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another tire poll

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ryan22re, Sep 30, 2005.

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what tires to run

  1. 39.5x13.5x16 iroks all the way around

    20 vote(s)
    29.9%
  2. 39.5x15x17 swampers all the way around

    19 vote(s)
    28.4%
  3. 39.5x15x17 front 39.5x18x15 boggers rear

    10 vote(s)
    14.9%
  4. im nekkid

    18 vote(s)
    26.9%
  1. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    should i get:

    39.5 x 13.5 x 16 iroks all the way around

    39.5 x 15 x 17 swampers all the way around

    39.5 x 15x 17 swampers front 39.5 x 18 x 15 boggers rear

    im not sure how the 17's in front and 15's in rear would look.

    any suggestions?

    ryan
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    big question is what kind of driving will thay see most and where do you want them to perform best?????????
     
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    TLCOR 1/2 ton status

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    Bias iROKs.
     
  4. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    only road miles they will see is too and from wheeling spots. maybe take the old lady for a ride once, so she can see where all the money went.

    mostly mud trails and some rocks other than that.

    ryan
     
  5. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    why do the swampers have to be on 17s? jus get 39.5 boggers all the way around if 95% is gonna be offroad
     
  6. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    i dont want 15 inch wheels up front. dont want to grind my calipers. dont like 16.5s either.

    ryan
     
  7. 74757685k5

    74757685k5 1/2 ton status

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    I vote boggers all the way around.I have 38.5x15 boggers on my k-5 when they wear out it will be 39.5s or 44s.
     
  8. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I like running boggers all the way around so far. I've heard they don't hold laterally very well which is understandable, and why I'm gonna borrow the clubs tire groover.
     
  9. eclipse

    eclipse 1/2 ton status

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    I ran 39.5 boggers on my 77 once and I loved em. I just grinded my front calipers for 15x12 wheels on my 77's dana44 and it really didn't take that much grinding to clear. If you dont want 16.5s, run 15s.
     
  10. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    need more votes

    ryan
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Just to confuse you more I tied it up three ways. :D
     
  12. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    yeah thanks

    i hope that the 17 up front and 15 in back wins, just so i can thumb my nose at my buddy steve.

    but dont let my opinion skew the voting.

    ryan
     
  13. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Not to lecture since you probably have more experience than I do but I think I'd do what I could to keep the rim diameters consistant between tires. By the time you run two tires of one tread pattern (which are directional mind you) with 15" rims on the back and two tires with a different tread pattern and 17" wheels on the front you're into a whole nother world of complexity.
     
  14. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I vote Keep it one size rim , so you only have to carry one spare. having two spares is just more weight and wasted room. Or if you think you are not going to need a spare you could go two different sized rims
     
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    not to mention that'd look pretty damn goofy...
     
  16. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    yeah, thats what my buddy steve says. but i was just wondering what everyone else thought.

    prob gonna run the 39.5 x 15 x 17's all the way around.

    ryan
     
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    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    whos been voting for the iroks while i was away?

    steve....is that you?

    ryan
     
  18. spydermonkey454

    spydermonkey454 Registered Member

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    iroc

    yes i did vote for the i roc's

    but how can i say anything

    my tractor does have different tires as you have well pionted out


    also to note the 6x6 tractor does work very well in soft sand and hill climbing

    (i finally got to test it this weekend)

    all 4 rear wheels diggin very hard
    only problem seen so far is approach angle :confused:
     
  19. spydermonkey454

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    told ya so
     
  20. 79chevyk10

    79chevyk10 1/2 ton status

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    Keep it all with only one spare. Plus 17's front and 15's rear, that will look dumb.
    I've heard nothing but great things about the bias IROKS.
     

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