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Old November 21st, 2009, 23:05
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first off i gotta say it sucked tighening them all down, and now my back is killing me from it


tested them out tonight up in the hills, worked great

tires are 35x12.50 coopers, gotta say the jeep looks more proportional now



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Old November 21st, 2009, 23:07
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Good luck on them holding air. Looks good though..
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Old November 22nd, 2009, 00:45
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Night and day difference from before. Definitely one of a kind.

I'm assuming the Cooper's are the STT's? Those were my next choice when I bought tires. They work great from what I've seen.

Are you going to try and make it out next weekend to TSF?
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Old November 24th, 2009, 07:27
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first off i gotta say it sucked tighening them all down, and now my back is killing me from it
Try assembling 5 of them, only to find out the tire shop didnt get the valve stems sealed, then tearing them all back down, and re-assembling them again.

Now that sucks...
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Old November 24th, 2009, 08:16
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Good luck on them holding air. Looks good though..
High failure rate? What ends up leaking? I was thinking about a set of weld ons. Thanks
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Old November 24th, 2009, 10:23
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I could never get my tire centered on my DIY BL and they coned really bad. Never hold air that well. I got fed up and bought some Trailreadys!
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Old November 24th, 2009, 10:27
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Re: bead locks

so far i haven't lost any air

i didnt want them to leak so i went buck wild with the silacone so that probably helped with them not leaking

dustin, ya im going to try and make it, just got to get a lil bit more gas money
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Old November 24th, 2009, 10:32
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you shouldn't have to use silicone............
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Old November 24th, 2009, 15:15
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i know its not nessary but its a cheap safety pro cation from a pin hole leak
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Old November 24th, 2009, 16:39
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High failure rate? What ends up leaking? I was thinking about a set of weld ons. Thanks
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Try assembling 5 of them, only to find out the tire shop didnt get the valve stems sealed, then tearing them all back down, and re-assembling them again.

Now that sucks...
Also, Jason, what part of the assembling did you do? I seem to recall somebody else sitting on the floor bolting those on and somebody else taking them back and forth and back and forth and back and forth to the tire shop...
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