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Stainless Studs Strong Enough?

Postby Spartan » November 7th, 2002, 11:18 pm

Are stainless steel studs strong enough, based your previous experience? I have a 1.25 inch track. The Woody's rep at the novi snow show last weekend indicated that the stainless steel studs are fine. However, a couple of the speed shops there indicated that stainless steel studs that long (for a 1.25 track) would probably bend. What are your thoughts and experiences. Thanks.

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Stainless Studs Strong Enough?

Postby Luv2sled » November 7th, 2002, 11:25 pm

Unless your drag racing, I'd go with the stainless studs......under normal riding conditions they won't bend.
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Stainless Studs Strong Enough?

Postby R_TICAT » November 8th, 2002, 10:11 am

Stainless is normally stronger than regular steel. I'm not sure what alloy they make studs out of.
As far as bending them goes, I've bent plenty of 1" studs (steel) on my previous 600cc Cats so...
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Stainless Studs Strong Enough?

Postby BLADEGUY » November 8th, 2002, 11:14 am

I have stainless steel studs on the Blade (Fast Track) 1.25" long track. I ran 2 per bar, which ends up being the equivelant of 110. Bent only a couple. The way I ride that's pretty good! I was in some crappy conditions last year.
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