Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Summit NJ
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Tire warmers heat the tires to 170ish degrees, so that when I go out on track I dont have to take it easy the first few laps to allow my tires to get up to temp. I go out, they are hot, they also keep the tires hot all day, which reduces the number of heat cycles which makes the tires last longer.
My tires are only getting to about 110 with the warmers on, which wasnt really a big problem until that session, we went out for one lap, then had a red flag so we had to sit on the pit lane, if my tires were 170+ degrees they would have only cooled to, lets say 110 degrees, but since mine were only at 110 to begin with, they cooled down to much. Also the track is mostly right turns, so the right side of the tire gets hotter faster, I was making the 3rd left when I crashed, which is the left turn that asks the most from the tire, which mine was cold.
Street: 2009 CBR600RR Metallic black Track: 2007 GSXR 600 black/white/blue