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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 04-12-2019, 11:03 AM
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And a great work space to go with it.....that is a work space isn't it?

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post #22 of 25 (permalink) Old 04-12-2019, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
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And a great work space to go with it.....that is a work space isn't it?
Yeah, it becomes a work space when I back the pick up out....
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Did you settle on a tire? I run a 155 16 R van tire. I've done 40,000 miles and it's time for a new one. The present tire makes the gearing higher than stock which means slipping the clutch to move away. The clutch has stood the abuse but ideally a smaller circumference would be easier.

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OK my Austone Taxi tire is ordered.
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I have spent several months researching this subject and I was just about to pull the trigger on the Austone when I found out it was being discontinued. They have some, but the future of that tire is bleak. I did not want to fall in love with a tire I could not replace, so I went with the Nokian C Line Cargo 185/75R16C D/8PR. It has a load rating of 1800lbs. I figure it should hold up to anything I throw at it and be stiff enough to eliminate the wallow that some car tires can have. I have read of others running this or similar tires and having good luck with it. Price was not too bad at $131 and free shipping from tires-easy.com
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