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    making your own tires

    for those making their own tires , thought this might be helpful

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riSE5syoPWY

    good luck , steve
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    Looks like it works, but sure doesn't look very nice. I'd rather have stock, but he does give me an idea on how to possibly make a monster truck tire from ballooning. I'll be doing some thinking on it. Thanks.
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    I would not recommend that process for an XO-1 tire unless you are drifting, and I have made way better drift tires than those in one of my videos. The XO-1 needs a good contact patch with the ground or the tires are just going to spin. You need a thicker layer of material between the wheel and the road to make a contact patch.
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    just a video I ran onto
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    another on how to make foam tires

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2BY29VA85k
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    I have seen that before. That is a lot of work. After I watched it I realized I needed a faster way to make them because I do not have that time or patience!
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    It was painful to watch - I wanted to see the process not a vlogger walking down the street looking at animals taking shade in the summer heat.

    Couple take-aways from it: are there cost savings? Maybe in the pocketbook for the cost of materials. But you have to consider the tools "needed" to cut and form the tires. Then what is your time worth? You have to figure the cost of your time spent on making it: from going to the store to gather what you need when you call it a finished product.

    I'm all for being ingenious, trying new things out and spending time at the work bench but I also ask if it is worth it.
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    just info I found .. steve
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