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pearl jam3
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 14
posted December 25, 2002 07:09 PM
does anybody know a good (cheap) source for asphalt takeoffs. our track has changed our tire rule from dot radials to used asphalt tires. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Eljojo
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 273
posted December 26, 2002 08:58 AM
How many, what sizes, and what brand of tire are you looking for? I'd be willing to ship...

fastrack1
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 73
posted December 26, 2002 07:42 PM
WHAT BRAND OF ASPHALTS ARE U SUPPOSED TO RUN IF IT WAS ME I WOULD GO WITH THE AMERICAN RACER EC 30 THEY ARE A LOT LIKE A DIRT TIRE AND DONT HAVE NEAR AS STIFF SIDE=WALL AS GOODYEAR OR PERHAPS THE HOOSIERS ASPHALT TIRES. ACTUALLY I THOUGHT ABOUT GROOVING SOME MYSELF AND TRYING IT ON SOME OF THE TRACKS THAT GET REAL HARD

pearl jam3
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 14
posted December 26, 2002 07:50 PM
i am a total stranger to these tires, we did race at a track late in the year that already had this tire rule in place. most of the cars had a hoosier bias ply tire that came from the ARCA ranks although i have been told that the hooters pro-cup tires are the same thing. i do know that they recomend that these (asphalt tires) be run on a 15x10 wheel. i would really like to keep all my 8" wheels but i dont know if they make a tire that narrow. i would probally be looking to buy at least 8 of these, and as far as sizes go i would like to maintain 2" of stagger if at all possible. please post some info for me or you can e-mail me at pearlracing@aol.com thanks!!

Scoot
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 330
posted December 26, 2002 09:14 PM
If your in Southeast Missouri, check out M & M Racing Equipment, their a Dirt Forum sponsor. They have those tires and racing fuel.

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Scoot
Smith Racing Team
870-365-5989

eddie7232
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 26
posted December 26, 2002 09:51 PM
our track is going to aspfalt takeoffs this year too...so I'm stuck in the same boat. our track sells these for 25.00 a piece.need info on grooving? we have 2 different sizes. some say run 3 smaller sizes on lf lr rr. and run a larger tire on rf? one size different? any suggestions?

SMURFBLUE3
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 22
posted December 31, 2002 09:15 AM
hey pearl your buddy smurf here hey e-mail me and I'll give you lynn's phone number he will make you a good deal

Scoot
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 330
posted January 02, 2003 11:22 PM
I believe Circle Track had a tech article on the different types of grooving. I know on my car last year, if I was tight I put a larger tire on the left front. If I was loose I would put the larger tire on the right front.

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Scoot
Smith Racing Team
870-365-5989

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