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poomwah Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:18 pm

One place where we can all turn to.
Post pics of your car. List tire make/model/size. List wheel brand/size/backspace. List supension mods. List any issues with clearance, ride comfort, traction, etc. etc.
That way we don't have to ask, how would these tires work, or this size wheel, or will this or that fit, etc.
What do you guys think?

The Phil Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:18 am

I think this is a great freaking idea. it would be awesome if this works out and it gets turned into a sticky. a lot of people do ask about tire size. wheel size. if itll clear the torsion bar, etc. lets do this.

twomonkeysayoyo Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:19 am

1973

235/75 -15 front BFG A/T
30" x 9.5" back BFG A/T

Old Wheels (bought in 84, no idea what they are besides heavy)
~6" wide on front ~10" wide rear

Stock Suspension



txdunebuggy101 Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:49 am

This would make a great sticky. I too am trying to figure out tire size and such. I am using some late 60's 5 slot mags on my rail. Clearance isn't an issue. My problem is they are 7" wide 14" wheels. I want a semi skinny in front and a good 9" wide tire in back,off/on road. Any suggestions?

poomwah Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:30 pm

twomonkeysayoyo wrote: 1973

235/75 -15 front BFG A/T
30" back BFG A/T

Stock Suspension



Those tires look good on there, how wide are the rears? Got a pic from behind the car? What kind of wheels are those, I really like the five spoke look but havent seen them in 4 lug until now.

thext94 Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:42 pm

Here's a pic of where my ride height is at now





The rear tires are 31x10.5 BFG KM2s. I'm running a short torsion tube so the tires don't hit. Stock size, boxed in trailing arms. Fox 2.0 Reservoirs on the back.



Front tires are 8-Ply BFG Silvertown Extra Tractions. 7.00 - 15 LT. Balljoint beam with adjusters maxed out. Running Bilstein balljoint shocks made for lifted beams. Makes for a rough ride, but handles great in the dirt.

Both front and back wheels are centerlines. And I think that's everything...

Tyler

The Phil Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:53 pm

Tyler, thats a sick ass ride you got man. im hella jealous.

Ill be putting up some pictures of my car when i get my new tires on the rear.. my BFG ATs are now racing slicks. :( makes for a fun time when the road is wet though haha.

poomwah Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:08 pm

I have been hesitant to post mine for two reasons, one because its nothing special, especially when there are one's like Tyler's out here. TOTALLY cool beetle.
Second, because I don't know much about it, not sure what the previous owner did to it.

fronts are Firestone F-560 165R15 86T on stock wheels (15x4.5). sometimes they rub the trailing arms.
rears are Sand Grabber L60-15 on stock wheels widened to 10 inches, 4 inches backspace
havent seen any time in the sand so I can't say how they are.

It has cheapo coil overs, no idea if anything else has been done to the suspension.

CHEVYJEFF Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:54 pm

215/75/15 wintermark on 15X6 front
235/75/15 wintermark on 15X8.5 rear
stock suspension, adjusters in front, monroe airshocks in rear



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FreeAgent Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:48 pm

Well, its no baja but I figured I would contribute.





Rear: 33x12.5x15 BFG Mud Terrain KM2's on 10 inch wide wheels
Front: 215/75/15 BFG Mud Terrain KM2's on 8 inch wide wheels

I have a short torsion bar so I still have plenty of room.

poomwah Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:54 pm

absolutely beautiful buggy, gorgeous pictures too.
I don't think we should limit it to bajas. Buggies, rails, whatever. If it will help a fellow off roader out

bajaanyone? Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:09 pm

thext94 wrote:


Front tires are 8-Ply BFG Silvertown Extra Tractions. 7.00 - 15 LT. No longer in production. Balljoint beam with adjusters maxed out. Running Bilstein balljoint shocks made for lifted beams. Makes for a rough ride, but handles great in the dirt.

Both front and back wheels are centerlines. And I think that's everything...

Tyler

They do make those tires still. I just ordered 4 :D Theyre just racer only :evil:

Ken48442 Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:09 pm

Excellent topic!!

bajaanyone? Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:24 pm




Front: 33/9.50 on BTRs. Stock arms with fox smoothies with res's
Rear: 33/10.50 on BTRs. 3x3's with fox coil overs.

earthquake Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:47 pm

OK
Here 225/75/15's on my 74 Class 11 look a like, It has a 5/16" cut and turn in the front and the rear was indexed so Half the bottom rear bolt hole for the spring plate bushing cover, it also has double spring plates not that that matters.


Casey

poomwah Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:02 am

keep them coming guys. there are LOTS of rides on these forums that I would love to get some details on

Buggy Disaster Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:06 am

Well Ill join as the first Rail Buggy




Rears:
Pro Comp Radial Xtreme A/T's
3110.50 R15

Front
24x8 R17 Street tires

Stock Swing Arm Rear suspension/ stock linkpin front suspension

The rear tires cleared the torsion with a good bit of room. They rode pretty smooth, but didn't hook up that well in any type of mud, however they were pretty worn.

thext94 Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:43 am

bajaanyone? wrote:

They do make those tires still. I just ordered 4 :D Theyre just racer only :evil:

Oh sweet! I've been looking everywhere for them, where did you find them?

CopperBaja Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:35 am

thext94 wrote: bajaanyone? wrote:

They do make those tires still. I just ordered 4 :D Theyre just racer only :evil:

Oh sweet! I've been looking everywhere for them, where did you find them?

Discount Tire can get them. 7.00x15

You can get them in Yokohama, Hercules?, and Nankang.


The Phil Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:34 am

Cooperbaja, how much are those tires going for?



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