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38" SSR or 40"MTR What would you run?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bullet, May 23, 2003.

  1. Bullet

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    38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    I'm kicking ideas about a new set of shoes. Currently I run the 37" SSR on a 16" rim.

    What I had in mind was...
    SSR in a 38x15R16
    MTR in a 40x13.5R17

    PRO's
    SSR is already a good tire and I wont have to get new rims.
    MTR is also an excellent tire, but Bigger

    CON's
    SSR will chunk the tread a little bit more
    MTR will have to get new rims

    The Jimmy is a Daily Driver and sees mostly mud but and rocks on occasion.

    BTW, I'm running 383/700/241/60/14/4.56 and I have enough clearance to run the 38's no prob, but if I ran the 40's I'd have to relocate the axles both ways.

    Open to all opinions here, what do y'all think?

    Thanks
     
  2. tRustyK5

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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    39.5x15x15 TSL's...you know you want them./forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Rene
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    [ QUOTE ]
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    "The best thing I love about being a musician is that you get to travel overseas to places like Canada" --Brittney Spears

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    39.5 TSL's might be a really good idea
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    Since both tires appear to be similiar in price, I would personally get the SSR's just because you can re-use the existing rims.

    I ran MT/R's in the past and really liked them, but the TSL's I have now are better in the mud so I assume the SSR's would probably be little better in the mud also.
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

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    39.5x15x15 TSL's...you know you want them./forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Rene

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    And that would give me an excuse to run Hummer Beadlocks...hhhmmmm, I dont know, for some reason I am leary of running bais plys /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    They're not as bad as you think.../forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif

    Rene
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

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    39.5x15x15 TSL's...you know you want them.

    Rene


    [/ QUOTE ] Thanks Rene, care to make a donation.

    Hey Jr., here is a better idea. Get a job, same some money, actually a lot of money with all your ideas, and then maybe you can consider more mods. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    When are you gonna hire me?



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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

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    Thanks Rene, care to make a donation.

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    I'm currently working on my own 39.5 TSL donation fund for my own truck.../forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    I assumed since Matt was asking that he had already saved the money./forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif I'm sure you could put him to work, but better yet IMHO is for him to go work for one of your competitors (at least for a while...)

    Rene
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    Just figured I'd gloat a little, Just ordered my set of 39.5 TSL's and got a pretty good deal. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    i would go whith the SSRs. i think Interco makes the best tires and going whith these will save you some cash (no rims to buy).
     
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    Re: 38\" SSR or 40\"MTR What would you run?

    i have 39.5x15x15 TSLs and like em a lot. If i had to choose between SSRs and MTRs.. I'd prolly go for the SSR, unless they make the 40" mtr in a 15" rim...

    j
     

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