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after a bout 6 lipo batteries I went through my original top force tires
now I am looking for a replacement set that will last a long time and also fits
but what are quality tires that fit?

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As @Wooders28 said, the surface really matters.

I'm assuming since this is in the racing forum you are racing it at a club? If the rules allow I would change to modern wheels and that opens up a huge range of options for any track type. I run JConcepts Goosebumps and Blockades (the Blockades might be Proline) at my dirt track, they last ages and have heaps of grip. If you're on carpet you'd need something like Schumacher mini pins

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Yes, the surface matters, (yes, I'm a parrot today).  

I run bashers.  I have several sets of these all-terrain type tires.  4 wheels + 4 tires for about $15.  

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Chrome-8-Spoke-Wheel-Hubs-Tires-06010-06026-White-RC-Redcat-Tornado-S30-OB-Buggy-/273574985729?hash=item3fb2570001

If you try to transplant the tires onto Tamiya wheels, these tires are a bit larger (even though it looks fine on the photo).  You might want to use caulk or double-sided tape on the wheels.   

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Here is another set with pin type tires, if you prefer something similar to Tamiya's original pin tires.  I would imagine these would also be slightly larger.  I don't know why they say Chrome.  Maybe they think "chrome" means something like "cool?"  

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Chrome-5-Spoke-Wheel-Rims-Tires-06010-06026-White-RC-Redcat-Tornado-S30-OB-Buggy/273573485140?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20131003132420%26meid%3D87f4eb30b65f411f9d2e1819e1b1b48c%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D8%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D273574985729%26itm%3D273573485140&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851

 

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If running 2" wheels on astro or grass, these work quite well and are quite a long lasting tyre, (fronts are T693), I've run a load of 3s packs through my Mid which is running them.

https://www.modelsport.co.uk/schumacher-block-rears-blue-cat/rc-car-products/2280

I run Schumacher cactus, yellow compound on the rear of my kf2se on carpet ,it's running a 6.5t reedy motor, and that'll maybe get 6 runs off them.

It's always a compromise between grip and longevity, those blocks in the link are blue compound, so longer lasting, but less grip than the yellows.

 

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As mentioned, it's hard to say when we don't know what surface you're on. I believe the compound on the stock Top Force tyres are quite hard, so if longevity rather than ultimate grip is your thing, stuff like Schumacher yellow or silver compounds are not what you're looking for. If the stock tyres worked for your surface, I'd try Schumacher Mini Spike 2 in green or blue compound.

U6515 front green

U6516 rear green

U6517 front blue

U6518 rear blue

If you're on carpet and want a long lasting tyre with good grip, try the Schumacher Mini Dart blue

U6828 front

U6829 rear

I'm a pretty big fan of Schumacher tyres.

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