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need better control in my classic vw 2 seats sandrail!!

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Hi, for my classic 2 seats vw dunebuggy with stock front axle and only sand use!!...for better turning control...wich front sand tire type recommend me??...3 rib, dragon backs, razor, smoothie...etc, thanks.

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I run a set of Implement tires up front.
They are a little heavier and take more abuse in the desert.
If your stricly running dunes,the lighter the better up front.

If your turning under power and pushing the front end?......Try a taller tire or something with a rib/razor or steering tire.

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ok.....exist a problem with 3 rib???

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pablo3969 wrote:ok.....exist a problem with 3 rib???
3 rib tires like these
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May be a little skinny but should help the steering/pushing issue (IF your front end is not too light) and you could go a bit wider if you have the HP to push the weight.

I prefer a 5 rib for all around driving (Maybe not this wide)but you get the idea.
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SO when do we get to see your rail pictures (Might help to suggest a tire)

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send my classic dunebuggy photos:

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For sand use.....now.. i have 4,5 pulgs front wheels!!
also need buy sandpaddle rear tires!!!

regards.

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Looks like a Berrien Buggy frame.
Yes those short flat tires will slide all over the place in the sand.

Try a taller implement tire up front (I prefer the 5 rib) and run a Denman 7.60 x 15 (It's a 6 ply) and will take some abuse off road.
Something like this
http://www.sandparts.com/servlet/the-7/ ... une/Detail

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ok. yiahh!! this picture tires are street use!!!...but now i implement for sand use!!!...sorry my english and very thanks....

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