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What are your tire's inflated to?

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Old 12-24-11, 07:58 PM   #16
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You want more traction in the back vs the front.
Wait.

I want the front...the axle which performs the 100% of the steering, almost all the acceleration application, and 80% of braking ability to have less traction than the rear?!

You claimed I want the rear to have more inflation pressure than the front. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Also, under-inflated tires have just as horrible consequences to traction as over-inflated.

The argument you cite is relevant only to hydroplaning. If you value your life, you shouldn't have tires with that little tread, or be that unaware of conditions. Both are severe problems.
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Old 12-25-11, 06:56 AM   #17
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Wait.

I want the front...the axle which performs the 100% of the steering, almost all the acceleration application, and 80% of braking ability to have less traction than the rear?!

You claimed I want the rear to have more inflation pressure than the front. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Also, under-inflated tires have just as horrible consequences to traction as over-inflated.

The argument you cite is relevant only to hydroplaning. If you value your life, you shouldn't have tires with that little tread, or be that unaware of conditions. Both are severe problems.
You want more traction in the back. It's a well-known fact, research it. That's why anytime you ask for only 2 new tires, they will only install it on the rear axle.

This video clearly shows that new tires on the rear axle is the correct way. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__0DL...eature=related
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Old 12-31-11, 08:47 AM   #18
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Wait.

I want the front...the axle which performs the 100% of the steering, almost all the acceleration application, and 80% of braking ability to have less traction than the rear?!
If you value the life of your family, Yes.

The video posted before speaks for itself, and as stated, if you do any research on this at all you will find that this is fact, no debate to be had here.
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Old 01-02-12, 01:56 PM   #19
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Correction to my previous inflation pressures.

They are 38 PSI, as I requested.

Again, however, these are BFG A/T ko's in the OEM size. After 16 hours of driving in the rain, I could not be happier with them.

Also, playing with them on dry pavement, they have about the same braking ability as 'car' tires. They do make a deeper noise when the ABS has them pending lockup, however.
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