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Old 01-09-2017, 05:49 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Set of mtr's I did on my last Jeep. Helped a bunch.
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Set of mtr's I did on my last Jeep. Helped a bunch.
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How I did my Iroks, they hook up much better. 10k on these after being cut, seem to be holding up well for being bias.
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Old 01-28-2017, 08:26 PM   #29 (permalink)
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old schoooool bfg mt's - tread spread like a pancake at 8-10psi
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cut similar to my last set. added some wider cuts to center lugs and biggest outer lugs.

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getting the new pbr’s ready for the snow wheeling season
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Are those 39.5s?
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Are those 39.5s?
Nope, 35x14.5. Mounting them on 15x13 aluminum beadlocks. FLOATERS
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Nope, 35x14.5. Mounting them on 15x13 aluminum beadlocks. FLOATERS
Gotcha, bias or radial? Did you ditch the og MTR's? Or just trying something new?
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Gotcha, bias or radial? Did you ditch the og MTR's? Or just trying something new?
bias. everybody in my wheeling group is running bias now - 39.5 and 42" iroks - 33, 39, and 44" STS's - 39, 42, and 44" pitbull rockers. all the SXS guys are running 33" STS's on 15x10 method beadlocks.

I ditched the MTR's because they weren't any better than the 35x12.5 maxxis bighorns I started with. I also never broke a SINGLE Suzuki axle part in the snow with the 35s/steel beadlocks, and last winter I pretty much broke every single Suzuki axle part with the 37" mtr's on aluminum beadlocks

figured I'd try a wide set of tires and see what happens, the width seems to be where it is at for the snow. an axle upgrade is in my future unless I turn gay, sell my jeep, and join the SXS crowd
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bias. everybody in my wheeling group is running bias now - 39.5 and 42" iroks - 33, 39, and 44" STS's - 39, 42, and 44" pitbull rockers. all the SXS guys are running 33" STS's on 15x10 method beadlocks.

I ditched the MTR's because they weren't any better than the 35x12.5 maxxis bighorns I started with. I also never broke a SINGLE Suzuki axle part in the snow with the 35s/steel beadlocks, and last winter I pretty much broke every single Suzuki axle part with the 37" mtr's on aluminum beadlocks

figured I'd try a wide set of tires and see what happens, the width seems to be where it is at for the snow. an axle upgrade is in my future unless I turn gay, sell my jeep, and join the SXS crowd

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Old 12-02-2017, 11:26 AM   #38 (permalink)
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bias. everybody in my wheeling group is running bias now - 39.5 and 42" iroks - 33, 39, and 44" STS's - 39, 42, and 44" pitbull rockers. all the SXS guys are running 33" STS's on 15x10 method beadlocks.

I ditched the MTR's because they weren't any better than the 35x12.5 maxxis bighorns I started with. I also never broke a SINGLE Suzuki axle part in the snow with the 35s/steel beadlocks, and last winter I pretty much broke every single Suzuki axle part with the 37" mtr's on aluminum beadlocks

figured I'd try a wide set of tires and see what happens, the width seems to be where it is at for the snow. an axle upgrade is in my future unless I turn gay, sell my jeep, and join the SXS crowd
Interesting, I've always felt that radials completely kill bias in the snow. My 35 mtr/k's would keep up with 40s and 42 bias ply tires pretty easy, unless the snow was completely shit. I'm curious to see what you think of the pbr's
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35" BIAS pbr's aren't all that I thought they would be. the sidewalls are too stiff and the tread actually caves in on itself in stead of folding the sidewalls. thinking the 12" wide wheels may be hurting me too.

So I sold all that shit and just bought a set of 36x14.5r15 interco trxus STS. Going to mount them on 15x10 steel allied bead locks. I will post up some pics when I get them
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Interesting, I've always felt that radials completely kill bias in the snow. My 35 mtr/k's would keep up with 40s and 42 bias ply tires pretty easy, unless the snow was completely shit. I'm curious to see what you think of the pbr's
so this was the case on the last snow run. everybody was on 42" tires or bigger and the snow was the worst ive ever seen - straight sugar, literally would not pack whatsoever. I had a horrible day, I was literally getting stuck in my buddies tracks. didn't matter if I tried to creep or bounce off the rev limiter, I struggled.

big tires are more better
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so this was the case on the last snow run. everybody was on 42" tires or bigger and the snow was the worst ive ever seen - straight sugar, literally would not pack whatsoever. I had a horrible day, I was literally getting stuck in my buddies tracks. didn't matter if I tried to creep or bounce off the rev limiter, I struggled.

big tires are more better
Nothing worse than getting all pumped to go to the snow and it's pure sugar. That was pretty much every trip in my wheeler last year. I got so frustrated I didn't go to the snow from like Feb-may.

