[QUOTE=fuzion;5343868]ok fine.... i hope mine last without the tape. or else i will boil again and i HATE it.
they do look small to be honest. but small=light so it has a good aspect ;) i loved the look of my big joes.[/QUOTE]
Don't worry, like Craig said, you got the 3.8" size (correct ones). The ad is wrong - they are not 30 series. In fact, they are not any kind of "series" - The term "Series" is Pro-Line's naming convention to classify tires. These are 3.8 and they are classified as "Traxxas Style Bead."
The Desperado wheels are exactly the same width as Traxxas 3.8 rims (and Hyper St wheels) - I have all 3. :)
Mine have 2 layers of carpet tape a la BaldyDaniels, plus one strip of Scotch branch duct tape = 250g - very light. They will feel like feathers compared to the 420g Big Joe's you had mounted on Axial rims.
This is not directly related to your post, but I've seen people talk about weights of rim/tire combo without taking the weight of the wheel into account - not all 40 series wheels weight he same
weights taken with my scale:
Axial 8 Spoke 40 Series (not beadlock) = 120g
Proline 40 Series = 75g
Traxxas 3.8/Desperado 3.8/Hyper St 3.8 wheels: ~ 72g
If you run axial oversize wheels and big joe 40series tires. How does it drive? What gearing works well with them?
Masher 40 series on offset desperados:
These are the 17mm Hot Bodies flame tires. they are 7.7 inches tall.
Here's another one of mine...badlands on 1/2" offset black desperado's.
[QUOTE=EREVOfirstcar;3997426]I have the mt badlands and they are great. Dont wear fast and they are good in the loose dirt as well as gravel type dirt and grass. Quite a few people use them and really like them. there not meant for pavement or street though.[/QUOTE] they work great on pavement
I just ordered a set of bad lands, but I think I am going to order another set of wheels and tires. Just not sure what else to get.
Are these the same height & width as Talons?
Has anyone installed the following HPI tires/rims on their 1/10 scale E-Revo?
HPI Pre-Mounted Phaltline Tire w/Blast Wheel (Chrome)
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Awesome....thanks for your help. I am just new to the whole RC world as my wife got me a Traxxas 1/10 Scale E-Revo for Xmas.
You sir have a good woman....wait till she see's all the Extra's you can buy.....:):)
[QUOTE=87 GN;5385970]You sir have a good woman....wait till she see's all the Extra's you can buy.....:):)[/QUOTE]
Yes she is...however I think she is slowing starting to regret what she has now gotten me into...lol. Let's just say I already had to spend $40 on repairs after driving it in the snow for just over 1/2hr and skidding into a retaining wall....ooops. You seem to be quite active on here and knowledgeable in the hobby...do you have any pointers or upgrade tips to reduce my repairs? I have been doing alot of research and find that there are many ways of beefing up my unit.
Either way it can be a money pit and which cost more is topic for debate.
You can spend a lot of $$ upgrading in an attempt to make it bullet proof or just leave it stock and replace things as they break. I opt for the bullet proof attempt, mostly as it goves me something to do when I cant run it and reduces the risk of failure when I do run it. Nothing more discouraging than to go out to play and have your fun cut short beacuse something broke that could have been prevented. Just read up in this section a bit as there are a lot of posts from many members sharing their trials and tribulations of what works and what doesnt.
[QUOTE=clp71220;5379793]These are the 17mm Hot Bodies flame tires. they are 7.7 inches tall.
That looks nice how does it handle I'm thinking of getting these for my revo
They are big and heavy but they do alright for bashing and blinging. Gear down for them. Im running a 68/17 and it does around 30mph.
I just got my new wheels & tires on. What a difference tape makes! They are awesome!!
New road skins!
Did you tape the Phaltline??
Hello guys, this might sound stupid but English is not my native language, what is this offset everyone is talking about?
