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goodyear duratracs..or goodyear mtr w/ kevlar?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by iRepLONGBEACH, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. iRepLONGBEACH

    iRepLONGBEACH [OP] SoCal Reppin

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    cant decided which to go with..i will be paying $600 for either of them. just wanted to know which is better between the two. thanks in advance!
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    the duratracs are a softer tire compound and seem to wear faster
     
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    I'll be letting you know how long my Duratracs last.
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    im at 20k on mine and they are more than half gone...starting to get louder and they chunk real bad offroad

    Ninorth has about 45k on his and they are shot

    the mtrs are harder and on my last truck i got 65k out of the old ones. the new ones have same rubber compound just different tread than the old ones.
     
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    thanks guys for the input! decisions..dicisions
     
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    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    i notice that friends in ny have way better luck than here. with the heat and high uv index in socal, the highways get super hot and it sometimes sounds like my tires are velcro melting on the 91 or 10 through the desert

    maybe the heat helps them wear faster
     
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    I'm almost at 5k on my 285s Duratracs, look good so far.
     
  10. iRepLONGBEACH

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    do these tires come with the blacked out letterings also? im not into the white letterings, if not o well...i can live with it for $600
     
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    Yes they do, all you gotta do is install them white letters in.
     
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    where are you getting them for 600?

    they have black on one side and white on the other
     
  13. iRepLONGBEACH

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    i have a buddy thats a manager @ goodyear, so he's hookin me up
     
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    It's up to you, but it depends on what you'll be driving on. The duratracs are good all season truck tires. The MT/R K's are amazing for everything, I sound biased I know, but as soon as they came out the Jeeping community went nuts. I've been on several runs with other vehicles that were equipped with 35"+ MT/R K's and I've been blown away by their performance.

    However, if you've got a pavement queen get the duratracs. They'll have less road noise and I'd guess they would last longer. The MT/R K's are definitely off road tires and good in every type of terrain as long as the vehicle they're attached to can take it.

    My .02
     
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    the 35 inch mtr does not have white letters time to clearance fenders & flares:D
     
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    I'm talking about

    Duratracs
     
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    stunt man hans displaced viking living in new jersey

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    haha i was just looking at n0rths build and his flares are looking pretty nice! he can stuff 37's on a 3inch lift:eek:

    when the time comes my retarded ass is doing this with boggers lol
     
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    i had duratracs as well and they are by far the best i have ever experienced in the snow by a long shot they are awesome.

    mine wore nice but, i had practically no miles on them so lol.

    they did wander quite a bit but, with all that siping thats what you get it's a small trade off imho. but if you don't see snow i would get the mtr's
     
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    i'm a total bro:eek: lol
     
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    I've never owned them personally, but I've been behind rigs with them and they never were squirrelly. But like I said, it could all depend on the vehicle using them. One of the offroading mags did a great article about the MT/R K's when they first came out and their test vehicle was a 1st Gen Tacoma. They gave it high ratings.

    But, snow conditions really vary so I couldn't say for sure what conditions your friend was in v. what I've seen, you know?
     
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