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Fill Tires WW vs CaCl

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I am trying to decide if I should use windshield washer fluid or salt water (CaCl mixture) to fill my tires. I already have inner tubes and thought the additional weight of the CaCl mixture might be worth it. I know at some point the valves will corrode, but that is an easy fix.
My 23 x 8.5 x 12 rear tires should hold around 6 gallons 12 between the two of them. So WW would be roughly 42 pounds per tire and 84 total. A CaCl mixture should be roughly 30% heavier so around 54 pounds per tire and 108 total.
what are your guys thoughts on the value of the additional 25 pounds for traction vs. the potential corrosion from a CaCl mixture?
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Rim guard is the only way to go weighs more than WW and is not that expensive. No need for tubes either it won't rot your rims. You can usually find it at your farm equipment stores or tire dealers that do alot of agriculture tires.
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