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Old 03-08-2018, 07:36 PM   #251 (permalink)
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Nice soft top........I have to sleep on the F***'n snow.
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Old 03-08-2018, 07:47 PM   #252 (permalink)
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Nice soft top........I have to sleep on the F***'n snow.
Thank you. I've been a fan of your snow running pictures for years.

I try and avoid sleeping on the snow or in the cold at all...

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Well they say 15.5, the tread is like 11" and sidewall bubble to bubble at 25 lbs is like 14" they looked perfect on the 10s they came on so I mounted them on my 9.5" beadlocks with a little tape on the inside



1998 called and they want their tires and wheels back

Looks awesome man, let us know how they work out. Sierras are supposed to get hammered with snow next week
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Old 03-11-2018, 03:37 PM   #254 (permalink)
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Old 03-12-2018, 04:22 PM   #255 (permalink)
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Hahaha! He already knows that he just can't admit it
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Hahaha! He already knows that he just can't admit it
nah, mtr's just did good cause of the driver and nobody being there on 44" STS
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nah, mtr's just did good cause of the driver and nobody being there on 44" STS


They have their place. I still think a good radial is hard to best.


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I know you have already gotten what you were looking for but I have to chime in that I have had good results with the STS radials but I dont think I have been in snow like your running.

I clicked link for those AT405 artic tires and it hit me where I have seen tires like that locally. Tractor had these on it in the 320-70r20 size and I joked about running them for snow tires.

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I know you have already gotten what you were looking for but I have to chime in that I have had good results with the STS radials but I dont think I have been in snow like your running.

I clicked link for those AT405 artic tires and it hit me where I have seen tires like that locally. Tractor had these on it in the 320-70r20 size and I joked about running them for snow tires.

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where you snow wheel and what size STS have you ran?
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Old 03-15-2018, 08:17 AM   #260 (permalink)
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I've mainly just wheeled on friends farm and few local trails here in MD and OH when I lived out there, I also had STS's on my dd for a few winters. I have ran 33x12.50, 35x12.50 and 36x14.50 all on 16 rims.

I ran the 35 and 36 on a 97 tacoma reg cab 4cyl and the 33's on a 99 ram 2500 with snow plow.
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Old 03-24-2018, 09:41 PM   #261 (permalink)
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Pretty disappointed in the cepecks. Just like I thought, they have shit for traction. Yes they air down amazing and float well. As long as you are on flat ground or going down hill

I couldn't go up hills that a Toyota on almost completely bald 39.5 iroks could.

Maybe it's the age, I don't know. They don't fell hard though.
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From what I recall back in the day, my buddy ran those that ere 44's. They were good floaters, and good on the flat and mild stuff. Not as good as Gumbo's (a mud tread tire) when things got a little ugly or off camber, hilly etc. This was on the same truck. He was a tire hoarder and had several different tire sets and he tried them all.

Overall at that time the Gumbo's did better where we were. Cepeks weren't that bad though.
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:32 PM   #263 (permalink)
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wana sell them
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saw a set of cooper stt pros 40s they felt soft even when cold nice soft sidewall he was running a 2005 4runner also had a buddy with him that had a runner also, he had 40 procomps they felt good also, anyone ran either in the white stuff
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saw a set of cooper stt pros 40s they felt soft even when cold nice soft sidewall he was running a 2005 4runner also had a buddy with him that had a runner also, he had 40 procomps they felt good also, anyone ran either in the white stuff
I saw the procomps on an lj with 5.3 and tons. They squat decent Iíd expect them to do just as well as my mtrkís. Owner said they wore really well and were quiet. He wasnít much of a snow wheeler so he couldnít compare them to others.
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I do, I have 5 of them, but one now has a cut after the first trip. One plug stopped it from leaking.
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saw a set of cooper stt pros 40s they felt soft even when cold nice soft sidewall he was running a 2005 4runner also had a buddy with him that had a runner also, he had 40 procomps they felt good also, anyone ran either in the white stuff
I've wheeled with both and they both do very well in the snow. honestly, I don't know if any one tire out performs the others in the radial 40" category (17" wheel) - they all do well.

wish they made a 40X14.5R17 Interco radial STS though
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I was going to start a new thread but this kinda fits here.

Is there any noticeable difference when running the 17's vs. 15's as far as the contact patch etc. ?

I'm talking about old school 15" Iroks vs a 17" both same size tire like a 39" tall one. I've been a diehard 15" guy because I am older etc. but I'd like to run some 40" radials and those would be hard to find in 15's!
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I was going to start a new thread but this kinda fits here.

Is there any noticeable difference when running the 17's vs. 15's as far as the contact patch etc. ?

I'm talking about old school 15" Iroks vs a 17" both same size tire like a 39" tall one. I've been a diehard 15" guy because I am older etc. but I'd like to run some 40" radials and those would be hard to find in 15's!
I personally hated my 39.5 iroks on 15s, they just folded over on themselves on any kind of side hill.

IMO <38s 15s
>38s 17s
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I personally hated my 39.5 iroks on 15s, they just folded over on themselves on any kind of side hill.

IMO <38s 15s
>38s 17s
This has been exactly what my buddies have experienced with iroks. Especially with a full bodied rig. Our snow wheeling there isnít much side hilling though.
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Well add me to the 40" Procomp list. They had a buy 3 get 1 free sale that I couldn't resist. $1450 otd with replacement warranty.
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Well add me to the 40" Procomp list. They had a buy 3 get 1 free sale that I couldn't resist. $1450 otd with replacement warranty.
you'll be happy, that's a good deal on a good tire
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you'll be happy, that's a good deal on a good tire
I'm excited to have a year round tire again. The 40s should be about perfect. I know the pitbulls would have done better in snow and rocks, but they were just to big for my rig. The 38 mtrk's served thier purpose for the summer, but kinda suck with the 60s in the rocks and I'm sure would have sucked in the snow also.

I'm trying to sell them if anyone is looking, they'd probably be a great snow tire for a rig on Toyotas or D44s.
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I'm excited to have a year round tire again. The 40s should be about perfect. I know the pitbulls would have done better in snow and rocks, but they were just to big for my rig. The 38 mtrk's served thier purpose for the summer, but kinda suck with the 60s in the rocks and I'm sure would have sucked in the snow also.

I'm trying to sell them if anyone is looking, they'd probably be a great snow tire for a rig on Toyotas or D44s.
you going to groove the pro comps?
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you going to groove the pro comps?
I highly doubt it, I haven't put my hands on them yet. But Iirc, they have a lot of siping. I don't want to speed up them chunking out.
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