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Which tires for me after SAS?

After my SAS I will stepping up to 35's minimum and would possibly be willing to go 36 or 37. I will be running a d44 front and 4.56 or 4.88 gears. But my situation is the truck is my dd but I wheel quite a bit. 99% of my wheeling is Mud. However school is 4 hours away so it will have to make the occasional 4 hour highway drive home. I go to school in Vermont so there is a LOT of snow in the winter which are probably the only months I will take the truck. I was thinking 35 12.5 Trxus MT for streets sake but I know they aren't the best in the mud. What I really want is 36 13.5 Irok radials but don't know how they'd be on 4 hour highway drives. I'm open to all ideas and suggestions...
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a friend of min has the 36x12.50x16.5 TSL Radial and he drove from southern missoui to wyoming half a dozen times and he loves them. might want to consider those a well
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MTRs or Bfg M/Ts will probably give you the best mileage out of the mud brands.
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I completely agree with you there
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mtrs are cooler then BFG muds..

everybody in their brother have BFGs..

go mtrs
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MTRs are NOT a mud tire, yes they are listed as a MT but they dont have the right tread gaps to work well. The Trxus MT will greatly outperform the MTR in the mud.
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After my SAS I will stepping up to 35's minimum and would possibly be willing to go 36 or 37. I will be running a d44 front and 4.56 or 4.88 gears. But my situation is the truck is my dd but I wheel quite a bit. 99% of my wheeling is Mud. However school is 4 hours away so it will have to make the occasional 4 hour highway drive home. I go to school in Vermont so there is a LOT of snow in the winter which are probably the only months I will take the truck. I was thinking 35 12.5 Trxus MT for streets sake but I know they aren't the best in the mud. What I really want is 36 13.5 Irok radials but don't know how they'd be on 4 hour highway drives. I'm open to all ideas and suggestions...
The Trxus MT is a great tire. They do really well in the mud, much better then the BFG MT's or MTR's. They are a street friendly TSL. The IROKS wont last long at all, they are way to soft a compound.
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MTRs are NOT a mud tire, yes they are listed as a MT but they dont have the right tread gaps to work well. The Trxus MT will greatly outperform the MTR in the mud.

I didn't say they were a Mud tire, I just think they would work well for what he is wanting to do. They do great for me.
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I didn't say they were a Mud tire, I just think they would work well for what he is wanting to do. They do great for me.
hes doing 99% mud, there are much better tires out there for the terrain he runs. MTR's would be sacrificing alot of wheeling performance for street manners.
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I suppose you are right but 99% mud? as in 99% of all driving or 99% of all wheeling?
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I suppose you are right but 99% mud? as in 99% of all driving or 99% of all wheeling?
he said 99% of his wheeling is mud, so I think that counts the MTR out as that is prolly the MTR's greatest fault. They work awesome in dirt and rocks, but mud they gum up and slick over way to fast.
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bfg m/t or goodyear mtr's
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hhm get the tsl radial
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tsl for sure

i'd even go bogger if you offroad that much
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i'd even go bogger if you offroad that much
not driving 4 hours home from school
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Yah boggers would not be good for 4 hours on the highway. I like the input though, keep the suggestions coming.
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i would go tsl not that I think about it
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37" stt. only problem is you have to get a 17" wheel.
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not driving 4 hours home from school
True. I would do it though, it's not as bad as everyone says. I mean driving a solid axled truck (that doesn't come solid axle from factory) is not going to drive so great anyway. Thats my point of view. Especially a lifted one.

I'd reccomend TSL radial now that I take into the fact youa re driving 4hrs on the hwy, but if it were me, I'd still run a bogger.
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What about Toyo Open Country MTs? I'm pretty sure they have them in 35x13.50r15. That'll probably be my next tire
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