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"Airing down"

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Offline BlindWilly

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Re: "Airing down"
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2017, 03:18:18 PM »
Depends on what ply tire you have.
I air down to about 18 psi in both parks.  I run an E Rated (10 ply) Mud Terrain tire.
If you have the stock tires that came with your rig, either upgrade them to C or E rated tires if you can, or go really slow on the roads out there.
Like everyone before me has stated, have at least 1 spare, a GOOD compressor, a tire repair kit that you KNOW how to use, a good jack, lots of water in case you get stuck...
"No matter where you go, there you are"
-Buckaroo Bonzai

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