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WHich one?

BF Mud terrain T/A
2 (66.7%)
Super Swamper TSL
1 (33.3%)

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What tire?
« on: Nov 03, 2005, 02:22:10 PM »
The truck will be a daily driver, so i want to be able to not have to worry too much about takin them on the street, but i want some good traction when i hit the trai, whether it be Rocks, mud, or roots and stumps and dirt.

feel free to recomend other tires

must come in 33X12.5x15
'99 SR5/TRD Tacoma w/5vzfe. SAS'd with 64" diamond axle (w/ long superset & ARB). about 5" of lift, 305/75 x16 BFG KM1's. Soon to come: 1.5" more lift (6.5"), 35 to 37" tire, undecided at this point., 63" F/F diamond rear, Marlin 4.7 tacobox.

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Re: What tire?
« Reply #1 on: Nov 03, 2005, 02:40:21 PM »
How much of a daily driver?  just around town?  commuting?  If its everyonce it a while, over short distances, I'd say the TSLs, but if your gonna be using the truc for commuting or longer distances, I'd stick with the MTs simply because they'll last longer on the road.  You'll give up some off road traction, but it really depends on how muh your truck is gonna be used on what surface.
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Re: What tire?
« Reply #2 on: Nov 03, 2005, 02:52:14 PM »
I voted for the BFG MT, that is what I use on my DD and they have lasted me a year with almost no visable wear.
Truck is only driven on the weekends, about 300 miles round trip.

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Re: What tire?
« Reply #3 on: Nov 03, 2005, 03:24:09 PM »
Sack-up man, run the swamper's. They're good tires.  Chicks dig them too. :boobs:

My girl friend has 33/12.50  BFG M/T's on her CJ-7, they do not like the mud but other than that, they're ok.

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Re: What tire?
« Reply #4 on: Nov 03, 2005, 08:11:13 PM »
Goodyear MTR's

best tire out there for DD/trail use

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Re: What tire?
« Reply #5 on: Nov 03, 2005, 09:01:16 PM »
Goodyear MTR's

best tire out there for DD/trail use

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y'know, I had the MTRs, and I have the BFG MTs right now, and I havent noticed a huge difference.  The BFGs are quieter on the road, and I have yet to test them out in the snow, but in all other terrain, there isn't a real noticable difference.  I went with the BFGs simply because they were cheaper, and I wanted to try something different. 
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Re: What tire?
« Reply #6 on: Nov 03, 2005, 09:09:36 PM »
Bfg's are a good tire, i think they lack a bit on rocks and wear out alot faster then the MTRS on the road.


Mtr's do awesome in the snow.

I plan on getting a set of BFG's for my Sami just for the heck of it, that's if it doesn't sale.

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Re: What tire?
« Reply #7 on: Nov 03, 2005, 11:51:18 PM »

Mtr's do awesome in the snow.




very very true
I dunno about the wear time of MTRs vs. BFGS yet, but mine are doing good so far.

just for info.  SAm's Club has a really good price on BFGs, but you gotta special order them.  Take the quote to AMericas Tire, and they'll beat it :thumbs:
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Re: What tire?
« Reply #8 on: Nov 04, 2005, 08:21:54 AM »
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sweet, i'll keep that in mind. Thx

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