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Unread 04-16-2010, 09:44 PM   #1
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Nitto Trail Grappler Review....

Wow Wow Wow! That is really all I can say. I put on 295 70 17's which are 33.25 x 11.5 today and these really do live up to their reputation for being the QUIETEST mud terrain on the market. They are quieter than my factory bfg MT 32's! Only time will tell about their tread wear but I am really impressed so far! Highly recommended!!! Did I mention how quiet they are???

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Unread 04-16-2010, 11:32 PM   #2
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What tire pressure did they set them at?
In most cases the tire shops set them at the rated pressure from the side of the tire. For an (E) rated tire that is around 50-60psi. this is where they should be set for a 7 to 8 thousand lb. truck!
This pressure in a Jeep tire would result in a crowned tread with a very narrow contact patch that would explain the absence of noise.
Check and lower the pressure then tell us what you think
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Unread 04-17-2010, 12:16 PM   #3
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I'm runnin those too. Only about 2 thousand miles on them so far. Got about 30 psi in em.
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Unread 04-17-2010, 07:08 PM   #4
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N e pichures?

What kinda money did you have to lay out for them?
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Unread 04-17-2010, 07:38 PM   #5
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yeah, lets see what they look like...
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Unread 04-17-2010, 08:14 PM   #6
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What tire pressure did they set them at?
In most cases the tire shops set them at the rated pressure from the side of the tire. For an (E) rated tire that is around 50-60psi. this is where they should be set for a 7 to 8 thousand lb. truck!
This pressure in a Jeep tire would result in a crowned tread with a very narrow contact patch that would explain the absence of noise.
Check and lower the pressure then tell us what you think
Inside the door panel my JK calls for 37 PSI. Checked today and that is what pressure they have in them. 80 PSI would be crazy!

Pics coming tommorrow. Haven't been getting out of work till after dark.
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Unread 04-17-2010, 09:49 PM   #7
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A quite Nitto mud tire? Thats a change.

Do you know how much they weigh?
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I have never ran them...

but i know my Kumho's are super quite

in fact for as thick as the tread is i was quit surprised


interested in pics and sound bites...
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Unread 04-17-2010, 09:58 PM   #9
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What kumhos do you have? How do you like them offroad? They seem like mall crawler tires but I like the looks of them.
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Unread 04-17-2010, 10:01 PM   #10
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Being that i have not taken this thing off road yet... i am pretty sure they will do fine....

i am itching to get out...but work...court dates...kids in the hospital more work and more problems....have kept me from even having sanity at this point in time... but i do have a few spots to hit... it's just when...and when i do...ill be sure to let everyone know whether they are mall crawlers or not



oh in the profile...

or the link might help http://www.kumhousa.com/Tire.aspx?id...d4ac17e&cat=25


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Unread 04-18-2010, 01:23 AM   #11
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I am running dune grapplers...the ones with the "flame" tread. 325/65R18...basically a 35x12.50 They are fairly quiet on the road, and have performed very well off road. I have a little over 3000 miles on them, run them on the street at 35 PSI and they are wearing fine. I like the tread pattern as well and will probably replace with the same.
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Unread 04-18-2010, 10:07 PM   #12
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Picking up 18 inch XD Monsters with 33's Nitto Terra Grapplers Can't wait to get them installed and enjoy that quiet RIDE!
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Picking up 18 inch XD Monsters with 33's Nitto Terra Grapplers Can't wait to get them installed and enjoy that quiet RIDE!
I just put on Terra Grapplers a month or so ago. Don't notice the road noise, but you'll need to tweak the pressure to get a smoother ride. Off the road, they do pretty damn well.
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Unread 04-18-2010, 10:37 PM   #14
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I agree. I like the Terra Grapplers but havent driven it enough to tell how I will like them in the long run. But so far I have nothing bad to say about them.
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Unread 12-12-2010, 07:43 AM   #15
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08 jk sahara trail grapplers, need some help thou..

HEY I NEED SOME HELP, I JUST DID A 2.5 INCH LIFT , QUATER INCH SPACERS ALL AROUND AND THEN, INSTALLED THESE BEASTLY TIRES.. SO FAR I REALLY LIKE THEM BUT ONLY HAVE ABOUT 500 MILES ON THEM.
SIZE IS A 285/65/18
THE HELP I NEED IS IM GETTING THE SWAY A LITTLE GOING DOWN THE HIGHWAY, I OWNED A SET OF THE NITTO TERA GRAPPLERS BEFORE THESE AND I DONT REMEMBER THE SWAY.. IT SAYS 80 PSI AND THATS WHAT THEY PUT THEM AT IS 80PSI . I THINK THAT IS WAY TO MUCH FOR MY 08 JK SAHARA , WHAT DO YOU ALL THINK? THIS IS REALLY THIS FIRST SET OF DESCENTLY AGGRESSIVE TIRES I HAVE OWNED BUT I WAS SOLD ON THE FACT THAT HOW QUIET THERE SUPPOSED TO BE AND ALL , THEY ARE VERY QUIET ALTHOUGH AT 80 MPH THEY GOT SOME NOISE.
WHAT PSIS HOULD I RUN IN THESE, I VE HEARD THAT IT MAY QUIET IT DOWN EVEN MORE AND TAKE CARE OF THE SWAY WITH LESS PRESSURE BUT I DONT WONT THE TIRES TO CUP OR GET MESSED UP....THEY ARE NOT CHEAP. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU GUYS THINK ON THIS. LATER
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