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Unread 11-28-2010, 07:12 PM   #1
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BFG A/Ts need to go, what to get?

So went out wheeling for the first time yesterday and the A/Ts just didnt cut it at all. I don't have lockers yet (running open/open) but they just didnt seem to have the traction I needed. They also got clogged with mud QUICK. I was looking at the BFG MT KM2s as well as the Goodyear MTR. What are you guys finding works well on a good variety of terrain, not just dirt and gravel (seems all the A/Ts are good for).

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Unread 11-28-2010, 07:32 PM   #2
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Goodyear MTR's Kevlar
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Unread 11-28-2010, 07:56 PM   #3
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MTR and the KM2 are both really good sets of tires, you would do really well with either.
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i've heard A LOT of good things about Goodyear MTR's kevlar. that would be your best bet
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Unread 11-28-2010, 07:59 PM   #5
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did you air down the BFG AT's at all?? I was gonna say that the AT's are good in the snow BUT you live in texas so nevermind on that....the KM2's are suppose to have a stronger sidewall than the MTR's. Both would do you well in the mud though.
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Wow, Sears has the MTR 35"s for $208 each!

What did you air down to when you went wheeling? I Agree that the A/Ts are near worthless in mud, but they are more tolerable than M/Ts for a DD.
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Unread 11-28-2010, 08:00 PM   #7
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I really like my KM2s, awesome on anything but the street. They are not awful on the road, definitely better then the old MTRs(not to be compared with the new MTR with kevlar) my rubi came with. I recommend them to anyone wants a good performing offroad tire that has some daily driving duty.
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Unread 11-28-2010, 08:09 PM   #8
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I aired my A/Ts down to 19 (They are on a 15x10 so didnt want to spin them). How are the MTRs on the road? Noise really doesnt matter at this point. Not sure my Jeep could get any louder
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Unread 11-29-2010, 08:07 AM   #9
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I aired my A/Ts down to 19 (They are on a 15x10 so didnt want to spin them). How are the MTRs on the road? Noise really doesnt matter at this point. Not sure my Jeep could get any louder
19 is not really "aired down" Try them in the 12psi range. They are not great in mud. They are an excellent street tire. Depending on how much off-roading you do it might be worth keeping them and getting a set of used MTs.

What width are your 31s? 15x10 is a wide wheel for the usual width of 31s.
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Unread 11-29-2010, 09:15 AM   #10
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They are 33x12.5x15 on 15x10s
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What about the wrangler DuraTrac's?? anybody run those on a DD? how well do they do in other terrain??
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Unread 12-02-2010, 07:28 PM   #12
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I run the Duratracs they work great in almost all terrains, they do require more wheel speed to clear out the mud compared to a MT, but they do clean out. So if the OP wants an AT pros of an AT and MT combined I think the Duratrac is a good choice, but it looks like he wants an MT, IMO the MTRs with Kevlar about the best your going to get until you go to specific tires for certain terrains. To the OP why did you my BFG ATs if you were going to go into the mud, pretty much any one here that has had them myself included could tell you they turn into slicks it the mud. They work great for most other terrains just not mud.
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Unread 12-02-2010, 07:30 PM   #13
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...the KM2's are suppose to have a stronger sidewall than the MTR's. .
HUH how are Km2s stonger when the MTR is reinforced with Kevlar
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Unread 12-02-2010, 09:26 PM   #14
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The problem may be the open diffs. Throw the money at that problem first.
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