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Hey!

The rear end Kong's 4x4 replaced in my truck (thanks again Mark) is setup w/ a spool. Kong's will be building me a v6 spool after the end of the month to replace the loaner-

I've never driven a spool before- it feels better on the road than the Detroit did, but parking lots or tight turns at slow speed seem to be a real sh*ter. Dumpin' the clutch seems to help, any other sugestion? (besides an ARB-) how 'bout off road tips?

Thank's

Mark
 

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There's not much you can do on pavement. If it's a little slick, giving it some gas will kick the rear out and you'll turn sharper <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

Off road, it kicks ass. Have fun doing donuts!
 

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yeah i say suck it up on road, it more than makes up for it off.
be careful if the road is wet or slick, and if you give a little more gas turning you dont hear the scrubbing as much.
and rotate tires regularly
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I have to agree here. I played with tire pressure and found that 32psi is as low as I can go on the street and be bearable. I have heard that the more agressive the tread the less problems you will have on the street.
 

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Yes, tire pressure and a good welding job on your spring hangers is key. Something I had neither of this weekend in Moab after running Pritchet with my new Spool. This is what the outcome was with 8 lbs. in the tires pulling into the brew pub! <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">
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OUCH! thats enough to ruin your day!

I'm running 35' bfg's curently set at 26psi,
so i'll bump it up some.

thank's guys-
 

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I agree with the tire pressure. I run at 35 PSI on the street with my high pressure skinnies.
 

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Run boggers-I don't even notice it and I run mine aired up to 10 psi on the street.
 

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I just put a spool in the rear of my toy and a lock right in the front and I noticed after fooling around with the tire pressure, 24 psi worked the best for me. I am running 33x12.5 tsl radials and they violently griped when I was at about 35 psi. .02
 
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