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who is running 37 x 12.50 x 15 MT/Rs?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by beater_k20, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    how do you like them? how do they handle on / off road? how do they wear? i've got a line on a set for fairly cheap with 0 miles on them. i hear they dont like mud without alot of wheel speed, but that's ok, since i dont like mud either. things may be changing a little with my buildup...
     
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    I love them:D. Had 35's now the 37's and I am budgeting for the 40's. I get around 18-20K on them with regular rotations (every 3K). They are a godsend in the rocks, work well in sand/loose soil, drive on the road fine, but yes they were never designed for mud. I don't do mud so that is fine with me. A lot of AZ guys (blazers, jeeps and budget buggies alike) run the MTR's. I can't say enough about them. Every person I have told about my move up to 40's has offered to buy my 37's so that should say something right there.
     
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    beater_k20 Banned

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    how much road driving do you do with them?
     
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    az-k5 1/2 ton status

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    It is a DD, about 12K a year, mostly city.
     
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    If I didnt tow with the 2500HD... these would be the tires on it. I think perfect for a daily driver that you want lifted, yet still very streetable.
     
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    I'm torn between MTRs and Iroks for my next tire.

    B_to_C has 35" MTRs and likes them. He told me they are almost as quiet as ATs.

    Another site I frequent, Colorado4x4.org, had a poll going about which tires everyone ran; and it was pretty much even between Super Swampers and MTRs. Those two being quite far ahead of the other choices.
     
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    anybody got pics of these tires mounted?

    i am also interested in running these, SSR's or Iroks.. i'm concerned with the width tho. trying to stay somewhat narrow for clearance issues but will go wider if a tire that tall looks funny that narrow...
     
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    I ran a set of 35x12.50 MT/R's on my K5 for a couple of years. Previously I had a couple sets of BFG muds and then went to some TSL's after the MT/R's.

    On the street, the BFG's were quieter, handled better, and appeared to wear better. The MT/R's were just slightly noisier but had more traction on pavement (probably due to a softer compound).

    Off-road the MT/R's were noticably better than the BFG's in just about every situation. However the TSL's, in my opinion, are way better off-road.....at least here in the Midwest in which we have lot's of mud, loose dirt and loose rocks.
     
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    heres my deal. :rolleyes:

    it is my DD and the majority of what i'll be playing in is mud.. i would love to go aggresive with a TSL, they are badass.. as opposed to settling for a Mud Terrain.

    its prolly what i'd run if i wheren't concerned somewhat with street manners. i do run the highway at 70 daily.. how much more obnoxious is a TSL than a MTR or MT on the street with noise, handling, snow, etc?
     
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    If it is a street driven truck get MTR's and don't worry about the Irok's. MTR's are awesome tires. I am running Matt's (az-k5) old 35" MTR's and I LOVE them. I used to be a BFG man but now I am an MTR man. I am the first guy in line on his 37" MTR's when he gets his 40" MTR's. :grin:

    MTR's kick ass except in the mud. They do ok in the mud with lots of wheel speed, but they got nothing on TSL's.

    Harley
     
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    Im running 37x12.5x17 MTR's on a 17x9 and I love them. Real quiet. The 17 has a different design though in the center it has a single center lug where the other sizes have 2 center lugs.
     

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