Local tire shaving?

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Mike Simanyi
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Local tire shaving?

Post by Mike Simanyi » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:12 pm

Does anyone know of a local vendor (where local=within ~60 miles of El Toro) that will shave brand new, unused tires?

I'm thinking about some experiments...

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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Rick Brown » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:08 pm

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Since light is faster than sound...many people look bright until they speak...

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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Jonathan Lugod » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:26 pm

http://www.osgiken.net
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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Mike Simanyi » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:31 pm

Thanks Jon. I wouldn't have guessed someone was available so close.

They're probably throwing distance from Max's house...




(And thanks for the laugh Rick.)

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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Eric Clements » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:58 pm

You supply tires, car, and cul-de-sac, and I’ll do the donuts. :D

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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Jason Swindle » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:01 pm

This is inevitably where the "street tires are cheap" road leads ;) ;) ;)

In all seriousness, I found when road racing in CMC, if you really wanted to win a race, show up with 3 or 4/32's and there was a big difference in grip, feedback from the tires, and transition stability.

Jason

ps -- Rick, that photo is awesome!

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Re: Local tire shaving?

Post by Mysto Gan » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:56 pm

What is the advantage of tire shaving? I think it is dangerous to use tires like that..

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