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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #30 on: Dec 24, 2007, 10:44:23 AM »

 Ya, I'm running a set of Cooper Discoverer STT's, 6 ply all together, pretty aggressive tread blocks with siping, knobby sidewalls, there pretty quiet for the traction you get.
 These tires wear really well.
 However I did end up w/ a sharp stick b/t the tread, this caused a slow leak. But I was able to get back to town, and get fixed up.
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #31 on: Dec 24, 2007, 04:45:23 PM »
I have a buddy running the cooper discoverer stt's, I think 31's, and doesnt like them.  They are good on road, but air them down and the sidewall doesnt even move.  They dont squat at all even below 10 psi.  Funny you mentioned something about the stick toyoduh!, because the same thing happened to my buddy.  I do flat repairs all day long, and VERY rarely do I see a stick puncture a tire.  Maybe its just a coincedence, I dont know.  They are great for burning off though!

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #32 on: Dec 24, 2007, 06:40:30 PM »
i am running 36inch mtzs and they work well so far hey they only have 1000miles on them
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #33 on: Dec 24, 2007, 07:24:41 PM »
i am running 36inch mtzs and they work well so far hey they only have 1000miles on them
more info and pics please, ive been eyeing these :D

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #34 on: Dec 24, 2007, 10:35:12 PM »
I've always wondered about those MTZ's, they look like they would do well.

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #35 on: Dec 25, 2007, 04:08:12 AM »
i run 37" ssr's and they ride great on the road and highway. and work great off-road.
i daily drive my truck and wheel it and its welded in the rear and i drive all over and i havent seen a sign of wear yet. and i have had them for 6 months now

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #36 on: Dec 25, 2007, 06:54:16 AM »
ive had a pair of ssr's

i liked them, but that is not whta i want on the truck at this point
i guess i am looking at more of a general, all terrain, then a full swamper

its just i drive it now and the noise and vibration annoy the hell outa me
guess im getting old

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #37 on: Dec 25, 2007, 07:01:41 AM »
Boggers or go home.
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #38 on: Dec 25, 2007, 09:31:50 AM »
  Check out the specs on the new Pro comp Extreme M/T's  I have a set on my chevy and while they look semi-aggressive they do ride nice and aren't noisy at all.  I only have something less than 1K on them now and they look like they did the day I put them on. I've had them in the sand and they worked great. Drove in the rain with them and they felt quite nice too.  I couldn't tell you about other terrains as I haven't done much more than that. Sorry. Something else to consider.  :beerchug:

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #39 on: Dec 25, 2007, 09:36:23 AM »
  Check out the specs on the new Pro comp Extreme M/T's  I have a set on my chevy and while they look semi-aggressive they do ride nice and aren't noisy at all.  I only have something less than 1K on them now and they look like they did the day I put them on. I've had them in the sand and they worked great. Drove in the rain with them and they felt quite nice too.  I couldn't tell you about other terrains as I haven't done much more than that. Sorry. Something else to consider.  :beerchug:
got some pics and specs??

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #40 on: Dec 25, 2007, 09:37:38 AM »
Boggers or go home.
well man, ive owned like 5 or more sets o boggies
i love em and tehy are mean as hell. but i have to drive my rig  687 miles in a few months :shhh: ill tell yall why in a few weeks

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #41 on: Dec 25, 2007, 05:00:59 PM »
got some pics and specs??
This is from their info on the 4WP site. The pic leaves something to be desired but here it is.  :thumbs:

  Tri-Ply with Triple Tec 3 Construction The heavy-duty Carcass is constructed of two radial polyester body plies and one angled polyester body ply to deliver three plies of protection for superior resistance to impact breaks and bruising. Deep Buttress Lug. The aggressive tread design extends far down the sidewall of the tire to enhance its soft surface traction and also provides additional bite in rock crawling application.


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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #42 on: Dec 25, 2007, 05:11:22 PM »
Those are the ones I saw on my friends jeep.  They look more open and aggressive in person, I like em!
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #43 on: Dec 25, 2007, 05:14:43 PM »
  They look more open and aggressive in person



 :yesnod:    It's amazing how quiet they are too! Granted, I'm in a full size rig with mine so they may possibly ride different on a Toy.  :dunno:  They are still nice though.

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #44 on: Dec 25, 2007, 06:43:37 PM »
ive looked around a bit today, and at those.

i think right now im leaning towards a super swamper truxus mt

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #45 on: Dec 25, 2007, 06:49:51 PM »
like i said i have only had my mtzs for a month they are quieter than a bfg mt on the freeway. They rule in mud and as for rockcrawler they work awesome running them at 8psi and snow and ice they work well to
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #46 on: Dec 25, 2007, 06:55:14 PM »
like i said i have only had my mtzs for a month they are quieter than a bfg mt on the freeway. They rule in mud and as for rockcrawler they work awesome running them at 8psi and snow and ice they work well to
good info, ill look into those.

im thinking about these, in this size : 38.5x14.50R17LT
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #47 on: Dec 25, 2007, 07:59:58 PM »
well man, ive owned like 5 or more sets o boggies
i love em and tehy are mean as hell. but i have to drive my rig  687 miles in a few months :shhh: ill tell yall why in a few weeks

