6.5" of sidewall isn't exactly "limited".... in fact, it's barely less
sidewall then on a stock 16" tire from earlier years (my '95 3500 came stock
with 215/85R16's, which had 7.1" of sidewall, on a much heavier vehicle).
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 00:28:10 -0400, "Tom Lawrence"
In theory you are correct but in pratice the average clearnace in less
because of normal tire deflection underload and is likley around 5.5
inches or a bit less which is not much for a big heavy tire on a big
heavy vehicle and a unexpected chuck hole. Wheel rim companies have
got to love them because they get to still extra wheel from raod
damage that they would not sell otherwise. 60's are kinda border line
tires in this regard.
We've heard this shit from you how many times now?
I lost count...
SBJ: Dumb brake question
SBJ: Front wheel bearings-2000 Blazer??
SBJ: Snoball Defense System v1.01
If you weren't so damn dense you would be too embarrassed and ashamed to
Gee, all I did was pretty much repeat what you said about Tom being correct
in theory. You of course being the ultimate troll feel the need to lash out.
You truly are a Idiot!
Sig adjustment time again,
Well Roy, You're gonna have to lighten up on your ole buddy or he won't
spring for the Castles when you come to Ohio. I can take you to Ruth's Diner
but the meatloaf there don't compare to a WC.
How was the trip north this time?
Nope. Have had a bunch of offers, but all are contingent on the buyer
selling their house. I'm not going that route. To by a house around here,
with the mortgage industry soo screwed up, you need to have a credit rateing
of around 680 or better and have a 20% down payment. So, to buy a house for
$400K, you must come up with a $80K down payment. Most folks don't have that
kind of cash laying around, it is in the equity of the house they are in.
So, they have to sell their home to get it. Bottom line, things are kinda
paralyzed unless the home your selling is listed for $250K or under. It is
what it is. We are packing things up and will be outa here by mid Oct.
Things will turn around eventually.
Oh, I decided to keep the AR and am selling the Sig 9mm and the Walther PPKS
In response to Denny 's post. I thought everyone should know:
uh......i'd make a offer on the sig but you'd be offended at what i can
afford to spend at the moment.......
although im sure its a better offer than the white castles the floppy
eared friend we have would offer you.
You need enough tire pressure to maintain a flat
contact patch when warm. The exact pressure reading
will vary from vehicle to vehicle.
The sidewall will tell you max pressure only. Doesn't
tell you normal operating pressure.
Start at about 50psi. Put a few miles on the tires on
a sunny day. Let them get warm. Find a flat lot to
Cover a patch of tread with simple childs colored
chalk. Cover the entire width of the contact patch.
Now drive a few truck lengths.
Look at the chalk. It should be scrubbed off evenly
across the contact patch. If more is left on the
outside edges, the pressure is too high. If more is
left in the middle, pressure is too low.
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