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Old 10-03-2007, 06:36 PM   #1
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mudders to radials

Hey, I am going to need new tires in a couple of months and was trying to figure out what I wanted. Right now I have Remington Mud Brute 33x12.50 tires. I like the sound of my tires, so I'm not sure if I do want to give that up. Has anybody went from a mud tire to a radial? How did you like the switch? Does it ride smoother? and Do they last much longer?
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:43 PM   #2
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Do you mean an All Terrain tire? The Reminton Mud Brute is a "RADIAL" tire. check out there web site that tire doesnt come in a bais ply tire. If you like the sound of your mud terrain tires, stay with mud tires.
All terrain tires are pretty much quite like a car tire.

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Old 10-03-2007, 06:49 PM   #3
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yea, i meant all terrain when i said radials. but still, do they take much longer to wear out?
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depends on what kind of driving you do with the jeep. If you do mostly street driving with your rig the muds will not last as long as a all terrain.


mud tire= for mud and dirt. ///wear faster than all terrain
all terrain tire= for all terrain./// last longer but suck in mud
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:59 PM   #5
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yea, i don't really take it off road. it's mostly driving on the street. i'm just a poor college student and wanted to buy something that will last a little longer. i kinda hate to give up the aggressive look of my mud brutes but at the same time i would like to get a little more out of them.
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sounds like you need a all terrain tire. BFG's are a good choice. As for getting the most out of your tires just make sure you keep them rotating them and go SLOWER when turning on pavement // taking turns on pavement quickly chew the rubber off your tire faster. And make sure the tire pressure is correct and the same in your tires.
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:10 PM   #7
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depending on the mud tire, you can get a lot of mileage out of them
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:50 PM   #8
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x2 on the BFGs... If you are going all terrain they have proven to be the industry standard.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:41 PM   #9
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My tires get over 40k miles depending on your style. They aren't cheap, but i was told they should last over 50k miles on a 4 cyl tj.
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:43 PM   #10
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with the tires i have now, i'm going to be lucky if i get 30,000 miles on them. when i bought the jeep it had new tires on it and i have put 16,000 miles on it and they have about 50% tread left. i still got a little while before it is time to buy some but i thought i might try to go ahead and get an idea of what i want.
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I highly recommend these tires, they're the quietest and smoothest riding m/t on the market(except at 5 mph, then it feels like you're off-road on a gravel trail. I have never lost traction in rain, snow, or mud. I have yet to see any wear. The only downside is that they will be over $200 for sure, probably over $220. Mine were $216 each, and I knew the owner of the place.
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I had just noticed that procomp tire's has there buy three get the 4th free
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I researched for about 6 months before I got my new, larger tires. I have owned the Pirelly Skorpions on my old Explorer and they did really well. I had Pirelly Norseman on my MJ, and on my TJ, before upgrading. Great tire. I had the Norseman siped on the MJ, my son had a hard time burning out.
I bought a Ranger with new BFG/MTs 32x10.5 in '02, commuted for 3 years, 45 miles, one way. They still look new. They are a little slick in the rain, but NOBODY taligates! I bought BFG/MTs, 33x12.5 for my Jeep. Performed flawlessly in the dirt, mud, street, and on Granite! My wife and I decided to go with something we were sure of, because the dang things cost a lot. Better to spend on something you know will last, than getting something you won't be happy with
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bfg m/t are the best in my opinion. I run 33x10.50x15 and generally get 2 years or more of wear out of them and I drive 55 miles a day going to work and back. they handle pretty good on road and I have had slippage on ice only once in the winter, but I was going to fast for the road conditions at the time and was my first winter with them on. Off-road the do really well, I have beaten my brother twice in mudbog competitions and he runs his rubi with 34 in. TSL on it.
I usually pay about 150 a peice for mine by wheeling and dealing with tire dealers. I have found tirepackage.com ussually have the cheapest price and if I go to ntb they will match it and throw in free mounting/balancing and if I am really shrewd alingment.
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I highly recommend these tires, they're the quietest and smoothest riding m/t on the market(except at 5 mph, then it feels like you're off-road on a gravel trail. I have never lost traction in rain, snow, or mud. I have yet to see any wear. The only downside is that they will be over $200 for sure, probably over $220. Mine were $216 each, and I knew the owner of the place.
You highly recommend what tires? are you talking about the Toyo M/T's that you have at the bottom of your post?
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[QUOTE=mud707;145485]bfg m/t are the best in my opinion. I run 33x10.50x15 and generally get 2 years or more of wear out of them and I drive 55 miles a day going to work and back.


I had the bfg muds on my jeep before I got tired of blowing sidewalls every time I went out
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You highly recommend what tires? are you talking about the Toyo M/T's that you have at the bottom of your post?
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bfg m/t are the best in my opinion. I run 33x10.50x15 and generally get 2 years or more of wear out of them and I drive 55 miles a day going to work and back. they handle pretty good on road and I have had slippage on ice only once in the winter, but I was going to fast for the road conditions at the time and was my first winter with them on. Off-road the do really well, I have beaten my brother twice in mudbog competitions and he runs his rubi with 34 in. TSL on it.
I usually pay about 150 a peice for mine by wheeling and dealing with tire dealers. I have found tirepackage.com ussually have the cheapest price and if I go to ntb they will match it and throw in free mounting/balancing and if I am really shrewd alingment.
your bfg's beat TSL's? you sure it was just your tires?
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I had just noticed that procomp tire's has there buy three get the 4th free
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http://www.4wheelparts.com/
The thing with the buy 3 get 1 free deal, is that they jack up the price of the 3 that your gonna buy, plus you gotta pay shipping. 4wheelparts has a store here in my town and they quoted me around $1080 for 4 mounted. That was without shipping since they were local. I went to a local Cooper Tire dealer and got the same tires (33x12.5r15 ProComp Xtreme MT) for about $170 a piece. Thats if you would consider these tires. I'm quite please with mine, on and off road. They come siped which is a plus for on road use in rain/snow/ice.

I had BFG MT's for 6 years and will not go back to them.

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your bfg's beat TSL's? you sure it was just your tires?
I was wonderin the same thing, seems there would have been some other factors involved.

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