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Old 07-25-2005, 08:59 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how good the Continental tires on new blue are? I know they put Continentals on foreign cars, but trucks???
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Does anyone know how good the Continental tires on new blue are? I know they put Continentals on foreign cars, but trucks???
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<span class="ev_code_RED">I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU STARTED THIS THREAD CLARK!</span>

Geezzz...we've been trying to run away from the subject, and you just keep 'rolling along'!!

Actually, they make great motorcycle tires (or they did in the 80's- how's that for dating Howie?!). Thankd Gawd Ford hasn't heard of Carlisle's!
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I got the Conti's on mine.. I was hoping (ok, praying daily)that I would get the BFG'd but alas it was not to be..

So far so good... I hate the way they look compared to the BFG's I had on my 03 but what ya gonna do??

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I think they look pretty strong and durable, their quiet on the road. I'll just see how the last...

Yeah Sean, could you imagine Carlisle's on a truck AND trailer

That would be a rolling blowout
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">

That would be a rolling blowout </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Boy...yeah...might as well drive with a gun in your mouth and hope to he!! you don't hit a bump! (Wondering if the Carlisle peeps are listening, hey? Could make the employees put a gun to their mouth).

Boy...hey...hate to tell you but the BFG's came with our KR...but I'm still a Michelin man (no...not White and Round...YET...give me another beer)...or I have learned to also like the Bridgestones we had on our F250...MUCH better than the Big O's we had two times...

OK...I say po-tay-to and you say po-tah-to...who's right?

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I use to love them things on my 82 KZ 750 aahh the good old days.....
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Yeahhh...good 'ol days...I had em on my CB750F...great cornering paws...[off into dream land, AGAIN!).
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Old 07-25-2005, 09:27 PM   #9
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Sean,

Have you done any reading on the 6.0L's? Seems like the ones having the most problems are the early ones.

Does the owners manual say 500 miles before towing? I've got 280 right now. Supposed to take the Alfa to malibu this next weekend. I guess I need to take the LONGGGGGGG way home Thursday...

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Yikes Clarkie Baby:

Try 1000 miles, so you better just commute each night between calls!

And from what I've read (and my eyes have gained 10 years in the last 3 months reading about the 6.0- why do you think I'm waering reading glasses now!), I think we're safe [knocking on wood as I 'speak']. No really...

Just remember that TDS is a forum, and usually you get a whole bunch of perturbed people who no one else will listen to there...if you believed everything on there, you'd think Ford was on the brink of the Capital One Warlords coming to rape and pilfer 'em. But I have to admit, there's also a whole bunch of help there when you need it...you just gotta know how to part the 'good' from the 'bad'. Should be a college class... one of the guys over there says it best: "Otherwise, do not read the forum too much it is kind of like a hypochondriac reading a medical journal. After a few minutes he is convinced he has all of the diseases in the book. It is likely you will never have any problems other then minor irritating things."

Yo'll be OK!!! You've got one heck of a rig there!!

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Well, I should get 500 on it before Friday. It's downhill from my house anyway and I'm not in a hurry. I'll get a good break in doing my cross country child move. Oh, BTW, children- the wife has to carry them for 9 months... I have to carry them for the rest of my life
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Boy Clark...I was gonna 'quote' you on that, but valour was the better part of honor...whew!

Ok...since we're in the cone of silence and it's your thread, here's my last deliverance tonight (just can't spur with the FD anymore!):

A woman awakes during the night to find that her husband was not in their bed. She puts on her robe and goes downstairs to look for him. She finds him sitting at the kitchen table with a cup of coffee in front him. He appears deep in thought, just staring at the wall. She watches as he wipes a tear from his eye and takes a sip of coffee.

"What's the matter, dear?" she whispers as she steps into the room. "Why are you down here at this time of night?"

The husband looks up, "Do you remember 20 years ago when we were dating, and you were only 17?" he asks solemnly.

The wife is touched thinking her husband is so caring and sensitive. "Yes, I do," she replies. The husband pauses. The words are not coming easily.

"Do you remember when your father caught us in the back seat of my car?" "Yes, I remember," says the wife, lowering herself into a chair beside him.

The husband continues..."Do you remember when he shoved a shotgun in my face and said, "Either you marry my daughter, or I will send you to jail for 20 years".

"I remember that too", she replies softly.

He wipes another tear from his cheek and says... "Welll...I would have gotten out today!"
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TOOOOO Funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I chat with ya'll tomorrow folks......

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(And you would have learned a good trade while behind bars too.)



alright,... here i was today researching <span class="ev_code_RED">TIRES</span> on dually F350 ... and Sean gives me a call at work and we talk the same thing!! This has certainly become a TIRE Forum.

here is what it looks like Ford offers on the dually end of the line:

L245/75Rx17E tires with EITHER:

All Seasons - Continental; or,
All Terrain - B.F. Goodrich
(and also a BFG-"Rugged Trail" which i'm not sure how aggresive it is.)

(and from what i have seen while making workorders on Ford's site, you CAN specify between those two brands.)

The Contis come "BSW" - black side wall
and the BF's come "OWL" - outline white letters

BUT, what i can figure out, and since i am pursuing Fx4, both the All-Season and the All-Terrain are reasonably similar in nature to each other, a relatively mild tread.
I would presume that to get a truly aggresive tread on a dually, you are going to have to spacer the rear outside tire some inches away from the inside tire, and this is not optimum for bearing life.

So, i suppose i need to find out what other options, if any, exist for a more aggresive dually tire. (And maybe Hans Christian Anderson has some tales I can research at the same time too. )

But if having a dually tire and pulling a heavy trailer over miles of soft sand is the goal, ..
.. do the Conti and/or BFG "All-Season All-Terrain" stockers pack some punch, or is there a true offroad All-Terrain that more mimics the tread a wild-man Jeep has?
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