Tire replacement done
I ultimately went with Goodyear FlightSpecial 2ís, eight ply, and the Michelin air stop tubes. The FS2ís have a very round profile and look almost skinny vs the stock tires. I definitely did not have any less clearance with the FS2ís, so all good there. Simple spin test on the axle didnít show any big high spots or imbalance. On a whim I tried the same on my nose wheel and yikes! Now I know where my post take off vibe is coming from (it wasnít a mystery, I saw it on video). I weighted the front rim to minimize the static out of balance roughly.
I love the smell of fresh tires.
These were the old tires, 206 hours.
RV-9A N183RC/90432: tip-up, O320H2, Ellison, Dynon D180, CPi2, Sen GA, at KLPR
RV-8 83718, wing kit, tanks done, with a four year plus plan - on hold due to home move
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Last edited by rjcthree : 02-20-2022 at 02:44 PM.