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TSL Sidewall Break-in, How to get it done quickly?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by FWP, Sep 27, 2006.

  1. FWP

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    The sidewalls are super stiff right now. I need to go wheelin on Sat in a local Comp. What would be the fastest way to loosen em up? I was thinking of driving around the neighborhood on 3-5 psi for a couple of hours:crazy:
     
  2. miniwally

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    A few years back we had to do the same thing and did a 20 mile drive at wheeling pressures. It kinda worked, maybe try really low pressure and drive down a curb with half the tire on the curb and half off??

    Good luck.
     
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    run them flat around the block. They will be SOFT.
     
  4. sandawgk5

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    Hey Fred did you just go with a set of 42 TSLs? Did you change rim size or still running 15s I saw you selling your old rims. Oh yeah where are the pics:D


    Ira
     
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    Drive them at about 5psi or just before the sidewall starts to pinch (You can over soften them if the sidewall pinches itself) for 15-20 mins, let them cool, repeat. It is the cycleing that makes them soft not the flexing.
     

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