Tire Warmers?? - Page 2 - Yamaha R6 Forum: YZF-R6 Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 02:20 PM
I hate you Turn 4!
 
aaronk277's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: A house with windows
Posts: 1,886
Bike: 09 Orca
Quote:
Originally Posted by mercenary View Post
Woodcraft from Chief are definitely a good set for a good price.

If you aren't looking to spend a lot on a set of warmers for general trackday use, I've seen people getting good use out of MJ Moto warmers.
I've got the Mj MOTO single temp
Pros: cost, good coverage that covers more than just the tires
Cons: on cold days they take awhile to heat up, not good for time it takes to get to temp on a race day

If your just looking at doing Trackday you might want to save your money. They not something you mush have. A couple laps and your tires will be up to temp and you can use the money saved on new tires, ect.... If your looking at racing then don't skimpy out.

Join the XBL Races on MotoGp 14 here

Join the XBL Races on SBKX here
Chat thread here
600 Superbike Series Novice # 277
aaronk277 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 02:30 PM Thread Starter
Keep Sliding
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ireland
Posts: 52
Bike: R6 Trackbike
Re: Tire Warmers??

Quote:
Originally Posted by aaronk277 View Post
I've got the Mj MOTO single temp
Pros: cost, good coverage that covers more than just the tires
Cons: on cold days they take awhile to heat up, not good for time it takes to get to temp on a race day

If your just looking at doing Trackday you might want to save your money. They not something you mush have. A couple laps and your tires will be up to temp and you can use the money saved on new tires, ect.... If your looking at racing then don't skimpy out.
Im from Ireland, everyday is a cold day
Ya its just trackdays at the moment anyway, its just something id like to have as could be racing in a year or two
Dossy600 is offline  
post #13 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 02:33 PM
Forum Moderator
 
Skeeter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lake Placid, FL
Posts: 2,999
Bike: '03 Sliver R1'06 Raven R6
Images: 3
Re: Tire Warmers??

For top quality go with Chicken Hawks. I love mine. They will hold up for years as some of the other brands start falling apart after a year or two. Check some of the racing forums for used ones.
Skeeter is offline  
post #14 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Parts Pimp
 
ChiefSmokeDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: JerZ
Posts: 26,240
Bike: 2002 R6, 2008 R6
Re: Tire Warmers??

The MJ Moto warmers just don't throw the heat like the other brands. The warm feature on the chicken hawks is tits for rain tires, or lunch time, etc. I've had an excellent season on the Woodcrafts. For the majority of last season, I ran the mj moto warmers and they don't have the BTU's or draw to heat the tire and rim nearly enough in colder and windier days. They are nice as a backup set which is what I've always used them as.

CONTACT/EMAIL ME HERE

R6 ECU FLASH Click Here



My 02 Thread My 08 Thread
RIP BALLISTIK: We miss you Ricky!!!
Ask about:-STAHLBUS- -WOODCRAFT- -MOTUL- -FERODO- -BRAKE TECH- -BMC- -Battery Tender-LEO VINCE- -NGK- -EBC- -Canyon Dancer-
ChiefSmokeDawg is offline  
post #15 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
Keep Sliding
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ireland
Posts: 52
Bike: R6 Trackbike
Re: Tire Warmers??

Quote:
Originally Posted by Skeeter View Post
For top quality go with Chicken Hawks. I love mine. They will hold up for years as some of the other brands start falling apart after a year or two. Check some of the racing forums for used ones.
Cheers, wanna pick them up in states as they will be cheaper, just have the get an adapter for the plugs
Dossy600 is offline  
post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 04:17 PM
I eat my R6
 
maxpr1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: the track
Posts: 819
Bike: '07R6 Track
Re: Tire Warmers??

Quote:
Originally Posted by shad0ws View Post
I paid for the badass bag and got the warmers free.
me too!

And the quick disconnect is an awesome feature... Great Product, great service and good people
maxpr1 is offline  
post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 04:25 PM
FastForward Performance
 
Tdub's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: OWB, Ky
Posts: 961
Bike: Honda Z50
Re: Tire Warmers??

In cold and windy situations, these are a big plus in getting your tires and rims up to temp...

Tdub is offline  
post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 06:55 PM
I eat my R6
 
Shawn3210's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: SOCAL 562
Posts: 1,602
Bike: 2014 R6
Re: Tire Warmers??

I have the mj moto, they do well for what I paid for. Going to get some woodcrafts one pretty soon.

CVMA #143

Faceboooooook
instagram shawn_r6r
Shawn3210 is offline  
post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 07:38 PM
I eat my R6
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 440
Re: Tire Warmers??

I've used the DMP warmers for two seasons now and have no complaints
jgos929 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha R6 Forum: YZF-R6 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Woodcraft Dual Temp tire warmers all stocked up! Best warmers in the business SportbikeTrackGear Sportbike Track Gear 4 12-13-2011 10:11 AM
Tire baker tire warmers F/s FRO Bikes Parts For Sale 5 06-02-2011 07:58 PM
Tire warmers review (what warmers are you using?) Noleman Product Reviews 13 12-21-2010 10:02 AM
$120 Tire Warmers 8Ball Product Reviews 17 10-24-2010 09:56 PM
WTB Tire warmers Trace18101 Bikes Parts For Sale 5 07-09-2008 05:19 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome