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What paddles do you think?

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I need paddles for my 1835 two seater. Dual Delorto carbs and not much else in the way of performance.

What tire would most recomend? I know on all my 1600s i ran the desert tracs, but i figure i could run more of a paddle on this one.


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Re: What paddles do you think?

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I run a 1300 sand tire unlimited paddle tire in my 2 seat 1835cc VW, single 40 Weber,4.86 ring and pinion with low gears.
No complaints.
You want the tire to float
But
Keep in mind you also want to be able to spin the tire and keep up wheel speed.....Too tall or too wide and it will cost you wheel speed when you need it.
1300+ sand tire unlimited paddle tire would be my next choice.
The 1300+ Might be better for you with your dual carbs.

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Post by mpc »

I agree, the 13.00 or a 13.00 plus would be a good choice. Definitely don't need a really wide paddle with that motor. I ran a 13.00 plus with an 1835 and a Delorto single carb and it felt just right.
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I will start looking then.

thanks for the help.
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Re: What paddles do you think?

Post by jhitesma »

I would suggest sticking with the 1300 rather than the 1300+.

I ran 1300+'s on my 1776 powered manx with dual delortos...and while it would get around it always felt like it was struggling. Could never get the kind of wheel speed I wanted either. The 13+'s work great on my 2.3 Ford rail...but were just a bit more than I would have liked on the 1776 manx.

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What size rim is best?

Still looking here in phx but nobody seems to have any.
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Re: What paddles do you think?

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Look for a 12 inch wide wheel.

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