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Swampers in the snow

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by b454rat, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. b454rat

    b454rat 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Need new sneakers for my S-10, and see TSLs in a monster 29x8.5x15 size. Don't care bout the flat spots or mileage, just need tires that are decent in the snow and slushy stuff. Might make it look meaner too....:rolleyes: I had a set of SXs on my 89, but didn't get to drive them in the snow. Anybody with experince?
     
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    They work great on the soft stuff but are worse that average on ice and snowpack.
     
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    Figures. I had someone tell me that they were the cats a$$ in the snow....
     
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    i know my boggers were good at stoping in the snow but gettin her going was a little different.:laugh: on ice they were usless.some days i had to lock it in to get up my driveway.:o no siping and not enough rubber on the ground.
     
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    I was wondering about the 40s on my 89. Got some springs for it so they won't run anymore. But not too worried, lock the hubs and pull the magic shifter and run over whatever is the way.....:)
     
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    :haha: :haha: thats the spirit.:bow:
     
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    If you sipe the center section they rock your world on the hardpack stuff. Ice is ice, unless you have ice spikes like the ice racers any tire is gonna suck.
     
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    Don't get too much ice, if we do, then DOT salts the living sh!t out of the roads. I need to get some tires for the wifey first, then I can figure out what to do with mine. Didn't even think of siping, garage here can do that easy...
     
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    Yeah, I had my swamper radials siped locally before I went up to Tahoe, and they worked really well.
     

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