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Old 02-03-2011, 09:00 PM   #1
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anybody running Wrangler DuraTrac tires

Any reviews of Wrangler DuraTrac tires?

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Old 02-03-2011, 09:55 PM   #2
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I've had them for over a year now and all I can say is that these are the best tires I've ever had. They have the agressive look, they are pretty quiet with excellent road manners, they handle snow, rain mud and as I discovered last week, ice without any trouble at all. They shed mud pretty well so they are easy to keep clean. I've put about 12-13,000 on them (mostly street) and there is hardly any noticable tread wear. You could say that i highly recommend them.

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Old 02-03-2011, 09:56 PM   #3
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They are very popular here. I love mine.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:57 AM   #5
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Going to get some for mine this year.
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Old 02-04-2011, 06:03 PM   #6
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thanks for the help
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Old 02-04-2011, 06:16 PM   #7
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Can't go wrong with them!
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Old 02-04-2011, 06:49 PM   #8
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Pricey but well worth it. I have put 5000 miles on them since i swapped them to the new Jeep but I have probably about 10k and they look the same as the day i bought them. I just 5 tire rotated them today with my 5000 mile oil change. and will rotate every 5k from now on.
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Im looking into these as well. I want the 33 12.5 15 on soft 8 15x10 wheels. I have a stock 2008 2dr jk x. Will these fit? I am hoping to add a 2-3 lift a few months after the tires. Will these look stupid without a lift?
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Have any of y'all taken those Duratracs down a rocky trail? I have heard nothing but good things about them with one exception, some say they have weak sidewalls. But from what I can tell there is no tire on the market with the all-around performance of the Duratrac, seems like a nice option for those who don't want to run a true MT.
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Yeah, I went with the Duratrac 33 12.5 15 on 8" wide rims to get more sidewall flex compared to the 10" rims. I also went with offset rims from Summit racing to kick 'em out a little for a better stance. (ps... sitting on a 4" lift)

Been great in the snow and turning out to be AWESOME in the mud. The deeper I get the better they grab you see the snow in this pic? Piled above the leaf springs! It was up to my frame the stuff was so deep... just kept on truckin'

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Just put a set of 315/70R17 on my JK and I am happy with them so far, quiet on the road and good grip.


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I've got them on two of our JK's. One set is on 16" rims, the other on 18"ers and we drive 6 months on snow and ice then 6 months on mud and dirt each year. They are fantastic tires, are relatively quiet and wear well. Air them down and they grip rocks too.
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Im looking into these as well. I want the 33 12.5 15 on soft 8 15x10 wheels. I have a stock 2008 2dr jk x. Will these fit? I am hoping to add a 2-3 lift a few months after the tires. Will these look stupid without a lift?
They'll fit fine as long as the 15's clear your calipers.

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Me too and hopefully soon
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Forgot to mention, I've got them on my trailer too...so a total of 12 of them on our rigs.
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I like that trailer
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Forgot to mention, I've got them on my trailer too...so a total of 12 of them on our rigs.
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Im looking into these as well. I want the 33 12.5 15 on soft 8 15x10 wheels. I have a stock 2008 2dr jk x. Will these fit? I am hoping to add a 2-3 lift a few months after the tires. Will these look stupid without a lift?
The silver 2dr in the pic I posted above has the 33's and no lift. It looks good and he has driven it for a year like this without any rubbing, but it is my son's and I'm buying him a 3" lift for graduation in a couple weeks. We have quite a few wheeling trips planned for this summer before he goes off to college and it would definately be a benefit on rough terrain.
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Yeah that 2dr looks great even without the lift. I love these tires and the 33X12.5X15 fit my budget but I'm worried about the 15X8 wheels clearing the calipers. I know you mentioned having 16's on the silver so i'm assuming those aren't exactly the same size as the ones Im looking at.

Also curious how the stability is, mostly on the road for people running the 33's and 15's.
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great trailer too!!! Where/who has these?

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