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Unread 03-10-2009, 02:53 PM   #16
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yeah thats my point, you can keep the AT section of the tread towards the inside. But, then the outside lugs will be going in the opposite direction on one side of the vehicle. If you look at the picture you can see what I mean. Its like running baja claws in standard rotation on the drivers side and then reverse rotation on the passenger side, see what I mean. Maybe its a negligible affect but it seems kind of weird.

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Unread 03-10-2009, 05:27 PM   #17
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Had to go with 32x11.5x15 due to 3.07 gears. Will regear in the future
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Unread 03-10-2009, 05:29 PM   #18
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wish i had funds for a set of 32s
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Unread 03-10-2009, 05:37 PM   #19
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I was on the Goodyear site a few days ago and I thought that in the pictures they were hideous. Now that I see them in real world pics, I actually kind of like them, and they look like the best of both worlds. Unfortunate that I only have about 2,000 miles on my KM2's... Maybe my next set will be these, but so far I love my new meats too much.
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Unread 03-10-2009, 09:59 PM   #20
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yeah thats my point, you can keep the AT section of the tread towards the inside. But, then the outside lugs will be going in the opposite direction on one side of the vehicle. If you look at the picture you can see what I mean. Its like running baja claws in standard rotation on the drivers side and then reverse rotation on the passenger side, see what I mean. Maybe its a negligible affect but it seems kind of weird.
If you look at the old MT/R or BFG or TOYO, etc the outside lug on all of those tires does the same thing. On one side it's angled forward, other side it's back. On these tires it just seems more obvious - probably due to the assymetric pattern. I don't think it will affect performance.
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Unread 03-11-2009, 02:16 AM   #21
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If you look at the old MT/R or BFG or TOYO, etc the outside lug on all of those tires does the same thing. On one side it's angled forward, other side it's back. On these tires it just seems more obvious - probably due to the assymetric pattern. I don't think it will affect performance.
so are they directional?
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Unread 03-11-2009, 06:44 AM   #22
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so are they directional?
No; just awkward looking...
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Unread 03-11-2009, 11:00 AM   #23
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hey what brand is the side gaurd on your jeep??
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Unread 03-11-2009, 11:00 AM   #24
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they're like half directional, one side will probably be more apt to dig than the other but the effect may be negligible I don't know
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Unread 03-11-2009, 11:03 AM   #25
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hey what brand is the side gaurd on your jeep??
who me? That thing isn't mine. I've got a plain old JK daily driver buggy, not a rock buggy...
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Unread 03-11-2009, 05:47 PM   #26
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they're like half directional, one side will probably be more apt to dig than the other but the effect may be negligible I don't know
Ya I'm not a fan of the side biters. The tread looks fine, side biters are questionable.
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Unread 03-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #27
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blue side lettering? WTF?
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Unread 03-11-2009, 11:16 PM   #28
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blue side lettering? WTF?
Every new set of tires I have purchased has had this same blue protective coating applied to the white lettering. It washes right off with soapy water.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 02:02 AM   #29
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My 285/70/17's were delivered on Thursday - (3/5)

Got them from DiscountTire.com for $267.50 apiece, including shipping.


so when we going to se pics of these on you rig
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Unread 03-12-2009, 02:03 AM   #30
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My 285/70/17's were delivered on Thursday - (3/5)

Got them from DiscountTire.com for $267.50 apiece, including shipping.


so when we going to se pics of these on you rig
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