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Old December 6th, 2009, 09:45 PM   #21
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last year i drove my dodge quite a bit in the snow and had no problems with my 33" BFG m/t's, it would not get stuck even in deep stuff, and on road traction was there all the time. like stated it depends on the tire, the vehicle, and the driver.
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Old December 6th, 2009, 09:56 PM   #22
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the deeper the snow the more an MT shines......2" or less you'd want an AT most of the time....I love my cooper stts in the snow, and have used mtrs in the past with great results also
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Old December 8th, 2009, 08:24 AM   #23
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x2 on getting them siped, night and day difference.

Yes. Even MTR's become "okay" wet-weather tires when siped.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 04:21 PM   #24
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I run my BFG A/T's full time. Never got stuck once when we got that 10" of snow last winter.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 04:36 PM   #25
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I run my BFG A/T's full time. Never got stuck once when we got that 10" of snow last winter.
this thread is about MT's
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Old December 8th, 2009, 04:38 PM   #26
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Is it really all that bad? Should I get some A/Ts?
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Old December 8th, 2009, 04:38 PM   #27
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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:01 AM   #28
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I have run toyo M/T and dunlop mud rovers in winter. Did I get stuck not at all,
did they suck on ice compared to a good A/T? Yes!


When things get hairy on the ice a well sipped all terrain is much better than any M/T.
I bought goodyear duratracs specifically so I could still have good winter performance and decent offroad ability and stay with 1 set of tires.
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When things get hairy on the ice a well sipped all terrain is much better than any M/T.
A well siped MT is just about as good.
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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:10 AM   #30
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I ran a set last winter on the truck (35") and they were a little slick but if you can drive worth a crap it wont be a problem. The tsl's (31") on the geo get a littly scary with the short wheel base.
I picked up some cooper snow tires for my tracker and they have done good so far, i went with a wider tire and a little taller, and they really rip through the snow and mud. Granted ill get a better off roading tire, but if you are worried about tipping (which seems to be always in a tracker) these work pretty good!

Also so i dont get poked, i ran MT's on my cherokee and it did fine last winter, Id run them again
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A well siped MT is just about as good.
I will agree to disagree, I have done both on the same vehicle, and switched mid winter. A good all-terrain will always have way more siping and better contact on ice.
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Old December 9th, 2009, 05:08 PM   #32
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ok so heres another question. Is siping going to make my M/Ts chunck when i go offroad?

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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:12 PM   #33
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No, it will actually wear slower because it dissipates heat.
but arent they going to chunck when i take them offroad?
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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:32 PM   #34
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My buddy has buckshots on his amigo and has run them for years w/o problems, it all depends on the driver I guess but if you're competent you should be fine
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but arent they going to chunck when i take them offroad?
Mine haven't.
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Old December 9th, 2009, 10:48 PM   #36
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ok so heres another question. Is siping going to make my M/Ts chunck when i go offroad?

Rock crawlers sip there tires for traction and theirs don't chunk off
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Old December 10th, 2009, 11:38 AM   #37
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Mine haven't.
nore have mine. it was VERY icy last night and my MT's did very well. like alot of other people said, it depends alot on the driver.. ice=slow down... 10 bucks a tire was a very good investment.
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