Minokawa Tire Life?

slpcrf450x

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What sort of life are you guys getting out of the minokawas that come on the Kraton?
I found them on ebay for a decent price and have been running them on an Outcast on 6s mainly.
I have close to 15 packs on them and the tread is still good but the sidewalls are chewed up bad! During my last bash I started hearing the fluttering noise that is typical of a tire that came unglued in a spot but when I looked at them the bead was still glued but the sidewall on 2 of my tires was torn! Upon closer inspection I also had a crack in my wheel (2nd time). I do run them hard enough to baloon some but not terrible.
I guess I will be retiring this entire set but I was really hoping that when the tires were worn out the wheels would still be good enough to glue on more tires.
 

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Mine are still all good.... Had a kraton since xmas and theyve been good with 4s on grass, gravel and hardpack sand.
Ive run backflips for about a month now tho... But i do still put the stocks back on for grass usually.
 

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Different folks seem to have different results. My tread is starting to wear down after two months, but I'm also hard on tires.
 

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Different folks seem to have different results. My tread is starting to wear down after two months, but I'm also hard on tires.

I'e had mine for about 3 weeks and yes I changed a lot but I shredded my front right tire after I was getting a weird humming sound after changing and shimming diffs so I tore it all back down rechecked all the mesh for all the gearing took it out and deff not bleeding as much thro the front wheels but tore about a 2 inch gash in the side wall and I only run 6s on punch 9 with a 17t pinion so all 4 tires ballon like crazy
 

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5/6 runs and i had a tyre split running 4s most the time but the 6s pack on the last run finished the tyre off
 

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Problem solved looks good proline trenches 3.8
 

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