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07-25-2012 02:58 PM
Yellow Monster TJ I have Falkan Rocky Mt A/Ts on mine and I they have gotten me through some snow, mud and I drive them everyday. I was told they are a combination of Yokahama A/Ts and BFG A/Ts, and have a smaller price tag than both. I have heard great things of BFGs so if you can afford them I would go with those.
07-25-2012 02:58 PM
Wyominer I run Goodyear Wrangler Authorty's. This is my second set,and I think they are the best tires I have ever ran. They are only available through Walmart.
07-25-2012 01:27 PM
LawMoose I had Treadwright Guard Dogs, I loved them.

Here some info about the process, which is completely different what the do on semi tires or heavy rigs, least from what we have used it is.
https://www.treadwright.com/t-Our-Process.aspx


Or if you don't like those, I would also suggest Maxxis BigHorns
07-25-2012 01:24 PM
Volta009 Some people are tools.
07-25-2012 09:29 AM
vtjohn Most blowouts are from under- or over-inflated tires, new or not, especially if you are talking about commercial trucks(18 wheelers). Whole different ballgame for a much lighter TJ.

I suppose I could make a blanket statement that lift kits are death traps as well, right? Higher center of gravity, death wobble and all that.
07-25-2012 07:41 AM
TJNewbie
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Treadwright or not it was a retread.

I like GY MT/r's and Duras
I wouldn't tarnish Treadwright's product just because they make retreads. they are very high quality.
07-25-2012 12:14 AM
Derp
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Originally Posted by DevilDogDoc

Was it a Treadwright?
Treadwright or not it was a retread.

I like GY MT/r's and Duras
07-24-2012 10:38 PM
TJNewbie Tread Wright tires have great reviews by owners and by the JP magazine. Personally I went with the GoodYear Duratracs, they are so much better than My previous BFG T/A KOs, in every way.
07-24-2012 10:30 PM
DevilDogDoc
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Not everyone has a replacable head either. I had a retread almost blow mt head off. They're death traps.
Was it a Treadwright?
07-24-2012 10:23 PM
AtcoTrailsINC i just bought my set of summit mud hogs from tire corral and the price was nice. 700 and some change. I love these tires so far, i just got back from a 800 mile round trip to the outter banks and they rode great!
07-24-2012 10:17 PM
Derp Not everyone has a replacable head either. I had a retread almost blow mt head off. They're death traps.
07-24-2012 10:10 PM
DevilDogDoc
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Retreads are a death trap

GY mt/r's bar none.
A blanket statement such as you have just made shows that you have little knowledge of Treadwrights. I would love to have a set of Kevlars but the budget doesnt allow it. Not everyone has an unlimited budget, and as far as deathtraps go, I guess I got 40000 miles of lucky then...
07-24-2012 10:05 PM
98 tj sport I have the bfg mt km2s and I love them, I ended up getting a local tire place to beat some other prices and ended up paying 800 for the set, they do great in everything I've had them in, yea they cost a little but my father in law has a set of km1s on his tj that were originally on his cj that he has had FOREVER I mean me and my wife have been together 5 years and they are the same set of tires and its his dd and they still have quite a bit of tread, so I'm more than happy to pay for a good tire that ik will last a while
07-24-2012 10:05 PM
Derp Retreads are a death trap

