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 Post Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:09 pm 
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The tires we took off. M/T 29.5x9x15 radial slicks. Almost 2 years old. Last run was 1.54 60' 6.94 at 99.12 O:) We dodged a huge bullet!!

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These are the new ones. Hoosier Radial slicks. 9x30x15. The M/T were 29.2 tall and the Hoosiers are 29.9 tall. Last night we had 1.53 60's with 17 pounds in the air bags. When we dropped it down to 10 lbs it ran 1.51 60's.

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Barry this is how it sits now with a couple of weeks on the new springs.

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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:25 am 
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Steve, From the guys we have talked to you generally want 3/4" to 1 1/4" and 1" being the best between
the lower control arm and the bump stop on the frame..We are over 2" right now and that was with 3/4
of a coil cut off.........And making 8 passes

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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:40 am 
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I ran a Goodyear tire down about that far a few years back but performance had dropped off a fair amount by then. If memory serves, that tire had a repair plug in it also. =;

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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:04 am 
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Beretta wrote:
Steve, From the guys we have talked to you generally want 3/4" to 1 1/4" and 1" being the best between
the lower control arm and the bump stop on the frame..We are over 2" right now and that was with 3/4
of a coil cut off.........And making 8 passes



Thanks barry. I didn't know that. The old springs were sittingonthe bump stops. :- Thenew arms don't have stopsso I have to put them on the frame when I decide to cut the springs. =;

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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:29 pm 
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Steve I found similar on my slicks...One slick showed a couple of bad spots and the other slick was fine..Which I couldnt figure out except they where made in chile....lol.The other slick still had 1/4 wear dot and the other did too except in a few spots.Couple of blad spots like my head... :-k

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:07 am 
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WR169 wrote:
The tires we took off. M/T 29.5x9x15 radial slicks. Almost 2 years old. Last run was 1.54 60' 6.94 at 99.12 O:) We dodged a huge bullet!!

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This is how they worked

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These are the new ones. Hoosier Radial slicks. 9x30x15. The M/T were 29.2 tall and the Hoosiers are 29.9 tall. Last night we had 1.53 60's with 17 pounds in the air bags. When we dropped it down to 10 lbs it ran 1.51 60's.

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Barry this is how it sits now with a couple of weeks on the new springs.

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is your frame notched

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:57 am 
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Red Neck mini tub. :- =; Torch and a sledge. \:D/ \:D/ When we put the disc brakes on the rear it gained a little more back space.

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:59 am 
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Steve I found similar on my slicks...One slick showed a couple of bad spots and the other slick was fine..Which I couldnt figure out except they where made in chile....lol.The other slick still had 1/4 wear dot and the other did too except in a few spots.Couple of blad spots like my head... :-k


That's really unusual. I seen some guys running posi's that would only burn one tire on burn outs.

Oh yeah these were directional. So rotating couldn't be done.

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