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Old 12-23-2008, 12:48 AM   #1
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tsl's on the highway

what can you guys tell me about running tsl's at highway speeds. obviously they are loud and rough riding, but do you feel safe at highway speeds or is it a scary experience? im looking to get some but i am concerned i will be all over the road with those things

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Old 12-23-2008, 12:57 AM   #2
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If your doing mostly road use. Get the TSL radials. They will last longer and be smoother.

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Old 12-23-2008, 02:26 AM   #3
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They are not fun trying to stop in wet conditions I can tell you that much from experience.
And like distorted said get the radials..
bias ply are going to vibrate the crap out of your jeep and wear really bad on the road.
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Old 12-23-2008, 07:32 PM   #4
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there barely dot approved ... there not a road tire really...
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Old 12-23-2008, 09:23 PM   #5
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I have not run them on a Jeep But I ran them for several years on 2 different Ford Trucks Mine were ok up to 65-70 mph above that the vibration was just intolerable,As far as noise they are but I rotated & Balanced mine every 3000 miles to minimize choppy wear,The radials would likely be better However the lugs are smaller on the radials than on the Regular TSL's
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:34 PM   #6
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super swamper tires are not for road driving unless you have the money to replace them every year....i would get mtrs, bfgs mts, pc xterrains or something of that sort....my 39 tsls actually roll pretty nice down the highway for what little i drive it on the road but they are kept from vibrating by the hydraulic steering they are hooked to which takes virtually all vibration out
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:57 PM   #7
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super swamper tires are not for road driving unless you have the money to replace them every year....i would get mtrs, bfgs mts, pc xterrains or something of that sort....my 39 tsls actually roll pretty nice down the highway for what little i drive it on the road but they are kept from vibrating by the hydraulic steering they are hooked to which takes virtually all vibration out
all my radial mud tires I have to replace at least once a year
I'm lucky to get 20,000 out of a set of tires
the mtr's I got 13,000 out of those the procomps I got 22,000
the maxis bighorns I have 12,000 on those and they are about ready to be replaced
I ran bfg km's a long time ago I never could wear them out I was always tearing the sidewalls almost every time I went wheeling

So I would have to say if you can get 15,000 out of some tsl's they did better then some radials
my next set of tires will be the pitbull rockers
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my next set of tires will be the pitbull rockers
holy crap thats some mad tire man


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Old 12-24-2008, 01:34 PM   #9
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thats a dias ply tire that rides almost like a radial on the hwy

a few friends have this tire on there jeeps
here a couple pics with them in action










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holy crap thats some mad tire man



That's madder than mad even!!

Sheesh!!

Looks almost exactly like the monster mudders I put on the kids quad this year.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:39 PM   #11
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I ran tsl's on my CJ for a good while but it was primarily an off road jeep. The swampers ae great but the bias tires do have to round out for a couple of miles espesially in cold weather. If you are going to use them on a DD I would look at another tire for alot of highway use, I could see the tire tracks left on asphalt when returning from the opposite direction. Great off the road but they will wear very fast on the road and i never ran them with more than 20psi in them.

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