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March 21, 2012

Not Too Soft and Not Too Hard

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Written by: Derek Buono

Tire inserts are one of the most critical aspects of 1/10th off-road racing. Racers have asked JConcepts for a more durable insert in a softer density and after extensive testing the new medium Profiled insert is ready. Having an insert with proper density for track conditions pays dividends to the racer and especially toward the end of races.

Starting on too firm an insert, the driver feels “on edge” during the first run or subsequent runs on a set of inserts. Starting on too soft an insert, the driver’s vehicle is not responsive enough or runs the risk of too much insert breakdown during the end of a tires life which creates a squirmy or inconsistent feel. Having the feel that is just right requires a bit of balance of durability and hardness. To add to the construction and performance, JConcepts has added cuts/grooves into the outer and inner profile of the inserts to add an even greater feel and performance. The overall shape and height is ideal for a many different 2.2” tires and works extremely well in such tires as Double Dees, Goose Bumps, Bar Codes, Flip Outs and the all-new Hybrids.

Features:

• Superior medium density material and construction
• Extremely light-weight
• Versatile size, shape and profile, fits vast majority of tires
• Precise contoured manufacturing
• Durable material, can be reused
• Water resistant
• Dark blue color for easy identification

Profiled – 1/10th buggy rear insert – medium – 2pc
Part # – 3206-2
(Fits all rear 2.2” rear buggy tires)

www.jconcepts.net



About the Author

Derek Buono
Derek Buono– Started in the industry as an assistant editor at RC Car Action where he spent 2 years before being recruited by Xtreme RC Cars Magazine. For the past 10 years Derek lead Xtreme RC Cars and helped double the circulation, improved editorial quality and helped lead the market in design and creativity. Derek@vrcmag.com




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