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Does anyone like MUD KING tires?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TX Mudder, Oct 8, 2002.

  1. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    I currently have a weanie set of 33's.
    35's would be $128 each from 4WPW but I'm sure I can find a better deal on them locally.
    Does anyone have these? Are they really 35"?
    Here's a URL.
    Mud Kings link

    Even if you don't know them, what do you think?
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  2. heavy4x4

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    I don't have them, but this is what I've heard:
    - Good mud pattern
    - Normal mud-tire street noise
    - Long life for a mud tire

    Another option I might look into is the Dunlop Mud Terrain. About the same as a mud-king, a little softer, a little cheaper.
     
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    Really, im a guy who likes to be heard, loud 350 V8 exaust and loud tires make me /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif, im gunna probly get them when mine are bald /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    I've got a set of Mud King 33's that I bought from Discount/America's Tires (i believe www.tires.com ). Have had them for about 2 yrs and still have better than 80% tread left with moderate trail riding, this is my daily driver. I really like them and will buy another set in 35's when these need replaced.
     
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    i saw some beefy looking tires in pepboys called something MT...i cant rememeber..any one know what they are called or how good they are, if they are good, and good price wise, i might pick up a pair...
     
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    I had a set for a while and they seemed all right. I've heard from a few club members that the sidewalls aren't very rugged though...a few guys have cut sidewalls on the Mud kings.

    Rene
     
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    the most rock crawling i do with my truck is rubbing up against a curb when i get to close when parking, or if i hit two bolders with the two front tires in a field of grass, god i was lucky, and i had 3 friends in the back holding on to the roll bar and me and my friends girl friend up front, i dont rock crawl, so i might seriously look at them. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    and i had 3 friends in the back holding on to the roll bar

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    *banging head* please God...make it stop /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif

    Rene
     
  9. k5ntexas

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    lol i know exactly what ya mean rene. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif later.

    jacob
     
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    Rene - did you have the 33s or the 35s?
    If they were the 35's, did you ever measure them?
    -- Mike
     
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    omg...rene..that makes like 6 times...lol i dont know if it was you or someone else had found what he said stupid just a while ago...haha i have a feeling this guy isnt the smartest of all folks..no offense neither am i..but... /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     
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    33" bfg MT's (measured height 31.75") on 15x10 white spokes, 4" lift. Sway bar on and it was fine. Sway bar off and they tagged the back of the fenders.
    Bought 35" General Grabber MT's (measured height when new, 34")...same lift with sway bar and they hit bad so I trimmed the fenders back. After I trimmed I disconnected the sway bar and they hit still...so I trimmed some more.

    Added 1" body lift and 36" TSL's (measured at ~35") and trimmed the fender back to the firewall. Sway bar is long gone but it doesn't hit anything. With softer springs the tire would hit the floorboard/firewall though.

    Rene
     
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    Not knowing something and being a dumb-ass are two different things.

    Being a dumb-ass and assuming you know everything is another catagory...

    Rene
     
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    rene man dont hurt that pretty canuck head of yours...we value the information in it too much /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    get lara and her header after him

    Later
     
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    LOL...where is that header throwing hottie anyways??? /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

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    Something MT. I would believe that to be Something Mud Terrain. That is how almost all mud tires are classified. Could have been Goodyear MT, BFG MT, Dunlop MT, Grabber MT....the list is endless.
     
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    I had Mud Kings on my rig in Washington State before and the side walls were too thin........a pencil sized branch took out my tire while out on a trail.
    Bill
     
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    If you saw them in pepboys then they were probably the Futura Enforcer MT's. My friend bought a set in the begining of the spring and they have seen many-a burnout but dont look worn a bit. He got the biggest size they make(31x10.50) and slapped them on his ranger with a 4 inch lift and he can make it through when I cant with my 33 inch all terrains /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif They are a decent tire for 90 bucks.
    Heres a linkEnforcer MT's
    Evan
     
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    I had the 33" Mud Kings on my truck for about a year. After a year I was doing my normal pretrail inspection and noticed that 2 of them were splitting right down the middle like a bagel. The seems were just coming apart and looked like this-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- all the way around the tire. A few months later I was on a road trip with another buddy and he had one blow at 75mph on the hwy. I have heard about the thin sidewalls also.
     
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    I've got 35's on mine and they are a great mud tire for the money. They have a good lug pattern and don't wear too fast.
     

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