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what tires are best

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 88burb, Feb 1, 2005.

  1. 88burb

    88burb Registered Member

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    k guys what do you think is the best all around tire for rocks,mud,sand,street im trying to decide on a tire for my suburban it has a six inch all spring tuff country lift dana 60 front 14 bolt rear 4.88 gears im runing 35x12.5 good year mtr's right now but i want to go bigger any suggestions would help thanks lance
     
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    AkMudr 1/2 ton status

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    How much $$ you got? LOL

    I'd say boggers.
     
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    just got my tax return back and it was $6000.00 so i have money to spend .....
     
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    TSLs or IROKs
     
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    AkMudr 1/2 ton status

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    ****, buy me a set of tires :D

    You'll get 50 different opinoins for what tires you should run....
     
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    TSLs or IROKs, if you have a D60 I'd consider 39.5s and 42s.
     
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    what tsl's are best and how big do you think i can go i dont care if i have to trim the fenders
     
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    What TSLs, you mean size?

    Go as big as you want as long as you're 1 ton. 44s will work. :grin:
     
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    there are 3 different kinds just the regular tsl, the radial, or the sx .
     
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    I havent had my SX's in the mud but I dont see why they wouldnt work any different than basic TSL's. The radials will run better on the road and flex better but wont have the durability as an SX.
     
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    I've had a bunch of different tires and my 39.5" TSL's are awesome on just about any terrain. In my experince they have been great, as soon as these wear out I'm probably gonna to with the 42 TSL's I love them. I've had to do some fender trimming and I'm running a 6" suspension and 3" body lift. If I were you I would go with the 42" TSL's you will be VERY pleased with them.
     
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    SXs are fine, they just dont come in larger sizes. For them axles and gears you need something bigger than a 38... I'd go for 42" iroks if I was you.

    j
     
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    I'd probably go 39.5 or 42 TSLs.
     
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    I cant rember how big the SX's went but my 36's worked realy good. I'm getting ready to order a set of boggers though.:dunno:
    Ryan
     
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    I'm a big fan of the denman Ground Hawg, but the sidewalls are alittle stiff, so I didn't air down like alot of the rock guys do.
     
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    I have a buddy that has Ground Hawgs and loves them. In the snow he goes down to about 3-5#s with bead locks and the tires work great. They last a long time too.
     
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    35x14.50 SSR or Parlini Jones dirt gripz 36x14.50.
     
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    Bought a set for the same reason. Wear. Not too often do I have money for a set of 17x40x15 " tires...........
     
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    do you guys think i can fit 42's with my six inch lift with out adding a body lift i know ill have to trim my fenders. any on running 42's with a six inch
     

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