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post #1 of 3 Old 01-19-2016, 09:17 AM Thread Starter
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Grooving/cutting/siping TSL question

I am thinking about grooving my TSLs, what kind of pattern has everyone done? Best tool to do it? Advice, concerns, etc? Post up some pics.


Current: 98 TJ, 33" TSLs
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-19-2016, 11:24 AM
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I siped TSL's using a small reciprocating saw and a fine blade to get better grip in wet conditions. I think I siped them too deep as I experienced some chunking after that. Keep it shallow and just do it more often.


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post #3 of 3 Old 01-19-2016, 11:46 AM
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I split all of the center tread blocks on my old set of 38's. I think I am going to do 2 diagonal cuts for a 'V' on the new 42's as the tread blocks are bigger. Used the grooving tool from speedway motors. http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Deluxe...Iron,6583.html

Works well, goes faster when the tires are warm.
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