From: william f cox (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 25 2003 - 04:44:52 PST
I agree with your safety " heads-up ", however, in my case " DUKTAPE"
will never see a load of more than maybe some camping gear. I would not
even consider 6 ply tires if the machine was going to carry any where
near the rated load. Point well taken. Thanks for the reminder.
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 06:16:38 -0500 "R. A. Moir aka RAM"
> 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
> > Tom,
> > While the tires are the same wheel size, I would think the DUKW 12
> > would be very stiff on a Goat, maybe? My DUKW weighs in at 15,000
> > I have goat tires ( 6 ply ) on it and it rides fine, but I don't
> > what a Gamma Goat weighs. There may no be enough weight to soften
> > 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.
> > Frank
> > On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 08:28:12 -0500 "Beth" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > 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
> > > 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
> > '66 Kaiser-Jeep M35A2 w/w
> > '68 M105A1 trailer
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Frank Cox (email@example.com)
'45 GMC 353 DUKW
'66 Kaiser-Jeep M35A2 w/w
'68 M105A1 trailer
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