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Old 04-19-2007
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Trxxus STS/AT

After finals week (less than a month away) this year I'm buying myself new wheels and tires for the '97. I'm thinking of going with either Soft 8's or black DC1's (if I feel like being a little more spendy).

So whats the word on the Trxxus STS/AT? I'm assuming they dont balance great because they are an Interco tire? But that doesn't matter that much because I have a less aggressive set of AT's on my truck right now and I'll be keeping on my stock rims for most driving. I don't see alot of mud.. just mostly trails and I really like the look of these tires. I'm not sure if I want to step up to a mudterrain either.

BTW, I'm looking at the 29x10.5 on a 15x8 rim.
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I dont know how to answer your balancing question. But from what i've heard over the years those tires are mostly for looks. They wont work as good as other companies A/T tires.
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They work pretty good in sand, but fall short in every other catergory. I would just get the BFG A/T's and call it a day.
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kinda depends on what you use it for.

my buddy has some and really does not have any complaints about them. obviously they are not a MT so they wont do as good. but for street, sand, snow maybe light mud they do pretty well.

not AT goes great in mud...
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Alright cool thanks guys... I was also thinking about the BF AT but everybody has them and I like the look of the Trxxus. I don't have a high need for a mud terrain, just trails, snow, and light mud.
Does anybody know for sure if they have the general Interco Balancing problems?
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sometimes, just depends, the tire is small in size should be ok for balancing...
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Just make sure to buy the radial version and you shouldnt have any balancing problems
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thats not a very big size... thought about 30's??
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Well the next size up is a 31x11.50, which I am also considering. But I've heard Interco tires run a little large, so the 29's should be about a 30".

And yeah I'm going to be going with the radial's. Thanks guys!
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Well the next size up is a 31x11.50, which I am also considering. But I've heard Interco tires run a little large, so the 29's should be about a 30".

And yeah I'm going to be going with the radial's. Thanks guys!
it really depends on the tire....

your tire is listed as 29.1" OD
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from personall experiance, I drove those to the point where I couldn't keep them in balance (they developed hard spots when they wore down) and I would have preferred to go with the Trxus MT. We have the MT on my GFs truck (yes my GF has 33" trxus MTs on her ranger) and it is smoother, quieter, balances better, and handles better on the street than the STS did. The MT and STS will have the same life span, but the MT is actually sipped. If you want to go with an interco tire for the street then definitly go with the trxus MT, if you want something less agressive then dont get an interco...
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Alright... maybe I will just got with the MT. I will have other rims with all terrains on them so it's not like I will be using them constantly.
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Old 04-22-2007
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Dayton Timberline MT's...been hearing great things from them on 2 different yota forums i have been on and actually have 2 neighbors that love them. not noisy and great for wet road and great in mud. with about an average of 20-25k of life in them. i dunno about the smaller sizes, but the 33's are running 125 locally so 30's should be alot less.
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hmm... I'll check 'em out next time I go to the local tire shop. Thanks.
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interco tires suck for street driving enough said i would def. go bfg, toyo, or nitto something along those lines...all of my buddies with them are unhappy
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^^^^^agreed ive had boggers and ltbs and they are just rough in general but ill keep a set of boggers for when i go to play
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well boggers and ltbs are both bias ply and will suck no matter what when driven. The trxus mts are radials and are even sipped and are actually quite a nice tire on the street, as far as handling and noise and comfort they are very comparable to the BFG ATs I have. The intercos are a bit harder to balance though, but if the person doing it actually knows their stuff it can be balanced out perfectly.
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