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    tire wear

    Hey, i am new and i have been running my slash for about 3 days now for aroung 10-20 minutes a day on pavement, dirt and gravel and it seems as though th tires are wearing on the inside on the driver side and on the outside on the passanger side. Like i said i am new, is this normal, or should i be seeing a different wearing pattern? If i can i will get some pics tomorrow to show what i mean.

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    normaly you will get more wear on the inside of the tyres due to the camber

    check your camber link lengths and see if one wheel is leaning the wrong way
    if the camber doesnt bother you then just switch the wheels rouns every so often so they get even wear on both sides

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    Are you driving in counter clockwise circles all day

    Like Sammy said, check your camber to make sure you're not out of line.
    Traxxas racing!

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    ok thanx for the info i will check it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrathchild
    Are you driving in counter clockwise circles all day

    Like Sammy said, check your camber to make sure you're not out of line.

    LOL !!!!!!!! And i like jays response!

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    just decided to rotate tires for now till i can get to my lhs this weekend for a little hands on tutorial on adj things, seems ok

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    All tires will wear down fast if you're on the throttle while turning. I seldomly give it gas while turning, usually let them coast through the turns and then get back on it when it's close to being straight again.
    Unless I whipping a donut in dirt, but I hardly ever do that anymore.

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    great advice thanx

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    You're welcome. Your car or truck will turn better if you're not on the throttle as well because it throws the weight of the r/c forward. More weight pushing down on the front tires.

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