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Tire poll

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by James90, Jan 9, 2001.

  1. James90

    James90 1/2 ton status

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    witch tire do you guys thank are better for Mud, genral off roading, and street driveing? I am looking for 31-10.50-R15, 31-11.50-R15, or 32-11.50-R15

    BFG M/T

    Good Year MT/R

    M/T Baja Claw Radial

    Yokohama Geolanded M/T

    Dick Cepek Radial MC II

    Pro Comp M/T

    I dont rock calw ( no rocks around here) just mud and some trails

    thanks for you time

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  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I would vote for either the Goodyear MTR or Yoko Geolander

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  3. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    I'm gonna keep saying it, the BFG 33x10.50R15 is the way to go. Fills the wheel wells nice, doesn't rub due to narrower width, not so wide that you hydroplane in mud or water as bad as 12"+ tires, better gas mileage, etc. The 9.5's are too narrow, actual tread width is about 1" less, that leaves a large sidewall bulge. The taller tires would be perfect for mud/clearance. Of course you MIGHT have some problems if you wanted to street race the thing and you have 3.08's. (although the 700R4 has a nice deep 1st gear) Probably the best combination between looks, onroad and offroad manners. You can get A/T's, but for mud, the ATs won't cut it. Price is kinda steep, about $125 a piece, but not too bad actually. Just my opinions, they are what I'm going to use.

    Dorian
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  4. Burt4x4

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    I would vote for
    BFG
    MTR
    Geolander
    BFG will probably be the cheapest just cuz you can usially find them on sale like 4WPW has the buy 3 get one free type deal!!

    72K5[​IMG]Led Zeppelin[​IMG]Rock ON![​IMG]
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  5. ftn96

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    <font color=red>BFG M/T's 32/11.50's/15</font color=red>

    Will work for parts, beer and sex.
    90 Jimi,350/700R4/241/10bolts/3.73's/33's/4"
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  6. rocko

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    My write in Vote:
    Dunlop Radial Rover's In mud terrain or all terrain.
    Dig in nicely, Lugs are self cleaning.. great on the pavement.


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  7. BlazerGuy

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    I like my BFG MT 31"10.50 R15 but I wish I had gone with a 32 or even a 33

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  8. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    im in the decision between Goodyear Mt/r and bfg mt
    and i cant decide!!!! hehe

    Confederate's w/ K5's!
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  9. Mudfreak

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    Go with the BFG's or the Cepek's they're both great tires
    Go with the biggest you possibly can.


    Tin Flyin' in the wind!!!
     
  10. Jason73K5

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  11. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    hey..I just got these tires...I should have asked before but I have a 30 day excange policy on them..

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  12. Goose

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    BFG Mud Terrains. Love them.

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  13. rocko

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    There is nothing wrong with Bridgestones... those are good tires you purchased.
    Just as long as they don't say "Firestone" on them.. you're good to go.
    Bridgestone owns Firestone or vice versa.. but no problems have been reported with the Bridgestones...
    Run them til they are bald..

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  14. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Rocko: But will they do good off road and in the goo? I have the choice of changing to BFG M/T.....

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  15. Russell Keys

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    I'm running Summit wide climber m/t's.(33x12.50) and love them. They ride smooth on the highway and clean well in the mud. They have the same basic lug pattern as a bfg or mud king, but I only paid 87.00 each. If you can find a place that sells them where you live I reccommend you check them out. The guy at Discount tire put them down, but it was only because he didn't sell them!-Russell.
     
  16. bigdaddy89

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    I just spoke to a guy the other day that has been running the ProComp muds for about 6 months now and he told me they clean themselves very well in mud and work even better on the rocks. He told me he got a tire pinched between the rock and the rim the other day and didn't have any problems. The seem to be a pretty good tire for the price.

    GOT ROCKS?
     
  17. Grim-Reaper

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    BFG ALL THE WAY!. Ohh yeah BFG is Owned by Michelin. and they have VERY high qulity standards. They make awsome tires also.
    My truck 32x11.5x15 BFG MT's LOTS of hard off roading on them and still doing good. Next set will either be BFG M/T's 33's or 35's
    Wifes 79 K5 31x10.5x15 BFG A/T's
    My Supra 225x50x16 BFG G-Force KDWF's
    Bridgstone is being Boycotted by the offroad community...the managment is a bit Eco extreemist. They donated a large parcel of land with the strick stipulation that it be off limits to ORV. Hmmmm making a mud tire but screwing the people who would buy and use them....BAD buisness decision. Bridgstone and Firestone may be gone anyway....good riddence.

    Diging it in the dirt with my K5's
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  18. OFFRDK5

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    Grim: So you saying I should use the exchange thingy and get the BFG MT even if I lose the Road Hazard package? I don't know if they would cover them anyway cuz they are an "Off Road" tire.....

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    Roads? Where we're going, we don't need any roads!
     
  19. laketex

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    <font color=red>TSL SWAMPERS</font color=red>

    then get a set of measly BFGs for your street tires.

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    btw, the procomp m/t is the same tire as the cooper stt which is being revamped currently. This has been an AWESOME mud tire with great wear characteristics in the past, just ask Tex on the ORC board. I plan on running these on my tow rig/daily driver next set.

    Baja claws suck on the street, and aren't as good as swampers on the dirt, and more expensive so what's the point?
    MTRs have super thin sidewalls and super expensive, yuck from here.
    Dick Cepek is out of business.
    Yokohama???? How many trucks do you see around sporting these??? haha.
    Don't even bring up thornbirds....yech!
    How bout the new interco truxxus tires?? maybe something to think about <font color=red>FOR YOUR STREET TIRES</font color=red>

    haha have a good day, later on.

    bryan

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