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by 63rover
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Tire pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 3751
Canada

Re: Tire pressure

I found 32 lbs was good up front and settled on 28 rear when empty (32 loaded). Very close to Ed's pressure. The tires (maker) and the temp will effect the flexibility and your results.

You will likely find as many opinions as there are members. :)
by 63rover
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Tire pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 3751
Canada

Re: Tire pressure

The chalk method worked well with 295/75/16 BFG tires (just over 33") last fall. Got the front set with even contact and a little lighter contact on the inside of the rear. Didn't have enough time to play with it further. The independent suspension does explain the rear due to the angle. I've used t...
by 63rover
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Tire pressure
Replies: 18
Views: 3751
Canada

Re: Tire pressure

To find the optimum tire pressure set all wheels to the same pressure and then draw a wide chalk line across each wheel's tread. Now dive in a straight line for a few tire revolutions. Check the lines. If the chalk has worn primarily in the center the pressure is too high. If the edges are worn, the...
by 63rover
Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: EZ power steering
Replies: 25
Views: 8481
Canada

Re: EZ power steering

I purchased my 79-710M last fall and changed the tires to BFG 295/75/16 (they clear nicely and don't rub at full lock) which steer with no difficulty. Perhaps I am showing my age (50) but if you don't try to turn the wheel when the truck isn't moving, just like old manual steering tractors, there is...