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How Low should you Go ??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 88Silverado, Jul 2, 2004.

  1. 88Silverado

    88Silverado 1/2 ton status

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    Tire pressure that is for wheeling.
    I currently have my tire-deflaters set at 10 and will be wheeling in the local mountains tomorrow. Im running 33x12.5 Interco TrXus. I just dont want to pop a bead but yet, I need a pretty smooth ride cuz my wife has a pinched nerve in her leg and I dont want to aggravate it

    Thanks
     
  2. willyswanter

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    I picked 8-12 but I usually run around 8 in the front and 5 in the back.
     
  3. Ryan B.

    Ryan B. 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i picked 8-12..
    At pismo in the sand dunes i run my 35x12.50x15's at 8psi.
    It the rocks and on the trails at hollister i didn't have too much trouble at street pressure.
     
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    i usually go down to 5, but have been down to 2.
    at 5 my tires still dont bulge till i go over something
     
  5. backyardbuilt

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    I run 15 on the street and go down till the generic tire guage won't read pressure for playing. The boggers barely bulge at that point until your on some rocks.
     
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    I like about 12... but if I have to go at highway speeds I won't go less than 16/14 f/r so that's why I chose the "15-18" option.
     
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    I keep my swampers at 20 PSI for everything, and my General Grabber MT's at 35 PSI for everything.... otherwise they will fall off of my wheels (16.5)
     
  8. 55Willy

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    my bfg's i ran at 8 and 5. we ran our 16.5's as low was 7 at the coast with no beads popping. My 16.5's I'll run just as low (cybrfire beadlocks) /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    8-12 just remember that your running low pressure and try to avoid things that will pop the bead off eg. sidewall impacts. I run 11 front and 10 rear on my iroks. Any more than that and you won't really achieve that softer ride you are looking for.
     
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    Last time I was out I tried 11 psi, worked great, no blowing beads with 15s. Beadlocks to come soon. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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