Everything you need to know about prepping your tire inserts, presented by AKA.
Adam Drake explains why you might want to glue your 1/8 foam tire inserts to the rim, and how to do so properly.
Eric Anderson demonstrates his techniques for gluing sedan tires, including how to apply glue to the sidewalls to tune the tire side-flex characteristics.
Ryan Harris explains off-road tire prep, particularly for indoor clay - how and why folks shave tires, how sauce works, why you might want a tire warmer, and more! A great overview of off-road tire prep.
Tony from Klinik explains how to replace tire foams, with perhaps the most surprising bit (for me, at least) being that you can just cut the rubber of the tire and glue it back together, and it'll be strong enough for racing. *Mind blown.*
I know, everyone loves tire-mounting, right? Well, if you're going to do it, do it right - here's an in-depth explainer video from one of the all-tie experts, Jason Ruona of JConcepts.
The racers at VP-Pro put together a great, detailed video showing all of their techniques for mounting the perfect 1/8 off-road tire.
Great, in-depth video on how to break-in and prep your off-road tires - learn about break-in, sauce, and more.
See Spencer's secrets for getting tires glued on so they stay on and perform predictably on the track.
Don't let your handling troubles compound - learn when to use hard vs soft compound tires.
Open your mind and read on to learn the differences between open cell and closed cell tire inserts.
Jilles discusses centering, weighing, and trimming pre-mounted 1/10th scale touring car tires.
Cole Ogden and Lee Setser of JConcepts explain the benefits of v-cutting tire inserts, and also discuss their process for choosing foams for different track conditions. The cutting process is straightforward, but there's a lot of great discussion of insert selection and prep, so give it a watch!