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 Post subject: Best tire for thickest sidewall & roadwear?
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:20 am 
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I'm gonna have to say BFG KM2, improved sidewall strength then the first MT. The coolest part of this tire is the Linear flex zones which allow the tire to wrap around obstacles for unnatural amounts of traction. The tread pattern gives it excellent mud-clearing ability and low road noise.
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I'm gonna have to say BFG KM2, improved sidewall strength then the first MT. The coolest part of this tire is the Linear flex zones which allow the tire to wrap around obstacles for unnatural amounts of traction. The tread pattern gives it excellent mud-clearing ability and low road noise.
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thise are swwet but salty im sure....you sound like a commercial alan...have you ever thought about acting?? lmao


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95YJMan wrote:
I'm gonna have to say BFG KM2, improved sidewall strength then the first MT. The coolest part of this tire is the Linear flex zones which allow the tire to wrap around obstacles for unnatural amounts of traction. The tread pattern gives it excellent mud-clearing ability and low road noise.
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thise are swwet but salty im sure....you sound like a commercial alan...have you ever thought about acting?? lmao


Ya they are pricey but I can get a set of 33s for about the same price as my 31s :eek2: Its nice to know people that work there. Hey one more year and I can get on Big Brother and go to booby bars! :eyebrows:

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I havent had any problems whatsoever with my Mickey Thompson MTZ's. I love the crap out of them. Awesome in snow, mud, and rain. A little noisy goin down the road but not too terrible. I got my 33's for $599 shipped.

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I havent had any problems whatsoever with my Mickey Thompson MTZ's. I love the crap out of them. Awesome in snow, mud, and rain. A little noisy goin down the road but not too terrible. I got my 33's for $599 shipped.



from who thats an awesome deal ?

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I have had Maxxis Bighorns for over a year now and they're wearing nicely. Not sure about the sidewall but they can be had for a decent price.


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Ebay, they were listed as "blemished" but I've found nothing wrong with them.

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Dunlop Mud Rovers are a damn good tire.

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I like the MT/R's I got on the jeep now, They do pretty good offroad and aren't that noisy. I had the old BFG Mud Terrians, and these are a lot better than those were

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A second vote on the BFG's. The Goodyears are known for weak sidewalls, and stick with a radial on a DD.

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I wasn't too impressed with my MT/R's, I got over 60k out of mine then sold them to somebody on here still in decent shape.


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I like the MT/R's I got on the jeep meow, They do pretty good offroad and aren't that noisy. I had the old BFG Mud Terrians, and these are a lot better than those were

I had MTR's on my ZJ, they were noisy as hell.

Get the BFGs and support your local economy.

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I havent had any problems whatsoever with my Mickey Thompson MTZ's. I love the crap out of them. Awesome in snow, mud, and rain. A little noisy goin down the road but not too terrible. I got my 33's for $599 shipped.



my bfg mt's are bigger! haha

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Anyone heard anything about the new Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar?

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 Post subject: Re: Best tire for thickest sidewall & roadwear?
 Post Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:05 pm 
I'm runnin' 285/75/16 (33x12.5) Dayton timberline M/T's They are extremely loud on the road, but wear really well, have a very stiff sidewall, and I can't get them to spin in mud. They are the same tire as the bridgestone destination M/T. and they are quite a bit cheaper than the bfg's. I'd give them a 9 out of 10 overall. I was running some freebie 265/75/16(32x11.5) Mastercraft courser M/T's, and they were a little tamer on the road, but have a very soft sidewall, and not as good in mud. I would give them a 7 out of 10. Hope this is helpful.


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im on my 3rd set of the mastercraft MT's. they have been very good to me. tom thats what i was running when we went on the turkey run a cpl yrs ago when i crawled up that wlaa face you made me come down from. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Best tire for thickest sidewall & roadwear?
 Post Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:39 pm 
With the soft sidewall, they are nice for conforming to obstacles aired down. I've only been on here for a couple months, but I do know you are a rock guy, not a mud guy!


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well yeah thats true, but i have never aired down any tire i have ever ran crawlin or muddin. the only reason i have not gotten out of a mud hole want cause my tires didnt dig. it was because i didnt have the ground clearance to get thru the ruts i got hung up on.

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yeah, that'll ruin your day!


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well yeah thats true, but i have never aired down any tire i have ever ran crawlin or muddin. the only reason i have not gotten out of a mud hole want cause my tires didnt dig. it was because i didnt have the ground clearance to get thru the ruts i got hung up on.


or was it cuz of electronic throttle :?

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well yeah thats true, but i have never aired down any tire i have ever ran crawlin or muddin. the only reason i have not gotten out of a mud hole want cause my tires didnt dig. it was because i didnt have the ground clearance to get thru the ruts i got hung up on.


or was it cuz of electronic throttle :?


shut up ya butt :)

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