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ct-mini
2005.06.16, 06:23 PM
Hello...

Can anyone recommend some good tires for the RCP Track..? I can't seem to get any traction with the stock tires... I feel like I was driving an Xmod when cornering...

Thanks...

bolter9
2005.06.16, 06:47 PM
Hello...

Can anyone recommend some good tires for the RCP Track..? I can't seem to get any traction with the stock tires... I feel like I was driving an Xmod when cornering...

Thanks...

What kind of Z are you driving, and which RCP surface are you using?

I use GPMs and Kyosho MTs. They both work great on RCP (textured side) at medium to soft range.

For longer wheel base cars, I usually run soft fronts and rears (8-15 degree) for shorter wheel base cars, like the Mclaren, I run a 40 up front to counter the oversteer.

ct-mini
2005.06.16, 07:22 PM
i'm running an MR-01 with stock wheels and tires... i tried it on both surfaces, first the smooth side then the textured side... texture side was little better but it seem that the fronts are not giving me enough grip to go around the corners... have to really slow it down and i do mean slow to get around the turns...

should i get some foam tires or just any soft tires will do..? in terms of degrees, what degrees are the stocks and what degrees should i look for..?

lfisminiz
2005.06.16, 08:01 PM
Rubber tires are fine. Stock tires are around 50 degree. Get a range of tires from 8 to 30 degree. Slicks and treaded. That should cover you. Experiment.

bda52
2005.06.16, 08:04 PM
i'm running an MR-01 with stock wheels and tires... i tried it on both surfaces, first the smooth side then the textured side... texture side was little better but it seem that the fronts are not giving me enough grip to go around the corners... have to really slow it down and i do mean slow to get around the turns...

should i get some foam tires or just any soft tires will do..? in terms of degrees, what degrees are the stocks and what degrees should i look for..?

Seems like adding up all of the posts from the past it seems like 30/20 deg fronts and 20/10/8 rears are an average combo.

Do not forget that the springs, rear damper/shock, type of kinpins and knuckles all will have a difference in performance. Tires are a good start but to get full speed out of the car down the road you should look into hopping up the others too.