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Old 01-18-2005, 02:58 PM   #1
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Default 2 tips for modding tires.

1. After only one completly cut K-rock, I had some really big ballon type skin liesons (sp?) that oozed a clear fluid. When using side cutters to sipe tires, wrap your fingers with some of those curad cloth bandages.

On to tire #2

2. If you want to trim up some foams and have acces to a bandsaw, use it. The band saw makes really nice clean cuts. And anyone who has ever used scissors to cut up foams knows what I mean.

Thank you, please drive thru.
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:05 PM   #2
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#3. Just buy Moabs
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:15 PM   #3
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#3. Just buy Moabs
Ha.....allready did.

I decided I should have a plethera of tires.
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:20 PM   #4
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Default Re: 2 tips for modding tires.

or if ya want to cut foams and dont have a band saw, just use a blade from a hacksaw
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:23 PM   #5
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or.....an electric carving knife(normally used for Thanksgiving Turkeys)

My Turkey always tastes like tire foams
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:33 PM   #6
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Default Re: 2 tips for modding tires.

Woo hoo............ as I sit here siping, the mail man just showed up with the outbacks for my moabs. Now to figure out a way to narrow these bad boys and retain both beads.
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:38 PM   #7
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just cut the wheels how I cut them. Worked very well with limited gluing.
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Old 01-18-2005, 03:53 PM   #8
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or.....an electric carving knife(normally used for Thanksgiving Turkeys)

My Turkey always tastes like tire foams
Are you sure it is not just your wife's cooking?
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Old 01-18-2005, 04:01 PM   #9
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Hmmmmm........?
Maybe she's been serving me the bits and pieces of tire foams to me all these years!
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Old 01-18-2005, 04:10 PM   #10
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This is as far as I got with my K-rock's.....



Believe it or not this only took two hours with a sharp pair of scissors and a sanding drum on a Dremel. I don't have any blisters or injuries, but I have been blowing black rubber dust out of my nose for days!
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I don't have any blisters or injuries, but I have been blowing black rubber dust out of my nose for days!
Thats gotta be better then the white stuff Patrick blows! 8O
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Old 02-16-2005, 09:06 PM   #12
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also wear thick leather gloves if you are stupid like me and wait till you have succesfully slit your finger,ouchie. Also use some kind of cutting pliars to cut full lugs off,it helps.
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