion as I do not race retro's on my home track.

 

Thanks,

 

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 12:13 PM

Twp years later and I am looking for a sponge tire for the 1/32 chassis.  I found a # THP3202 in the threads, but when I go to the shop, there is no price listed.  Is this wheel with sponge tire no  longer avilable?  If not does anyone have any other suggestion as I do not race retro's on my home track.

 

Thanks,

 

Alan

Slot.it offers a sponge tire and wheel now as do Scale Auto.


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 12:38 PM

Two years later and I am looking for a sponge tire for the 1/32 chassis.  I found a # THP3202 in the threads, but when I go to the shop, there is no price listed.  Is this wheel with sponge tire no  longer avilable?  If not does anyone have any other suggestion as I do not race retro's on my home track.

 

Thanks,

 

Alan

What surface do you have on your home track? Can you run  foam tires at all? If not, then some Ortmanns or perhaps an NSR wheel and Tire combination will be your best bet.

 

If you can run foam, and you have good traction, then the Scale Auto tires may be the right solution. Remember to select tires for 3/32 axles, as Scale Auto make wheels to fit different axles, and you will also need a different hex driver (1.5mm) for the setscrew.

 

In all cases when you have high traction conditions, it will help the handling of the TRSF 1/32 cars to use a 2-56 screw and nut to hold the the rear of the metal plate to the plastic center section, to reduce the flex in the plastic under acceleration.


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 12:42 PM

If you want foams many just cut down old D3 1/24 tires Larry.

I find that the 1/32 tire diameter for a lot of the home scale racing cars need to be .800 to .820 just to hold the bottom off the track surface. Those would be BARELY worn Retro tires.

 

Makes sense...1/32 cars are pretty true to scale. Even a small rear tire in 1:1 scale (26 inches diameter) would be 0.8125 inch diameter in 1/32. This is a happy coincidence if you want to think of the plethora of tires available in that diameter but, alternatively, very sad if you think that one has to take new tires (that could be run in Retro) and narrow them from .800 width to realistically create 1/32 tires. (.400 maximum width, generally), consuming 1/2 of the tire width UNUSED!

 

But they seem to work well when we run 1/32 home scale cars on our big commercial routed 1/24th tracks here in CO. I guess it is better to have and to have lost than to never have had at all...

 

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 12:27 PM

Thanks everyone for your replies.

 

I have a Carrera track and run the metal wheels with Ortmans. 

 

A friend nearby has completed a routed track and uses light spray glue on it, thus the sponge tires.

 

how are the scale auto with spray glue?

 

Alan

 


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 01:26 PM

They should be great - I would go with the ProComp3 (the hardest compound). Just measure the spur gear before you order to make sure they are big enough to give you decent clearance.


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Posted 28 March 2013 - 07:57 PM

Question now is where do you purchase 1/32 scale auto pro comp tires for 3/32 axle vs 3mm. 

 

Thanks,

 

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 12:01 AM

Try 132slotcar.us

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