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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 12th, 2017, 3:28 am

Not going back with them tires do not last. My maxxis cheaper and looking like they will last almost double the milage

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby mitch1980 » August 12th, 2017, 8:04 pm

I got the Continental CrossConti Contact Highway tires 285/65/17 for my hilux....with 640 treadware.

really quiet and excellent on the wet and flood roads in POS etc these days .... 1500 each

i had the Kumho road venture but Mileage mack and Laughln did not have my size
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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby Licensed to Walk! » August 12th, 2017, 9:30 pm

mitch1980 wrote:I got the Continental CrossConti Contact Highway tires 285/65/17 for my hilux....with 640 treadware.

really quiet and excellent on the wet and flood roads in POS etc these days .... 1500 each

i had the Kumho raod venture but Mileage mack and Laughln did not have my size


Where did you get the Continentals?

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby tripplediamond » August 13th, 2017, 12:43 am

Guys any idea where i can get 315x75x16 mud tyres locally?

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 13th, 2017, 3:47 am

Licensed to Walk! wrote:
mitch1980 wrote:I got the Continental CrossConti Contact Highway tires 285/65/17 for my hilux....with 640 treadware.

really quiet and excellent on the wet and flood roads in POS etc these days .... 1500 each

i had the Kumho raod venture but Mileage mack and Laughln did not have my size


Where did you get the Continentals?

I am guessing from a Ford ranger

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby Captain Awesome » August 13th, 2017, 5:34 am

PariaMan wrote:Have maxis at. Good if you on a budget . Made some mud runs and they did ok. Doing about 30000 and half life

That's pretty damn good. Where did you get those and at what price?

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 13th, 2017, 9:27 am

Got them from the penal guy . All terrain. I had tried the HT but found they did not last long. I got them in 275 so no problem cornering. Does not touch but close. I do not thing 285 will fit without lifting the vehicle. I drive agressive on country roads so I expect less aggressive drivers on better sufaces will get longer life. Only upgrade I can think of is the BFG but that money is a serious deterrent

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby Jimbo » August 13th, 2017, 9:48 am

PariaMan wrote:Not going back with them tires do not last. My maxxis cheaper and looking like they will last almost double the milage


I prioritize excellent grip and comfort over price and longevity (higher treadware generally means less grip). Too much people "lose control" on the roads these days - tyres and suspension is one area where I refuse to cheap out on.
But to each their own, I know Trinis generally don't like spending money on good tyres, that's why the tyre dealers bring in so much cheap Chinese brands and the foreign used tyre market continues to thrive.

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby Jimbo » August 13th, 2017, 9:49 am

BTW going with BFG KO2 next, will have some reviews up on here soon.

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 13th, 2017, 9:53 am

Well i have no such problems I sling around corners in the night from blanchieuse and never once did I feel any give . So I find the maxiss AT that I have is a Tru all rounder. Good grip and long enough life at a reasonable price. Though I am pretty sure alot of mud will defeat it. I how ever do not really do that
That being said I did go tru a mud pit up to the axles with clay mud and she surprisingly pulled thru

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 13th, 2017, 10:15 am

My biggest problem with KO2 local that the local dealers sell the KO2 at more than double the price of the MAXISS yet it the USA the price is less than 25 percent higher. Seems like price gorging taking place. I cannot suscribe to that.

That's probably why they cann afford to have the buy three get one free sale every year.

Even so the price is still more than 50 percent higher than the maxxis. Price gorge!
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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby Jimbo » August 13th, 2017, 10:17 am

PariaMan wrote:My biggest problem with KO2 local that the local dealers sell the KO2 at more than double the price of the MAXISS yet it the USA the price is less than 25 percent higher. Seems like price gorging taking place. I cannot suscribe to that


Yup agreed that's why I didn't buy it from a local dealer. Taking MadCrix advice lol

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby mitch1980 » August 13th, 2017, 1:42 pm

PariaMan wrote:
Licensed to Walk! wrote:
mitch1980 wrote:I got the Continental CrossConti Contact Highway tires 285/65/17 for my hilux....with 640 treadware.

really quiet and excellent on the wet and flood roads in POS etc these days .... 1500 each

i had the Kumho raod venture but Mileage mack and Laughln did not have my size


Where did you get the Continentals?

I am guessing from a Ford ranger


M Ramrattan tyre shop marabella ....new tyres not used ......Highway tyres

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Re: Recomendations for 4x4 tyres

Postby PariaMan » August 13th, 2017, 2:17 pm

Ok thought was the ranger oem all terrain

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