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post #1 of 8 Old 04-03-2002, 12:03 PM Thread Starter
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TIRES?

Starting a little poll?

What are the best overall tires(for street and off-road)? BFG, Pro-Comp, Mickey's, etc.? Just curious as to what everybody thinks. It's good to have input.


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post #2 of 8 Old 04-03-2002, 02:10 PM
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I have always been a BFG fan (and still am) I have AT KO on my wife's Cherokee, Comercial AT's on my Ram, and did have AT's on my YJ.
However I just swithched to 33x12.50's on the YJ and chose the ProComp X-terrains over the BFG MT's.
They ride good on the highway with out too much noise and I took it to the trail a couple weeks ago and it did GREAT over rocks and in the mud. Everyone was impressed with the way they cleared in the mud.

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post #3 of 8 Old 04-03-2002, 02:53 PM
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"What are the best overall tires"

In my opinion for both street and Off-Roading ( remember this is just a stupid noob talking ) I like Thornbirds, they look as though they could handle city driving well enough, and look geared towards Off-Roading.. Now, i haven't even gotten a Jeep yet but I will eventually be putting on some Thornbirds just cuz they can handle both driving conditions....

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tires, ok, they all have there up's and down's in my opinion, but that isn't true in all cases, i like the BFG all terrains, they are quit on the road smooth in the sand, nto bad for rocks or mud but they last a long time and so over all I think that they are the best tire with the mud terrain right next to it, whick isn't quite as good in the sand, swampers are loud and wear fast(atleast some of the models) but they perform great and if you have the money to replace them each year, I like the mickey thompson's baja claws but they cost the most, pro comp makes a very similar tire and it costs allot cheaper, pro comp makes tires similar to the best and they cost less, so they are ncie too, every tire is different, buy a tire depending on how much money you have and what your going to use the tires for.

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I have the Procomp X-terrains and I love them, excellent on/off road

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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Originally posted by Wheaty:
<strong>"What are the best overall tires"

In my opinion for both street and Off-Roading ( remember this is just a stupid noob talking ) I like Thornbirds, they look as though they could handle city driving well enough, and look geared towards Off-Roading.. Now, i haven't even gotten a Jeep yet but I will eventually be putting on some Thornbirds just cuz they can handle both driving conditions....

KEEP ON JEEPIN'</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">I have heard very bad things about thornbirds. Everyone that I have wheeled with won't even run one as a spare.

One more thing about X-terrains.... they are directional that is the only thing that sucks about them.

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I have heard very bad things about thornbirds. Everyone that I have wheeled with won't even run one as a spare.

Why is that? what have you heard? ( you've got any other tires that you could point me at? ) As i am a noob, im still learning and i hope to fix all my mistakes b4 i come to them
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IMHO, you can't go wrong with either the BFG AT/KO for highway use with some off-roading, or BFG MT/KM for a more agressive use along with highway use.

Thornbirds sucks, according to many many people. If you do a search for the old posts, you can read the information, it's pretty strong against them and interesting. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
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