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Author Topic:   Stagger and American Racer Tires
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 5
posted July 25, 2001 05:13 PM UIN: 3107810
Is there any way to get IMCA tires to grow or shrink in order to get some stagger out of them. With my factory stock tires I can put about 60lbs in them and set them in the hot sun and they will grow a little. Can anything be done with American Racers. All of the tires on the mod I help with are the same size and we need some stagger.


Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 168
posted July 25, 2001 08:19 PM
Thats how I grow mine. I also air them back up after the heat race to make sure I still have my stagger in the feature.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted July 25, 2001 09:47 PM
I never thought about this until now, so if anybody has already tried, I'll stand corrected. You know when you stretch the little balloons with your fingers so they'll air up easier. The same principle might apply on these tires.
They won't stretch with just one time. You may have to air it up, heat it, let it out and do it again. Probably five, six or seven times.
Or maybe you could use air on the stagger side and nitrogen on the left. That way when the air gains more pressure it may give more stagger. Or grind the left down?
I'd try anything on a mod tire.

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