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Author Topic:   Recap tires?
Rookieracer76
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 182
posted December 31, 2002 06:38 PM
i heard some guys at my track say they run recaped tires. what is a recaped tire? are they good? where can i get some? Thanks?

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racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted December 31, 2002 10:00 PM UIN: 54865418
basicly it's an old warn out tire that they put a new tread patch on i wouldn't recomend it if you race on a track that goes dry slick alot where they build alot of heat they will come apart

racer2
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 166
posted January 01, 2003 07:36 AM
ran towel citys on my street stock in 2002
no problems yet. cant beat the price.

Eljojo
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 273
posted January 01, 2003 08:09 AM
Local paved track required limited lates and streetstocks to run Towel City Retreads---they wore like iron and seldom had problems. When there was a problem, it usually occured right away and Towel City made good on it.
I've got a set of their tires (dirt) and could NOT be happier with them. They are the softest compound, on 8" casings (Hoosier),with the chain link tread pattern. They are AWESOME! Trouble is-they're too wide! Almost 9 1/4" tread!

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