From: R. A. Moir aka RAM (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 25 2003 - 03:16:38 PST
Nobody had addressed the capacity of the lightweight Goat tires.... be sure
the max load for the six of them and the individual load does not exceed the
rating of the tire.... seems to me that a Goat weighs a lot less than a
loaded Dukw.....end of safety message....RAM
----- Original Message -----
From: "william f cox" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Military Vehicles Mailing List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 21:01
Subject: Re: [MV] Gamagoat Tires
> While the tires are the same wheel size, I would think the DUKW 12 ply
> would be very stiff on a Goat, maybe? My DUKW weighs in at 15,000 lbs.
> I have goat tires ( 6 ply ) on it and it rides fine, but I don't know
> what a Gamma Goat weighs. There may no be enough weight to soften the
> ride on the 12 ply tires.
> Yes, tubes are required for the DUKW tires and you will require a flap in
> the wheel to prevent pinching the tube.
> On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 08:28:12 -0500 "Beth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Does anyone know if I can use the DUKW Tires on my gamagoat. They are
> > 12 ply
> > compared to the goat usual 6 ply tires. This makes the bead about
> > 3/8"
> > thicker. Are tubes required in the DUKW tires. Please advise ?
> > Tom C.
> > 71 Goat
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> Frank Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> MVPA 14530
> '45 GMC 353 DUKW
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> '68 M105A1 trailer
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