GY mt/r's bar none.
07-24-2012 09:53 PM
DevilDogDoc Good buy! I'm still rockin the same set on mine, 40000+ miles on them, still about a quarter left on them...
07-24-2012 09:22 PM
vtjohn
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Originally Posted by DevilDogDoc View Post
I have had my treadwrights since December, love em! Quiet on the road beasts on the rocks. And all for half what they would cost new.
Ordered my Treadwright Guard Dogs last week, they told me a 2 week backlog. Can't wait!
07-24-2012 06:45 PM
Volta009 A guy at my shop has those on his dakota. Look nice but not aggressive enough for me.
07-24-2012 05:22 PM
DuruConsigliere I run Cooper Discoverer STT's on my Jeep. I get a discount from my ex-employer of 15%. Anyway, they run great on wet, snow, mud, and even did pretty good on the few rocks I've had them on. You just have to make sure you rotate them about every 10,000 miles for a nice even ware.
07-24-2012 04:36 PM
Volta009 My cousin runs guard dogs on his yj and his diesel chevy. He loves them. He also drove semis and knows all about retreads. The whole problem with retreads are heat. Thousands of pounds of weight plus thousands of miles of constant driving=failure. A little jeep for maybe a hundred or so miles a day = same performance of a brand new high price tire. Oh and I done extencive research on treadwright the only failure ive ever heard of is a bulge from them using a patched carcuss. Btw 3 of the guard dogs on my cousins yj are patched carcusses and he has 12000 miles on them with 3/32 wear on them. give up on knocking these every one id like to see some high price tires not needing any weight to balance. His dont. I love that howl from those tires.
07-31-2010 05:18 PM
DevilDogDoc
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Originally Posted by Triksy View Post
DON'T do the retreads, you'll regret it. We do retreads at the company I work for on the bigger trucks and they last half as long as a new tire for almost the same cost so really don't save you time or money.
Not the same process afaik check out their page and judge for yourself. They offer a 2 year 24000 mile warranty.And in my case the priced was less than half what new cost. I paid 550 to my door for 4 285/75-16 with 19/32 of tread on bfg carcasses.
07-31-2010 04:34 PM
cavediverjc Does anyone know if treadwright offers any kind of warranty? I'd be wary if they don't. I'd rather buy from a local dealer, personally, even if he has to order my tires.
07-31-2010 04:10 PM
Wildkarde Perhaps retreads are not the best idea for DD's or perhaps there is no reason not to use them i don't know. I do have to say that I have seen a large amount of people that have bought retreads from treadwright.com, rave about them. No real negative posts that couldn't have happened with a new tire just as easy, this is from multiple forums as I did a decent amount of research into them at one point.

With that being said I personally think that they are the absolute best option for those that can not justify running a real aggressive tire on a day to day basis. They make it much easier to pick up a second set of tires to have for when you want to have some fun. Get some cheap rims and poof you will have wheeling tires for years since they wont see constant wear and you have your nice civil street tires for the commute as well.

Just my thoughts
07-31-2010 11:43 AM
Triksy DON'T do the retreads, you'll regret it. We do retreads at the company I work for on the bigger trucks and they last half as long as a new tire for almost the same cost so really don't save you time or money.
07-31-2010 11:41 AM
DKarge87 Good Year Wrangler Duratrac's are a great mix of M/T and A/T and I have had mine for 15K and they are awsome on and off road and great in the snow up here too.
07-31-2010 11:31 AM
cavediverjc
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Originally Posted by TJ_Babe View Post
I hard such a hard time picking mine out. I ended up with BFG All-Terrains.

All Terrain KO Tires - JCWhitney

So far I've been extremely happy with them. Road noise is minimum, they are rated great for just about any condition (surprisingly even snow), not much of a hit to the MPG (although, how do you really decrease the gas mileage of a brick on wheels) and the most important part... they look really cool. They have larger voids than most ATs and have a look closer to a less "diesel" MT. To me it was a good compromise. I wanted muds, but they weren't practical driving over an hour to work every day.
I ran a set of BFG ATs prior to getting my Mickey Thompson Baja Claw Radials and I loved them. They're great tires for most of the terrain you'd want to run them in, including snow, rain, minor mud, sand, and minor rocks. Plus, they'll wear forever. I sold mine after driving on them for a year and a half and they still had hardly any wear on them.
07-31-2010 11:16 AM
HeaveToo I bought my tires at Pep boys. They have a mail in rebate that you send in and it ends up being you get 4 tires for the price of 3. It is a pretty good deal and comes with lifetime rotation and balancing.
07-31-2010 10:16 AM
DevilDogDoc I have had my treadwrights since December, love em! Quiet on the road beasts on the rocks. And all for half what they would cost new.
07-31-2010 08:01 AM
Atthehop I had my BFG AT's done by Costco, lifetime balance and rotate free.

No retreads.......
07-31-2010 07:45 AM
TJ_Babe I hard such a hard time picking mine out. I ended up with BFG All-Terrains.

All Terrain KO Tires - JCWhitney

So far I've been extremely happy with them. Road noise is minimum, they are rated great for just about any condition (surprisingly even snow), not much of a hit to the MPG (although, how do you really decrease the gas mileage of a brick on wheels) and the most important part... they look really cool. They have larger voids than most ATs and have a look closer to a less "diesel" MT. To me it was a good compromise. I wanted muds, but they weren't practical driving over an hour to work every day.
07-31-2010 07:25 AM
VolForce i agree with Pakman....I have a local tire guy that I trust, he either orders stuff in for me ormakes reccomendations to me, either way it works for me, he outfits all 3 of my vehicles and does me right or price and maint.
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