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    I bought the wrong tires

    I recently bought Slayer rear tires and wheels by mistake and I'm wondering how hard it would be to take them off and mount them on the Slash rear wheels? Is it possible and how hard is it?
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    RC Turnbuckle Jr. O.G.'s Avatar
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    Are they already glued up? What stock number are they (stock traxxas?)
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    Yeah, they're glued. The number is 5975.
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    No they won't fit, wrong size. The tires would fit for your Slash, but not the wheel. There are some members on this site who boil them, and others who chemically remove the glue to re-use the tires, but it's hard to do. Your best bet would be return 'em to the hobby shop or sell them here on Market Place.
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    I called the shop but they won't take them back cause I ripped up the packaging pretty good. I have the right ones ordered but I was hoping there would be an easy way to take them off. Does boiling them ruin the foam insert?
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    Find prolineracing on you tube and search for boiling tires. I've never done it myself.
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    I had a similar problem I bought SC10 proline goosebumps already glued to the wheel, but all I did was removed the hex hub and drilled out the center hole on the rim a lil and slapped it on. Haven't had any problems on any of my test runs and willm be taking it to the track tomorrow.

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    acetone.

    soak them.

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    cant you just change the hex nut on the axle to slayer hexes?

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    I thought the same thing. I called Traxxas and the guy I talked to said it wouldn't work. I would think as long as the axle was the same diameter I could. I should do some more checking.
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    ya maybe change the axle out then? i dont know. good luck with that. sounds like you'll probably just have to sell them.

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    If I can't get a solid answer I'm just gonna splurge on the $2 and buy the hex adapters and see if it fits.
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