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This may seem like and odd question. Just wanted to hear feed back. My old tires are wore out and going get mud tires for my '05 Z71. which ones is the question? i hunt in Woodville area on unimproved roads gets pretty messy after a rain and got stuck with the stock tires Sat. after the all night rain and snow. I had to walk back to camp (about 3 miles) to get help because cell phones do not work well in Woodville. I don't want to spend $2000 dollars on tires. which tires are best for the money? i was looking at Maxxis Buckshots and Remington Mud Brutes, but open to anything.
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tires
my father had buckshots on his truck. GReat in the mud but wear quickly. Im not sure about the remingtons ... i heard lots of great things about toyo mud tires good year wranglers mud tire really big knobs... and bfg tko mud grips
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bfg
BFGoodrich all-terrain & BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A there great on the road better in the mud and last a long time. worth every penny. i payed $1200. for 37x12.5r17 and i would buy them again.
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the best mud grip
in my opinion is the super swamper.man these things pull.i went in places in 2 wd. that i got stuck in 4 w.d. with mud brutes that were half worn. not sure they will get you alot of hwy. miles but the will save you from that 3 mile walk.
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Tires
I have The same Kinda of truck and have mud brutes on it and ive never had a problem so far. I have buckshots on my jeep I realy dont care for them to much I dont think they clean out easy while your in the mud and loose traction, And ive had more flats with the buckshots. And for about 400 buck you can't beat the mud brutes. But if you wanna spend a little more cash cooper discover stt's are some pretty bad tire's.
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Buckshots
I have about 18,000 miles on my buckshots and the tread is about half worn. I have a 2001 z71 and i kept the factory size, alot of people put the 285's instead of the stock 265's. Mostly weekends when they see dirt, so most have been highway miles, but i bought another set of factory wheels from the classifieds on this website, and swap the mud tires when hunting season comes around. I priced all the different ones, and got mine for $485 for all four. They pull well in the mud and i rotate every 5000 miles.
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BF
BF Goodwich TA/KOs. I got 70,000 miles out of 'em. Been through heavy mud several times...NEVER stuck. I'll never buy another brand again. No matter what you decide on, here's how you get the absolute lowest price: Go to TireRack.com and find the tires you want to buy. Add them to your shopping cart and proceed to checkout. Once there, print out you invoice with the items and the total. Next, take this to your local Tire Kingdom store. They don't advertise this, but Tire Kingdom matches ALL competitors prices. And when you buy new tires from TK, they include free lifetime rotation and balance and assembly. So basically you get new tires for a rock bottom price and all of the perks of lifetime rotation and balance, flat repair, etc. at any Tire Kingdom location. Compare Tirerack.com's prices to Tire Kingdom's...Tirerack.com is usually 20-35% less.
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Stay away!
Stay away from buckshots and mud brutes there all the same and the cake up very easily.
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365
Glad to hear that 365.. I just put a set on my FJ Crusier and they pulled me out of a cutover that I wasn't sure I was going to get out of...I put a lot of highway miles on my Toyota and that is the main reason I bought them...for their high mileage...and then for the occisional mud ride on the lease. Did not get stuck once with all the rain we've had the last couple of months.
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tires
Remington mud brutes.. They will last longer than the buckshots, but the buckshots are a little cheaper. my.02
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MUD TIRES
You can't go wrong with BF GOODRICH. I've had BFG Mud terrains on my old Jeep that have lasted forever. I've also had great success with the BFG all terrains. If you're looking for strictly a mud terrain tire, the BFG will perform in sloppy soupy mud and will still last on a daily driver with regular street use. A less expensive alternative is Pro Comp. No personal experience, but I've heard good things about them, I'm thinking about getting some for my FJ Cruiser. Good luck!
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Mickey Thompson MTZ's
I have an 04 Z71 with 33" Mickey Thompson MTZ's. I have 20,000 miles on them now and I plan on getting about 50,000+ miles on them. I to hunt in Woodville and never needed to use them yet. Or maybe I did and didn't realize it. Your best bet for highway miles are the MTZ's or the BFG's. They both work well in mud and hold up. The MTZ's look better too.
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duck
DUCK -- You got a Cruiser..??..How do you like yours ? I put the BF Goodrich All Terrian T/A ($942.00 for 4)on my Cruiser. I lost about a mile per gallon (that's important in my driving)but I can go on my lease with a HELL of a LOT more confindence. They are not as smooth as the stock, but I figured they were the best for both highway and mud. You will like them.
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sounds like BFG's are the way to go so far. what about Firestone Destination M/T? I had Bridgestone Dueler M/T's on my old Z71 any they were awesome in mud and on road but i don't think they make them anymore.
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firestone destination m/t's
pull great in the mud but do not last as long . we run them at the place i work for. personnal preferance BFG MUD GRIP
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firestone destination m/t
i run the firestone destination m/t's on my Z71...they have almost 30,000 miles on them and they still got a good amount of tread left....i will definately buy another set when these run out...pull good, and good wear on the road for a decent price.
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tires
Don't know about the Buckshots but the Mud brutes wear extremely fast on the road.They are good in the mud though.I would listen to everyone else and get the BFG's.
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best is mud
super swamper booger-only mud
super swamper TSL-SSR----second best tire for mud and they are radials. so very good on road. (what i have on my toyota go anywhere in 2wd)

