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Unread 06-30-2013, 01:52 PM   #1
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My tires (35x12.5 dick cepek mud country) have about 85% tread left. Id like to rotate my spare in but im afraid its too late. What do the tire experts out there have to say about this.

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Unread 06-30-2013, 02:39 PM   #2
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Should be fine. If you had AWD, I would say no.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 05:16 PM   #3
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Should be fine. If you had AWD, I would say no.
He does have AWD with both front and rear locker.

Good question from the OP. I would do a actual measure top to ground to see the difference and then ask.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 05:29 PM   #4
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He does have AWD with both front and rear locker.

Good question from the OP. I would do a actual measure top to ground to see the difference and then ask.
Good point altho they are selectable and i only lock them for tough obstacles.

If it helps, there's about a 3-4 mm (yes i know, metric) difference between 100% tread and 85%.

PS: i'll take the top to ground measurements with the tire on and equal tire pressures when i get a chance.
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Unread 07-01-2013, 01:48 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by pasinbuy

He does have AWD with both front and rear locker.

Good question from the OP. I would do a actual measure top to ground to see the difference and then ask.
I can't see his vehicle profile on my phone, but unless he swapped transfer cases and runs awd on the street, my point still is valid.
Offroad in 4wd it won't matter.
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