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#31 backwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted March 12, 2015 - 10:12 AM

i used washer fluid not only price but the one full 6-12 with washer fluid(3 gallons) weighs as much as the half full 6-12 of calcium 


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Posted March 12, 2015 - 04:50 PM

.From Rim Guards Hydro-flation chart, 24x12-12 tires will hold 7.5 gallons at a 75% fill level.

 

Dry Sand = 100 lb/cu-ft, or 13.3 lb/gal.

 

A gallon of liquid could be added without adding volume. The liquid would fill the voids between sand grains.

 

Calcium Chloride and water = 11.3 lb/gal.

 

Rim Guard = 10.3 lb/gal.

 

Water = 8.3 lb/gal.

 

Windshield washer antifreeze = 7.5-8.1 lb/gal.

 

ATF = 6 lb/gal.

 

For ease of installation, least potential damage, cost per pound, and most weight, I'd go with Rim Guard.

 

Are you saying you would use RIM GUARD alone or SAND AND RIM GUARD?



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Posted March 12, 2015 - 06:40 PM

Are you saying you would use RIM GUARD alone or SAND AND RIM GUARD?

 

 

Rim Guard alone. I don't need the rims sand blasted on the inside or the potential headache of a bead that won't seal because of a grain of sand.

 

FWIW. My 26x12-12 turfs have been loaded with CaCl in the past to the tune of 160 lb of fluid each. I tried another product to the same 80% fill level  and ended with 109 lb of fluid (supposedly 8.3 lb/gal.). The discrepancy is equal to a set of 50 lb wheel weights.

 

One member on another forum has his tires loaded with Rim Guard to the same level at 140+ lb per tire.


Edited by TUDOR, March 12, 2015 - 06:41 PM.

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Posted March 12, 2015 - 06:49 PM

I live in Toronto Rimgard not available here, I have to goto Windsor or Ottawa to get it.

4hr+ to the west or 4hr+ to the east, one way.


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Posted March 12, 2015 - 07:32 PM

We have had good luck with it down here.might be cause we don't know it isn't suppose to work...LOL


We southern boys do lots of stuff because we don't know it won't work!

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Posted March 13, 2015 - 10:20 PM

I have some tires that could work for GT pulling - but won't hold air.  Maybe they will hold sand.



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Posted March 14, 2015 - 02:39 AM

I live in Toronto Rimgard not available here, I have to goto Windsor or Ottawa to get it.

4hr+ to the west or 4hr+ to the east, one way.

 

Make a phone call, Doug. Apparently, the good folks at Rim Guard don't like emails, they like phone calls asking for the nearest dealer.

 

Got your passport? My nearest dealer is 32 miles a way in an itty bitty town in Michigan. Buffalo is closer to you than Windsor. I'm surprised that the ag communities around K-W and up the Bruce Peninsula don't have a dealer.

 

 


Edited by TUDOR, March 14, 2015 - 02:40 AM.





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