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post #661 of 2292 Old 01-08-2012, 04:17 PM Thread Starter
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Nope, RC ones, came with the lift. RC sent my new discos and trackbar to my old address. After I told them not too. Oh well, jut have to drive 20 min to get them tomorrow. Thankfully the fu who lives in my old apt is cool and called me and told ne they were there.



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post #662 of 2292 Old 01-21-2012, 09:10 PM Thread Starter
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Help me pick tires...
Really wanna run 35s but right now I don't have the extra coin for steering and gear install with 33s at least I can run them for a little with stock gearing.

So here are what I'm thinking...
33x12.5x15
Duratracs
Km2
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I had the duratracs and loved them! They were great on and offload. Seriously thinking about them again!!
Km2 everyone loves them, but they are $40 more a tire.
Mtrk know lots of people like them, doubt I'll get them but I figured I would get some info about them.

Let me know what ya think!!


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post #663 of 2292 Old 01-21-2012, 09:47 PM
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MTR K. Better than duratracs on and off road

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Help me pick tires...
Really wanna run 35s but right now I don't have the extra coin for steering and gear install with 33s at least I can run them for a little with stock gearing.

So here are what I'm thinking...
33x12.5x15
Duratracs
Km2
Mt/rK

I had the duratracs and loved them! They were great on and offload. Seriously thinking about them again!!
Km2 everyone loves them, but they are $40 more a tire.
Mtrk know lots of people like them, doubt I'll get them but I figured I would get some info about them.

Let me know what ya think!!
I don't have experience with any but personally I think the km2s look mean! Just my opinion though, I'll stick to my $460 a set(33s) treadwrites
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I love my MTR/Ks....

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post #666 of 2292 Old 01-21-2012, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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The mtrk just look funny lol how r they in mud?


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post #667 of 2292 Old 01-22-2012, 08:31 AM
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The mtrk just look funny lol how r they in mud?
Funny looking tires, for a funny looking jeep.
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Funny looking tires, for a funny looking jeep.
its only funny looking cause of the tiny tires and ugly *** wheels haha but i have a solution for that soon

the MTr are starting to grow on me, ive been reading some reviews and they seem to be a really good tire. i think they look better than the km2 also. but looks dont get u through mud and snow lol


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its only funny looking cause of the tiny tires and ugly *** wheels haha but i have a solution for that soon

the MTr are starting to grow on me, ive been reading some reviews and they seem to be a really good tire. i think they look better than the km2 also. but looks dont get u through mud and snow lol
Just so you know, wearingthins mtrs and my km2s are both wearing on the front passenger side outer because we haven't gotten propper alignments. I dd my xj 60 miles round trip to work everyday, then whatever driving I do that night, or out of town, and my km2s still have more tread than his mtrs in that bad spot, and he doesn't dd his xj even near wht I de, since he has a normal dd.

The mtrs are nice, and I may run them in 37s, but it will most likely be the crawlers.
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Just so you know, wearingthins mtrs and my km2s are both wearing on the front passenger side outer because we haven't gotten propper alignments. I dd my xj 60 miles round trip to work everyday, then whatever driving I do that night, or out of town, and my km2s still have more tread than his mtrs in that bad spot, and he doesn't dd his xj even near wht I de, since he has a normal dd.

The mtrs are nice, and I may run them in 37s, but it will most likely be the crawlers.
idk a lot of people say goodyears suck and blah blah and there only good for one year, but i have always had good luck with them. my duratracs were great and had an even wear. i also rotate my tires a lot. so that helps and make sure the jeep has a proper alignment, which also helps a lot. also make sure the tires have correct psi too. so i believe that helps a lot also. my dad has the RTS on his jeep and they are holding up great. they have low tread from 45k miles but they still ride and handle good considering the milage on them. i just might give the MTRs a try. i had the KM1 on my black jeep for a little and they didnt impress me, and there A/T sucks too lol idk. to each their own, not saying anyones is better or worse.


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idk a lot of people say goodyears suck and blah blah and there only good for one year, but i have always had good luck with them. my duratracs were great and had an even wear. i also rotate my tires a lot. so that helps and make sure the jeep has a proper alignment, which also helps a lot. also make sure the tires have correct psi too. so i believe that helps a lot also. my dad has the RTS on his jeep and they are holding up great. they have low tread from 45k miles but they still ride and handle good considering the milage on them. i just might give the MTRs a try. i had the KM1 on my black jeep for a little and they didnt impress me, and there A/T sucks too lol idk. to each their own, not saying anyones is better or worse.
Didn't you put new gears in already?
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Didn't you put new gears in already?
no, still on 3.55s. 4.56 with a 235 would be fun up until i needed to go down the highway haha


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I love mtr's

But, if you want a real badass tire
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no, still on 3.55s. 4.56 with a 235 would be fun up until i needed to go down the highway haha
Shouldn't be that bad, have yu put it in gear calculator? With my 5.13s and 37s I should only push around 2200rpm at 60ish. I'm probably wrng about that though, its been a while since I was on gear calculator.
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I love mtr's

But, if you want a real badass tire
... get trepadors, creepys, pitbulls.
its still my DD so i dont want to go to extreme... yet lol

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Shouldn't be that bad, have yu put it in gear calculator? With my 5.13s and 37s I should only push around 2200rpm at 60ish. I'm probably wrng about that though, its been a while since I was on gear calculator.
nah havent plugged in it. not going to even bother lol


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