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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:25 PM   #1
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I bought some Thornbird TSL 33x12.50x15 tires for my bronco that i am putting together to do some off roading / trail riding and get into some mud. now I have some been doing some research don't seam to be a very good rating tire for any off roading does any one have any experience with these tires? Good or bad lets hear it
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:26 PM   #2
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people here usually make fun of those tires and call them turdbirds..thats all i know.
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:31 PM   #3
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i wouldnt stress over it to much. throw em on there and wheel them. there just rubbers after all :)
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:32 PM   #4
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nice.....so what your saying is that i have tires that i cant even get rid of to get better tires
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:34 PM   #5
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nice.....so what your saying is that i have tires that i cant even get rid of to get better tires
no you could sell them but most people on here don't care for them. i personally think they are a good looking tire but that is about it. Performance wise i don't think they are the best choice. put them up in parts for sale and try to sell them for a higher price then what you bought them or for a trade. Dont lose any money on them or its not worth your time.
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:36 PM   #6
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thanks for in put but what I worry about is that i cant go any were because of the crapy tire design. but like you said probly just wheel them and it is what it is ....that's why thay make tow ropes for:)
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:39 PM   #7
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thanks for in put but what I worry about is that i cant go any were because of the crapy tire design. but like you said probly just wheel them and it is what it is ....that's why thay make tow ropes for:)
i like the positive attitude from a fellow lapeer person. its mostly preference on tires. What i like the most and what you might like the most are...
-mickey Thompson baja belted
-BFG mt KM2's (current tire on my dd truck)
-BFG All Terrains for a DD/weekend warrior vehicle
-Cooper Stt's

With all the tires ive ran on various rigs those have been my favorite.
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thanks for the input, I read that the super swamper TSL radial has good over all reviews on the offroader.com
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:51 PM   #9
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thanks for the input, I read that the super swamper TSL radial has good over all reviews on the offroader.com
yeah they are decent. Is this a road vehicle? or just a wheeler?
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:52 PM   #10
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junk 10000000% ive had a few sets and have a set on my ladys jeep not by choice. id rather have a set of bald 235's
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:53 PM   #11
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baja belted are shity old tires.

stay away from micky thompson. they arent so great. if its a wheeler only id stay in the swamper style with either a tsl or irok or bogger.

the thorn birds dont clean out in the mud. their tread block is way to big with little voids. they are just a mean looking street tire is all.

i like my iroks or tsl tires. work great in the mud sand snow.

i will run another set of iroks on my stuff
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Old January 10th, 2010, 11:56 PM   #12
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baja belted are shity old tires.

stay away from micky thompson. they arent so great. if its a wheeler only id stay in the swamper style with either a tsl or irok or bogger.

the thorn birds dont clean out in the mud. their tread block is way to big with little voids. they are just a mean looking street tire is all.

i like my iroks or tsl tires. work great in the mud sand snow.

i will run another set of iroks on my stuff
x2 minus the mickey thompson hating i like them..
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tbirds suck dont clean out in the mud dont wear worth a shit tsl would be a better route and to be honest not to many people will buy the tbirds for very much u might be surprised though
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i like my thornbirds there doing well in the mud and snow
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yeah they are decent. Is this a road vehicle? or just a wheeler?
Well I just been repairing all the rust with sheet metal and just painted the truck looks better then i was shooting for so it will be probly more street, want to get into the mud. a bunch of my budies from metamora and my bro are into Jeep thing and I want to give them a run for there money in the mud when we go
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i like my thornbirds there doing well in the mud and snow
funny his pic is swampers
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Well I just been repairing all the rust with sheet metal and just painted the truck looks better then i was shooting for so it will be probly more street, want to get into the mud. a bunch of my budies from metamora and my bro are into Jeep thing and I want to give them a run for there money in the mud when we go
yeah guessing you'll be at the mounds a lot. My personal opinion is swappers are good mud tires but i wouldn't buy them if your going to be primarily driving it on the street. Go with what you like but thornys are just about the only tire to avoid lol
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thornturds suck...there are easier ways to commit suicide...

later on when i can find them i will post the pics up...

heres a recap, they will try to murder you on the pavement...they are THAT terrible

they will get you stuck offroad, to the point you get pissed off and burn them, we all had some great laughs at the cliffs run i just went too, 3 guys bragging about thornturds....and all of them were FIGHTING trails that stock jeeps were crawling right up, and im not kidding.

sell them, and buy something better.
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