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Old 05-09-2006
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I'm running the stock tires size on 16x8 M/T Classic II's. The stock tires leave alot to be desired. Its not currently the everyday driver so I'd like to put a decent looking tire on it. Maybe something with some decent looking lugs. I was pretty much set on the BF Goodrick A/T's but does anyone else have any other suggestions?
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I was pretty much set on the BF Goodrich A/T's but does anyone else have any other suggestions?
Nope
still waiting to see a tire perform as well overall as the BFG A/T (on and off-road traction, wear, protection, sidewall look, etc, etc)
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Wrangler MT/R's. Crank the t-bars and run 265/75R16. That'll look really good. Or some Mickey Thompson Baja Claws. Those are my two favorite looking tires.
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I LOVE the look of my Buckshots, and can testify as to how good they perform offroad in the mud, which is GREAT! I've only evet used the Buckshots and BFG A/Ts, and only the Buckshots offroad. I can testify as to how long the BFG's last, which is LONG. It a tough decision to make, I know, I had to do it too.

Like stated above, the Mickey Thompsons look great too, but I've read they dont last as long as others, but that was only my mild research. Procomp makes a tire that looks similar, and I've seen them around, the Xterrain or something the like.

Good Luck!
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ya I am a baja claw lover and would highly suggest them and bgf at
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Coopers perform well and look really agressive
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i like my cooper STT's!!.. really good looking tire.. and come in 245 blackwall..if u want a smaller tire due to gas prices..
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ehhh forget gas prices. I filled up for $2.57 this morning. better get while the gettin's good lol. well....sorta good.

I'll check out the baja claw's. I was looking at the Coopers too. The MT/R's are sweet looking but too damn expensive. do they make a baja claw that'll fit my truck? ill have to check. also, I personally think my torsion bars need cranked. Do most of you guys have them cranked?
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holly ****... 2.57!?!??!?! jesus man i envy you. yesterday afternoon it cost me $3.56/gal

and yes i would most definitely crank your torsion bars, since i figure you ae looking at a 31"~32" tire
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$3.56!?!?!?! wow thats insane. im not sure why it dropped to $2.57 in my area.....but i dont really care either lol. i think i filled up everything that has a gas engine in it.

not to sound stupid, but I have no clue how to crank my torsion bars. Anyone have a link I could check out for a quick run through of whats involved/ do's and don't's? I'm a little confused on what exactly I'm "cranking"

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there is a "how to" on cranking them that gives pice take a look and also i payed $2.79 yesterday here in Mass. i still like ur prices.

i also like the coopers i thinking on getting some soon.

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My vote would be the BFG A/T. If you are planning on using you truck in the winter or on rainy days I would stay away from the Mickey Thompson Baja Claws they have no siping and are like driving with slicks in wet road conditions.

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BFG AT's are a great tire... the only drawback is that theyre pretty expensive. next time i get tires im going to get Kuhmo Venture MT's. theyre a pretty cheap met at about $85 to $100 a tire, they have a really aggressive tread and from what ive heard... they last a long time for a mud terrain tire. you can look at them on tirerack.com
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where is a good place to get Coopers online? most of my local shops are crooks
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Nope
still waiting to see a tire perform as well overall as the BFG A/T (on and off-road traction, wear, protection, sidewall look, etc, etc)

^Well put^
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cooper discoverer ST like i have, or STT's... o god soo mean looking, my next set
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I have BFG's at's and they have performed very well in all conditions for me!
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I got my tires off ebay for around 500 brand new with free shipping and I love them. There great in the mud too
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I have 33x12.50 Pro Comp At's, they offer EXCELLENT traction in snow/rain for a Daily Driver. Defenitly a good AT tire i would reccomend for sure!
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i would get coopers or bfg's
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My vote would be the BFG A/T. If you are planning on using you truck in the winter or on rainy days I would stay away from the Mickey Thompson Baja Claws they have no siping and are like driving with slicks in wet road conditions.

Chad
ya if you do a lot of road weather driving the bfg a/ts are the best i know of, but for lots of dry weather driving and mudding the mudders are amazing
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nitto tera grapplers, great on road driving and very surprisingly they are amazing in the mud and sand, i had bfg's before this and my nittos out perform them with ease........just my .02
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The A/T's are definately a good choice... I had the Wrangler RT/S tires when I was running the Hemi, not a great choice for traction when you make big power, the A/T's are definately a step up
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I <3 BFG's. I do some mudding so I went with the BFG MT's but unless you plan on mudding a lot you don't want them. The AT's are IMO the best all around tire. Good on road good off-road and not really too pricey.
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Interco TrXuS M/Ts...wouldn't buy another tire.
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