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SUPER SWAMPER TSL vs. TSL SX

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jacked_86chevyk10, Feb 20, 2004.

  1. jacked_86chevyk10

    jacked_86chevyk10 Registered Member

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    whats the differnce in tsl- radials and tsl-sx? i dont want the bias but whats the differnce in these two? thanks fellas
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  2. Executioner

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    TSL SX is bias ply, and may have some fiberglass belting.
    It is not a Radial tire. It has some sidewall lugs(tread).

    The TSL Radial, is a Radial tire with steel belts.
    It has the ever so popular 2 ply sidewall construction,
    which in my opinon is very, very weak(by Design).
     
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    And also the bias TSLs will probably conform better at low pressures but are prone to flat spotting while parked for awhile. Mine take about 5-10 minutes to smooth out after parking overnight. The radials may be a better choice if you do a lot of street driving.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The SX is an extremely tough bias swamper, the sidewalls are very thick and strong. It conforms very well to rocks and rough terrain but gives a very stiff rough ride on the road and wears just as fast or faster than boggers and TSL's.

    The TSL radial is a nice tire for someone that is going to be on the street a fair amount of the time. The tire lasts for a lot longer than the bias version. The only thing I don't like about the radial TSL is that the tread width is narrow on those tires compared to the carcas width.
     

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