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Old 10-07-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
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Looking for advice on tires :)

Hello...been a while since I posted here, lol! Just purchased a new 2013 wrangler sport...just installed 2" AEV levelling kit and have already purchased 17" rims, now trying to figure out what tire would work best...I had BF Goodrich AT's on my last jeep and found those good, but I'm looking at a few different brands this time...Here are my choices:

Mickey Thomspon - STZs or ATs

Hancook - Dynapro AT or MT

Goodyear Duratrac


I am leaning toward Duratracs...I use my jeep daily and do not need huge mud tires, but would like something that can do both...I am hoping to get 33's - don't think I'll have any problem with that size as the lift is installed?...

These are the rims - RTX off road alloys - 17x8, 10x114.3/127, 10, 73.1

Please share your opinions, not getting much help from the dealers here!

Thanks!

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Old 10-07-2013, 02:56 PM   #2
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the mickeys are great tires and priced right.

same with the hankook at's. but i wouldn't recommend the mt's for ur situation (although they have great reviews too)

with the tires listed, i would go with the duratracs since they are very light for their size (i'm not sure about the other tires weight but the duratracs are pretty light)

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Old 10-07-2013, 03:35 PM   #3
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actually that's what I've been wondering about...weight...I'm no expert, but I would assume the lighter the tire, the less gas I'll burn?...I've read through a lot of reviews but just can't seem to make up my mind...
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^weight plays a big role. An additional 10lbs of excess weight on the wheels is equivalent to 100 lbs of stress. The lighter the better especially for a dd.
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