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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by UseYourBlinker, Jan 13, 2002.

  1. UseYourBlinker

    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    <FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="http://coloradok5.com/forums/dopoll.php"><INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="pollname" VALUE="1010985347UseYourBlinker">


    Which tire to get?
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="1">Procomp XTerrans
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="2">Swamper Radial TSL's
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="3">Goodyear MT/R's
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="4">Swamper TRXUS
    <INPUT TYPE=Submit NAME=Submit VALUE="Submit vote" class="buttons"></form>

    My rig is a daily driver,so I see alot of pavement. Mostly play in mud.
    The most expensive are in this order:
    Goodyear's $179.95 ea.
    XTerrian's $166.95 ea
    TRXUS $159 ea
    Radial/TSL's $138.95 ea
    for a 33/12.5R15



    Eric
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  2. blackwidowk5

    blackwidowk5 1/2 ton status

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    I've heard alot of good things about the procomps, but they're pricy. Have you looked at the Kumho mud terrains. I'm getting a new set of those for my blazer next week. You can get them for $96 from tirerack.com(plus shipping) or at any local Merchants. There supposed to give you at least 40000 miles. also Kumho has a good warrenty on them because there trying to get into the truck and suv tire market. If the quality is anything like there car tires, i don' think you can beat $100/ tire.
     
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    85HeartBurb 1/2 ton status

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    I have had swampers bfg's etc. currently running mtr's so far these seem to be the best i've had and the tread is lasting pretty good hope it helps...

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    The MT/R's placed 3rd out of 9 tires in a 4WOR mud tire shoot out. Boggers won (duh) forgot who was 2nd but I remember them saying the MT/R's hooked up well and felt like a rocket ship (paraphrased)


    -zakk

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  5. UseYourBlinker

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    I just went over to <a target="_blank" href=http://www.tirerack.com>www.tirerack.com</a> and they had the Goodyear's for onlt $149 ea. which is $30 per tire CHEAPER than <font color=red>4 Wheel Parts</font color=red> ...So right now it look's like I'm gonna go for the Goodyear's...Thanks for all the info guy's &amp; gal's!



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  6. CaptCrunch

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    I would go MTR's if your truck is a daily and you like rocks...TSL's are kinda the get out of jailfree card, they do it all pretty decent, but you will suffer on the street with them. I would love MTR's... now if they would make some 37's that were actually priced like similar tires. I dunno why none of the MT tire companies have expanded to larger sizes.

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  7. Chaz316

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    This may be a little too late but I had 38 Radial TSL on a truck for 2 years and when I traded the truck the tires still looked new. Almost all the miles those 2 years were on the road. The guy who bought the truck, over a year ago, still has the same tire and wheels as I did. Those Swampers were quieter than the BFGs I had on prior and even rode better.

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  8. UseYourBlinker

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    How many miles do you think were on the Swamper's?



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    BFG MT all the way baby!!!!!

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    That would be a first - quiet Swampers??!! And long wear?? I'm not gonna dispute his claims, but let's just say that his case is the exception and not the rule...I voted for the MTRs, they would give you the best performance all around, and that includes smooth, quiet (relatively) operation on street and awesome traction in the rocks, etc...and for $149 that is a great price!
     
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    I have had the Goodyear MTR, Pro Comp mud terrains,And Super Swamper SX's. The Pro Comp's were 35's that measured 33 on the truck. The Mtr's measured a little over 34. The swampers were 37 3/4 new. I would look at the BFG also.

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    if i were you i'd try the truxxs my local 4x4 shop said that they were a good tire almost like the SSR's that s gonna be my next tire as soon as they come out in a 35 or bigger

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    Did I miss what size you plan on running?

    The MTRs work great in Hollister. Also had them in mud and mossy rock shelf wheelin. Awesome! And yes, they hook up HARD!

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    I don't know what I want now (pulls hair out) I heard that if you buy tires from 4 Wheel parts they will install ,and balance them for free. So I can't decide if I want the Radial TSL's or the MT/R's.. Well I have a week to think about it...I had the BFG Mud's before..



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