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#1 mgerbetz

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 08:45 PM

Anybody making foam rear tires for H.O. racing/drag racing ? Any suggestions on where to find or get them made ?
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Posted 17 August 2016 - 10:45 PM

Silifoams are what seem to be hot right now.


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Posted 17 August 2016 - 11:26 PM

Any manufacturer that makes coated tires can probably supply you with foam tires if you ask.
But you will not have good grip unless it is natural foam rubber (and you may need some "glue").
If you are getting too much grip from silfoams, buff them out with fine sandpaper and they will not have so much bite
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Posted 18 August 2016 - 12:21 AM

Always used silicone coated foam tires

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#5 John Streisguth

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Posted 18 August 2016 - 06:26 PM

I have a bag of donuts if you want them


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Posted 19 August 2016 - 05:46 PM

Thanks Men,
Wanting to experiment with foam only and glue as well. Glad to get your feedback.
I would be glad to take those donuts off your hands ! So kind of you to offer.
Mike
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Posted 20 August 2016 - 11:58 AM

Michael:

Send me your address in a PM, I'll stick them in the mail to you


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Posted 20 August 2016 - 12:36 PM

John, PM sent.
Thank you !
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