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Old 03-11-2013, 07:48 PM   #1
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Duratrac, Grappler, Baja Claw???

Can't decide and wanted some opinions...What is your experience with these or do you have a preference with another tire?

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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Dura's!

They're awesome both on and off road.

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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Goodyear Wrangler MTR with Kevlar. Best tire for our local conditions. I use the 35 x 1250 x 16 on my jeep with the stock Moabs and a 1.25 spacer, they work great. I've had them down to 10 lbs and no signs of slipping or air loss. Works in mud,sand,and great on rocks. Tough sidewalls.
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Dura's!

They're awesome both on and off road.

The Dura's.. one of my top 2 tires...

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Old 03-11-2013, 10:35 PM   #5
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Goodyear Wrangler MTR with Kevlar. Best tire for our local conditions. I use the 35 x 1250 x 16 on my jeep with the stock Moabs and a 1.25 spacer, they work great. I've had them down to 10 lbs and no signs of slipping or air loss. Works in mud,sand,and great on rocks. Tough sidewalls.
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Gunner...Right when I thought I was down to (2) tires you throw the MTR's w/Kevlar. What a great review and nice look as well.
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the Baja Claw tread are angled at 23 degrees, same as a farm tractor's tire. It's GREAT for traction, However, when backing up it becomes a ROLLING tire....very limited traction. FYI...
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:40 PM   #7
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I run MTR's and probably won't run anything else from here on out. Ran Mickeys for a few years, but they're a little softer, even though they were great on the rocks. If you're crawling, I'd go with MTR's. They are top rated for rock crawling.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:50 PM   #8
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Tougher sidewall than a dura also.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:52 PM   #9
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MTR's especially for the sidewalls actually.
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The Dura's.. one of my top 2 tires...

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Definitely, especially if your jeep is a DD.
But the mtr Kevlar's are another great option.
I've rode in a buddy's TJ with them on and were nice on the street. Didn't have a chance to offroad them.
Those will probably be my next tire just to try something different.
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I run MTR's and probably won't run anything else from here on out. Ran Mickeys for a few years, but they're a little softer, even though they were great on the rocks. If you're crawling, I'd go with MTR's. They are top rated for rock crawling.

First of all...you have some big ones! Love your photobucket pictures. I am going heavy on the MTR's.. only have a 2.5 budget lift..wish I had the cash to put a decent 3" lift. I think the 35's should work out.

Wish I could have made the Calco trip! Next time..

Thanks for your input!
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:15 PM   #12
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the Baja Claw tread are angled at 23 degrees, same as a farm tractor's tire. It's GREAT for traction, However, when backing up it becomes a ROLLING tire....very limited traction. FYI...

Thanks for the FYI...Think I going for the MTR's with Kevlar. We go to Calico quite often. They should work quite well out there.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:22 PM   #13
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First of all...you have some big ones! Love your photobucket pictures. I am going heavy on the MTR's.. only have a 2.5 budget lift..wish I had the cash to put a decent 3" lift. I think the 35's should work out.

Wish I could have made the Calco trip! Next time..

Thanks for your input!
Thanks! I live to wheel. Like to push the envelope a little. I just held a Calico run but will be posting up a thread soon for another one April 5th weekend.

The pic shows my run from this past weekend. Awesome time

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Yeah lorie did a 3 wheel in the air wheelie on her MTR's They stick in the rocks. Also You can just trim your flares for more flex with out rubbing.
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Ya.. I loved my Mickey Thompsons, but the MTR's are probably a little bit better for the rocks. Especially the real sharp ones in Calico.
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She knows, she's fearless in the rocks.
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:14 AM   #17
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I'm sold..Can't wait to hit calico in my new MTR's!!
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I'm sold..Can't wait to hit calico in my new MTR's!!
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One more for the MTR.

I did a Cleghorn run after a rain a month or so ago. Only people that made it through had MT tires. The AT get much worse traction in the mud and have thinner sidewall.

I went from a 33" BFG AT to 35" GY MTR. Night and day difference with traction on dirt and rocks.
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I got MT Baja claws and for this area southeast
Oklahoma that is I lovem but I haven't ran anything else other than coopper a/TS and they were a good tire but no comparison to my Baha claws mainly cause the coopers were a/ts
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Another vote for MTR's here. Love em, I run the 35's. At calico a lot of people had them.

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