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Old 02-23-2011, 02:54 AM
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Tyres - BFG or Mickey Thompson

Opinions please

I have a 06 TJ ...

Mickey Thompson Tires - ATZ 4-rib

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All-Terrain T/A KO | BFGoodrich Tires

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I personally like Mickey Thompson but it is the MTZ I'll be running next and not an all terrain.

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Knn!!

yeh i like the muddys but for where i am and for what im doin i think the atz will do just fine.... the 4-rib look tuff tho.. i like them better than the bfg's i rekon..
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yeh i like the muddys but for where i am and for what im doin i think the atz will do just fine.... the 4-rib look tuff tho.. i like them better than the bfg's i rekon..
Sounds good time for some new shoes :cheer:
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Can you get Duratracs? I love mine! Great on and off road and they look fantastic, IMO....
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Can you get Duratracs? I love mine! Great on and off road and they look fantastic, IMO....
Not sure Linda I'll look them up tomorrow at work n see if they are available in aus..
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I run with BFG's and they do great , expect for thick mud . Hope you have a good week .
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BFGs but get KM2 or Krawlers, IMO Mall Terrains suck
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Mickey Thompson over the BFG.

I would suggest you stay away from any tire with a 2 ply sidewall if you actually wheel your Jeep. Both the AT/KO and the MT will handle sharp sticks, stones and thorns better then the Duratrac or any other 2 ply tire.
If its for a street Jeep, the duratrac is a very good tire.
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thanx guys... i think im goin to run the km2s to be honest...

it is both street and offroad...
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thanx guys... i think im goin to run the km2s to be honest...

it is both street and offroad...
Look at the Mickey Thompson MTZ as well. Its a great dual purpose tire.

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MTZ Tires

I agree that a 3-ply sidewall is a must of off roading and wonder why more AT tires don't have a 3-ply sidewall. How does the MTZ do in rocks? I'm not talking about rock climbing, just rocks encountered on rough roads, like mining roads or forest service roads. I've read a few comments that the tire is prone to chunking. Unfortunately, I don' know anyone personally who owns a set. I've looked at them in person in an off road shop, but the salesman was trying to steer me towards BFG KM2's. I currently have the BFG AT's. Thanks.


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I agree that a 3-ply sidewall is a must of off roading and wonder why more AT tires don't have a 3-ply sidewall. How does the MTZ do in rocks? I'm not talking about rock climbing, just rocks encountered on rough roads, like mining roads or forest service roads. I've read a few comments that the tire is prone to chunking. Unfortunately, I don' know anyone personally who owns a set. I've looked at them in person in an off road shop, but the salesman was trying to steer me towards BFG KM2's. I currently have the BFG AT's. Thanks.
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I like my Kumho KL71s. They are good on and off road and they cost less than all the rest.
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I live in Arizona. The Coronado Forest is closed due to wild fires, so I won't be doing any off roading until the mosoon gets here. How are things down under? You must me in winter right now.

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I like my Kumho KL71s. They are good on and off road and they cost less than all the rest.
i like them too.....

i would love boggers to be honest... but clearly they arent good for road use lol
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I live in Arizona. The Coronado Forest is closed due to wild fires, so I won't be doing any off roading until the mosoon gets here. How are things down under? You must me in winter right now.
well im in NC atm for the summer staying with my friend off here i came and did the big WF moab trip but yes its winter back home.... so im happy im here haha i skip winter all together
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well im in NC atm for the summer staying with my friend off here i came and did the big WF moab trip but yes its winter back home.... so im happy im here haha i skip winter all together
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Both are excellent tires. You can't go wrong.
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Good for you! Enjoy your stay in the states!
thank you i will


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I agree that a 3-ply sidewall is a must of off roading and wonder why more AT tires don't have a 3-ply sidewall. How does the MTZ do in rocks? I'm not talking about rock climbing, just rocks encountered on rough roads, like mining roads or forest service roads. I've read a few comments that the tire is prone to chunking. Unfortunately, I don' know anyone personally who owns a set. I've looked at them in person in an off road shop, but the salesman was trying to steer me towards BFG KM2's. I currently have the BFG AT's. Thanks.
They do very well on heavy gravel roads. I believe the chunking problem was just when they first came out many years ago. I know 5 guys who run this tire in various sizes and not a one of them has ever had any chunking issues.
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I figured it had to be a decent tire on the rocks if they were selling it out here in Arizona. I read some older reviews on Cooper STT's and chunking was mentioned as a problem. However, the Cooper STT tire is sold out here as well. Thanks for the feedback. Have a good day!


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They do very well on heavy gravel roads. I believe the chunking problem was just when they first came out many years ago. I know 5 guys who run this tire in various sizes and not a one of them has ever had any chunking issues.
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I dont even consider BFG and MT to be in the same category honestly. I have had 0 luck with anything BFG makes and will never give them another dime.

Mickey on the other hand makes a premium tire that performs and wears well. I have had numerous sets and love um.

PS if you really want a Bogger, get a Bogger We got 38K out of set which isnt too bad for the most aggressive tire you can buy.
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All big tires are hun
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I hear ya.....boggers do make a person smile though
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