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Learn more about Tensor Tire’s SS “Sand Series” tires: https://tensortire.com/blogs/news/ss-... This is a great sand tire option for most popular SxS's, at a great price. The classic Method 401 is now available in a 5 lug pattern for the Polaris RZR Turbo R and Pro R models. DISCLAIMER:- This is a paid promotion with Method Wheels and Tensor Tires



















 [Music] hey everybody it's Nick Olsen chupacabra off-road we're out here in Glamis California and today I wanted to talk about your sand Tire setup for your side by side what you want to look for some steps you want to take so you can make sure you have a great trip next time you head out to the desert so we've brought our 2023 Polaris Pro R out here and your sand Tire setup is going to vary based on what machine you have we're fans of these tensor sand series 33in paddle tires we've run these on multiple different side by sides and what's nice about them is they'll work on a lighter weight model like the Can-Am X3 two-seater or a heavier model like this Polaris Pro R we mounted up our tensor paddle tires to the method 401s these 401 wheels are that classic styling everybody loves with method and now they're available in the five lug bolt pattern which is common on the Polaris Pro R and Turbo R models so before you out to the desert it's important that you know what your tire pressure is and you're checking your tire pressure you're making sure that you might not be losing any tire pressure from your last trip so checking the torque spec of your beadlock wheels is very important because one or two PSI makes a big difference for how the vehicle is going to perform the weight of the vehicle and the condition of the sand dunes so I mentioned the different types of side by sides how much they bury in weight that's what I like about these tensor sand series and that'll also determine what type of air pressure you want to run so the tensor sand series are 33in tires the rears utilize 14 1in tall Scoops with their patented velocity grid uh design here and what I like about them is it's a great setup for the price it works well on multiple Vehicles the rears weigh under 30 lbs the front tires weigh about 242 lb so you're getting a molded two- ply tire that works well and like I said that relates to how you want to set it up with tire pressure for instance out here in glamas this weekend it's a little wet generally you want to go a little bit higher on your tire pressure when you have some wetter conditions and another thing with this vehicle weighing a lot more than the other vehicle we ran these on which is a two- seat X3 we're going to go up a couple PSI so for this weekend in particular we're running 12 PSI we might even go a little higher if we had four heavy passengers in the vehicle you'll start to notice when you're cornering aggressively if you feel like the front tire is rolling or pushing or not taking advantage of the front rib design you might want to then play around with it and pay attention and learn because every trip you go out the conditions are a little different maybe you do have heavier passengers in your vehicle maybe you don't paddle tires are a very personal preference it definitely varies on where you like to Dune the type of vehicle you're on your driving style maybe you like the rear end to slide around a little bit more you might want to go a little higher on your tire pressure so 12 is a good setting point if you're talking about a heavier four- seat vehicle like this Pro r on our two- seat X3 we've gone down as little as 9 to 10 psi so I think that's a sweet range to start with until you learn your vehicle learn your conditions and learn what you like these method 401 wheels are a 7in front 10-in wide rear that's going to make most every side by side wider for better flotation and also a little more stability now stability it's good to have your car set up because out in the dunes particularly Glamis you might have a lot of traffic you got to focus on being safe and having your setup where you know how the vehicle is going to handle is the back end going to maybe come around on you if you're going through a steep Bowl giving it power it takes a learning curve takes some experience to learn how to Dune and you want to be safe you could come up on a group of other Riders and you could be in a precarious position to stop or turn off the last thing you'd want to do would be to have an accident so you definitely want to respect everybody out there and knowing your machine knowing how it's going to handle is a big part of that as you gain experience as a sand dune driver so I highly suggest if you're going to come out to the dunes to pick up a sand Tire setup paddle tire setup versus your traditional desert tires they're easier to do and it's easier to carry momentum the vehicle is going to handle better once you get it figured out what the tire pressure you like based on your riding style based on your vehicle and then from there you learn what you like some people like to shoot up the hill some people like to um focus on good cornering and handling I say focus on what you like what's going to make you a safe duner whether you're following you're learning the dunes you're new to the sport this is going to be a great Tire setup based on vehicles around 180 to 225 horsepower if you guys would like to learn more about this setup or other options from tensor method go ahead and click the link below and our description thank you guys for watching we'll see you out here in the dunes



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