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Old 04-20-2004, 07:46 PM
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Has anyone tried to strap a set of monster truck tires? I was just curious if it was as easy as it looks.
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Old 04-20-2004, 08:37 PM
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what do you mean by strapping?
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Old 04-21-2004, 09:57 AM
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Strapping is basically belting monster truck tires. You use fiberglass reinforced tape and ca glue to create the belt. This prevents monster truck tires from excessive ballooning and improves thier performance. There's a write up in the June issue of rc car magazine.
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I know guys racing unlimited MT's that have been using plain old duct tape inside their tires for a couple of years to solve that problem. Another way to work it is to use a stiffer foam and/or set up your diffs to minimize unloading.
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