My track is a medium to high bite track. Burris 33 tire rule. I just haven’t hit the right combo of prep and air for my tires. I’ll keep playing with it.No not always there are cases where you prep plus low air, it really comes down to the track condition and tire, take Burris with different compounds you would have a better chance of just lower air working with right compound, your best chance of using only air would be with Burris 33s.
Which track is it ? 33s only I really like but it's a tough game as it could be fresh new tires with certain cut, could be 1 yr old, could be 2 yr old, then the different cut options, medium to high bite would be very little prep if any at all.My track is a medium to high bite track. Burris 33 tire rule. I just haven’t hit the right combo of prep and air for my tires. I’ll keep playing with it.
Similar situation here. I’ve bought a couple of sets of 2016s that I like better than the 2019s.when its a 33 only like our home track Dumplin valley you dont wanna prep with anything that softens because the tire is almost to soft new.
We buy tires for next season this year and allow them to set and harden on their own
Big swing between 2019 and 2016 track gotta be pretty good for 2016 not to need any prep.Similar situation here. I’ve bought a couple of sets of 2016s that I like better than the 2019s.
I’m going to start prepping much less aggressively this weekend. I’ll report back.
Its Beaver Creek. Amazingly well maintained track surface.Which track is it ? 33s only I really like but it's a tough game as it could be fresh new tires with certain cut, could be 1 yr old, could be 2 yr old, then the different cut options, medium to high bite would be very little prep if any at all.
Thanks for that info! I have a gallon of 2.0 that I got from you guys. I’ll give it a shot this weekend.I think you'll like the 16's better @ Beaver Creek. As long as they've not been goated up in the past. If the sidewalls are still strong, they'll roll better than the newer tires there.
I'd be up on air and up on prep (when needed.) Bigger tracks take more psi in Burris because of the soft sidewall construction. Low air kills roll speed and is best suited for smaller bullring tracks.
BC bites up pretty good and a '16 tire punching 60 with some non-hardening bite (like our Black Bite 2.) rolls real well there.
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Cool! I’ve got a gallon of that too!I think you'll always need a PRW there. But I'd wipe with Monster Bite rather than BB2.0.
BB2.0 "can" be used as a PRW, but I think it takes too long to dry into the tire, and you DO NOT want to go to the grid with BB2.0 wet. (It's just wasteful to do that and it won't give you the bite that you need.)
Monster Bite is our preferred PRW. It is best going to the grid wet (unless you want to drop the duro 2-3 points, then it would be fine to let dry into the tire.)
In Sprint racing, I consistently ran more air than anybody else. Lots more. At a Sprint/induro race, Sears point Raceway California, I ran 36 psi. No kidding. We led the race from start to finish, except for the last lap, my driver thought he'd gotten the checkered flag. My philosophy has always been; when I turn the wheel, I want the tire to turn, not drift around because of low tire pressure. Now I know you can't run those kinds of tire pressures on dirt, but the philosophy is still there. That is, run as much tire pressure as conditions allow. Never ran prep so I can't speak to that.The way I understand it, there are two ways to get grip - prep and air pressure. How do I know which to change? Do I go on low air to get grip and always prep as little as possible? I just don't understand the line of thinking.
Cool! I’ve got a gallon of that too!
Does monster bite add a similar amount of bite as a typical red prep, but without dropping duro? The red prep I have drops the duro, which I want to avoid doing.
Yes, and you always want to try to hit it that you use as high of air as possible without any sliding ( best way to gauge that point when would be if everyone else's lap times are getting better ), If you miss It a little your better off a little less than more as sliding Will occur and you will not make that up and it will just keep getting worse as the run goes on.Is it possible to add to much bite? At what point do we raise the tire pressure?
Is it possible to add to much bite? At what point do we raise the tire pressure?