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If you had to choose between the two which would you pick and why.

35" BFG Krawler (Blue)
38" Swamper TSL/SX
 
 

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Which Would You Choose
« on: May 27, 2009, 07:06:01 AM »
Like the poll says which would you choose if you only had the 2 choice's &  WHY
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2009, 07:42:36 AM »
Maybe I'm just loyal to the big name or the fact that I get the lifetime warranty so that when I cut one I can get a new one for free. So I went with BFG on choice, though I have seen Swampers separate and come apart if they are used on road more than any other brand.
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2009, 11:16:13 AM »
Depends on what I'm doing with the truck.

If its a wheeler only then swampers.  If it needs to drive to the trails as well as wheel then bfgs.

Just based on those two choices I'd go swampers as I'm not impressed with bfg sidewalls.

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2009, 11:20:07 AM »
go big or go home

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2009, 09:49:24 AM »
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2009, 09:53:24 AM »
go with the 38s if u r not going to b driving on the street much.

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2009, 10:14:30 AM »
sx and bfg sidewalls are like comparing apples to tank tracks (and yes I have owned SXs) if they made 40" SXs Ida bought another set

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2009, 10:21:58 AM »
I voted for the Swampers. If the BFGs were 37" then I would vote for them.
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2009, 10:56:20 AM »
So would I if they only made them for 15" wheels.

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #9 on: Jun 02, 2009, 05:36:51 PM »
go big or go home man haha come on when i get teh money and axles and gears and lockers setup down the road im doin 40s maybe 42s

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #10 on: Jun 02, 2009, 05:44:39 PM »
tsl sx's suck ass! I hated them. I dont know much about the new bfgs but they got to better than the sx
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #11 on: Jun 08, 2009, 03:44:09 PM »
I picked the BFG's. BFG has a hole crap load of engineers on there team and they make a much higher quality product that like said about holds up better on the road better then most all interco's. Now if this is just a hardcore trail rig i suppose i would say the TSL's but you could always get the BFG's in 37's. either way, it really does depend on what you want to do with the truck.
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #12 on: Jun 08, 2009, 04:14:06 PM »
tsl sx's suck ass! I hated them. I dont know much about the new bfgs but they got to better than the sx

And now i have sx's and i hate them too. 

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #13 on: Jun 09, 2009, 09:53:11 AM »
tsl sx's suck ass! I hated them. I dont know much about the new bfgs but they got to better than the sx
And now i have sx's and i hate them too. 


It's a big bias ply tire... you're not supposed to like them on the road.  Don't say the tire sucks because of that.  It's designed for off-road and guess where it performs?
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #14 on: Jun 10, 2009, 09:02:22 AM »
I realize that.

But last couple times i took them wheeling i have had nothing but problems with them.
Especially in the snow.  They didn't have traction for crap, and id have to air them down enough to start getting traction and then they kept popping beads.  Maybe its cause they are worn more than i would like for wheeling, idk i just haven't been impressed with them at all.

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #15 on: Jun 10, 2009, 01:32:18 PM »
id go with the bfgs
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #16 on: Jun 10, 2009, 02:48:51 PM »
i voted fotr the bigger of the 2, just get some 17" rims and get the 37 or 39" crawlers.

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #17 on: Jun 16, 2009, 11:11:41 AM »
Swampers

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #18 on: Jul 11, 2009, 09:13:54 PM »
for a trailer truck 39.5 iroks for a dd 40 mtrs
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #19 on: Jul 11, 2009, 09:19:55 PM »
Oh  :pokinit: my bad i didn't see that clearly i would go with the swampers
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #20 on: Jul 31, 2009, 12:18:23 PM »
swampers because they are bigger and usually cheaper  :twocents:

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #21 on: Aug 15, 2009, 01:11:53 AM »
im a bfg fan thats all my family will run on our trucks  :yesnod:

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #22 on: Aug 17, 2009, 12:21:51 AM »
I would go with the swampers. bigger tire makes bigger obstacles seem smaller and easier to conquer. but if it yer DD id go with the bfg.
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #23 on: Aug 17, 2009, 08:40:42 AM »
What about the tsl bias?

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #24 on: Aug 18, 2009, 03:13:51 PM »
im a bfg fan thats all my family will run on our trucks  :yesnod:
BFG's are good tires fer sure, only problem i have found is that they have weeeeek side walls my friend has blown a sidewall out on 3 out of 4 of his 35x12.5x15 BFG M/T's
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #25 on: Aug 21, 2009, 06:25:39 PM »
SX's for sure bfg's suck :thumbdown: I like to be able to hit rocks with my side walls without blowing them out.  Theres been so many times on the trail I have had to eather lend my spare or patch a side wall just because someone wanted to save a coin and got some crappy BFG's

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #26 on: Nov 04, 2009, 03:51:13 PM »
BIG one wins

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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #27 on: Nov 08, 2009, 05:10:01 PM »
not tryin to hi-jack a thread but no reason to start another.

my question is im runnin a 36 bias irok on my DD, but can trade a guy for some 38 tsl sx's... im startin to read alot of people dont like the sx, and i really DONT need to go bigger, but i mean hell, why not!? so hows the sx on the street? my iroks are great
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #28 on: Nov 09, 2009, 08:14:12 AM »
my o/l has 37/12.5 ssr =35.5'' i have 37/12.5 kawllers = 36.5 my buddy has 35/12.5 km2= 35.8''  bigger? you need to measure with a tape.
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Re: Which Would You Choose
« Reply #29 on: Nov 09, 2009, 08:42:19 AM »
my o/l has 37/12.5 ssr =35.5''

That is the radial version, what does the bias ply measure? also what size rims and air pressure are those measurements from?


I run the sx, they where used and the side wall strength is what I went for. They are also easier to find a replacement for when you destroy one.

 
 
 
 
 

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