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Dick Cepek 44s?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BadDog, Apr 15, 2001.

  1. BadDog

    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    Ok, I've found a set of 4 DC 44s with 50% tread for $400. Yeah, I know, others have more luck than I do. [​IMG] Still, 2 questions:
    1) How is the DC 44x18x15 for dedicated off-road rock crawling (with 50% tread). My truck will see little or no time on the pavement but I want top performance off-road (in the rocks).
    2) Is $400 a fair price with 50%?

    Bad Dog

    85 K30 CUCV, 350 TBI, TH400, NP205, D60/C14, 4.56 Locked
    Soon: 4" lift, 40" tires, massive cutting, shorter wb and rear overhang.
     
  2. bablazer73

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    everything I have ever heard about them is the are decent road tires. tread is not very agressive. but quiet on road.

    your right. I don't understand the jeep thing!
     
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    They are real nice for the street and sand. The compound used is soft. Loose dirt and mud can find you at loss for traction, in my experience anyway. I would think, in one respect, crawling would be good with the tread patch being so large, aired down to 25-28 psi. I just dont know how well/long they would hold up on the trail since I never used them there.

    [​IMG] Dont steal my truck..I dont need anymore worthless junk over my fireplace.
     
  4. BadDog

    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    Well, based on these 2 replies, I guess I will let them go. Doesn't sound like they are a "screaming deal" or ideal for the rocks. Oh well, the way things are going, I won't need the tires till sometime next year so I can keep looking...

    Thanks for the replies.


    Bad Dog

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  5. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    What exactly are you looking for? I remember seeing a post here from Misfit for some 39.5 boggers on 16.5x14 weld wheels for ONLY 1200.00!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Have patience, man, your tires will be coming on the forum soon. Just have to wait. [​IMG]
     
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    For $400 I'd get them...you could at worse decide you don't like them then sell them yourself and probably get back what you spent...that's just me though....

    "Suck Fumes Ford Boy"
    "I love my country, I fear my government"
    "What if the hokey pokey is what it's all about?"
     
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    > [...] the tread patch being so large, aired down to 25-28 psi [...]

    You do mean 2.5 to 2.8 psi, right? Man, I wouldn't run that
    much pressure in a 44 on the street!

    --Rob (runs his 36's at 25psi on the street, 8 in the rocks, 3.5 in the snow)
     

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