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Old August 29th, 2011, 07:55 PM   #41
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Trxus Mud. All of you FAIL. Trxus Mud is the best all around tire, period.
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Old August 29th, 2011, 08:04 PM   #42
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Trxus Mud. All of you FAIL. Trxus Mud is the best all around tire, period.
Do they get so much traction they make you flip over backwards?
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Old September 3rd, 2011, 10:53 PM   #43
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wow crap ton of great info. I have yet to do any snow wheeling as it seems my jeep is always being torn down to upgrade stuff. However I'd love to one of these days!!!

I have never been outside of MI for wheeling..... I know that any tire I purchase will be a great step forward from the Mud Kings I already have.

Now my rim is only 8" wide... I need to be able to run the tires on them for the time being untill I can buy some beadlock rims, or make my own.

whats the advantage of going radial vs bias when these are just for off-road use?
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Old September 4th, 2011, 01:39 PM   #44
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The generalization (just a general rule, not always the case) is that radials usually flex/conform better than bias.

One reason, is that the sidwalls on say a BFG are much thinner than on a bias ply swamper. So sidewall strength is not as good.

Myself, all of my flats and torn sidewalls have been on radials. SInce then I've been running SXs and Pitbull Rockers, which are extremely thick/strong sidewalls.

Radials can't get the tread on the sidewalls like bias ply can, also.

For 8" rims, I'd consider a 38x12.5 swamper SX or 37x14 irok.
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Old September 5th, 2011, 06:21 AM   #45
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If you're going to go with the Irok, go with the 36". It's actually a tad bit taller than the 37" and cheaper. Yeah, I know it doesn't make sense but that's how it is.
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Old September 5th, 2011, 06:55 AM   #46
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My vote is for the old school TSL. I have had 2 sets of 36'' swampers, one TSL radials, one TSL bias. I currently have the bias on my jeep, and they perform good everywhere around this area I have wheeled- Badlands, Drummond, Rocks & Valleys, Silver lake ect. I am supprised how well they do in sand. the TSL radials were pretty good, but the bias seem to do better. I have a set of off brand 35'' mud radials I run on the roads, and @ silverlake from time to time, and the TSL bias kills them in the sand. The radial TSL's sidewalls are fragile, I had a peice of a rotton 3/8'' tree branch punch a hole in the sidewall. I would like to see how much my TSL would improve after the grooving iron, but that will have to wait a while. When I step up to a one ton set up I think I'll try the bias rockers in a 39-42'' size, just tor try something different.
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All of my swampers have improved a lot with grooving. Lot more flexible, great in snow, more smaller blocks in dirt.
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