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Baja Claws or Baja MTZ's

I am going to be getting new tires. I hope to be getting them in about a week. I had my heart set on the Baja Claws for the longest time,But now I am thinking of getting the MTZ's insted. I was just wondering your guys oppinion. Hopefully from the guys that have ran these befor. I drive mostly on road with going to school and back and to work. Althoe I do a alot of off roading as well. What do you guys think will perform the best over all?
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I have the MTZ's. OUTSTANDING if you have to daily drive your vehicle, I must say. I'll NEVER, EVER put unsiped tires on a daily driver again.

Either tire is great. But the MTZ's have really made me happy. I use them in Wharton mud successfully, and they keep me from feeling scared to drive in the rain, lol.
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Hey Mr.Griggs Thanks for the in advice. I think I am leaning towards the MTZ's...
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If you drive on the street mostly I wouldnt go with the claws. The mtz are very a very good tire and theyl last longer.
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If you drive on the street mostly I wouldnt go with the claws. The mtz are very a very good tire and theyl last longer.
thats saying alot cause the mtz's havent been out that long......
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MTZ's i got them, i hear they last longer and i think they look better, plus they are sipped so they are safer in the rain on slick rds
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for a DD i would go MTZ other than that i would def. instantly fo claw
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I don't believe the Claws are 3 ply sidewalls. Unless they've changed them, the MTZ's are the stronger construction.
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I don't believe the Claws are 3 ply sidewalls. Unless they've changed them, the MTZ's are the stronger construction.
i believe that they are 5 and 3
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Cool. I know the bias are very strong -- wasn't sure about the radials.
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Hey Guys thanks for all the Input! I am still thinking of going with the MTZ's Mostly because of the wear factor. I do put on a lot of road miles.
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what about the General Grabbers AT2 they are very good tires (very good in snow) and mud they are ok too. very cheap, i bought mine which are 31x10.50x15's for $105 per tire brand new. so i think i saved some money and not to mention they last a long time. they basically look like the BFG A/T same tread pattern almost. Look them up, you might be surprised.
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I'm at a place with regard to mud where I don't consider them "good" in mud at all, lol. Even the BFG's pack up bad in some of the mud I go in.

Still, I've seen those tires and they are a nice "rugged" AT style tire.
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Well I have a set of Bfg A/T.(witch by the way are for sale) They are great tires for the road. But I think that is about it. I have gone wheeling a hole lot with the AT's and they Really Pack up the mud. They turn into big racing slicks.. I really want to stick to the M/T.
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Agreed: The BFG's are good in dirt, certain thin mud, sand and even rocks. But not mud IMO.
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yeah honeslty i havent gone in deep deep mud but i have some ruts in my yard and it did just fine, just dont go in a lot of mud lol. i can say that they work extremely good in the snow (the grabbers) i can hear it grab every snowflake on the ground its great.
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I have the MTZ's. OUTSTANDING if you have to daily drive your vehicle, I must say. I'll NEVER, EVER put unsiped tires on a daily driver again.

Either tire is great. But the MTZ's have really made me happy. I use them in Wharton mud successfully, and they keep me from feeling scared to drive in the rain, lol.

i feel the same way about mine! i've got 33x12.50 MTZ's. and if any of you keep up with national weather wichita kansas, which is where i am, has gotten quite a bit of snow, and i have yet to have any problems. They handle like a dream in most all terrains that you encounter and are super smooth on the highway!

They also respond to low psi's real well. I ran mine down to 12 in the front and 10 in the rear and they worked great in the sand and mud at the local wheeling spot!

MTZ's are also a little cheaper than the Claw's...i got mine for 153 a piece.
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That big sidewall tread just begs to be aired down put to work, lol.
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