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Mixing 95% tires with 100% tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tr0gd0r, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. Aug 22, 2009 at 8:59 AM
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    tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I found a good deal on 2 BFG AT KO tires on Craigslist ($50/tire). They have 95% tread left. Can I mix them with 2 brand new tires or will the 5% difference cause problems?

    Thanks
     
  2. Aug 22, 2009 at 9:15 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    Get them and run them on the rear. Buy two new ones and run them on the front. Run them up there until they start to look like the used ones and rotate.
     
  3. Aug 22, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    tr0gd0r

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    So are you saying to run the used ones in front? I figured the rear would wear faster than the front because the truck is rear wheel drive.
     
  4. Aug 22, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    medic2230

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    he's saying put the used ones in the rear and the new tires in the front
     
  5. Aug 22, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    Trauma85

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    Front tires wear quicker, unless you do nothing but spin your back tires.
     
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