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post #1 of 5 Old 01-22-2013, 07:04 PM Thread Starter
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Paddles on front wheels

Just scored a cheap deal on a pair of as new itp sandstars, 20X9X10".
They're mounted on a pair of front wheels 10X5?". Are they ok to use like that or could they roll off the bead ? They appear a little taller than 20", I think because of the narrow mounting. Any thoughts ? The price I paid is cheap even for just the tyres, but if I can run them as is will save looking for other wheels.

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Are they really paddles? or are they the ribbed? Paddles would look funny and slide in the corners. Size? try it on some grass where there is some grip just to see how bad the tire rolls before you rip up the dunes.
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They're proper rear paddles but they've been mounted on front wheels because they're the same stud pattern (4X 144)as the back. Just concerned because the wheels are much narrower than the tyres.


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rgr got it now. what did the prev owner say? Id try them off dune just to see how bad they would flex in the corners. might need more air to keep them on.

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Yeah, thinking the same, maybe 6-8psi. I don't mind if they run a little taller as my std rears are 22" anyway. Paddles have only been used once, but not on these rims. Seems like the paddles make the tyre more rigid anyway so should be OK. Guess I'll find out !st time I saddle up on 'em.

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