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    O-Rings instead of taping or fishing line for your tires

    I take no credit for this idea, I happily stole it from a WonderTiger member who showed us how well it worked on his trucks.

    You get the O-Rings from McMaster-Carr, get the Hard Buna-N compound. It is a lot more durable and will take a beating for much longer than fishing line. No, they aren't indestructable, but they do last a good while.

    The part number I use is McMaster Carr part number 5308T311. They fit perfect on my Trencher X's.

    I use two on the X's, one on my MT4's tires. (Same size)

    If you run a different size tire on your truck, you just need to get a set of calipers and measure the outer diameter, and order a slightly smaller size O-Ring. You want the fit to be snug, but not so tight that it compresses the foams too much.


    On my Trencher X's on my ERBE


    On my MT4 G3
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    RE: O-Rings instead of taping or fishing line for your tires

    Am I the only person in the hobby who thinks the diameter of your RC's tires at full speed has a direct corellation to how much of a man you are? lol
    Down with the crew known to pump up the bass...
    We rock the joint at a cool, steady pace.
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    RE: O-Rings instead of taping or fishing line for your tires

    in the Truggy world I thought that is what made high gear
    but it is a great idea
    MBX5T / 8IGHT-T / SAVAGE / LST2

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    RE: O-Rings instead of taping or fishing line for your tires

    That's one reason I like the O-Rings instead of taping, Foxy. 

    Honestly, most of the time I run without them.  But if there are moments where I need them, they can be slipped on.
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    RE: O-Rings instead of taping or fishing line for your tires

    Guys thats just pure brilliance.
    lve tried all the glueing ways and lm so sick of cleaning the mess up to re-seat the damn tyres after a basic 'detonation' of rubber from rims, the revo just shreds tyres daily, thats a brilliant idea.


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