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Goodyear Duratracs or Goodrich Mud Terrains

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Tepidy, Apr 26, 2011.

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Best choice 75% pavement 25% offroad(mud,snow,sand)

Poll closed May 26, 2011.
  1. Goodyear Duratracs 265-75-16

    66.4%
  2. BF Goodrich Mud Terrains 265-75-16

    33.6%
  1. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    Tepidy

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    Going to order new tires and need opinions on duratracs or mud terrains KM2's both in 265 75 16. 75% pavement 25% offroad (mud/snow/sand)
     
  2. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:38 AM
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    The regular goodrich mud terrains or the KM2's?
     
  3. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:43 AM
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  4. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:51 AM
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    Km2's
     
  5. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:51 AM
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    I dont recommend the BFG's in sand or snow personally.
     
  6. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:52 AM
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    not seen issues in sand personally but the snow is not handled as well with the KM2's
     
  7. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:53 AM
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    Im running the KM2's
    In the mud they rock, but sand they just ate right in.. I heard on ice they like to break loose easily
     
  8. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 AM
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    My problem could have been an air pressure deal :eek: I dont drive in sand much so im a noob there.
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    Yes, it is imperative to air down in sand for flotation. Same for deep snow off road.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:28 AM
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    This is helpful stuff and I appreciate all the feedback befor I spend some serious coin on these. Been looking at ratings on tire rack - but you know how that goes
     
  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:04 AM
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    I ran the km2's in the desert on my jeep in sand and they worked awesome.
     
  12. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:10 AM
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    on ice, any tire will (okay, maybe not the studded as much...)
     
  13. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:11 AM
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    easy peasy if it was mine. bfg's all the way.
     
  14. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    I'll point out that 75% on road 25% off road is a pretty heavy off road mix -- off roading one day out of four.

    That's like hitting lots of trails every weekend on a daily driver - or leaving the rig parked most of the time. In fact, if you were measuring mileage instead of time, you'd hit 75/25 on a rig that sat parked in the driveway except when it was on the trails or being driven on the highway to get TO the trails.

    So yeah, if that's your mix, definitely get the more aggressive better performing off road tire, rather than the all-terrain.
     
  15. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:58 AM
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    because they KOH rigs run the original version. The Krawler.
     
  16. Apr 26, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    I was going to get the goodyear wrangler MTR but they were on national backorder so I went with KM2's...again.
     
  17. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:09 AM
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    This will be my next set of tires just because they don't make the DuraTracks in 35x12.5's :cool:
     
  18. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:11 AM
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    man you just rave about these tires....
     
  19. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    for upstate NY you'd want the duratracs...winter traction will beat KM2s anyday
     
  20. Apr 26, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    They make them in 315/75 which is almost the same.
     
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