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Old 08-14-2012, 10:40 PM   #21
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Good time for deals. Bought mine at America's Tire (Discount Tire Direct), who's a vendor on here. Heck you may need strong KM2s for the lava rock you have on that island....
Lol yep I tore I my rugged trails real good last fishing trip. Km2's do well here
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Looks good Mike, I like what you have done.
I'm running my 255 KM2s at 38 on road & 18 front 15 rear when off road.
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:27 AM   #23
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Looks good Mike, I like what you have done.
I'm running my 255 KM2s at 38 on road & 18 front 15 rear when off road.
What are you guys doing when you get back to the trailhead to reinflate your tires? I carry one of those ciggarette lighter pumps for emergencys but I can't see using it much more than that and the occasional bike tire.
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What are you guys doing when you get back to the trailhead to reinflate your tires? I carry one of those ciggarette lighter pumps for emergencys but I can't see using it much more than that and the occasional bike tire.
I don't know about Mike but I use a MasterFlow cigarette lighter pump that re-inflates all 4 in about 20 to 30 min. That's if I don't go with someone that has on board air or there are several trails around here that have a gas station less than 1/8 mile down the road with free air.
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:52 AM   #25
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I don't know about Mike but I use a MasterFlow cigarette lighter pump that re-inflates all 4 in about 20 to 30 min. That's if I don't go with someone that has on board air or there are several trails around here that have a gas station less than 1/8 mile down the road with free air.
I was thinking about doing in board air for such an occasion..... OP sorry for the derail

None of the trails I do have a gas station near by so something reliable is key.
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Old 08-15-2012, 09:45 AM   #26
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Looks good Mike, I like what you have done.
I'm running my 255 KM2s at 38 on road & 18 front 15 rear when off road.
Thanks, Randy! Great to know about what you run your tires at! I was at 25psi for a bit of desert fun the other week and didn't seem to have a problem. You dip them down the same for sand as well as rock? Also, why the difference between front & rear?


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What are you guys doing when you get back to the trailhead to reinflate your tires? I carry one of those ciggarette lighter pumps for emergencys but I can't see using it much more than that and the occasional bike tire.
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I don't know about Mike but I use a MasterFlow cigarette lighter pump that re-inflates all 4 in about 20 to 30 min. That's if I don't go with someone that has on board air or there are several trails around here that have a gas station less than 1/8 mile down the road with free air.
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I was thinking about doing in board air for such an occasion..... OP sorry for the derail

None of the trails I do have a gas station near by so something reliable is key.
Heck, Kimo, I don't care about thread derailment as long as I learn something!
I just bought a Viair 400P that connects to my battery. Haven't tested it out yet, though. So far, the trails by my place have gas stations somewhat nearby.
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:11 PM   #27
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Thanks, Randy! Great to know about what you run your tires at! I was at 25psi for a bit of desert fun the other week and didn't seem to have a problem. You dip them down the same for sand as well as rock? Also, why the difference between front & rear?
For sand rock or dirt. Softer ride & better traction.
I don't drop the front as much because of more weight up front & I figure the front would be mor likely to pop a bead.
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You have a write up for this? im just starting to look through your build Your truck looks good man!!
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:41 PM   #29
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You have a write up for this? im just starting to look through your build Your truck looks good man!!
Aw, sorry I'm getting back to you too late, man. No, I paid $100 to have someone install it, but it really didn't look to be that difficult. Not a bad setup.

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Every part of my truck now squeaks like a jalopy. I've read to hit the suspension w/ WD-40, brake fluid, etc. What's the consensus on what I should use and where should I put it in the suspension?
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Which supplies did you buy exactly for the PA system?
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So you can use the PA system, and then can you switch it off and use it as a normal CB? With the sound projecting inside the truck instead of thru the PA?
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For that switch, can you do that on the CB or do you have to do it separately?
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Awesome truck I really like the wheel and tire choice makes the look of the whole truck.
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Have fun with the CB! And merry Christmas!
Thanks, Kimo! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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Awesome truck I really like the wheel and tire choice makes the look of the whole truck.
I appreciate that! Took a while to decide on both of those, but I couldn't be happier!
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