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Tires that float best on sand?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by dicktation808, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Jan 9, 2012 at 11:36 PM
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    dicktation808

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    Hey guys I want to know what tires you guys think will float best on the sand?
     
  2. Jan 9, 2012 at 11:41 PM
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    any good offroad tire should be capable aired down on the sand


    btw, Welcome to TW! which side of kauai you from?
     
  3. Jan 9, 2012 at 11:42 PM
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    bfg a/t's are amazing aired down in the snow, so I'd imagine good in the sand too.
    they even recommend it on their website for the best traction.
     
  4. Jan 9, 2012 at 11:49 PM
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    Detective_Dan

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    i had hankook dynapro atm's and they worked suprisingly well for me aired down in my old truck
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  5. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:03 AM
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    Use whatever David K uses.
     
  6. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:04 AM
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    Stock tires do the best on sand!
     
  7. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:08 AM
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  8. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:10 AM
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    ^ not a tire. That's a Canadian tank.
     
  9. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:11 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Anything WIDE and aired down should be pretty good.
     
  10. Jan 10, 2012 at 12:52 AM
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    Thanks guys i was just looking for some different options. To many people here run the same stuff (mickey thompsons swampers). And Kona im from west side Kauai
     
  11. Jan 10, 2012 at 1:21 AM
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    Canadian tank is an oxymoron.
     
  12. Jan 10, 2012 at 1:35 AM
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    Redgrom

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    I use to use bfg all terrains when I lived back east and they were awsome in hatters sugar sand that loved to swallow up huge trucks with swampers or mudders. The nitto all terains worked pretty good down in mex on my Tacoma. (bfg's) were on my old ford trucks.
     
  13. Jan 10, 2012 at 2:46 AM
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  14. Jan 10, 2012 at 3:22 AM
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    BFGoodrich Baja T/A? Are you a doctor or do you have a trust fund? :p

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  15. Jan 10, 2012 at 7:20 AM
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    I think the nitto DG's are made for sand & snow.
     
  16. Jan 10, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    I have read that all terrain tires do better than mud terrain tires because they tend to float better. Of coarse slapping a set of paddles on is best :D

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  17. Jan 10, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    A/T tires generally will do better than M/Ts because muds tend to dig in. Obviously a purpose built sand tire would be best, just not always practical.
     
  18. Jan 10, 2012 at 7:43 AM
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    Definitely the Baja T/A's as shown above and the KO's.
     
  19. Jan 10, 2012 at 7:51 AM
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    Yeah I know. I cant justify buying two tires and rims just to use in the sand. I have been eyeing those baja T/A's though :spy:
     
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