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BF Goodrich Krawlers

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by daleearnhardt01, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. daleearnhardt01

    daleearnhardt01 1/2 ton status

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    Ok so a buddy showed me on 1010tires.com where a 37 Krawler is only 8 dollars more than a 37 Mud Terrain. Does anybody have any reports from road usage? Thats my main concern. For the price I wouldnt mind them wearing a little faster than my Muds but I also dont want to be able to only get 20k out of them.

    So just give me your opinions/experiences with the Krawlers.
    They're such a sexy tire. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  2. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    I dont have a set but I have heard that the soft compound wears pretty fast. Just what I have read about them.
     
  3. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

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    Sounds like an echo to me /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    John
     
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    Ill check with Tylers roomate Matt...hes running 35 Krawlers on his comanche...i think they are wearing a bit fast

    Later
     
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    I'd like a set of 40 Krawlers but they are WAY too expensive and my rig is offroad only so onroad wear isn't an issue.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I heard they wear just as fast or faster than a bias swamper.
     
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    There are two different compounds. One for comps and one for regular. The non comp one is comparable to an MTR. figure 20 to 25000. Comp compound is about 5000. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif


    Yes, very cool tire. 37's on Walker Evens beadlocks - SOON VERY SOON!!!!!!!!
     
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    I can't seem to find this distinction you are talking about. The only different things available I know of is, precut and the kind thats a blank slate for you to groove yourself.
     
  9. daleearnhardt01

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    Dang an MTR only rated for 25k or so. Thats pretty bad...
     
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    Yeah and a lot of people say 10,000 out of TSLs but people get 20 out of them. I know I wouldn't run Krawlers on the road for sure. I wouldn't run IROKs either and I have them, no street for them though.
     
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    There used to be a red label tire and a blue label tire. Red being the harder compound, I believe. Don't know for sure if the two are still available or just the one. The mileage thing maybe a little low. BFG rates a mud terrain at a 5 and a Krawler at a 4. Never had mud terrains so I don't know how long they last.

    Why not run a Krawler on Pavement? Yea the speed rating is way low (75mph), but I have heard of guy's doing it with no problems. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

    Get'em, run'em and let us know how they hold up. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I can't seem to find this distinction you are talking about. The only different things available I know of is, precut and the kind thats a blank slate for you to groove yourself.

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    I think I read something to what rockinK5 is refering to.

    What he means is the guys that are running them in comps are getting a different rubber compound (softer and stickier) than what is being sold to the general public........
     
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    As far as the speed rating, a 37" or bigger tire most likely has a speed rating of 75mph or less. A lot of trailer tires are only rated for 65mph. All those big F350's running on 44" tsl's towing a toy hauler at 85mph to the dunes, or wherever are askin for it in my book.
     
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    Yeah now that I look at it the tread wear rating is only 1 lower than a Mud Terrain...so I might as well try em out....
     
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    PM IGOR, he is running 37" Krawlers on his K5 last time I checked
     
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    I sold a set to a guy with a lifted 04 3500 Dodge last week. I told him I was gonna call him in a couple weeks to see how they are wearing.
     

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