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Goodyear Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar tire

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Eesh, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Jul 28, 2009 at 10:13 PM
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    Eesh

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    Anyone have any thoughts or experience with these tires?? They look pretty cool. I'm looking at the because they are a 275/70/17 tire. I wonder how they preform in snow and on ice in the winter??
     
  2. Jul 28, 2009 at 11:12 PM
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    no i havent heard anything but its nice to see some more saskatchewan representation i'm from saskatoon
     
  3. Aug 4, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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    KING 2.5 RR (Front/Rear), TC UCA, DAKARS, MTR W/ KEVLAR, SCS SR8, TUBE BUMPERS, SLIDERS, MF CAT BACK, LIGHTS.
    bringing back a VERY old thread...dont wanna waste the bandwidth.

    Does anyone know what load range is available for these tires...and which is best?
    they will be 285/75/16
     
  4. Aug 4, 2014 at 3:11 PM
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    Icon Ext. Travel C/O, TC UCA, Spidertrax 1.25" spacers, CF hood, Glass bedsides, Doug Thorley cat-back, Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac 265/75/16
    Load "E" 3,750 lbs

    http://www.goodyear.com/en-US/tires/wrangler-mtr-kevlar

    Last link under features/warranty.
     
  5. Aug 4, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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    i found only load E as well.
    Ive heard load E is too hard though, and is very bad on mileage. Any one else have input?
     
  6. Aug 4, 2014 at 3:15 PM
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    I have the 275s and like them. Theay are a fairly stiff tire but aren't bricks. Make a little noise on the road but not too bad. So far so good for me in the 500 miles I've put on them.
     
  7. Aug 4, 2014 at 3:23 PM
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    I'd take a load E over anything else. I wheel my truck pretty hard as well. I'm running these in 35x12.5 and the wear is terrible & noise is horrid. Not sure how they perform offroad yet, if I remember I will chime back in here.
     
  8. Aug 4, 2014 at 5:10 PM
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    I have a set of 285/75/R16's on my 07. They look amazing. They are loud, they chunk over time, they wear poorly and since I am mainly on road I hate them. The wear issues are so bad I have to rotate them every 1000 miles or they develop a feathering that causies them to shake. Truck has been aligned over and over again trying to correct this. I have given up and determined its the tires.

    These are coming off soon and AT's are going on.
     
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