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#1 David A. Stahl

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 04:54 PM

Put Brand New Tires on or trim them before putting them on? Thanks....






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Posted 19 December 2016 - 05:10 PM

Most are way too big and need to trimmed.

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 05:11 PM

Yes.....

Actually it is depending on what class your running, tire size rule, etc. Sometimes I put .790's and just run them out of the tube, sometimes I cut down tires for a certain class. Again, depends on the class and rules. Lately I've been mounting all my own tires onto hubs, so all of them get cut to a certain size depending on the class rules.

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 07:19 PM

What are you racing David. Certain brands are ready to go right out of the tube and others aren't. I only race Retro. I find most Alpha, Koford, JK. HVR,and Thunder from Port Jeff work well out of the tube. There may be others but I don't use them. :)


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 09:12 PM

A few factors, one is amount of track time needed. New tracks I won't bother trueing tires as I need to spend time learning. The opposite of that is a race with multiple mains or bump ups, I keep spare tires trued up close to race size as track time will be minimal.
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#6 David A. Stahl

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 09:38 PM

Thanks guys... Dave







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