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Old 03-19-2014, 07:05 PM   #1
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Tires...opinions?

2000 TJ with a 4" lift. Currently with 35x12.50x15 Dunlop Mud Rover tires. I am considering going to 33s. It's my daily driver but I still want to go off road occasionally with it. Any suggestions on a tire brand that would be good for both, mainly on road? Thanks.

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Old 03-19-2014, 09:02 PM   #2
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I have a 2000 TJ with 33x10.5 BFG ATs. If your jeep hasn't been regeared, it will definitely like the 33s better. I recently went from 32x11.50 BFG ATs. Got almost 70K out of the first set. Really liked them excepted they hydroplaned bad in standing water. My 33x10.5s seem to work just as good on and off pavement as the 32s, but have much better manners in the rain. We run 32x11.5 Falken Wildpeaks on my son's 97. Good AT tire too. They don't look aggressive but actually work better than you would expect. The Falkens also have awesome wet pavement manners. Have Nitto Terra Grapplers on my Dodge and like them too, made in the USA, took very little lead to balance, but they are a little noisy compared to the BFG ATs and the Wildpeaks. Have a good friend running the Falkens in 33x12.5 on his 01 TJ, has had them several years, and he likes them very much.

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I just got rid of my falken rocky mtn ats. Althought they were good on rd ,offroad they sucked !! Just went to duratracs n I couldn't b happier on and offroad. Snow mud and sand so far and they worked great. Can get thru stuff in 2 wheel now that I couldn't get thru in 4 wheel with the falkens
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Old 03-19-2014, 10:06 PM   #4
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I am running Falken Rocky Mountains on my jeep now in the 32x11.50 flavor. My Jeep spends most of It's time on the road and I would get these tires over again just because of there great road manners. They are quiet and have done great in the rain/downpours & even the snow and ice we have got this year in GA. The tires have and will work great for the easy trail riding my jeep will see
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:37 AM   #5
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I got KM2's 33x10.5R15's and they work for both. I am sticking with these.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:57 AM   #6
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I'm running 33in Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ's and love them! Tire is really good on pavement and a beast off! Walmart has this tire online for only $200 a tire! Can't beat that price!!!
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I'm running 33in Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ's and love them! Tire is really good on pavement and a beast off! Walmart has this tire online for only $200 a tire! Can't beat that price!!!
Any idea how these perform on snow and ice? I just put on a new set of duratracs but was considering these as well.
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Any idea how these perform on snow and ice? I just put on a new set of duratracs but was considering these as well.
I can tell you duratracs r great in the snow!! Haven't run them on ice really. I think ice would b tough for any tire really but the fact that you could get the dt's studded if you deal with alot of ice is a big plus in my book

You'll b happy with the duratracs !!
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Old 03-20-2014, 08:59 AM   #9
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Any idea how these perform on snow and ice? I just put on a new set of duratracs but was considering these as well.
I live in Georgia so I have no clue about snow and ice! What I do know about is 100% humidity and damn gnats! Ha!
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Old 03-25-2014, 08:57 AM   #10
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Well I just ordered some Cooper Discoverer STT 35 x 12.50 x 15 from Treaddepot.com. They seem to have the best prices online and I have searched hours foe better prices
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I have always been a big fan of the BFG KOs but the Duratracs are hard to beat if you're on the pavement a lot but still need performance off road. My second choice would be the Coopers.

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