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Old 06-01-2013, 09:42 PM   #1
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I've been reading a lot but can't decide which tires I wanna go with. So I need y'all's help.
Choices are:
39.5 iroks
39.5 Pitbull Rockers
40. Ltbs
I wheel mostly trails with a little mud,and rocks sometimes

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I like an LTB. Wish they had more sizes.
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Those are some big tires to be running on toy axles. First thing I would look at is weight of the actual tire. When I was picking tires for my 4.3 powered toyota axled truggy with longs etc I went with pitbull maddogs......yes less aggressive than rockers, but weigh less and measure to actual size. I loved em and you can ask fourwheelerjeff how he likes em as they are now his.

Out of that list though

The pitbull rockers in the 39.5s are stupid wide and heavy!
Iroks in that size are very squared off and I heard (no experience with that size) they suck cause of the squared off compared to the roundness of the 42s.

The ltbs I like personally Like (I too wish they had more sizes) but not sure I would run them on a toy axle. Just my personal opinion.
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The good thing is that rig is gonna be very light around 3k#s +/- I'm figuring. I'm leaning towards the LTBs, but I really like the PBRs. Price difference is a big factor.
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Be sure to cryo those gears.

As for tires, Dott has done really well with his 39.5 iroks.
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I think the LTBs are gonna be too stiff for that light of a rig. Bfrazier was running them on his tonned TJ, and the sidewalls were pretty stiff. All the 39.5 irocs I've seen are pretty rounded out. I was running that tire on toy axles, and didnt have any issues.
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All will get the job done. If it were mine id do pitbull rockers
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I think the Iroks are the lightest tire.
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I think the Iroks are the lightest tire.
I think your right...personally between his tire choices this is what I would run on toy axles.

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I think the LTBs are gonna be too stiff for that light of a rig. Bfrazier was running them on his tonned TJ, and the sidewalls were pretty stiff. All the 39.5 irocs I've seen are pretty rounded out. I was running that tire on toy axles, and didnt have any issues.
Yes Sir, I would run iroks on a light rig like that.
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Thanks fellas I've decided on 39.5x13.5x15 IROKS, PBRs are 70$ more a tire, LTBs are out cause I wanna run a 15" wheel mainly because I already have some.
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Thanks fellas I've decided on 39.5x13.5x15 IROKS, PBRs are 70$ more a tire, LTBs are out cause I wanna run a 15" wheel mainly because I already have some.


I would have spent the extra $280 and gone pbr's. Not sure how heavy they are compared to iroks in 39's. But I know 42" pbr's weigh less than 42" TSLs. So I would think the 39s are pretty close to each other in weight.
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I'd throw in the extra for Pbr's also. Way better tire....
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I was looking on trail worthy and I priced a set of 39.5 PBRs and racelines. So I'm thinking about going that way. Anyone know of a place with good prices on PBRs and racelines?
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Have you looked through any of the vendors on pirate?
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I'd go with a 40" MT/R Kevlar.
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I wheel east texas mostly so muddy trails are always around. I want a tire that works good in every aspect
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I have had good luck with the Kevlars, in wet/muddy conditions too.
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Ya I'm gonna get with 406Yj, He owns Trailworthy Fab. I'm still a good 3-4 weeks away from purchase so I still have a little time.
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I have had good luck with the Kevlars, in wet/muddy conditions too.
I just can't pay 580$ for a tire when others are over 100$ cheaper a tire...... I am still on a pretty tight budget with this build. But I'm gonna splurge cause I want new tires and wheels.
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I will echo what others have said, if you can splurge the little extra coin, go with the PBR's, you won't regret it. They take a couple trips to break in, but once they do, they stick and grip awesome.
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I just can't pay 580$ for a tire when others are over 100$ cheaper a tire...... I am still on a pretty tight budget with this build. But I'm gonna splurge cause I want new tires and wheels.
I didnt realize they were that much more expensive. When I looked at Discount Tire, they were $505, but like I said, I didnt know the PBR's and Interco tires were that much cheaper.
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