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Old September 9th, 2010, 02:58 PM   #1
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does anyone run these how do they hold up on the street
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Old September 9th, 2010, 03:15 PM   #2
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plenty of people run them. Great tire. Woul not run them on the street unless you only drive a couple miles once in a while. Or plan on replacing them often.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 10:07 AM   #3
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They are probably the best all around offroad tire I have run. Great in sand, mud and snow. Average on the rocks.

Contrary to common opinions, I think they hold up OK on the road but they definitely wear too much for a daily driver.
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They are probably the best all around offroad tire I have run. Great in sand, mud and snow. Average on the rocks.

Contrary to common opinions, I think they hold up OK on the road but they definitely wear too much for a daily driver.
I did not find them to even be "good" in the mud, but my ride is a bit on the heavy side. Sand and snow domination.
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i think they are a great all around tire but like everyone said, they do wear fast on the road.the radials have a weaker sidewall then the bias.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 12:02 PM   #6
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I did not find them to even be "good" in the mud, but my ride is a bit on the heavy side. Sand and snow domination.
You need horsepower to spin them.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 03:22 PM   #7
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Thanks guys for the info my blazer is mostly for the dunes and some trail riding it dont see the street much but i do like driving it to work once in a while which is about 20 miles one way
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I used to run paddles at the dunes. I found I enjoyed the Iroks just as much and it made for easier street driving while there. The occasional 20 mile drive to work won't be an issue.
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Owned 2 sets and wont own other if i can help it. I would take swamper sx's or regular tsls over iroks any day. Running boggers now and with the sipe job i did i really like them more than the iroks.
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For dunes and light trails, I think they are good. For overall 'Michigan' trails, I'd agree with FullSize4Life, I will take a Swamper SX, with a good grooved pattern on them.

I've seen my grooved swampers beat out Iroks in the snow on more than one occasion, just as good/better on rocks, far better in mud, better sidewalls.


I'm in the process of ditching 37" pitbulls for 36" SXs now.
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420 hp and 500+ ftlbs should do it...

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