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post #1 of 11 Old 03-09-2007, 12:04 PM Thread Starter
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looking for some good tires and wheels for my cj7. i am looking at pro comp but just wandered if anyone knew anything better.

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post #2 of 11 Old 03-09-2007, 12:11 PM
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what procomps u lookin at ... i have a friend who ran the m/ts and they lasted for like 1/4 the time that my other friends bf goodrich on almost ideantical trucks.... i dont know if they have the same problem on thier other tires or not

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post #3 of 11 Old 03-09-2007, 12:17 PM Thread Starter
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xtreme a/t, i'll look into bfg though, i had a set of those on my old wrangler
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post #4 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 11:45 AM
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My friend has a set of procomp x-terrains on his xj, 35" I believe. If it were me, I would buy the softer compound versions for serious wheeling, but if your going to spend more time on the road and light trail use any one of the procomps are fine or the bfg's. In my opinnion, I run truxxs m/t's for street/trail on my cherokee, after 15,000 miles I still have half tread and I get excellent grip on the rocks, mud, snow and street. The compound is alot softer than bfg's or procomps but they hold up well in my mind. I don't see buying a new set of tires every 1-2 years as a problem because the tire industry seems to come out with a better design in that amount of time, so I just move up to the next best tire. It's all dependant on how your going to use you rig, you have to be honest with yourself, otherwise you'll be unhappy with your decision. I still believe the truxxs m/t's are the best comprimise between street/ offroad, I can crawl on rock gardens then air up and do 75 all the way home with out a shimmy or shake and milage is good too.
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post #5 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 11:49 AM
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get some micky tompsom baha claws...there are a great on the road/trail tire trust there great
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post #6 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 12:01 PM
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i have 31 in bfg A/T's and i could not ask fo a better tire. Great on the road and off.


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post #7 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 12:05 PM
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I have BFG All terrains on my truck and H2. They are great for trail, rain and road, not very good at all in snow, and a little too hard for good rock traction. I had the Pro Comp Mud Terrains on my CJ and they were ok on road, good in mud, fair in rain, bad in snow, pretty good in rocks. I just put the ProComp Xterrains on the CJ7 and have not tried them out yet. There is an article on tires in April JP Magazine that seems to have some good comparisons. That might be worth reading.

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post #8 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 01:51 PM
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Ive got a set of 33x12.5x15 procomp Xterrains for sale I measured the tread yesterday, and they are at exatly 1/2. they are $200 each new. Ill take $400 for the set, they are still mounted on the wheels, which I will be keeping.

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I also have a set of 33x12.5x15 BFG At's 2 have (im guessing) 45% tread, and the other 2 have probably about 1/8" left in the middle. They did real well in the woods and snow / ice. $100 for the set.

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also looking to trade for a set of 35" muds
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post #9 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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at the moment my cj is stock and 33's are to big have to lift it up accomidate. i plan on doing that soon but i just got done working on it and found some rust that has eatin away my frame in the rear drivers side. plus found out my bearings are warn out as well. i guess the saying Just Empty out Every Pocket is true. but it is worth it
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post #10 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 04:17 PM
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here's my cherokee on truxxus, not too agressive but soft enough to out-perform a bfg on most terrain

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post #11 of 11 Old 03-10-2007, 11:39 PM
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ProComp

I ran Mickey Thompson Baja Belted for so many years .. Loved them, but I finally thrashed the sidewalls. Took me almost 25 years to do that though.

I just bought ProComp XTerrains.

ProComp is having their buy 3 get 4 tires for the month of March, if you are in the market NOW. That makes them very affordable. Any authorized ProComp dealer, or any dealer that buys from 4Wheel Parts or Transamerica can give you the deal.

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