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Hi,

I recently started on Scalextric, after I saw a picture of myself playing with an oval one when I was 4 years old in the 70's, all those great memories came back in a second, and I couldn't resist the idea to start over, specially when I'm having my first child in a few weeks (I guess this is an old excuse)

Anyway I was wondering if is possible to buy 1:32 new tyres on different sizes with print brand on the side (Michellin, Good Year, Dunlop)

Cheers and sorry for the newbie post.

Sez
 

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that's a good option, maybe is not that important, but I think some cars look a lot better with this tyres...
 

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I 've been making my own decals for my tires.

I apply the decal to the tire,wait a day or two,then I brush on Future floor finish to the decal / side wall of the tire.

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The decals look great to me

Do you want to sell tire decals or is making your own something we can do?

A lot of our cars have replacement rear tires and getting lettering back on would sure be cool.
 

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Looks really good Ice, could you recommend a place where to get decals?
 
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I have placed some Slot It tyres with "Michelin", "Dunlop" etc on eBay under user name fw14b if that would help.
 

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I make all my own decals for tyres. I used to print them onto decal paper and stick them on but found they would come off when running. Also certain compounds of tyres didn't like this.

I have started printing them on regular paper and super gluing them to the tyre. I add a TINY bit of super glue to the tyre with a cocktail stick and apply the decal with tweezers.

I don't do any more than that and they come out great and are really robust.
 

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Pattos (Google "pattos place") has a selection of tyre "decals". I now use the stickers which blend well on the tyre (no visible edges) and stick well onto all the makes of tyre I have tried.

Cheers,

Philip
 

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Cheer Phillip,

I've been looking at Pattos web page, and I saw the sticker option...are these good even to use on cars that I plan to race with or just for exhibit ones?
 
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