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Anyone use wildcountry tires?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by reddog64, Feb 14, 2002.

  1. reddog64

    reddog64 1/2 ton status

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    Was looking at the 35/12.5 R16 sft's? There the more agressive mud tirw with decient wear and supposedly clean themselves excellent...

    Anyone?
     
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    the 31-10.50x15s I had on my Scout worked real good on the highways & by-ways in Colo! On/Off road! Good wear as well!
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    they do have good wear to them i have about 40,000 on mine and still have about 40% left

    wheeling pics
     
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    Cool... There a bit cheaper than the bfg's and the swampers i want wont last 5 months with the driving I do...

    Thanks for the reply!
     
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    I am running the Wildcat EXT's and they are doing better than I thought they would for a daily.
    I have had them for about a year and still have 60% left and they sling mud realy well.


    <font color=green> Too bad ignorance isn't painful </font color=green>
     
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    2BLAZERS 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Go for the Wildcat EXT' they have handled more than I thought they would. I have been happy with them on the trials and on the road. A very good compromise of traction off road vrs on road use.
     
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    I'm sold on wildcountry tires. I had a set of 33 12.5 wildcountrys on my 1990 IFS 1/2 ton and still got 40k miles out of them, and IFS lifted trucks eat up tires pretty darn fast.
     
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    Well, as an ex-schwabie, I can tell you that I have put the wild country's through hell and then some trying to destroy them. I couln't sell anything I didn't believe in. I never had any problems with tire failure. I am putting another set of 35x12.5x15's (traction tread of course) on mine soon. My bro-in-law manages one, so I get hooked up every now and then. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a good tire under 36".
     
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    I've got 50K+ out of the mud terrain style. They do great in the mud, they just nees to be taller. Too bad they didn't make a 37 or 38. I think one set I had got around 60K and then the sidewalls started blowing out, but the tread wasn't completely gone. This was on a fullsize pickup and Blazer.

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    What are a set of 35x12.5x15's going for? can't find a retailer online for pricing. I currently have 35" swampers and frankly, I am tired of them!
     
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    I had the Wild Country RVT's with the "u" shaped blocks in the center. The are da Bomb. Cheap, pull pretty good, and last forever. Actually, I still have them. THey do seem fairly indestructible.
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    they are a les schwab only tire

    wheeling pics
     
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    the 35x12.5x15 are 178 these are the est or whatever the guy a few up recomended... the 15R's are like 140?
     
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    Actually, there are several dealers around here that sell them and they have nothing to do with Les Schwab. Don't know the prices off the top of my head, haven't priced them for a while.

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