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Unread 09-16-2011, 10:03 AM   #1
dylan0708
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best tires for my cj7

ok guys i have an 84 cj7 that i recently did a frame up resto on. I have a 4 inch bds lift on the way with 1/2 inch lift shackles too and its time for new tires i want 33's no bigger because i don't want to fry my clutch or have to regear. i was looking at the new general grabbers not the AT2's but the new inspired ones i like that design and the price isn't too bad, what I'm asking is what is the best aggressive AT tire or MT tire out there?

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Unread 09-16-2011, 10:04 AM   #2
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Unread 09-16-2011, 10:07 AM   #3
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What are you looking to spend?

I really like my BFGoodrich KM2's and I know many people that are happy with the BFGoodrich AT's.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 10:25 AM   #4
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i have the bfg AT's now and there ok but they do not have an agressive sidewall thats what i like about the genereals they have a lot of tread on the side wall and nothing more than 300 per tire preferably 250 per tire
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Unread 09-16-2011, 04:35 PM   #5
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I would definitely say to look at the BFGoodrich KM2's.

I use them on the road, for rock crawling, for mudding, and of course mall crawling.

They've yet to fail me and they're well below your price, and I think 4wheelparts is having a special on tires right now. I know I got mine for 170 a pop around christmas.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 04:49 PM   #6
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Hankook Dyno Pro MT. Great all around tire. Very aggressive. Excellent in rain, snow and mud. Have a very lug. They are great pn the highway and very noisey. They are cheaper then the big names, and in my opinion better.
I also like Kumko tire. Theu have wome noce ones as well.
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Unread 09-17-2011, 06:12 AM   #7
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fyi just read a test in jp mag the general grabbers are next to bombproof but HEAVY ,96LBS PER TIRE/RIM . That was 28lbs more than a good year duratrac and on the dyno showed a loss of 6.78hp and 5.97lb-ft overall if you have a v-8 big whoop i say but if u have a 4 0r 6cyl might
make a huge difference
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Unread 09-18-2011, 10:28 AM   #8
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Thanks that's good to know. I have a 6cyl but it has a header and a weber on it. I really like the design of the grabber and if it's race inspired than it must be a pretty well designed tire.
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