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Buying 34x10.50 LTBs Tomorrow...

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by baldboy, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. baldboy

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    Before I do, anyone know any reason why I shouldn't?


    I found a place that sells them for $125/tire new and now that my lift is in place I thought I would take the next step.



    I have heard that they are not the most road-friendly tire, but I won't have them on my daily driver.
     
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    I love the way the ltbs look, but i cannot say that i have heard they are not road friendly, who told you that?:confused: :confused:























    J/k :flipoff2: , i heard that they are HORRIBLE ON THE ROAD. But they are some nice lookin tires and do well in mud.
     
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    Not radials, right?

    My little 31x9.5 LTB radials are fine on the street. I paid about that price; I think $500 mounted.
     
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    I like my 33X10.5 BFG's so yours is a good size. The extra inch will not figure in much. I drive mine quite a bit on road so I like the BFG mud's for road wear and quiteness. Plus bought from Costco so have road hazzard and free balancing for life. I think around $166 for all now. Guess its what you want to do with them and what fits you...
     
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    If you ever had a measuring tape on your BFGs, you'll find they're 32s. The Swampers are really 34s. The extra extra inch wil not figure in much either, I suppose.
     
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    I'll check that out tomorrow. I know all tires are less that stated. Good point though. Are swampers the only ones that measure up?
     
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    Buddy had them for a while. Not great on pavement, but no worse than my TSL/SX's were. His wore out FAST. I don't remember the exact numbers, but I think he sold them at about 50% tread after like 8000 miles on a mintruck. He sold them and got TSL radials when he went off to college and was going to be putting in a lot of miles on the pavement.

    I wouldn't run them on a daily driver, but they work well offroad and the sidewalls are really stiff. He had to get to 10psi before they even started to bulge.
     
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    Not sure which your are replying to but the BFG's wear pretty good in my opinion. Have 3 cruisers with mt's on all. Not much noise and wear well. Plus like the road hazzard and free balancing is a plus...
     
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    I also have to say in all honestly it depends where you wheel. Ga is a lot different than the WC...It all depends. I'm good with my stuff...
     
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    Hmmm... Is a short life to be expected from these tires?

    If I spend $600 I want something that will last longer than 15000 miles.
     
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    How long will 15000 miles get you on a weekend/offroad only rig? Yes, they're going to wear out faster than a set of BFG mall-terrains, but the difference in enjoyment off road is more than worth it for a trail rig IMO.