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post #1 of 18 Old 07-21-2011, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
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what kind of tires should i get

Well heres the deal i can get truxus sts or goodyear wrangler mtr for the same price i have the truxus currently i love the tires and the look of them, but they wear fast what do you guys think.


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post #2 of 18 Old 07-21-2011, 02:11 PM
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The new MT/Rs are crappy from what I'm seeing. You can get the clones of the originals from Treadwright for cheap.

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The new MT/Rs are crappy from what I'm seeing. You can get the clones of the originals from Treadwright for cheap.
how are they crappy? I've just heard they wear fast. My good friend runs them and swears by them.

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Fast wear for a $180 tire is pretty crappy. You're right though, I should have been more specific. My buddy is running them in 32x11.50 on an XTerra. They are louder and faster-wearing than the previous generation, which I'm running in 35x12.50 on my Silverado and he also ran them on a 92 YJ in 31x10.50.

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What are your other choices, MTR's are def better than the Truxus but neither are your best bet if longevity is high on your list.

What about KM2's, most of my buddies running those are getting at least 40 and some 50,000 miles out of those with good rotation schedule. I'm not a fan of the new MTR's, I love the look and I think they are a good tire but they get loud fast no matter how close you watch the pressure and rotate them. How often do you wheel, do you really need a mud terrain?

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This is gonna turn into a duratrac tire thread pretty soon

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This is gonna turn into a duratrac tire thread pretty soon
haha now why did you have to go and spoil the surprise lol

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post #8 of 18 Old 07-22-2011, 12:07 PM
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Darn, you both beat me to it! Go Duratrac, you won't regret it, and sense ur in iowa this is an amazing snow/ice tire. also they come stud ready wich for ur case is legal in your state...
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What about general grabbers

- If all else fails FLOOR IT either it will go or blow
- Pulling the boat no big deal, slowing down is the prob.
-duce and a half axles for sale. P.M me for more info
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For the street I think they would be great and I thought about suggesting them too but after the OP named off Truxxus MTs and MT/Rs, I didn't think the Grabber tread would be aggressive enough for him.

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The new MT/Rs are crappy from what I'm seeing. You can get the clones of the originals from Treadwright for cheap.
You have lost your damn mind saying the Kevlars are crappy and then recommending treadwrights.

If you're worried about tires being loud, don't get mud terrains to begin with. The Kevlars are way better than the Trxus, I'd imagine in every condition except maybe mud.

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post #12 of 18 Old 08-01-2011, 08:50 AM
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I know you didnt list them as an option but i would look at the km2's...
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Hey Josh I picked some rims up from your city yesterday. I would say being a fellow Iowan, that the Kevlars are your best bet. But I would also consider duratrac. I like my destination MT but they BLOW on ice with no siping.

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cooper STT's have siping

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post #15 of 18 Old 08-01-2011, 11:50 AM
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Anytime you ask the forum about tires, be prepared for almost everyone to recommend the tires they are currently running

Oh, and there is a wheel/tire section of the forum, you might have tried there first.

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