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    Best tires? for Parking Lot racing Slash 4x4

    I need suggestions on the best tires to use for
    parking lot racing/driving, i have the stock ones on right now on my slash
    and when i try and get going on a straight away, i end up spinning out, even on turns.
    any suggestions?


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    thanks i'll take a look at them

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    thicker diff fluid or swaybars may help.
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    get a set of 17mm wheel adapters and buy a set of these:

    http://www.grpgandini.it/index.php?p...chk=1&Itemid=6

    those are among the best on-road tires ever made. try the B soft compound. also, no balooning...ever. they're so sticky, they can lift a sheet of paper if you set the tire on it.

    i've seen that particular set well over 100mph with no issues and they last a long time. i've had a set for almost 2 years and they still look relatively new. alot of the speed rustler guys use them.
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    I like using the proline road rages.. they work really well for my car with the 17mm adapters

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    +1 on PL Road Rages 30 series.
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    I am Using anacondas for parking lot racing and they do great!!
    plenty of grip!


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    These are new and could be an option, but the Road Rage tires are hard to beat.

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    I'm running these: http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXXSU2&P=7

    They work really well if you've got a good surface. A lot wider stance too, especially in the front. It looks similar to the above pics of the anacondas. You can definitely run fast through the corners without worrying about it flipping. You will have to run a bigger pinion though to compensate for the smaller diameter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    I am Using anacondas for parking lot racing and they do great!!
    plenty of grip!


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    which anaconda wheels are you running?
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    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    I am Using anacondas for parking lot racing and they do great!!
    plenty of grip!

    What Body is that? I love it. Although your tires look like they do not fit under the fenders. Mine do, same tires. I think im running all 4 rears. not 100% sure right now. but they tuck right under the stock body.
    perfect fit. Even on the 2wd slash too. Kinda funny how ppl will argue non stop how wheels wont fit this and that and they do just fine half the time.

    But yea awesome lookin body.
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    it is a jconcepts truth body and they are 2.8 wheels traxxas wheels
    they fit great and with no need to trim the body at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    it is a jconcepts truth body and they are 2.8 wheels traxxas wheels
    they fit great and with no need to trim the body at all.
    i think i phrased the question wrong, i meant which model are those wheels for. nitro front or rears or electric fronts or rears etc?

    thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    it is a jconcepts truth body and they are 2.8 wheels traxxas wheels
    they fit great and with no need to trim the body at all.

    Cool. I think its the JC bodies that feel a bit thicker than the PL bodies, correct me if im wrong.

    I have to get one now. that is too nice looking.
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    can anyone tell me which anaconda wheels/tires will fit the 4x4? Is it rears for the nitro rustler? I can't remember.

    thanks
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    Yes rears for nitro

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    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    Yes rears for nitro
    thanks! so will these work?

    http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...hrome-Wheels-2

    or

    http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...nda-Tires-Jato
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    Quote Originally Posted by maxx919
    can anyone tell me which anaconda wheels/tires will fit the 4x4? Is it rears for the nitro rustler? I can't remember.

    thanks

    This might not help you make the descision from the ones you are looking at.

    BUT..

    This is what I purchased. Traxxas Part Number #3773A
    Tires and Wheels Assebled/Glued (All Star Black Chrome Wheels,
    Anaconda tires foam inserts (Electric Rear)
    They were 32.99 a pair at my LHS.
    all 4 are rears for the 4x4.

    im sure the nitro's will work as well. not sure of the difference? stronger glue maybe? IM running 2s Lipo on these and they havent ripped off the rims yet ive run 16/54 gearing on em.
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    are the Jato wheels 15mm or 17mm?

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    tHIS ARE THE ONES WILL FIT!!!!

    Traxxas Rear All-Star Chrome Wheels w/ Anaconda Tires (Jato)

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    so, 2 of these would work with no mods and cutting of the body?
    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXNDA7&P=FR


    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    tHIS ARE THE ONES WILL FIT!!!!

    Traxxas Rear All-Star Chrome Wheels w/ Anaconda Tires (Jato)

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    Correct!! I have this under my truth body with no mods.

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    thank you..

    Quote Originally Posted by peteslash01
    Correct!! I have this under my truth body with no mods.

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    hey guys i have an emergency,
    i am entering my first race this sunday and have nothing but stock tires,
    i could get 4 new calibers on split sixs but i want something different and i cant get the subcultures/stock slash rims i want in time,

    so since you guys are on the subject, would jato rear 2.8 rims with the victory tires work well for clay/loose dusty track that could be wet and or blue groove by sunday.
    i have to run the body

    i have stampede wheels n tires i ran on my old jato and they work but not with the body, but i never tried the stock jato wheels. anybody know if theyll tuck? stock body...
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    Jato Rear Wheels bolt right up with no mods

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    what about clearing the stock body?
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    it will clear it with no mods.

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    nice gotta get for my slash 4x4 then

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    nice gotta get for my slash 4x4 then
    SPECIFICATIONS

    Wheels; Tires; TRA377A
    Width: 1.91" (48.6mm) Overall Diameter: 3.8in (97mm)
    Diameter: 2.8" (71mm) Wheel Diameter: 2.8in (71mm)
    Hex Size: 12mm Width: 2.0in (51mm)

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    Kinda small... Slash 4x4 stock is: 4.31 Inches

    If 3.8 is fine for you, check out the JConcepts' 2.8 G-Locs as well:

    https://www.jconcepts.net/shop/search?terms=g-locs

    I have a set, but have not run them yet.
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    So if I buy these http://www.ebay.com/itm/390862972480
    Width: 1.91 (48.6mm) Overall Diameter: 3.8in (97mm)
    Diameter: 2.8 (71mm) Wheel Diameter: 2.8in (71mm)
    Hex Size: 12mm Width: 2.0in (51mm)
    It will fit under the body with no mods at all ?
    Thanks

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    Up to 4.3" diameter and you are fine. If for some strange reason they do rub. Trimming the wheel wells is pretty easy. The hard way is to get some lexan body trimming scissors and just follow the stock curve. The easy way, like I did, was just take a Dremel with a sandpaper roll on it and go back and forth, without stopping, on the curve of the wheel well a few times. It makes a mess, so do it out in the garage.
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    Or raise the body... no trimming/Dremelling required.
    Slash 4X4 Platinum (2014) / Mini E-Revo VXL (2014)

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    Since this is a VERY old thread I will put my $0.02 in. I prefer Duratrax Bandito tires to every other road tire that I have tried.
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Sob View Post
    Since this is a VERY old thread I will put my $0.02 in. I prefer Duratrax Bandito tires to every other road tire that I have tried.
    Not a clue how i remembered the PW for this site, But hey, thanks for the reminder, i KILLED THE CLASS that day, Thanks! and for reference the stock tires are killer for loose clay tracks with the 8c 9.6v batt. when i went to a head to head with a lip guy the 10.4v pack even held well with good driving, neither of us finished but were still head to head 10 laps in...

    and yea, WAY OLD thread!! HAHA
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    Oh yea, BTW the calibers i went to after that race years ago were amazing. even when th track was wet i could wind it up and just GO right where i aimed. even running against 3s lipos i could run my 10.6pack and out drive them for 10 laps... I did however end up lowering the truck (with zip ties) preloading the shocks. made landings worse but turned way better when the groove came around. calibers are supper soft/ lots of grip where the stockers were mostly drifting.
    Last edited by ksb51rl; 02-13-2015 at 12:50 PM. Reason: Language
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