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Anyone have any experience with these.

Offroad performance...
Tread wear...
Road noise...
Balance easily...

I found a deal on 33x10.50x15's and will probably be the best price I ever find for that size MT. But I'm hoping to hear some real reviews.

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Kinda suspicious about your really cheap find... that red lettering must be something special because usually they go for ridiculous money.
 

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Well nothing is cheap anymore.

But I can get 5 of them for about $200 cheaper then 4 km3"s
 

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Gump I use to run them years ago on my 96 ranger
Traction was good
road noise was not bad
now tire ware that sucked had to replace them every year
I was getting 4 for less than $250 on the truck
keep in mind this was 20 years ago
 

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The wear factor was a concern. They don't seem to have a tread wear warranty past the first 2/32.

They probably won't see a bunch of mileage on my Bronco II... I've managed about 10 miles in a year and a half so far. LMAO!
 

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The wear factor was a concern. They don't seem to have a tread wear warranty past the first 2/32.































































They probably won't see a bunch of mileage on my Bronco II... I've managed about 10 miles in a year and a half so far. LMAO!






























I ran them on my old Sport Trac for about 25000 miles. They were noisier than my Cooper AT3s for sure but were awesome in loose gravel and mud. As far as longevity I couldn't tell you. After 25k they still had decent tread. But traded it in so don't know what I could have got out of them. Probably another 15 to 20k though. Loved the look with the red letters. That was back in 2012 or so.
 

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I thought the X3 was a new tread from general, just a couple years ago.

They got rid of the AT2 in 2020 and replaced it with the AT3 (less aggressive then then the AT2) and the x3 (more aggressive)
 

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Well I just Googled that... July 2016 the X3 was released.

About the red sidewall lettering...

Probably my biggest hold up for just buying a set right now. I'm not really a fan...

Would probably look OK with all the red Skyjacker components and the red "monkey butt" fuel tank.
 

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I should add that it appears that size tire comes ONLY with the red lettering... at least that I've found.
 
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Some sort of solvent and some elbow grease would probably take the red right off.

Sandpaper even
 

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Well I just Googled that... July 2016 the X3 was released.

About the red sidewall lettering...

Probably my biggest hold up for just buying a set right now. I'm not really a fan...

Would probably look OK with all the red Skyjacker components and the red "monkey butt" fuel tank.
I think that model tire only comes with red lettering. Could put the letters to the inside...

My brother wants them for his truck but they don't make them in whatever goofy size a Tremor has. His truck is red though.
 

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I think that model tire only comes with red lettering. Could put the letters to the inside...

My brother wants them for his truck but they don't make them in whatever goofy size a Tremor has. His truck is red though.
Tremors come with the wrong size tires anyway.. good opportunity for him to fix ford's mistakes 🙂
 

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Tremors come with the wrong size tires anyway.. good opportunity for him to fix ford's mistakes 🙂
No argument from me, I would rather not have 19's or whatever they are.

He has the older Tremor F-150.
 

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No argument from me, I would rather not have 19's or whatever they are.

He has the older Tremor F-150.
How long has the tremor name been a thing anyways? I've been thinking the ranger was the first but that's not right.
 

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I am never concerned about the lettering on tires. I just tell to mount black side out. I used to lightly spray paint the white lettering on the inside but eventually realized it was not worth the trouble. A few times off and the white is hard to see. Red would even be less noticeable.

I think General makes a decent tire. At least they used to many years ago when I ran them on my 68 Fairlane 500 Fastback. I really abused my tires when I was young.
 

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