Best type of Drive Wheel

Discussion in 'Friction Drive' started by 2stroker, May 16, 2012.

  1. 2stroker

    2stroker New Member

    I like the neoprene its perfect for drive wheels. I have a steel drive wheel that works great to. but it tears up the tires. My delrin works good but it slips a little more and you gotta put more tension on your bungee for it but the it doesnt tear up the tire bad.
    It last about 800 miles. I tried EPDM i just sat the drive wheel on the tire without anything pulling it down for tension and it gripped the tire better than anything else but it wore out in 15miles. If that stuff would hold together it would be great. But i like neoprene it last for 1500 miles. I wonder if they make a harder epdm rod? That would be the best it if stuck together. But the one i used was to soft