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Hi guys,

Need some help for Sunday I got a load of tyres but you know what it's like I have got them all mixed up and don't trust my own measuring to find out there sizes can someone help me Sunday to work out what's what so know what setting my cars up with. Anyone able to spend few minutes to help?

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Sorry, won't be there. Pain when they all get mixed up. I see a lot of swearing and a pair of calipers in your future! Do you know what sizes/quantites of tyres you should have? This helps.

And for 99p, check out that auction site for '12 Compartment Empty Storage Case Box for Nail Art Glitter Rhinestones' Found these ideal for keeping pairs of tyres in check.
 

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I suspect, with 002'' increments and different wheel possibilities, we are talking more than a few minutes!

The rule is before you buy any tyres buy something to put them in, those little flip-top things from Maplins I told you about are ideal.

I hope you solve the issue....
 

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I got some calipers but don't trust my measuring mate and storage box just you know what like end of meeting leave tyres on cars then go there next time n unsure what on them.
 

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I always keep a note of what tyres are on what cars. I number those little flip lids I mentioned earlier and have a list of what numbers corrospond to which tyres.

Tedious, and maybe a little anoraky, but you have already discovered the alternative.
 

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To match up the 'Tyco' Supertires with the sizes, you need to measure them on a Tyco hub. I keep a hub in one of the compartments of my equivalent of diesel's 12 Compartment Empty Storage Case Box for Nail Art Glitter Rhinestones.

Mine's just one of those pill box things from Poundland:



Definitely worth getting


A more expensive, but more reliable, system is to make up several axles with different tyre/wheel heights on them permanently (or at least for the duration of the race meet). Then you can colour-code them so you know exactly what you've got.

This is definitely the best way if you use fragile tyres like PVTs which split easily if you swap them on and off hubs.
 

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Always bring a small notebook and note down which tyres are on which chassis. Sounds so geeky but you do end up in a right mess otherwise.

Another tip is to baggy up your silicone tyres after racing. They go bad if left on the car and the performance will disappear.
 
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