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Old 06-22-2013, 02:18 PM   #1
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Mud tires

I have narrowed my choices down to three of them bfg km2, super swamper ssr, and the nitto mud grapplers. Of those three what do y'all think is the best any and all opinions welcomed and If you've used any of those let me know how they was for you. Appreciate any help

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Old 06-22-2013, 02:28 PM   #2
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Out of those, I'd go with the KM2's. They'll last the longest and be the least annoying by far.

And I know it's technically not a "mud tire" but have you thought about the Goodyear MTR's w/ Kevlar? I've got a set on mine and have had them in some sloppy mud and soft bottom water crossings and they've performed perfectly. They clean out very well and always give me traction. I've yet to bog down with them. And the reinforced sidewall gives peace of mind that a stick or stump won't rip a hole in them.

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Old 06-22-2013, 02:38 PM   #3
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No I haven't thought bout them ima have to check them out
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They look good but not aggressive enough
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They look good but not aggressive enough
Just curious, how did you determine this?
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:52 PM   #6
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I went and read reviews on them and on most the reviews they got between 2 and 3 stars in mud but that's why I got on here to get opinions and feed back from other jeepers but what I want are real aggressive and well performing mud tires I'm not worried but how loud they are and stuff like that
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:01 PM   #7
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At least you did research. Fair enough. They work well for me but they aren't everyone's thing I guess.
Well I'd stay away from swampers. They won't last long at all (maybe 20,000 miles if you're lucky) and just aren't a very good tire in general. They just tear stuff up and cost you lots of money replacing them.
I've heard the Nitto's are hit or miss with most people I know. Some like them, some hate them. The KM2 is a very good mud tire and a good tire overall. If it was my jeep, I'd go with the KM2's out of the three listed.
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At least you did research. Fair enough. They work well for me but they aren't everyone's thing I guess.
Well I'd stay away from swampers. They won't last long at all (maybe 20,000 miles if you're lucky) and just aren't a very good tire in general. They just tear stuff up and cost you lots of money replacing them.
I've heard the Nitto's are hit or miss with most people I know. Some like them, some hate them. The KM2 is a very good mud tire and a good tire overall. If it was my jeep, I'd go with the KM2's out of the three listed.
Appreciate your input man
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Appreciate your input man
No problem. Hopefully someone can give you a personal review on the other ones. Good luck!
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:31 PM   #10
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I just got a set of mt/r's and I love them. But I was torn between that and the km2s. Both get excellent reviews and aren't too bad on the street
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I prefer pitbull rockers
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I prefer pitbull rockers
Those are pretty costly aren't they ?
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Those are pretty costly aren't they ?
Yes, but they are the best performing. In my experience.
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Yes, but they are the best performing. In my experience.
How well do they preform in mud and on the street
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How well do they preform in mud and on the street
On the rode they are kind of noisy but you get over it. In the mud they hook up well, they don't get mud caked in the tread, and they wash easy.
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On the rode they are kind of noisy but you get over it. In the mud they hook up well, they don't get mud caked in the tread, and they wash easy.
What size do you run
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:50 PM   #17
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Just put 32" km2's in mine. Looks good with my 1" lift and 1.25"jks bl in my opinion.
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What size do you run
On my old rig when I had the pitbulls I ran 38x13.50 17r
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the nitto mud grapplers is what a couple of my friends love and they GRIP everything .. and the heavy cross lug design looks argressive as hell
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That's how I narrowed my choices down I just wanted user feed back from jeepers that have used the tires that's how I was gona choose one
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:26 PM   #22
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And I want to run 33s by 12.50
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:17 PM   #23
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The Nittos are good in mud but they get very loud very fast. I went with the Trail Grapplers because they wear better and are not so loud. I have been happy with how they grip and clear in the mud. They still have an aggressive look.

I agree on the Super Swampers not lasting very well.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:28 PM   #24
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i have had all 3, they all were nice for off roading, the nitto's were very loud on the road, but i loved how they looked, super swampers were good, didn't last as long as i wanted them to, I prefer the nitto's over the swampers, I just bought km2's about 2 months ago and love them, they are quiet on the road, look grate, should last longer then the others, work well off road, and best of all they were the cheapest.
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I assume you can't get Simex or Silverstone extreme's over there...
They are by far the best mud tires... not really road tires though
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I assume you can't get Simex or Silverstone extreme's over there...
They are by far the best mud tires... not really road tires though
I've never heard of those
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I've never heard of those
They aren't very agressive
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They aren't very agressive
I wonder how well they preform
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They aren't very agressive
Are you sure your looking at the right tires...?

Silverstones
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Simex
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I have the Silverstone Extreme's and they preform magnificently in the sloppy stuff
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I ran Nitto Mud Grapplers on a diesel truck I had. They lasted a long time even with the truck being so heavy, but they screamed like a gang of wild banshees going down the road. I had a bad experience with some BFG MT tires and will not buy them again. I just ordered a set of 35 12.50 Goodyear Wrangler MTR/K yesterday and I found them to be the best reviewed tire through all of the research I did.

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