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #48 on: Dec 25, 2007, 08:18:54 PM »
You are moving to Wichita???  KOOOOOOOOL!!
hahahha, i said 600, not 1600    :gap:

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #49 on: Dec 25, 2007, 09:15:02 PM »
Dan, just my opinion, but you may want to look into the BFG MTs a bit more.  I really like mine, have had them for about 3 years, and they've got about 30-40K on them now.  I've still got decent tread, a little less than 50%, but not much.  Sidewalls have held up, they flex pretty well, and their preformance is good on rocks, snow, and sand.  The little mud that I go into, they are great, but I've stayed away from that since my truck decided it was allergic to it, and started sneezing motors.  :smack:  I've never had a problem with them cleaning out.  :dunno:
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« Reply #50 on: Dec 25, 2007, 09:20:03 PM »
Didn't you used to run toyos?  They're basically a cooper with the center block angle reversed.
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #51 on: Dec 25, 2007, 10:02:29 PM »
Dan i got 3 good procomp xterrain's w/ 80-90% tread left 37x13.5x15 were on my girlfriends dodge but i got her some irok's. i have the other 4th one too but its got a pretty good rash ;) so you would have to buy ONE... i mean you can still drive on it but treads way messed up. and i'm in portland if your looking for tires for cheap.

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« Reply #52 on: Dec 26, 2007, 06:10:33 AM »
Dan, just my opinion, but you may want to look into the BFG MTs a bit more.  I really like mine, have had them for about 3 years, and they've got about 30-40K on them now.  I've still got decent tread, a little less than 50%, but not much.  Sidewalls have held up, they flex pretty well, and their preformance is good on rocks, snow, and sand.  The little mud that I go into, they are great, but I've stayed away from that since my truck decided it was allergic to it, and started sneezing motors.  :smack:  I've never had a problem with them cleaning out.  :dunno:
ok, im a ways off from buyin so ill check em out

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #53 on: Dec 26, 2007, 06:11:18 AM »
Dan i got 3 good procomp xterrain's w/ 80-90% tread left 37x13.5x15 were on my girlfriends dodge but i got her some irok's. i have the other 4th one too but its got a pretty good rash ;) so you would have to buy ONE... i mean you can still drive on it but treads way messed up. and i'm in portland if your looking for tires for cheap.
ill think about that, -id have to sell the tsls i have now

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #54 on: Dec 26, 2007, 07:01:18 AM »
hahahha, i said 600, not 1600    :gap:

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #55 on: Jan 01, 2008, 11:41:12 AM »
what about the off brands, like kumho, and cooper, i see that they have stepped up to make larger mt tires.

anyone know anything about those??

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I have not seen a good Kumho yet, or heard of one. The new Coopers are a good street tire but lack the sidewall for offroad. The Toyo mt's are the best all around tire that I know off, they are good both on and off road also not to bad in mud. The BFG's mt's aren't a bad tire, there sidewalls are pretty good but they cup easier than the other tires out there. And as for the at's they suck in my opinion. The MT/R's are a good tire but if you want the best sidewall you have to get a 10 ply. As for swampers they are great offroad but not the best on road. Even though I still drive on them all the time. The Truxes mt's are the one's I keeps telling you  you should run, they are the best on road/offroad tire the swamper makes.  The pitbulls are a good tire as for as I know, I don't think they are the best on road though.
And as for siping, you should not sipe tires that are going to be on rocks. This will chunck you tread. If you do sipe your tires make sure that it is no more than 7/32's. The best thing to do is groove your tires.
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #56 on: Jan 01, 2008, 01:39:20 PM »
Dany boy what are you doing?

I have not seen a good Kumho yet, or heard of one. The new Coopers are a good street tire but lack the sidewall for offroad. The Toyo mt's are the best all around tire that I know off, they are good both on and off road also not to bad in mud. The BFG's mt's aren't a bad tire, there sidewalls are pretty good but they cup easier than the other tires out there. And as for the at's they suck in my opinion. The MT/R's are a good tire but if you want the best sidewall you have to get a 10 ply. As for swampers they are great offroad but not the best on road. Even though I still drive on them all the time. The Truxes mt's are the one's I keeps telling you  you should run, they are the best on road/offroad tire the swamper makes.  The pitbulls are a good tire as for as I know, I don't think they are the best on road though.
And as for siping, you should not sipe tires that are going to be on rocks. This will chunck you tread. If you do sipe your tires make sure that it is no more than 7/32's. The best thing to do is groove your tires.
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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #57 on: Jan 01, 2008, 03:11:18 PM »
:laugh: irok those are some noisy B@$T@rd$

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« Reply #58 on: Jan 01, 2008, 03:13:16 PM »
:laugh: irok those are some noisy B@$T@rd$
welp, i think that solves it then

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Re: Tire questions...from the expert....
« Reply #59 on: Jan 01, 2008, 03:15:54 PM »
my girlfriend has them on her dodge and my friend has them on his 3rd gen and they actually drive pretty decent and are good offroad but are up there on the noise level

 
 
 
 
 

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