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Post  Firetruck on Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:34 pm

205 70 15 Hydro Edge. Now to find someone to mount it for me. Cant wait. bounce

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Post  Beermand on Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:03 pm

Congrats Cheers
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Post  quadancer on Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:56 am

Tire irons, Harbor Freight. One bench vise. One hand mall. Done.
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Post  twin1300 on Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:09 am

cheers Congrats sir and welcome to the wonderful world of the darkside! Glad to have you here!



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Post  ttexastim on Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:19 am

quadancer wrote:Tire irons, Harbor Freight. One bench vise. One hand mall. Done.

I heard that harbor frieght no longer sells the tire changer! I'm a little peeved if that's true.
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Post  Doc on Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:33 pm

Welcome Congrats
Welcome and congrats Firetruck!

That is the tire I went with this time. I love it... Marshmallow smoooth!!!!! lafer Vader

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Post  quadancer on Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:13 pm

ttexastim wrote:
quadancer wrote:Tire irons, Harbor Freight. One bench vise. One hand mall. Done.

I heard that harbor frieght no longer sells the tire changer! I'm a little peeved if that's true.
No, I'M the tire changer. Those are the tools I needed. Oh, and windex.
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Post  Firetruck on Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:24 pm

Well, got it mounted this afternoon and went for a little ride tonight. This is definitly gonna take some gettin use to. Lookin forward to puttin some miles on it to really get a feel for it.

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Post  twin1300 on Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:36 pm

Firetruck wrote:Well, got it mounted this afternoon and went for a little ride tonight. This is definitly gonna take some gettin use to. Lookin forward to puttin some miles on it to really get a feel for it.

The mold release from manufacturing the tire will make it feel funny at first. Take your time until you get a couple hundred miles on it and the mold release is gone! After the psi you run it will make all the difference in the world to how it handles also.


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