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How does your pioneer track on nice smooth roads?

Mine drifts left ever so slightly, and needs just a touch of pressure to keep it going straight. So little that you won't even notice on trails. I am not overly concerned since off-road tires seldom drive very nicely anyway...and aren't always the best at QC..

Just curious....i thought i saw someone else mention it as well.
 

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Most roads are crowned so a little to the left is exactly correct.
 
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Mine tends to track in the ruts :) the mud turned rock hard yesterday. First day in weeks I wasn't in mud.
 

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For sure check your tire pressure. Do you notice it when braking also? pulling?

Even a 1/2 a lbs on these type of tires could make a difference.
 

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I had checked the air cold...i am kind of a stickler for that. I knew ahead of time that they don't heat up and the same rate since the left rear is near the exhaust, and sure enough, checking them hot revealed that it was about 1.5 psi higher.

If this sounds backwards, remember that the lower tire had a bigger footprint and was getting more traction on smooth roads, and pushing left. Once aired correctly, it was fine....but as i said, it was very slight to start with.

Thanks all.
 

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Yeah it is amazing how sensitive tires can be a lower pressures. On a car running a few psi off and you might never even notice it.

I am not sure what the pioneer runs at but my little Honda Recon is something like 4.5 psi. If had one at 4.7 and another at 4.2 it would make it feel all weird depending what tires.
 

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Yeah it is amazing how sensitive tires can be a lower pressures. On a car running a few psi off and you might never even notice it.

I am not sure what the pioneer runs at but my little Honda Recon is something like 4.5 psi. If had one at 4.7 and another at 4.2 it would make it feel all weird depending what tires.
I think because unlike a car, there's just less between you and the wheel, so you might tend to feel it more, so much more in a car that absorbs it all.

in a way it's a good thing.

In a car your tire can be at 10PSI and you wouldn't know unless you look at it or check it with a gauge.
 

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Mine has no pull at all but we have flat roads down here. Even in the grass or dirt it runs strait
 
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