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super swampers?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by st08x, Oct 20, 2002.

  1. st08x

    st08x Registered Member

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    hey i'm thinking about some thornbird TSLs and i wanting to know how there preformace is. on-off road? i'm buying them used.
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    iv heard they suck offroad /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
  3. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    I heard both... everonye online say that they suck. A buddy of mine used to have them and said hes had nothing but good luck with them... they don't dig so you stay afloat in sand and some types of mud, and the knarly side lugs keep pushin ya forward. They <font color="red"> look </font color> really cool though. Like is aw some guy with em on the street and they look all crazy like. /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif
     
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    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    I also have never heard many people say they were happy with their Thornbirds. There are better tires out there for the money. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
  5. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    i think you're better off with different swampers i like my regular TSLs a lot and the SSRs are cool too.
     
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    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, they are pricey... if they were alot cheaper id consider them... but just for the price you can do so much better!
     
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    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    only Mall-Cruiser rigs like them.

    they suck in mud, the really suck on the rocks, they wear like crap, they are louder then hell, oh...


    and they suck /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    thebigdaddyof2 1/2 ton status

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    Thornbirds suck. The thornbirds are for mall crusing. Thornbirds suck. Buy a real tire like an SX or a TSL.
    Yep, thornbirds suck.
     
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    OL14BLAZ 1/2 ton status

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    Just another--Thornbirds SUCK!!! /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif

    Eric /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  10. GMslave

    GMslave 1/2 ton status

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    I've heard they're OK if you don't have enough motor to spin em, other than that, suckaroo.
     
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    i have thornbirds on my 81, and they suck big time. i dont like them. do not get them. i have 35's on there and they get less traction them my no name brand MT's on my 88. both the tires are worn out, so tire drpth is not an issue. if you are not going off road too much, then they are proably a good tire. the noise is not too bad. they do look mean while driving at speed. so if you go off-road mildly, then they are decent.
     

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