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Been trying to find a good bushing setup for the Tracker 6-Tracks.  I've asked around, but with no definite answers. With the help of the 'Nado crew, here's what we found works well on these trucks. 

Using the Khiro bushings with the inserts, use a soft blue bottom with a medium red top on the front & all red on the back. This setup gives a nice, loose feel for carving, yet stays stable at speed.  Good return to center, too. 

If you use the barrel type bushings, it may give a looser feel with less return to center, as the non-insert bushings are softer, given the same color.

Give it a try, I think you'll like the results. 

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I ride Tracker Sixtracks exclusively and always replace stock bushings with blue doh-doh's really nice smooth carve in pools.




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I got the bones soft blue bushins on my sixtracks. They are 90 duro and I believe that the Yellow Khiros has the same duro's as the Bones soft blues. Dave Hackett rides the Yellows Khiros on his 169 indys.





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The soft Bones bushings are 76A.  The yellow Khiros are 90A.  The blue
Khiros are 82A & the medium reds are 84A. 

For a good bushing comparison go to:

http://www.shop.store.yahoo.com/purpleskunk/khirobushings.html

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i thought the khiros were a bit stiffer than said duro. i have some red ones, but they don't feel like 84a. haven't skated them too much though maybe just needs a good break in.


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@ SDO ;
thanks for the correction !







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@ Sk8thedowner:

The insert bushings are stiffer than the non-insert ones.  That may be the difference, depending on which type you have.

I've had really good luck using a softer bottom bushing (usually blue) with a harder top bushing (red or yellow).  Turns for carves nicely & has good snap-back to center.  Chris Olden turned me onto this setup.

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ok.... i'll try some of the barrels then. thanks.

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@SDO,
What is your point of reference when saying "bottom" and "top".  Is the board in skate orientation, (where top would be closest to the deck)?  Or vice versa...

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Q, think of the truck, not the deck.  The bottom bushing is the larger one that goes against the base.  The top bushing is the smaller one at the, well, top.

Hope that helps!

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Thanks for the clarification, SDO.  I've heard people say top/bottom both ways, and I didn't want to assume (we all know what happens )

I've got a Pineapple with sixtracks and gassers.  Currently have some doh-doh's in there (yellow front, red back) but IMO the bottom (using your perspective) dohdoh doesn't fit too well.  Mebbe I'll order up some Khiros.

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Q, give 'em a try.  I think you'll like the results!  I prefer the coned insert-type for the top & bottom. 

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BONES BUSHINGS !!!!!The only ones we use an i ride tracker ,indys,and webbs!!!!



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Bones are great bushings, too.  Just not as many choices to tailor the ride as with Khiros.  And I ride Trackers, Indys & especially Webbs, too!

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