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Old January 9th, 2010, 08:10 PM   #1
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well i have been playing around with a couple ideas for grooving my tsl's once the first snow fall. didnt quite like the lack of traction on compact snow.



here is my idea, what do you guys think?
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Old January 9th, 2010, 09:26 PM   #2
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I like it.

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Old January 10th, 2010, 12:23 AM   #3
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cut that strip out of the center of the chevrons, it isnt going to do you any good anyway, and the open void with a more prominent leading edge will
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Old January 10th, 2010, 08:05 PM   #4
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cut that strip out of the center of the chevrons, it isnt going to do you any good anyway, and the open void with a more prominent leading edge will
disagree, the more biting edges you have the better the tire will react on hardpack snow.

For deep snow I would agree, but for street driving he will benefit

I'd also groove the outside tread lugs
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Old January 16th, 2010, 11:32 AM   #5
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thats a good design.
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that small strip, being straight across the tire, will just fold back against the next lug, closing off the small gap between them, leaving only the leading edge to do any good, until it wears off (rounded leading edge) which wont take long.



basically copy what Interco already did between the lugs, like the area I circled
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Old January 16th, 2010, 12:14 PM   #7
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you mean like this! lol

oh and i figured out what i liked for the outer lugs.
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Old January 16th, 2010, 12:19 PM   #8
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why not just do what most other people do? that way you know it works.
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Old January 16th, 2010, 12:33 PM   #9
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lol, because i'm not like most others and i hate following the crowd.
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I wouldn't call it "fallowing the crowd" if it has to do with performance.
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