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Honeycomb tires

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by TheMrGExperience, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    I want these bullet/IED proof bad boys

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    Things really that bad down in Slidell, LA?:D
     
  3. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    they claim you can drive up to 50 mph after surviving an IED
     
  4. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    How would you air them down for trails?
     
  5. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    you aint seen our swamps have you haha
     
  6. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    I was referring to the bullet/IED blast proof. ;)
     
  7. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    You obviously haven't driven on Louisiana roads! :D
     
  8. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    dont go and ruin my dreams you bastard lol. I'm sure they'll make softer and firmer varieties when they hit the civilian market in a few years
     
  9. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    TheMrGExperience

    TheMrGExperience [OP] Because Tacos are too mainstream...and Im poor.

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    especially on the south shore!

    i dunno man bourbon st can get a lil sketchy some nights haha
     
  10. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    AH! Well in THAT Case. Drive to the trail, then throw on the "low pressure" versions.....and wheel! BUT WAIT! Now youre in SAND! :eek: Take off the low pressure ones, and put the next lower pressure ones on....ok...all good.....wait!!! NOW there is pavement!!! DAM! .....have to put the street ones back on......*whew!*.........Ok...Im on the road.....BOOM! An IED hit the Taco! Truck is shredded, Im dead, but the tires are GREAT! :p
     
  11. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    Imagine if you hit a mud hole then tried to drive home. That would be bad.
     
  12. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    they're just now being released according to the article i read so maybe the super spaced aged polycarbonate that they got from area 51 was just now perfected
     
  13. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    Imagine the mud you'd fling! I'd imagine they would come with a side wall.
     
  14. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    oh God damn you lol. I'm in south louisiana so all i need to worry about is mud and the occasional sand
     
  15. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    WAIT.....WT Fis an IED doing on my trail!!!?????


    AnD HOW do you ballance those things??
     
  16. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    STOP APPLYING LOGIC TO MY DREAMS DAMMIT!!! Thats a good question about balancing though. The mud flinging would be interesting to see too lol
     
  17. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Sorry 'bout that. I bet if you sealed the sides, you could fill them with Hielum.....or.......Air.....tehn you could adjust the ride quality for different terrain......but then.....well....they would just be regular tires.....dam....there I go again....IM OUT!
     
  18. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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    This is where I first saw it too. It t'was EPIC. Awesome that the military is using it...

    I'm wondering why they haven't come to market... I have a feeling tire companies would LOSE money if they started selling these puppies. Amazing...

    I don't see why you would need to constantly adjust the pressure. That's the whole point... You wouldn't need to.
     
  19. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    They need to advertise these in the projects :D
    EDIT- my bad they're tires only 1" of sidewall. :(
     
  20. Oct 30, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Hell no! When the tread wears out...then....YOU HAVE PADDLE TIRES! :woot:
     
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