I'm curious to hear about the sts'
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Looking for grooving ideas for the TruXus STS. I have a set of the 44"x21" that need more traction. Not afraid of getting creative either. They are strictly snow tires nothing else.
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Looking for grooving ideas for the TruXus STS. I have a set of the 44"x21" that need more traction. Not afraid of getting creative either. They are strictly snow tires nothing else.
I'd suggest adding more siping in addition to or instead of grooving for those STS Swampers.

Regardless please let us know what you did and how it worked.

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Nothing worse than getting all pumped to go to the snow and it's pure sugar. That was pretty much every trip in my wheeler last year. I got so frustrated I didn't go to the snow from like Feb-may.

I'm curious to hear about the sts'
dude, worst snow day I've had. if sugar snow was the only type of snow, I'd move to AZ and become a rock crawler

The Trxus STS are by far the best snow tire made 39.5" and under, IMO there's nothing that compares. if I was looking for snow wheeling tires, 40" and under, I'd buy the STS hands down. The only STS I wouldn't buy would be the 33x13.5 bias version due to the stiff bias sidewalls.

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Looking for grooving ideas for the TruXus STS. I have a set of the 44"x21" that need more traction. Not afraid of getting creative either. They are strictly snow tires nothing else.
I'd groove them just like blaine did his and then add a bunch of cuts in the lugs w/ the rotation of the tire for lateral traction like the guys down in the blues do
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dude, worst snow day I've had. if sugar snow was the only type of snow, I'd move to AZ and become a rock crawler

The Trxus STS are by far the best snow tire made 39.5" and under, IMO there's nothing that compares. if I was looking for snow wheeling tires, 40" and under, I'd buy the STS hands down. The only STS I wouldn't buy would be the 33x13.5 bias version due to the stiff bias sidewalls.



I'd groove them just like blaine did his and then add a bunch of cuts in the lugs w/ the rotation of the tire for lateral traction like the guys down in the blues do
I know a ton of people who don't get snow wheeling, I used to not like it. I tell people the absolute best times wheeling I've had were in the snow but the absolute worst times I've had wheelin where also in the snow.

I have only seen like 2 guys with the 44s and never seen them work. The problem for me is they would only be a snow tire, I wouldn't want those things to touch a rock.

Have you seen anyone with the 38 or 40 geolander yet?
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I know a ton of people who don't get snow wheeling, I used to not like it. I tell people the absolute best times wheeling I've had were in the snow but the absolute worst times I've had wheelin where also in the snow.

I have only seen like 2 guys with the 44s and never seen them work. The problem for me is they would only be a snow tire, I wouldn't want those things to touch a rock.

Have you seen anyone with the 38 or 40 geolander yet?
They are strictly snow tire, but I wouldn’t be afraid to buy a set of 36 or 38” radials and drive them on the street to the snow. The 2 ply sidewalls are extremely soft and do have me somewhat worried. Don’t have to worry about those with the 39 or 44” bias versions.

Only person I’ve seen run the geolanders is Wilson...
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They are strictly snow tire, but I wouldn’t be afraid to buy a set of 36 or 38” radials and drive them on the street to the snow. The 2 ply sidewalls are extremely soft and do have me somewhat worried. Don’t have to worry about those with the 39 or 44” bias versions.

Only person I’ve seen run the geolanders is Wilson...
Ya, street driving should be fine. I was talking about summer time.

Ya, I was with him the one trip they were out. They seemed pretty damn good. The guy who bought them loves them also, but I haven't seen him in the snow with them.
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I know a ton of people who don't get snow wheeling, I used to not like it. I tell people the absolute best times wheeling I've had were in the snow but the absolute worst times I've had wheelin where also in the snow.

I have only seen like 2 guys with the 44s and never seen them work. The problem for me is they would only be a snow tire, I wouldn't want those things to touch a rock.

Have you seen anyone with the 38 or 40 geolander yet?
Geolandars have been discontinued . My TSL radials are 2ply and work very well.
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Ended up getting some (7!) 39.5 Boggers in a trade for a very good value. I've ran Boggers before and never been a fan of them in any terrain I wheel in. But since I currently only have some 35" tall creepy crawlers and some stickie bfgs, these may be what I end up running this winter. 2 put of 3 of the lugs were already cut so I followed that and then did the typical zigzag on the biggest lug. Not sure why I busted out the 1" wide blade on the little lug, it already had a cut right on the middle, so fuck it.

These cuts are to get the massive lugs to flex, I'm thinking about ordering some very thin blades to go across the lug to possibly gain more snow and ice grip.

Also, I'm trying to trade them for something better

You can see in the bottom right where my 5yr old was helping "make it bumpy!"



I was thinking about getting these to do a few cuts width wise. Or should I go a little wider like 1/8-1/4"?


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I have those little skinny blades. You can only go so deep before they fold over on themselves due to the heat/size of them. I think 2 side to side grooves on the big lugs and 1 side to side groove on the small lugs w/ 1/8” would help a lot. The more biting edges the better. I wouldn’t be afraid to cut a new “face” on all the lugs too.... taking weight off so you can spin them faster lol
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