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  1. extremeblazer

    extremeblazer 1/2 ton status

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    anybody know if they make super swamper boggers in radials. if so i want a set of 44"
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I dont think so, at least I have never seen them.

    Mike [​IMG]
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  3. '73 K5

    '73 K5 1/2 ton status

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    They're all bias-ply dude. For now at least.

    '73 K5
    Chevy good...Ford bad
     
  4. shaggyk5

    shaggyk5 1/2 ton status

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    not yet my friend, and also i've never seen a radial tire bigger than 38". Anyone else?

    shaggyk5

    aint nuthin in the world like a heavy chevy!!
     
  5. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    One thing to keep in mind with the boggers. They have virtually no sidways traction. I've seen rigs with boggers slide right off of sidehill rocks out in Moab. Other tires would climb right over. The boggers are excellent at moving forward through deep mud, but since they don't have any circumferential tread grooves there isn't much traction available for a side hill situation.

    They do look cool as hell! [​IMG]

    <font color=black>HarryH3 - '75 K5</font color=black>
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  6. shaggyk5

    shaggyk5 1/2 ton status

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    People seem to like to make cuts in the large lugs to counteract this tendency, check out any 4x4 mag and look at the boggers on rockcrawling rigs. You will see what im talking about on several, i garauntee.

    shaggyk5

    aint nuthin in the world like a heavy chevy!!
     
  7. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    Yeah ShaggyK5, I've noticed that in the 4WD rags lately. I guess I'm not hard core enough to take the time to custom groove my tires! [​IMG]

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  8. smp

    smp 1/2 ton status

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    I have not had any problems with my boggers when i was 30 degrees off camber wet rock and wet and mud on my tires it didn't slip at all
    And if you want to buy some 44" boggers i have a set for sale just look in the tires for sale/wanted section

    [​IMG] SMP
     
  9. I loved the looks of my 44" Boggers, but when it rained or had ice or snow they acted just like a set of slicks and boy was that fun. Boggers were great in the mud, dirt, small rocks. I never rock climbed with them so couldn't tell you. I would think that they would suck on wet rocks.

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    <font color=purple>IF YOU'RE SCARED, SAY YOU'RE SCARED !!
     
  10. 6.2Blazer

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    I honestly think the side-slip issue with the Boggers is another one of those over exaggerated issues. None of the guys I have seen on the trail with Boggers seemed to have any sideslip issues, and in fact they always seemed to have better luck with straddling ruts due to the huge lugs that stick out on the edge of the tread.
     
  11. Butch

    Butch 1/2 ton status

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    I will attest to SMP's 30% grip on wet rocks, cause I spotted him through it. His truck open front and rear with those boggers goes more places than some of the guys that are locked in the rear, but they are kind of hard on axles and drive shafts.

    I thought I was wrong once,
    but I was mistaken
     
  12. HarryH3

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    Maybe it just depends on the type of rock or something. But I've personally witnessed it while wheeling around Moab. The bogger equipped rigs would go sideways while none of the rigs with other tires did.

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  13. titanic

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    It's all depends on air pressure. If you don't air down say between 5-10 psi, boggers do not do very well on wet rocks. If you do air down they are the best especially on the rear axle.
     

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