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[*] posted on 2-3-2019 at 12:15 PM


I just bought another set of these tires for my son's truck...

You can't beat these tires for the money!




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[*] posted on 2-3-2019 at 12:28 PM


Does anyone following this thread have any personal input about using these tires in winter conditions?

It would be great to find a tire that does well in the warmer 'Sierra cement' that we get in California and get a reasonable grip on colder, icy roads!




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[*] posted on 2-3-2019 at 01:16 PM


Quote: Originally posted by AKgringo  
Does anyone following this thread have any personal input about using these tires in winter conditions?

It would be great to find a tire that does well in the warmer 'Sierra cement' that we get in California and get a reasonable grip on colder, icy roads!


I've used them extensively in the snow/ice and they do quite well. When new, they actually have a deeper tread than most other brand tires for equivalent sizes. No complaints here...




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[*] posted on 2-4-2019 at 08:10 PM
Mud traction


Today, I selected front and rear locking differentials and walked up a steep, mud covered hill to test the air lines ofy lockers. The Jeep walked and did not slide one bit! These tires hooked up! High traction, low noise.



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[*] posted on 2-5-2019 at 12:53 AM


Very glad you got a good set of tires that work in sand and mud... Hopefully, they are quiet on the highway (or at least not any noisier than your Jeep)!



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[*] posted on 2-5-2019 at 06:11 AM


Quote: Originally posted by David K  
Very glad you got a good set of tires that work in sand and mud... Hopefully, they are quiet on the highway (or at least not any noisier than your Jeep)!


These tires are very tolerable after running mud terrain tires on my Jeep, plus they work off road.




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[*] posted on 3-5-2019 at 10:10 PM


Cut sidewall on Mission Santa Maria "Mission Impossible" trail. Holds air as tire and Jeep pull double duty as trail rig and daily commuter!





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[*] posted on 3-5-2019 at 10:12 PM
Matomi Canyon


Slick rock and sand don't stop these tires!






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[*] posted on 3-5-2019 at 11:03 PM


The sidewalls held up fine during this difficult section of THE BAD HILL. Going down is more stressful than going up!





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I am so glad Matomí was fun for you guys and nobody apparently needed a pull to clear the boulders?! Did someone do spotting detail?



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Quote: Originally posted by David K  
I am so glad Matomí was fun for you guys and nobody apparently needed a pull to clear the boulders?! Did someone do spotting detail?


Victor took the most difficult line through the last rock garden of Matomi Wash. His Jeep perfectly high centered atop said rock. Rich T. was the spotter on most of the trails.




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[*] posted on 4-16-2019 at 04:59 PM


Update: the sidewall cut is really minor. The tire is holding air without issues.



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[*] posted on 4-28-2019 at 06:33 PM


Now an option for the 2019 Jeep Gladiator pickup. :!:



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