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    tires found

    I'm going to be racing on a hard dirt track so I need some new tires. What do you think about this combo?

    http://www.hpiracing.com/products/en/3772/

    With

    http://www.hpiracing.com/products/en/4471/

    Would this be a good combo?

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    Not sure if those will fit!

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    There was another post on here with someone having them on their mini slash.

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    You should track that post down and ask them if its the same

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    If I was going to run my MERV at a track I would be getting a set of Traxxas 7171 rims with the Response tire mounted up on them.
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    Pro response tires are about 4 inches though aren't they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimdog View Post
    Pro response tires are about 4 inches though aren't they?
    According to Tower Hobbies spec page they are 3.39" diameter.
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    that combo should be fine, looks like an aggressive tread on a touring car wheel

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    I ran those for a while and they have great grip but dont expect them to last long at all. I got maybe 10 sessions(20 min a piece) out of them before they were bald.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMajekalBum View Post
    I ran those for a while and they have great grip but dont expect them to last long at all. I got maybe 10 sessions(20 min a piece) out of them before they were bald.
    That is actually considered pretty good for a true track or racing tire. I've seen serious racers run a set of tires one 5-6 minute race and then give them away saying they were too worn to run in the next heat race.
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    Sounds like I need to go watch some races and get some tires Also just for reference I ran the hard compound of that tire.
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