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bayoudude
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hmm next time i go outside i am going to take a look at mine. Hard to believe that my 08 Chevy 2500HD had 16" rims.


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MSWebfoot
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Hammertime-The Rugged Trails on my buddy's Suburban are wearing evenly and aren't loud at all. Maybe you need to take a look at your suspension and drive train.


I changed to Goodyears and have not had any issues. The set I had dimpled pretty bad, on all 4 corners. That has been my experience with them. I would not buy another set of them. That being said, alot of people wrote bad reviews about the tires I have now.


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MrCoachKlein
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New kind only works well on rocks


The KM2's?


Hammertime
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apples
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Yup. I have seen them in the mud probably 10 times and was not impressed at all. Same with Nittos mud grappler
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bayoudude
IIRC, my truck has 13.5" rotors. That plus the 3 or 4" of calipers adds up to something. I'm not good at math, but it is bigger than 16".
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MSWebfoot
Could've just gotten a bad set. Good thing about Mickey Thompson is that they warranty them to 30k I believe. I had one that just wouldn't balance and they sent me a new one for free
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Hammertime
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Oh yeah, does anyone want 3-35x12.50r20 Mickey Thompson MTZ tires. Probably have 5-8k left on a heavier truck and 10k on a smaller 1/2 ton. In BR, and don't feel like screwing with CL. Those people piss me off.


ElDawgHawg
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I have 20inch rims on my F150 and I'm currently running the Nitto TerraGrappler. I've really like them but I may go with the Mud or Trail Grappler for my next set. I went Terra Grappler because at the time I was driving 35 miles each way to work every day. I'm now driving less than 10 so I will probably beef up my tires a little bit. So far I've got 65,000 + miles on them and they still have pretty good tread.


Hammertime
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Mud grapples don't pull as well as Swampers, are louder than Swampers, and have zero lateral traction. Just for looks IMHO


chip207
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Mud Tires are great on pavement compared to a/t's abilities in mud


MrCoachKlein
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Yeah, Mud Grapps don't clean worth a crap due to their horizontal tread pattern. But I used to have a set of KM2's on an F-150, and if you're comparing them to Swampers then yeah, they don't compete. But, with that being said, they're a better all around tire IMO

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Mud Tires are great on pavement compared to a/t's abilities in mud


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Hammertime
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apples
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I wasn't ready to go full on AT, that's why I got the ATZ. It is kind of like a hybrid(tire not car). I used to have to drive in the mud every day and the Swampers were perfect, but since I drove up to 300 miles a day, I went with a less aggressive mud tire, the MTZ. Diesels suck arse in mud anyway so it probably only helped minimally The Duratrac tires that I have ridden on seemed hard. Maybe they had the pressure up, because they were always on 3/4 and 1-ton trucks, but it was rougher than mine.


MrCoachKlein
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Do you have any experience with the Pro Comp Xtreme A/T's? Might be getting a 250 over the summer so I'm curious about how they hold up


Hammertime
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apples
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Are those the new ones?

I think I remember seeing someone in the RNR parking lot with them. Bigger tread blocks than normal. I have a memory like a table, but will think of who it is. Could be today, could be 4 years from now, but I will think


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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I'm planning on going get them from the shop. Getting SSRs if I don't have another truck yet and LTBs if I do


Hammertime
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apples
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SSRs are very good tires. A little on the loud side but not overly bad. You could talk on the phone if you had a really loud speaker, and good sound deadening in the truck. I like to think I was the leader in the no talking while driving movement. Wet road manners were also surprisingly good. In the mud, they are just dreamy


tennessee391
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love my duratracs..


HebertFest08
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Might want to look into the Cooper AT3s. I really like mine.


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CP3
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Oh yeah, does anyone want 3-35x12.50r20 Mickey Thompson MTZ tires.


I'd be all over that if it were for a 18" wheel


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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I already can't talk on the phone on te interstate with KM2's


jimbeam
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Damn


Hammertime
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apples
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If anybody wants them, they're all yours. Just taking up space in my shed. I can probably deliver them to my front yard, but anymore than that is $50/mi.

Was gonna charge $150 on CL, but still don't like messing with those people


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