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35x12.5R15 MT Help!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BillyBob, Dec 3, 2000.

  1. BillyBob

    BillyBob 1/2 ton status

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    If ya'll haven't read on the ORC board, I'm going to be getting 35x12.5 MTs in the near future. My only problem is deciding which ones.. I'm looking for something with quite a thick sidewall and pretty durable for around $160 a tire. I've been thinking on getting BFG MTs, or General Grabber MTs. Can anyone reccomend any tire companines for me?

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  2. k5king

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    i would have to say get the BFG's.. have had a couple of sets and i think they are a very good tire!!!

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  3. Gold Rush

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    Check with National Tire they had the cheapest tires around for the last two sets I bought. Personally I prefer 36X12.5X15 Interco TSL Swampers for wheeling and then I have a set of Cavalier Mud kings on white spoke steel rims for everyday driving. Nothing beats the TSL bias-ply tire for a good all around tire (8 ply sidewall) except for their bad behavior on wet asphalt. The middle lugs should always be siped on Swampers though. Anyway just my $.02.

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  4. tRustyK5

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    I have the 35"x12.5" General Grabber MT's on my Jimmy. They have been on the truck for almost 3 years now and I think they are way better than the BFG's they replaced. Awesome traction off road and they seem to have decent manners on the street (for a mud tire). They also wear pretty good, I have at least 30,000 miles on them and I figure I'll get at least another year out of them. I drive mine daily, tow a 21' trailer every summer and wheel it every chance I get.

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  5. Cmoe

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    I just baught a new set of tires about 8 months ago. Because the old ones were shot(BFG M/T) great tires 35x12.5x15's. The only problem I had with them was when I was off road and blew a tire they (DIscount Tire) wouldn't replace them due to it being off road, when I blew one on the freeway they wanted about $40 to replace it useing my warrenty that I baught with the tires. This time I went back to the Big O tires Big Foot X/T 35X12.5x15 they have done great except when I went over a steel stake out 4xn', took it back and told them what happened. 20 min later there was a new tire on the truck. Tires were $190.00 a piece. Saved that with the first replacement.

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  6. FWP

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    I 've been very happy with the BFG's 3 years now, 40K miles.

    C'Moe, You told Discount you were offroading with it? I had 2 side wall punctures (same trip[​IMG]), took em back to Discount, and asked if they could fix em. They said they couldn't be repaired, and replaced em. They did charge me for mount/balance though. Do you think different stores in a different location may interpret the warranty thing different than others? Just curious, Moved here from NM a few months ago.



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  7. 87Blzr

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    If your looking for a good sidewall NOTHING will top the new Goodyear MT/R's. I always thought the BFG had the worst sidewalls

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  8. 6.2Blazer

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    How dare you go off-road with a "mud-terrain" tire.LOL.

    The BFG's are very popular in our club and I had 2 sets myself with no problems.
     

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