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goodyear wrangler mtr

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chvymudin3388, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. chvymudin3388

    chvymudin3388 1/2 ton status

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    ok im fixing to get a set of wrangler mtr's i would like to get some personal oppinions of the tire as far as mud performance dryand wet street performance, and tire wear . thanks
     
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    the heavyer the truck the faster the wear. also dont skip the rotation times. if possible even sooner than regular. goodyears tend to be more square these days and take lots of weight. plus the price.

    but doo good in mud and side wall strength.

    oh ya i work tires .:wink1:
     
  3. Beast388

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    Mud performance?
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    Nah, in all actuallity they aren't too bad in the mud. They are not a bogger, but do ok. I am pretty happy with my MT/Rs since they wear pretty well and have excellent all around traction. My biggest surprise was how well they gripped in the snow. Also, mine are not balanced and vibrate very little all the way up to 75mph.:D
     
  4. chvymudin3388

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    damn nice mudhole man, nice rig as well
     
  5. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i wasn't real pleased w/ the mud traction - but i don't know how much of my problems were a result of my not having a locker, or if it were the tire. they didn't self clean too well while spinning in the mud - but clean up real quick once you're out of it. if you're really into mud, i'd go a different route.
     
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    everything I have read about the MT/R says: 'good for rocks/trails/street.. bad for mud'.

    j
     
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    J's got it right. as long as you're not going out looking for mud.....MT/R's BABY!:D

    I put over 30,000 miles on my 35's, now I have a set of 40's.....I can't tell enough people how much these tires kickass.
     
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    Follow the advice about rotating often, twice as often as recommended. I wore out a pair after 16,000 mi. Other than that great tire on and off pavement especially in snowy climates. I have personally witnessed three sidewalls get destroyed so any extended warranty at a place like discount tire is well worth it especially if you go 40's $$$.
     
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    best place to buy tires
     
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    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i like america's tire/discout tire
     
  11. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    I used to run nothing but BFG M/T's. I tried a set of MTR's on my Bronco and loved them. Now I am running them on the Blazer and am very happy with them. I've had no problems in the mud with them. It depends on what you are comparing them to I suppose. Compared to my BFG's, they are great. Compared to a true mud tire, they probably are average. For all around performance, I recommend them. Mine aren't that noisy on the street and run pretty good in the dirt, sand, and occasional mud I see out in the desert.

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    My Blazer with MTR's vs. my buddies pickup with BFG's. Both new.

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    what size lift and tire u running on it
     
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    I have been running MT/R's for 3 years now and have no complaint.
     
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    I have to agree with beast, they are very impressive in the snow, i was pretty suprised! They were "ok" in the mud, i've seen better. But they aren't that loud on pavement, and seemed to wear pretty well as long as you follow the rotation. My biggest complaint was the price....pretty expensive. Mine came on the truck when i bought it otherwise I would have gone with a cheaper tire.
     
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    ok im not going with them ne more cause funds wont allow it how about the dunlop radial mud rover
     
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    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Tough Country 6 inch springs in the front over a D60, 4 inch ORD shackle reversal, 4 inch Tough Country springs, and a custom zero rate that is about a 1/3 of an inch in the back over a Corp14ff for a little over 8 inches in the rear. I shopped around online for the best price I could find then went to the local Goodyear shop (RyNck) and wrangled with them to come down to close to that price. Ordered my rims from a local guy who always takes care of me but couldn't get MTR's for a reasonable price.
     
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    For those of you worried about price, here is a little tip. I searched high and low all over the internet looking for the lowest price. I found a price at some obscure discount tire site. I called Summit Racing and they matched the price. Well, if you've ever ordered from Summit, you know that you don't pay shipping.....just a $9 handling and with tires there was the $9 per tire oversize charge. So for $705, I had 4 tires delivered to my door step.:D
     
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    Try, Wal-Mart. I got my Wrangler 40X13.5R17 MT/R's For $309.00 per tire!!!

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    When did you get them? It's hard to find the 37's for that price let alone the 40's.
     
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    When and where did you get 40's for that price??????????
     

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