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Unread 09-11-2013, 07:13 PM   #1
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wrangler duratrac or BFG All Terrains

so I have narrowed it down to two tires, either the wrangler duratrac or the good ole BFG All terrain

31-10.50-15's

those who have ran both please chime in, those who have not I would still like your opinions

http://www.hubcap-tire-wheel.com/ima...r-DuraTrac.jpg

http://utvweekly.com/wp-content/uplo.../11/BFG-at.jpg

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Unread 09-11-2013, 07:38 PM   #2
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Every one I have known has told me the bfg's are horrible in the rain. Just hydroplains all aver. My tire whole saler sells lots of kelly's though infact we stock more kelly brand mud tires than anything else.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 07:41 PM   #3
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Id say go with the wranglers every truck I see with bfg's is a pavement princess I never see a 4x4 with bfg's just my opinion though.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:14 PM   #4
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I am leaning towards the wranglers. I have heard that about the BFG's and rain. I do know they can get some good miles out of them if rotated, but I am sure that is true with the wranglers too. The wranglers are a tad more aggressive, which I like and it will see some mud during hunting season, ducks and dear!
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:29 PM   #5
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Never had a problem with my BFG's. Made it through everything that comparable sized Jeeps made it through with anything from mud terrains to super swampers. I haven't had any problems with them trying to hydroplane either but they're all I've ran on mine so far

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Id say go with the wranglers every truck I see with bfg's is a pavement princess I never see a 4x4 with bfg's just my opinion though.
Here ya go
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:32 PM   #6
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Lol first for me.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:49 PM   #7
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Glad you took that as a joke like it was meant lol.
On topic, I'm curious about some reviews on the Goodyear's too. Planning on a lift and a set of more aggressive tires and I've been looking at them too
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Unread 09-11-2013, 09:29 PM   #8
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txbass, I hear ya, I want to kind of go with something more aggressive looking without getting too rough of a ride like a typical mud tire. I think the wranglers will have a more beefy look but the BFG may run a tad better on the road.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 09:58 PM   #9
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I run bfg 33s and have never had hydroplaning issues in my jeeps or my Toyota. I've gone in and through about as much slop as one could imagine as well. Also got about 80k out of each set. I have no experience with the duratracs, but I wouldn't buy a set just because I don't like the look of the tread pattern. They may work great, just not my taste.

If I wanted more aggressive without compromising the ride I would consider the Mickey Thompson ATZ or MTZ line however they areole pricey from what I've seen.

But again, my BFGs have never failed me. So they will always get my vote if I don't want a true mud terrain.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 10:02 PM   #10
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ive run several sets of BFGs...never had a rain issue. i have gotten close to 80k miles on the set of my Titan
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Unread 09-11-2013, 10:02 PM   #11
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Duratracs have this side walls. I think they maybe 2ply.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 10:13 PM   #12
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BFG's are solid tires and definetly have loyal followers, I have had 3-4 sets nice all around tires(if they weren't they wouldn't still be making them from the 80's) Duratracs (315/70/17)on the JKU do fine on the road, snow and do decent when aired down in the dunes. They haven't seen any rock or real mud yet
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I do have to add that I am running Hankooks on my current ZJ. Im lovin them so far. better reviews than BFGs
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:21 PM   #14
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duratracs do allow for airing down pretty low, do the bfgs have the side walls for that?
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:42 PM   #15
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duratracs do allow for airing down pretty low, do the bfgs have the side walls for that?
Duratracs are cheap tires with 2ply. Almost all truck tires are at least 3. I certainly wouldn't run them on any rocks or even medium off roading.
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