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post #466 of 561 Old 11-16-2011, 08:34 PM
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I'm considering these for when I actually get my Jeep (waiting on an e-mail back from a guy on CL now).

Hercules Trail Digger M/T

I don't have any personal experience, but I know people who do. If anyone is intrigued by these tires I'd be glad to ask the guy I know who runs them (and he does run them on a Jeep).
Just bought a set of 315/75/16 and they are awesome.

Smooth ride, Cleans out better than any other mud tire I have had (Procomp M/T, Toyo Open Country M/T, Mickey Thompson MTZ)

No sidewall lugs, but with how they clean out, you really do not need sidebitters.
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post #467 of 561 Old 01-03-2012, 11:59 AM
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My '05 Rub came with a pair and I don't like them. The hard compound they use is not very good when things get cold or wet. Still had MTR's on the rear and when I did a rotation the traction difference was noticeable immediately, as I spun out on wet pavement where the MTR's had no issue. And I take this same corner every day on my commute to work. I'm planning a lift & 35's so they'll be gone soon.

FWIW, I've had numerous friends & family members 'love' their hercs; because they saved some cash. They may be great tires where temps are warm & dry; and they wear like iron. But here in Canada where we actually have to deal with lousy weather I don't recommend them to anyone as they lock up and skid out very easily. I joke with friends that 'I wouldn't let my wife ride in a car with those tires unless her life insurance is paid up!' And as an ex-tow truck driver, I loved them (and all cheapo tires) for putting cash in my pocket.

When making a tire decision, don't try to find the cheapest tire. Find the best one you can afford. Any tire company can make a cool looking, cheap tire from a hard compound that will last a long time but it takes money and engineering to make a tire that performs in various conditions. Any cash you saved will be gone the first time you hit something, which a better tire may have prevented. And while I'm here, the same thing goes for brakes.
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post #468 of 561 Old 01-04-2012, 06:42 PM
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kidding right? another tire question?

so here goes.....i have a 2011 wrangler sport. extremely stripped down version. it has 225/75 r16's on it. the plain wheels i dont mind as much...but the tires are laughable. seriously. what is the biggest tire i can put on it without lifting, leveling, rubbing, or spacers? im sure this question and answer have been posted but i cant seem to find it specific to this vehicle. thank you.
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post #469 of 561 Old 02-24-2012, 10:24 AM
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Driving a 98 ZJ Limited 5.9L. It has the stock 16" rims on it and I think for now I just want to get some nice Mudd Terrains of some kind. What is the max tire size I can go up to. It has 265/70r16's on it now. I'd prefer it not to rubb, and if it does I'll have to get spacers.
Any info would be great.

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post #470 of 561 Old 04-06-2012, 07:33 PM
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I love my mud tires
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post #471 of 561 Old 05-12-2012, 07:09 AM
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very impressed with the bfg km2s
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post #472 of 561 Old 05-12-2012, 07:10 AM
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also like the toyo mts
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post #473 of 561 Old 05-12-2012, 07:27 PM
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Everyone in our group that actually clears obstacles and mud has KM2s

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post #474 of 561 Old 05-15-2012, 09:54 PM
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i ran 29x11.50 15 interco stx on my Comanchee They sounded like a b52 at 65mph but they crawled like a tank. walyworld Goodyear wranglers p235 7 15 on the tj street jeep but it wheels pretty good
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post #475 of 561 Old 06-22-2012, 08:48 AM
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What do you guys think bout these tires they are on my 81 cj7, only had the jeep bout a month.
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post #476 of 561 Old 06-26-2012, 07:34 PM
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just got my first set of KM2'S a few weeks ago, really good on the street for a mud tire, haven't really done any real off roading with them yet but from what everybody says they are one of the best you can get.
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post #477 of 561 Old 06-26-2012, 07:45 PM
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I'm now torn between 3 for my next set, leaning toward a 3rd set of Kumho KL-71s, 2nd is BFG KM2, third is MT/R-Kevlar. 35s this time

I've seen them all perform great wheeling, now inflated height is going to go far in making my decision. I drag the diffs too much for my comfort.

Street manners mean pretty much nothing to me this time around...for long wheeling trips, the ZJ is a trailer queen. Slickrock and Colorado granite for me

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post #478 of 561 Old 08-01-2012, 08:19 AM
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What tyre size should one have for the Simpson Desert? Would 265/75R16 (31.6") mud terrains cut it?

I want to smash it in my ZJ with a torqued up engine and upgraded transmission (upgrades in progress) and show up those toyotas and nissans for the slow coaches that they are
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post #479 of 561 Old 08-02-2012, 12:30 PM
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I run 37 in KM2s and have not had a problem yet and love them.
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post #480 of 561 Old 08-22-2012, 04:30 PM
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new badass cheap tires

Check these out Kenda klever m/t
255/17r17 picked them up in San Antonio for 125.00$ a tires mounted and balanced brand new.... so far so good look badass too
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