The rim will make the car wider then a car with zero offset rims
Helps with handling and rollovers. If you look at two rims one that has offsett and one that doesn't. The offset one will have a deeper dish look then the rim with no offsett
Thanks, I got one of each so I'll try it out when it arrives....
[QUOTE=87 GN;5399446]Did you tape the Phaltline??[/QUOTE]
I bought the Phaltlines used, so no they are not taped.
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[QUOTE=RobbVII;5391209]I just got my new wheels & tires on. What a difference tape makes! They are awesome!!
Are these badlands on axial oversize? How do they fit? Thought the axial wouldnt fit because of the traxxas bead of the badlands.
Edit: Hm, looks like those are geode wheels. Looks great :)
New wheel and tire set up.
[QUOTE=50togo;5404660]The rim will make the car wider then a car with zero offset rims
Helps with handling and rollovers. If you look at two rims one that has offsett and one that doesn't. The offset one will have a deeper dish look then the rim with no offsett[/QUOTE]
This is an update. With revo rims 1/2" offset do not have a deep dish look like other rims
Stock rims have positive offset where the mounting is closer to the front of the rim
[QUOTE=Bcampisi;5426303]New wheel and tire set up.
Nice wheel and tire set up,:thumbup: badlands and desperados with 1/2 inch off set right?
I have the same tire and wheel set up and they work good in the beach and desert sand as well as the dirt track.
New to the site and relatively new to Traxxas stuff. Would love to upload a pic of my latest mods but looks like I can't until I post more :unsure:
I see there are a lot of nice setups on this site.
[QUOTE=hse32;4101253]Do you need adapter to us the rims[/QUOTE]
[QUOTE=Chachi_RC;3992562]Great thread EREVOfirstcar! Here is my contribution:
Tire: ProLine Badlands MT Tire / $19.99 Pair / Tower Hobbies [URL="http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXNKS3&P=ML"]*LINK*[/URL]
Wheels: JConcepts Rulux Half Ups 1/2 Off Set / $21.99 for 4 / Tower Hobbies [URL="http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXTTD6&P=ML"]*LINK*[/URL]
Pictures of this combo:
I can't find these wheels anywhere. I wanted to mount some mashers to them
I don't think they are made anymore
they no longer make them in offset, the proline f-11's just came out and they are pretty similar.
Axial 8 spoke Oversize Wheels
Pro-line Trencher X tires
[QUOTE=Maxxed out Throttle;5475695]Axial 8 spoke Oversize Wheels
Pro-line Trencher X tires
Did you have to cut your tires to fit?
[B] I can't find these wheels anywhere. I wanted to mount some mashers to them [/B]
If I remember those are 3.2 wheels & tires, & I don't think they are made anymore like started.....
unless you can find an old set.....
[QUOTE=87 GN;5476535]If I remember those are 3.2 wheels & tires, & I don't think they are made anymore like started.....
unless you can find an old set.....[/QUOTE]
Close. :) The wheels are 3.7 LPR size - Jconcepts Half ups with 1/2 offset. You're right, they are D/C'd but you can find them on eBay. chachi's tires (badlands) are 3.2.
To be honest, the most fun I have with tires are on the Maxx Chevron style. The hard rubber makes flipping by turns almost impossible and it's intensely fun to power slide around everything. They don't wear fast either because of the hard rubber. I have a set on one of my ERBE's and the other ERBE runs 40 series Mashers. The mashers make my truck flip so easily on turns... and are very hard on driveshafts.
[QUOTE=Fr8cture;5475851]Did you have to cut your tires to fit?[/QUOTE]
No. They fit perfect.
[QUOTE=Maxxed out Throttle;5477059]No. They fit perfect.[/QUOTE]
Really? I was told traxxas bead didn't work with them.
That's a 40's rim not traxxas bead
you can cut the bead to make them fit perfectly. I've done it the past with 2.2 mashers mounted on 2.8 desperados before the mashers were available in 2.8.