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bfg mudterrains 37 59.68%
bfg all-terrains 20 32.26%
procomp radial mudterrains 5 8.06%
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:54 AM
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cant decide on tires!

i cant decide between bfg mudd terrains and procomp radial mud terrains. anyone with experience with them? my buddy has 36" bfgs and loves them but idont know if their as good in a 32"? will be ordering from bjs.
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Old 06-13-2011, 08:42 AM
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Not saying you shouldn't shop at BJ's, but tires being one of our more spendy purchases I am saying you should shop around for the best deal you can (with shipping costs on tires as high as it is, many times you can do better locally).
Got my Trxus MT's through 4wheelparts about 3-4 months ago when they had 20% off and free shipping, took a bit for them to all get here due to the Interco relocation but I think it was worth the wait. Very happy with them on and off-road.

Don't have any experience with the Procomps (so I didn't vote) but my experience with the KM2's was less than desireable in the long term tread wear catagory (long meaning just over two years).
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:37 AM
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I'm running MTR Kevlar's on both my FSJ's and plan to get a set of them for my LX450.

They are really good offroad and very quiet on the hwy (for a mud tire).
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I am running KM2's (33 x 10.5) on my Durango. Great tire off road, but are wearing poorly on road. I am probably going to top out at 25k miles on this set. They started out quiet, about the same volume as a BFG AT, but have gotten quite a bit louder. With all that being said, I think there are two things causing my issues. One, the Durango is IFS, and it definitely cups the front tires. The pair on the rear axle had no where near the wear the fronts did. Two, the Durango is every bit as heavy as a FSJ, and the 33 x 10.5s are fairly narrow. More weight on less tire is going to increase the wear rate.

My buddy has Pro-Comps on his Scout. They have been there for a decade. They are loud, not very good performance wise on the street, but wear like iron it seems.
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if it will be used in ice or snow i would go with all terrains.
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I ran 31" BFGs on a Ford Exploder here in Colorado, and they rule in snow, wet or powder. Ice..not so much but most people here run studs for ice anyways. Mud-useless. Dry dirt and rock, pretty good. They're gana be 800 mounted and out the door for a set of four though, pricey rubber. Procomp may be a better deal for their AT's.
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Not saying you shouldn't shop at BJ's, but tires being one of our more spendy purchases I am saying you should shop around for the best deal you can (with shipping costs on tires as high as it is, many times you can do better locally).
Got my Trxus MT's through 4wheelparts about 3-4 months ago when they had 20% off and free shipping, took a bit for them to all get here due to the Interco relocation but I think it was worth the wait. Very happy with them on and off-road.

Don't have any experience with the Procomps (so I didn't vote) but my experience with the KM2's was less than desireable in the long term tread wear catagory (long meaning just over two years).

I've tried every place round here 4x4shops, austin bros tire, sams, every place is quoting me 300+ a tire, and bjs has the best price on bfg's even with shipping. And I've done quite a bit of bussiness with bjs so I trust them more than other places.
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I ran 31" BFGs on a Ford Exploder here in Colorado, and they rule in snow, wet or powder. Ice..not so much but most people here run studs for ice anyways. Mud-useless. Dry dirt and rock, pretty good. They're gana be 800 mounted and out the door for a set of four though, pricey rubber. Procomp may be a better deal for their AT's.
I'm assuming your talking bout allterrains? I don't want a tire that stinks in the mud, round here its mainly mud and muddy trails. And down south we don't get much snow or ice, but when we do my dads 4x4 2500 suburban is the vehicle of choice
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All depends on how you plan to drive it. Mostly onroad, get the BFG AT's. Im over 60k on this set of at's. Rotate every 6-8k and they will last a long time.
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the pro comps can be studded if that matters.

i didn't vote because the best tire is totally different for everyone. I have run many sets of bfg all terrains and they are a good all around tire and last a very long time. For a daily driver/weekend wheeler they are good. I run them on my tacoma. They do good in colorado on mild dirt and rock trails but are not the best offroad tire by any means.

I'm not sure what kind of weather you have or what your offroad needs are so it is hard to say what will work for you.
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I'm assuming your talking bout allterrains? I don't want a tire that stinks in the mud, round here its mainly mud and muddy trails. And down south we don't get much snow or ice, but when we do my dads 4x4 2500 suburban is the vehicle of choice

then take BFG AT's off your list, mud is a well known weakness of them. Any MT should be fine, even Coopers.
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For me, I'm building my jeep to be my dd as well as go anywhere I want to go. Mostly light rock crawling, mudholes and dirt trails with deep ruts, eventualy want to go to moab on day
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Price out a set of maxxis bighorn tires. have a set on my Chevy that has lasted 7 years and they grip like mad.
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Firestone Destination M/T's Ive got over 40000 miles out of them and they have great traction.
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Firestone Destination M/T's Ive got over 40000 miles out of them and they have great traction.

Whats just gonna say consider the Firestone Destination line. The A/T and M/T both have a great looking sidewall. I think they are a cooler looking tire, and far less common then the BFG.
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Whats just gonna say consider the Firestone Destination line. The A/T and M/T both have a great looking sidewall. I think they are a cooler looking tire, and far less common then the BFG.
i have a/ts on the front right now, great road tire, lacking in the mud tho. they dont seem nearly as agressive as the bfgs
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i have BFGoodrich AT's they are a great street tire, around where i am there is some mud and ruts but they performe up to my standards on that and snow and ice they worked excellent, i know ill be buying another set of these tires and also they arn't loud as hell like mud terrains which is a big plus for me
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I've tried every place round here 4x4shops, austin bros tire, sams, every place is quoting me 300+ a tire, and bjs has the best price on bfg's even with shipping. And I've done quite a bit of bussiness with bjs so I trust them more than other places.


I've bought up BFGs from Costco and always gotten a great deal. Especially with the FREE & regular rotations, balancing, as well as flat fixin'. Its the same with the Michelins on my DD.
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