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Old 03-14-2013, 07:40 PM   #341
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Really gotta say again, how good the Duratracs are. Wharton State Forest has everything from dirt, to lose rock, to mud, to water, and they were sublime everywhere. The ONLY thing they are not awesome at conquering is wet boulders. If you are trying to climb a boulder and it's wet, they tend to slip. Other than that, they are fantastic, and amazing (for this type of tire) on the road as well.



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Old 03-14-2013, 08:00 PM   #342
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if i keep looking at your wrangler i might just go give my audi a bright.****.orange. paint job...
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:08 PM   #343
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If anyone wants a great budget tire, check out treadwright.com. They are retread tires, but not the blow off stuff you're thinking. They come with 40k mileage warranty and good customer service. I have them on mine and will never go back if they keep selling my size. They are great on and off road and nearly half the price of other tires.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:25 PM   #344
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if i keep looking at your wrangler i might just go give my audi a bright.****.orange. paint job...
I love bright colors. The only monotone color I ever owned was my second E46 M3 which was alpine white, but other than that, I only buy crazy colors (if available.)
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:26 PM   #345
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If anyone wants a great budget tire, check out treadwright.com. They are retread tires, but not the blow off stuff you're thinking. They come with 40k mileage warranty and good customer service. I have them on mine and will never go back if they keep selling my size. They are great on and off road and nearly half the price of other tires.
Problem is most of their tires are MT. They don't have many ATs.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:34 PM   #346
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Problem is most of their tires are MT. They don't have many ATs.
Yea, just the BFGoodrich K/O remake. I have the guard dogs which I can't remember what remake it is, but it's really a AT/MT hybrid. Not too noisy at highway speeds at all.
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Yea, just the BFGoodrich K/O remake.
If I were looking for a MT tire, I would have no problem picking up a set from them. A lot of guys run them with no issues. I haven't read any issues on failure on them.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:11 AM   #348
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Anyone looking for a Wrangler?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/18109...t_46817wt_1182

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i wouldn't run re-treads on an offroad rig unless it was a trailer queen. the hell these tires go through is more than a re-tread can hold up to and they won't last long.

that monster ebay jeep.... not good for much.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:19 PM   #350
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i wouldn't run re-treads on an offroad rig unless it was a trailer queen. the hell these tires go through is more than a re-tread can hold up to and they won't last long.

that monster ebay jeep.... not good for much.
A few people saw that thing wheel in Moab, and said it was nothing short of a death trap.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:26 PM   #351
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i wouldn't run re-treads on an offroad rig unless it was a trailer queen. the hell these tires go through is more than a re-tread can hold up to and they won't last long.

that monster ebay jeep.... not good for much.
Thousands of customers say otherwise.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:30 PM   #352
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There is something wrong with you

I drove a brand new wrangler and it was the slowest, clumsiest piece i've ever driven.

Now if I lived in africa or was used solely as a tow car, beach car or dirt car. I'd get one. however rather get a big fat american diesel on duallies for that and or a oldie jeep
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:49 PM   #353
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To each their own I guess.
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:09 PM   #354
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:03 PM   #355
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I don't want to start a piss fest but.....

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...er_first_test/

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The new Jeep hit 60 mph in 6.7 seconds, while all of the 3.8-liter Wranglers took between 9.8 and 10.2 seconds.

Read more: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...#ixzz2NejwbYCf
For comparison purposes....

http://www.edmunds.com/bmw/3-series/2012/road-test.html
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In Edmunds testing, a 2012 BMW 328i with the standard six-speed manual transmission accelerated from a standstill to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.
I think the older 323s, 328s, and maybe even 330s would have a tought time keeping up, so I don't think it's THAT slow.
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:33 PM   #357
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for offroading? i doubt it.
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since this has sort of become the offroading thread, say hello to my new power steering reservoir! (i'm going with a ram-assist setup.)
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