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Old 07-29-2013, 09:45 PM   #1
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Buying new tires!

I've looked at several different tires and I have narrowed it down to mickey Thompson baja claws or goodyear mtr. Which is the best choice? It's a daily driver with 33x12.50 15s..

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Old 07-30-2013, 11:53 AM   #2
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Sorry to change tire choice but I'll throw in the New ProComp Xtreme MTR. Maxxis makes the tire now and it is amazing on and off road. The sides fold around rocks when aired down with mass grip. And they do very well on road. I know a guy that had the Claws and wans't that impressed overall. HIs words not mine.

Having said all that, I've only had the tires for about a 1000 miles. But where I crawl the rocks can be nasty on tires. No signs of gashes or anything.

I have 35's on a 15" rim and paid $260 per tire. Good luck

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:55 PM   #3
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And forgot to add. I was going with the MTR's as well but there was a waiting list.

Happy with my choice though.
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I've looked at several different tires and I have narrowed it down to mickey Thompson baja claws or goodyear mtr. Which is the best choice? It's a daily driver with 33x12.50 15s..
Goodyear MTR for sure if you are between those two. They are much quieter and last quite a bit longer in my experience. They will also probably do better on the rocks and as a daily driver. For mud, I would say the Baja claws are better. Where do you plan on running them?
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Yokohama Geolander MT is a great shoe too. I had 50k on a set when I traded the rig for the new one. I'll likely go with them on replacement.
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Goodyear MT/R with Kevlar. $80 dollar rebate from Goodyear or $160 if you use their card (expires 7/31).
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I've looked at several different tires and I have narrowed it down to mickey Thompson baja claws or goodyear mtr. Which is the best choice? It's a daily driver with 33x12.50 15s..
Get some KM2..just had some installed and they are great! They look good, drive smooth, and have low road noise. Additionally, they are lighter than most tires by a few pounds. These are 35's
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:56 PM   #8
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Goodyear MTR for sure if you are between those two. They are much quieter and last quite a bit longer in my experience. They will also probably do better on the rocks and as a daily driver. For mud, I would say the Baja claws are better. Where do you plan on running them?
We wheel in turkey bay, it's smaller rocks and mud.
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:33 PM   #9
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Daily driver go with Goodyear Duratracs and have the best of both worlds offroading and Daily Driving.
Second choice go with Goodyear MTR's. The Baja Claws will be loud as a daily driver on the street.

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