|09-05-2012 02:37 AM|
|little1989jeep||I'm running grabber at2 and I love them good in rain snow dry and after 10k they still look new.|
|09-05-2012 01:22 AM|
I have the Pro-Comp Mud terrain on mine. A little more expensive but have a nice look thouth
|09-05-2012 12:17 AM|
I haven't been offroading with the DuraTracs just yet, but I'm happy with them so far. There's a little hum while driving, but nowhere near loud enough to drown out a regular conversation inside the Jeep. I don't even mind what little noise they make; I kind of like it because it's a nice reminder of the beefy tires I've finally got on my rig!
I added the HighRock rear bumper with tire carrier over the weekend. It's a bulky sumabitch, but it's quite solid. Per the instructions, I'm going to check the bolts for tightness in another week and a half.
Had UPS not thoroughly demolished the narrow front bumper I ordered and received late last week, I probably would've headed out with a Jeep club I've been following here in the Chicagoland area. I'm supposed to get the replacement tomorrow.
|09-03-2012 05:45 PM|
|hondamxer||For me my final choices were the BFG Km2 in 33-10.5 and the Duratracs in 33-12.5. I wanted the Km2s but i need a tire that has sipping for the rain since it is a DD. I've had them for about 500 miles so far and they are an awesome tire! Very aggressive looking and very street-able. I may go Km2s next time if it is retired as a DD by that time. No regrets at all about going with the duratracs|
|09-03-2012 03:55 PM|
|cleg667||So, whadaya think of the duratracs?|
|08-09-2012 11:10 PM|
Since I'm a beginner with the offroading thing, I rationalized that it would be a lot easier on the wallet to make a mistake with a less expensive tire and rim.
|08-08-2012 11:22 PM|
Check out the dick cepeck mud country's
I have them and I'm highly impressed plus there cheap
I have 10,000 miles with no wear and I follow my friends km2's anywhere
Too quiet on the highway,I wanted a loud gas burning tire ;(
Braking improved and so did rain handling
They grip great in mud and clean out well
|08-08-2012 11:13 PM|
The tires, wheels, and lift are on their way to the garage. I'm pretty damn excited.
Now I'm faced with the difficult choice of which to replace first: the flares or the bumpers. Gah!
Always a work in progress. Love it!
|08-07-2012 05:26 PM|
I just put a set or 32/11.50/15 Cooper STT's on my 05 and I like those they have 20/32 tread and look aggresive it really comes down to what you want and preffer!
|08-07-2012 04:52 PM|
|htkrph||Falken Wildpeak AT - 166.00 discounttiredirect.com|
|08-07-2012 04:45 PM|
Thanks for the input, all. Looks like I'm going to go with the Duratracs. There's a few sites that have mail-in rebates or gift cards.
If you've got a favorite site, let me know. I'm going to head to the garage and let them know what I want, then I'm going to come home and do some Googling to find the best deal on a set of five.
Thanks again! This place is a great resource.
|08-03-2012 07:21 PM|
If you're considering the Goodyear options, look into the Silent Armors- I love mine and love the 50,000mi warranty just as much. They have kevlar in them, are winter rated, and have served me well from Moab, to snowstorms in Denver, to thousands of quiet highway miles. They also have a better rebate than the Duratracs at the moment. Just my $.02.
|08-03-2012 07:04 PM|
|08-03-2012 03:18 PM|
If you purchase them from a discount tire store, be sure to mention that you are a member here. They give a $50 discount on 4 tire purchases to forum members. When I mentioned it, the guy hadn't heard of WF, but happily gave me the discount anyway. He said that they do their best to keep the forums happy because word of mouth is huge among forum members
|08-03-2012 02:02 PM|
|Fundahl||What's the widest mud tire I can get in 37" on a 15" rim? 35" would be okay too.|
|08-03-2012 01:44 PM|
|cleg667||Pro comp rock crawlers. Got em off of 4wd.com. They were less than $60 apiece.|
|08-03-2012 12:16 AM|
|08-03-2012 12:12 AM|
|Arlington TJ||Has anyone ran those cooper tires posted a few posts back?|
|08-02-2012 11:24 PM|
|Patrick H||31X10.50's fit on stock wheels just fine.|
|08-02-2012 11:20 PM|
Thanks for the input, everyone. It's very helpful.
Looks like a lot of folks are all about Duratracs. I like them, but I'm still a fan of the MTR/Kevlar tires, too. I think the Nitto tires are just too expensive.
|08-01-2012 04:00 PM|
|Chowder58||Just got the BFG's yesterday, in 33x12.5x15. So far they are great!|
|08-01-2012 03:18 PM|
|cleg667||Love, love, LOVE my Duratracs!!! 33x12.5 on steelies. 99 TJ auto with 4 inches of lift. I drive 400-500 miles per week, and they handle like a dream.|
|08-01-2012 02:56 PM|
|spenserb||discounttiredirect.com no tax no shipping I got my 31'' BFG ATs from there great place|
|08-01-2012 07:36 AM|
I'm looking for some new rubber also. I'm sticking with stock and was leaning towards the duratrac's, trying to convince myself to spend that much. It's mainly a weekend warrior but want the option to take it through the woods, snow and mud.
Will the 31X10.50R15 or 235/75R15 Duratrac's fit on my stock 97 Sahara's rims or are they too wide/big?
|08-01-2012 05:53 AM|
Eldorado MTZ Sport (All Sizes) Tires for Sale Online - Vulcan Tire Sales
Check out these Cooper tires. Only $172/33x12.5r15 tire, Super aggressive, low road noise, self-cleaning lugs. $20 cheaper then anything you listed. I've had the BFG AT and wasn't really that impressed, they are loud and suck in the mud. My girlfriends brother is running the Nitto trail grapplers 37s on his F350, its a nice tire just way to expensive and wears down pretty quick. He only has about 24000 miles on them an they need replacing by the end of this year.
|07-31-2012 10:50 PM|
|LawMoose||Love my Maxxis BigHorns|
|07-31-2012 10:48 PM|
|Powder Monkey||Pends on what your Jeep is doing. If she's a weekend warrior, or you don't care about noise go with a MT. If she's your DD commuter I'd go with an AT. I like the KM2s for MT, & the TKO, or Duratrac for ATs, but that's just me.|
|07-31-2012 10:04 PM|
For me it's always between the Duratracs and KM2s.
I went Duratracs because I don't wheel it that hard, but I love going out in the woods and hills when it's snowy, and they're amazing in snow.
|07-31-2012 09:44 PM|
|CESwartz||I just got the Duratracs and love them, but kind of regret not going with the Kevlar MTRs. BFG KM2s were also in my final choices.|
|07-31-2012 09:11 PM|
I have MTR's on my TJ and AT's on my CJ-5. The MTR's are a little loud but work much better off road than the AT's. The AT's are much quieter and better in the snow. Its a trade off for the kind of driving you do. 80% or greater paved roads, go for the AT's.
If you want performance off road go for the MTR"s. I really like them because they work so well. They do clog up in clay like mud but it takes a while and they do unload the mud fairly quick.
The AT's dont work very well in mud at all but are a better all around tire. Hope this helps.
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