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Sedan Tires and Inserts

Guide and Tips to Choosing Sedan Tires and Inserts

A great article on sedan tires and inserts was written by Dave Jun and is on the Tamiya USA website. Here is a concise summary of the rubber tire guide:

Track Condition Tire Choice Insert Choice
Cooler temperatures Softer compound Soft insert
Hotter temperatures Harder compound Hard insert
Coarse surface Harder compound -
High grip surface - Hard insert

Sedan Tires, Inserts and Air Gaps

More air gap between sedan tire and the insert = more forward grip but less steering response.

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