supposed to be best tire out
Kumho road venture MT(new) best tread wear and ovaerall performance
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new mud tires
I'll buy you a set of any kind you want if you let me join your hunting lease.
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MTR's
goodyear wrangler mtr's are a little more money but they are quiet and really grip, I use bridgestone dueler M/T's and they ride great, wear even, grip good, but are a little loud, spending the extra 200 dollars is worth it
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what about the cooper discoverer stt's? they tread looks awesome and i heard some good things and some bad.
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spend a lil more
i personally have all terrains on my truck but my two best friends who i hunt with both have BFG mud terrains and will never buy any other kind of tire, with proper rotation one of them got 50,000 miles and still had plenty of tread left, they pull like nothing else on the market and last longer too
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tires
Go w/ the Goodyear M/T's
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i think i might go with the BFG's. i am not a fan of old Goodyear had some and they were junk. i mean they lasted long but could not keep them balanced. thay might as well have been square. have ya'll checked out the new BFG M/T's
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=BFGoodrich&tireModel=Mud-Terrain+T%2FA+KM2&vehicleSearch=false&partnum=87QR7KM2RWL&fromCompare1=yes&place=10
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hangem
I like the FJ... I got the black/white top....but I do have one regret. I was too eager and got a 2wd. I've had it a little ove a year and am pleased with it. My last vehicle was a Jeep Wrangler Sahara. I do miss the offroad "confidence". but I do have a rear locking differential and limited slip so I think with a good set of tires I should be ok as long as I stay out of the hairy stuff.. I'll be deer hunting next year so we'll see how she does or I may upgrade to the 4wd. BFG All Terrains are good tires. I had a set on my Cherokee a few years back. You do have to rotate religiously to avoid "cupping" but a nice tire, non the less. It sounds crazy, but I got better life from my BFG Mud Terrains than on my All Terrains. Go figure.
Is yours a 4wd?
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FJ Crusier
Yes Duck....It is four wheel drive. I love it.. Throw it in low 4 and it doesn't even spin...so far...I LIKE it..it's a little odd but I love the room in front...just a b#*^% being 1st at the red lights. You can't see the lights.
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tires
i have BF Goodrich mud-terrain. my brother put them on when he got the truck a number of years ago and they still have good treds on them. next i am getting a new truck and putting the BF Goodrich all-terrains but the mud-terrains are excellent tires
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tires
super swamper i-rok they pull good,but you will only get about 20000 miles out of them if you are lucky.i just bought a set for 980.00 dollars
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DUNLOP
DUNLOP MUD ROVERS..... get you a set for 600 and don't look back you will be pulling super swamper out of the mud. 50,000 mile ans still half tread...
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come on now
come take a ride with me, and ill show you what a 4 banger and some 28" super swampers will put a 2wd drive through, and dont worry we dont need a strap!!!
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Buckshots or Mud Brutes
I have had both and they are both good tires.
Do not listen to all of these guys saying super swampers on Goodyear. I have a set of 285 Buckshot on my 03 z71 and have pulled both swampers and goodyears out of the mud. Also, the buckshot are about half the price.
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fact
have some friends that mud race in a stock class. they can only run dot approved tires. go see what they and every other one of the top trucks run.they have tried everything and the one that gives them the best bite, the best pulling tire you can buy SUPER SWAMPER. like i said before they won't get you alot of miles but you will not find a tire that outpulls them.........
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BFG
Get you a set of BFG mud terrains and have them mounted backwards, the tread life will decrease by about 10,000 miles but you'll still get 40,000 miles out em and they will pull just fine. The super swampers will pull better but you only get about 20,000 miles out em. So for the money and your needs the BFG mud terrains are a better deal. Plus their not as noisy.
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need an asprin
Cop

You got my head hurting !!!
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what? mount them backwards?!?!?!?!?!
Cop
what are you talking about? mount them backwards? there is no backwards. please explain.
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tread wear
i had kumho road venture mt as my last tire 36,000miles with 1/4 tread left.. super swamper TSL SSR, i have about 20,000 on these and they look brand new, about 15% gone
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Backwards mouting
If you'll notice the tread pattern on a tractor tire the treads are pointing forward like an arrow, imagine the tires mounted where the arrows would be pointing in the opposite direction. Understand, the BFG's are the same way the most people mount them with the tread pattern going forward, however some people I know have mounted them the opposite direction and they pull better because of this.

I hope this clears it up, if not I can post a picture in a couple of days, but I'll have to find somene with them mounted forward style so you can compare and contrast.

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Advil
Now looking for Advil....or maybe a Vicaden !!

need pics. A guy at the HC bought some after marke mud grips for his side by side...took a while to figure what was wrong....tires were backward...we laughed...Who knows..maybe he was the smart one and we were the dumb ones...
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thats the funniest thing I've ever heard
I do the same thing with the prop on my boat....hahahaha. talk about hauls butt in reverse.
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personal preference
sounds like everybody has the "best" tires on their vehicles....lol
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Had them all
The swampers pull the best in the mud but are horrible riding on the road. Mub Brutes are a very good all around tire. Pull good, fair ride on the road, and are not too expensive. I had 40,000 miles on them when I totaled my truck and still had plenty to go. I now have Toyo Open Country M/T's on my new truck. Was a little unsure at first but the tred looks awesome and they perform great on and off road. They only have 10,000 miles but still look like new. Very quiet ride on the road. Were a little pricey but I bought 33X12.5R20. Just my two cents.
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mud brute around 700 and will last like 10000 miles longer
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proof
http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/techarticles/mud_tires_tested/index.html

read 'em boys ,,,, there have been more tires introduced since this test, yet remember the super swampers have been around, and they are tried and true....
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need pics
Cop the BFG mud terrain tires are non directional. this means they can be mounted however you want and they will be mounted the right way. you must be thinking of some directional tires like the Mickey Thompson "Bear Claw" or ground hog.
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Hangem-
Agree! It sucks being first at the red light!! But isn't it nice to have that windshield way up there instead of those crazy rakes on some suvs... the most rediculous is the Jeep Cherokee. You can almost kiss the windshield if you lean forward.
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