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opinions on 38x12.50 TSL

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bhintz, Dec 13, 2004.

  1. Bhintz

    Bhintz 1/2 ton status

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    like title said says can get a good deal on them but how do they perform offroad
     
  2. DPI

    DPI 1/2 ton status

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    They seem to perform good. I have the 13x38x16 bias ply and they are about as agressive as you can get. Mine are mounted on 16x10 wheels...


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  3. 79Beast

    79Beast 1/2 ton status

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    You can't go wrong with a Super Swamper TSL. It's a classic and it will do whatever you want it to do. That said, I would go for the wider sizes. If I had a choice, I would run the 38.5x14.5 TSL/SX on a 10" wide wheel. If you run 12.5" wide tires, I'd use a 8 or 8.5" wide wheel.
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    i ran them before i got my iroks and they do awesome off road:D
     
  5. 6.2Blazer

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    There are 3 of us in our club that run the 13/38-16 TSL's (basically the same size as the 38x12.50-15's). They really seem to work well here in the Midwest where we have lot's of slick and muddy hillclimbs and will run circles around the 35" MT/R's I had previously.

    Another advantage to these skinnier tires is that they seem to balance okay and ride/handle decent on the streets. All three of us could cruise comfortably at 70 mph on the highway with no vibration issues.
     
  6. Hossbaby50

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    If the price is right run them, they are good tires. I would eventually like to run that exact tire or a 37" MTR. Depends on how much street driving my truck will see when I get around to that point.

    Harley
     

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