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TSL for snow???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by white-rhyno, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. white-rhyno

    white-rhyno 1/2 ton status

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    I was wondering if anyone out there runs the TSL 36x12.5 in snow. I mean deep snow. I know they suck on icey roads. Does anyone have an opion for me. I ran the 35 BFG MT for a while and they did ok. Looking to go a little bigger.
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    i got 38 15.50's but im sure yours will do the same as mine ive been in deep snow, and shallow snow, Shallow snow aint [censored] cuz you dig to the mud but the deep stuff, i slid all around, my tires juzt packed it down and made it into hard pack, where you from? Colorado snow is much different then the snow i get in oregon.....

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  3. white-rhyno

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    We run through the nice powder snow in Washington State. It gets really heavy in the spring. Just makes it more of a challenge.
     
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    I had 36 12.50 15's before my 38's they rock in snow. they just churn it up and they did great on ice.

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    They are decent in deep snow. The thing to remember is to air way down. 3-6 psi depending on conditions and the weight of your truck. Still, there are better tires out there for snow.

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  6. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    You could try "siping" those TSLs....supposedly that's what will make them good in snow and ice.

    Here's a link someone shared with me last time I asked a similar question:

    <a target="_blank" href=http://usor.topcities.com/superswampersiping.htm>http://usor.topcities.com/superswampersiping.htm</a>



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    Still, there are better tires out there for snow.

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    Understatement...[​IMG] packed wet snow and TSL's is a bad combo. Deep powder they'd be killer though.

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