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Old October 10th, 2013, 03:29 PM   #21
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Seems like if a certain tire performs well at 35" it will be even better at 40"
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Old October 10th, 2013, 03:41 PM   #22
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why not pick up some 37s for street/sand tires, you don't need the extra couple inches in the sand anyways.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 03:48 PM   #23
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Personally ive always thought skinnier tires worked better in the snow than larger wide tires. I had a set of 37" km2's on my lifted dodge diesel and they were by far the worst tire ive drove in snow, on a set of 35" at's it was night and day different. Just my 2 cents.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 03:50 PM   #24
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Do they make 40" Power Cats?
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Seems like if a certain tire performs well at 35" it will be even better at 40"
Actually not all tires of the same name are the same. Here are a couple examples.
An irok 37x14x15 is actually shorter and narrower than an irok 36x13.50x15. They also have a slightly different tread.
The 39.5x14x17 iroks had a problem with one bead becoming unseated easily and people ended up turning them around so they could be clamped by the outer headlock.
Some tires work great with a smaller sidewall while the same tire had problems with a taller sidewall.

That's why I am asking for personal experience.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 04:08 PM   #26
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Good suggestion John. Your experience?
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Old October 10th, 2013, 04:21 PM   #27
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do they make a 40" thornbird?
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http://www.cokertire.com/popular-tir...on-10-ply.html

these come in a little short. but the traction you should get with them should be great for sand and snow!!
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Old October 10th, 2013, 05:21 PM   #29
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What about a ltb? Do they still make them in a 40?
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Old October 10th, 2013, 05:43 PM   #31
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What about a ltb? Do they still make them in a 40?
You guys don't seem to get the gist of this thread. I am asking for personal experience, not a list of tires that are on the market.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 05:47 PM   #32
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I was more or less asking john. He ran them or still does. Sorry to make you cranky old man. I didn't work it correctly for you.

End of story is the irons are where it's at. I loved mine in everything. In both the 36 and 39
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Not cranky at all.
Irons or iroks?
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Shit your style keen in your old age. Damn auto correct on my phone. Iroks
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Buy my 39.5 Iroks they work great!
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Old October 10th, 2013, 09:01 PM   #37
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Mtrs ftw
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Good suggestion John. Your experience?
My first set of mud tires had a power cat spare. Skip may still have it, I think he ended up with those tires.

For nostalgia value alone, I'd say they are awesome.

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Not cranky at all.
Irons or iroks?
You gotta go with the irons, like you had when you were a kid.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 09:16 PM   #39
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Buy my 39.5 Iroks they work great!
Wrong rim size.
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Old October 10th, 2013, 11:53 PM   #40
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I have a set of 39.5x13.5x17 irocs with great tread left and warranty. Make me an offer I can't refuse and I will sell them.

Oh yeah, they work great in sand and snow.
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