tire ballooning issue on erevo

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tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:46 pm

is there any way to stop the tires from ballooning on a brushless erevo other than driving slow?
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:55 am

Take the tires off and put a few layers of duct tape on the backside of the tread (inside).
If you look on youtube it's called taping or strapping tires.

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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:55 am

that sounds better than my idea
i was thinking of drilling 4 holes thru the tires and putting screws with washers :lol:
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by slapshot1979 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:35 pm

andymac0035 wrote:Take the tires off and put a few layers of duct tape on the backside of the tread (inside).
If you look on youtube it's called taping or strapping tires.
Bingo, Ive done the same. wipe any residue off the tire and try and achive the best "bond" possible, hard to redo once they are glued to rims.

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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by 132NHAF » Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:44 pm

andymac0035 wrote:Take the tires off and put a few layers of duct tape on the backside of the tread (inside).
If you look on youtube it's called taping or strapping tires.
Actually, one layer will do. Definitely check out the Tube for ProLines videos on this. After doing this, balancing will also help with high-speed wobbles. Somewhere in here there is a picture of the stand I built for a few dollars.
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:34 pm

132NHAF wrote:
andymac0035 wrote:Take the tires off and put a few layers of duct tape on the backside of the tread (inside).
If you look on youtube it's called taping or strapping tires.
Actually, one layer will do. Definitely check out the Tube for ProLines videos on this. After doing this, balancing will also help with high-speed wobbles. Somewhere in here there is a picture of the stand I built for a few dollars.
i remember that stand you built
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:36 pm

i have alot of bugs to work out with this truck i reprogramed the esc so it stopped doing front flips when i let off the throttle . now if i turn with any speed it flips. has anyone put a fitting in the wheel and aired these tires up ?
could that make it better or worse?
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by charliechristmas58 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:23 pm

There is a kit that you can get that lets you do just that. some people put water in them. but you well have to get a solid rim for that.
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:40 pm

charliechristmas58 wrote:There is a kit that you can get that lets you do just that. some people put water in them. but you well have to get a solid rim for that.
i believe they are solid. i was thinking of drilling a hole in the rim and use a nipple from a basket ball and pump them up. but didn't know if it would help or make it worse.
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:39 pm

Don't do that......that will make it worse, just strap the tires.
For something as powerfull as an e-revo, I would use more than one layer.
And yes, I'd balance them.

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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by cher9498 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:14 am

andymac0035 wrote:Don't do that......that will make it worse, just strap the tires.
For something as powerfull as an e-revo, I would use more than one layer.
And yes, I'd balance them.
i checked out the straping vids. wow i did not think tape would make that much of a difference wow.
i am boiling my wheels now to try the strap method out then i need to build me a balancing stand then maybe i can drive this beast alittle better :twisted:
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Re: tire ballooning issue on erevo

Post by andymac0035 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:50 am

If you have a spare stub axle, put that (without any halfshaft) onto either your revo or e-maxx and have it so that if you mount a tire on it it's up in the air so it spins freely. Instant balancer. I balance all my stuff with the front axle(s) of my rustler. Even works with little touring car tires.

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