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Decided to try these tires. I generally go for some cheap Asian tires, but these are made in Texas and the same price (about $500 for 4 of them). Not bad for 32" mud tires. They look like the tread pattern of the original Kumho Venture MT. There are some videos of how they are made on their website. They aren't retreads like on trucks where they glue new tread on and you can see the seam--and then it flies off on the interstate. The old tires are cut down in a lathe, new rubber wrapped on the carcass and then cured in a mold under heat.

Seem fine so far. Anyone else try them?
 

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That's what I've got on my Ranger. Haven't put enough miles on them to post much of a review. One of them was a pain to balance. Actually, the shop I took them to convinced me to put beads in and the result was far worse than what I'd done at home with a Harbor Freight balancer. After I get the truck back on the road I'm going to take it to another place and see if they can do better.
 

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That's what I've got on my Ranger. Haven't put enough miles on them to post much of a review. One of them was a pain to balance. Actually, the shop I took them to convinced me to put beads in and the result was far worse than what I'd done at home with a Harbor Freight balancer. After I get the truck back on the road I'm going to take it to another place and see if they can do better.
Some tires just don't want to balance. I have found it usually boils down to either the wheel not being chucked up right, or the wheel/tire combo doesn't work well. The later issue can often be solved by either rotating the tire 180* on the rim, or moving the tire to another wheel.
 

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Actually those look A LOT like the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon pattern BFG M/T’s.

I had a set of the BFG’s on my ‘150, best tires I have owned. I got 50k out of them until one went out of round thanks to a bad wheel bearing. I still have one for a spare. Decent in winter, fairly polite on dry pavement and good in mud. Great jack of all trades tire. If you notice most Rubicons are still running around on that same tread pattern if they have stock tires (I think the new new ones that came out this year went to A/T's though)







Kinda cool Treadwright is doing their own sidewalls now, I remember reading it was kind of a whoo-hoo if you could get a set with matching lettering before.
 
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