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Old 03-30-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
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Replacing one tire

I have a 01 4.0 TJ with 35" BFG Mud Terrain's. the front right tire is worn terribly (the PO must have neglected it - I bought it in the condition it's in). The other three are in fine shape. It rides terribly rough and I am wondering if I can replace the front right one that's worn badly with a new one and solve my roughness problem?

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Old 03-30-2013, 10:47 PM   #2
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I know tire guys don't like it, but I have done it. I sliced a sidewall last summer and wasn't about to buy 4 new tires after only 30k on them. I bought just the one and now I can't tell which one it was. I do think you might need to get the same tire model though.

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Old 03-30-2013, 10:50 PM   #3
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I know tire guys don't like it, but I have done it. I sliced a sidewall last summer and wasn't about to buy 4 new tires after only 30k on them. I bought just the one and now I can't tell which one it was. I do think you might need to get the same tire model though.
Yeah, I would definitely buy the same BFG MT.

Thanks for the advise - much appreciated.
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:36 AM   #4
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If you haven't already. I would fix the the reasons the tire was worn prematurely. Could be balljoints tierods or maybe an alignment is needed. With the new tire an fixing other issues that would probably solve the way it drives
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If you haven't already. I would fix the the reasons the tire was worn prematurely. Could be balljoints tierods or maybe an alignment is needed.
THIS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Make certain you find the source of the wear and repair it.

As for buying 1 new tire, it isn't a problem at all ..... provided you purchase the same size and brand/model of tire.
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