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Irok tread life?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85 Jimmy, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. 85 Jimmy

    85 Jimmy Sheepdog Premium Member

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    I've searched and it seems that everyone thinks that the tread life of an Irok sucks, but does anyone know around how many miles you can get out of a set?

    I have the oppurtunity to pick up a set of 4 36/13.5/15 Irok radials for $400. These will be going on my truck that is my DD, but i only drive at most 80 miles a week. anyway, does anyone know how many miles you can get out of a set and is that a good price for a set of 4 that onl have a few hundred miles on them?
     
  2. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    buy them...thats a good deal

    ive got 39.5s on mine and just did a 700mile trip with them and they are smooth on the highway. couldnt tell u how long they last tho.
     
  3. sledheadak

    sledheadak 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    a freind has the same size on his tj and has run the same tires for 2 years and they look to be at about 50-60% still
     
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    On a full size truck I would say between 10,000 to 15,000 rotate them often make sure your pressure is where you need it to be, if you have a spool or are welded in the rear forget that. It also seems to me that the first half of the tire wears a little better than the second half
     
  5. 85 Jimmy

    85 Jimmy Sheepdog Premium Member

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    now he's telling me its a bias ply tire so i think i'm going to pass
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    mine are bias and got 1k on them....so far so good haha
     
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    I have the bias ply, they are the best behaved bias ply tires I have ever had
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    agreed! i had them up to 80mph, unbalanced and they behaved very well. probably the most road worthy bias tire
     
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    tread looks decent. do the quarter test and see the depth, its hard to judge from those angles.
     
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    Okay, but how many miles does he have on them? Saying how many years somebody had a set of tires is pretty worthless unless you tell them how many miles per year the guy drives. I've had the 38" bias TSL's on my trail truck for 4 years now, but the stock street tires on my daily driver only last 2 years........does that mean that the TSL's will last twice as long as radial street tires, I think not.
     
  12. sledheadak

    sledheadak 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    it is daily driven.puts 12-15k a year on it.but a tj is lighter than a k5 so they will last a bit longer on it.he also has a arb in the rear so it runs open 90% of the time.
     

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