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Old May 11th, 2009, 01:23 PM   #341
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Old May 20th, 2009, 09:28 AM   #342
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On the 1st page in picture number 4 you can't even see a coil spring....
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:10 AM   #343
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On the 1st page in picture number 4 you can't even see a coil spring....
It's not the norm to run coils with Air Shocks.
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:22 AM   #344
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It's not the norm to run coils with Air Shocks.

in fact, it pretty much defeats the purpose!
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:38 AM   #345
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in fact, it pretty much defeats the purpose!
I know, but I was trying to be as nice as I could.
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:41 AM   #346
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:51 AM   #347
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Old May 20th, 2009, 07:52 PM   #348
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I didn't look at it that close... Or i would have noticed the air shock.
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Old June 6th, 2009, 08:40 AM   #349
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I know I've been sportin' 60's in my sig for awhile ... it's finally underway.


One last pic.... (yes, the L/R tire is low)





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Your front tires are on backwards.
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Old June 6th, 2009, 02:44 PM   #351
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Your front tires are on backwards.
I read it works better.
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Old June 6th, 2009, 05:08 PM   #352
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I read it works better.

Thank god someone else understands it
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What's there to understand? Directional tires have been around a long time.
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Old June 6th, 2009, 06:08 PM   #354
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Thank god someone else understands it
I actually did run one backwards once and really didn't make a difference ... close up at 1:52 (the infamous "20 min" climb )

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What's there to understand? Directional tires have been around a long time.

Yep, and from my personal experiences with Iroks, I like how they work better "backwards"


Don't ask me why, but I had them chunking horribly after a few runs mounted forward. Heard guys talking about running the other way so I tried it and was pleased with the results. They don't clear mud as easily, but they seem to have a bit more bite and control on the rocks for my tastes. And they're aren't chunking as much


Maybe it's just the placebo effect, but that's good enough for me
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Actually my bet would be that in most cases they might be better. My experience with directional tires "self cleaning" don't do shit without wheel speed and then it's the wheel speed not the directional effect. I've just typically put them on the usual "sheep" way. Maybe I should turn them around & experiment.
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Actually my bet would be that in most cases they might be better. My experience with directional tires "self cleaning" don't do shit without wheel speed and then it's the wheel speed not the directional effect. I've just typically put them on the usual "sheep" way. Maybe I should turn them around & experiment.

You said you really hadn't had problems with them chunking... Do you have radials or bias? I don't know that there's a difference or not, but maybe bias are more prone to it...?


I guess in the end it really doesn't matter too much with DOT compound tires. They all suck compared to stickies
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I know I've been sportin' 60's in my sig for awhile ... it's finally underway.


And to avoid totally thread hijack...

for progress!! You still thinking end of June(ish)?
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for progress!! You still thinking end of June(ish)?
Yup, June 27th R&V if my high steer arms come in .... I might even try running the tires backwards if it's done. It won't hurt to try ... but my guess is that at 4psi, it doesn't matter much.
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Nuzzy,
My 37's and my 39.5's are both bias. For whatever reason I've never had them chunk. Maybe I don't run them hard enough. Seriously though, I really haven't run them on sharp rocks, moreso rounded ones. And you're right, they don't compare to stickies.

I'm hoping to make Canada in a few weeks. Maybe I'll run them backwards to see how they do.

Ryan,
Get that shit done. June 27th? Bring it up to Canada.
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