Micky Thompson baja mtz p3

harryron Oct 22, 2016

  1. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    Has anyone ran these and if what did you think? I am currently looking at the km2, Deegan 38, mtz p3, mastercraft mtx. What are your thoughts on all the tires I have read reviews on all of them but most were mounted on jeeps just wondering if anyone has ran them on their Xterras.

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  2. jg8992

    jg8992 Hi, my name is Brandon Supporting Member

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    My feeling about M/T is they're overpriced tires for a short tread life. I had a set of Baja Claw radials on my '89 F150 (35's) and they went down to 50% in about 1.5 years. Truck was lifted but properly aligned and tires rotated.
     
  3. granitex

    granitex Skid Plates Founding Member

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    hard to go wrong with the KM2, great on rocks and dirt, but not the best in gumbo mud. But nothing less than boggers or swampers work in that anyway.
     
  4. jg8992

    jg8992 Hi, my name is Brandon Supporting Member

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    Around here Boggers are best on pavement cuz it's a redneck thang and y'all don't understand

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  5. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    How would they do in the wonderful ohio winters? I was looking at the micky Thompson mtzp3 and they are along of the lines of the duratracs. I'm just undecided and not a lot of options in the size I want to run (32x11.5r15)

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  6. jg8992

    jg8992 Hi, my name is Brandon Supporting Member

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    Duratracs are severe snow rated according to Goodyear. I have the wrangler Authorities and they kicked ass this past winter with almost 2' of snow on the ground

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  7. StupidFish

    StupidFish Need Bigger Tires

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    I haven't found anything better than tsl swampers in the snow. Best tires imo.
     
  8. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    Swampers :/ I would think you would be sledding all over the place.

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    StupidFish Need Bigger Tires

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    ThompsonXterra First Fill-Up (of many)

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    They're amazing in the snow. However, they're also pretty soft and I've seen some rubber chunk off on my buddy's Jeep from rock crawling.
     
  11. jg8992

    jg8992 Hi, my name is Brandon Supporting Member

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    Yeah I've seen videos online of guys with older sets. They get to looking rough after a while if you wheel em hard. Wife has em on her 1st gen just for winter time she probably won't wheel

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  12. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    I received a quote from a buddy of mine and I think I'm going with the bfgoodwrench km2

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  13. Riz98

    Riz98 Test Drive

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    I would also suggest looking into the General Grabber AT2's. They have done great so far on the rocks and in the sand. Have not had a chance to get into any mud with them yet but I don't see that happening in Southern California. They have great reviews for snow and are also serve snow rated like the Duratracs. No rubber has chunked off any lugs and they are wearing great. Discount Tire price matched Tire Rack and I got them for $155 a tire in the 33x12.5x15 size.
     
  14. Joey

    Joey First Fill-Up (of many)

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    I've had the grabber at2, I like the tires, they wore good and wheeled good. I ended up pinching one on the driver's rear. By pinch I mean, I pinched the rubber against the 17" rim and it blew out right at the bead. I felt it was more of a product of running a 17" wheel and 15 PSI, more so than a defective tire. So, I got some 15x10 wheels and mounted up a set of 32x11.5x15 Dick cepek fun country's and so far they are the bomb! Last weekend I aired down to 15 PSI when wheeling at the Badland's and no problems. My 2 cents
     
  15. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    I have been reading a lot of reviews and watched some videos on YouTube about the MT ATZ p3 and they sound like they are a good tire. they only major con I have heard is that they suck on ice but what tire doesn't. MT made improvements on the atz changed the rubber compound so they have a longer life. The biggest draw that I have seen is that they have a 3ply sidewall and they are more aggressive than a AT but are not a full on mud tire.

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  16. Riz98

    Riz98 Test Drive

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    Yeah the General's seem to have a softer sidewall then my previous tires. So far the lowest I have gone down in air pressure is 20 psi. I usually stay around 22 psi and that even has the sidewall flexing alot.
     
  17. ThompsonXterra

    ThompsonXterra First Fill-Up (of many)

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    Still love my BFG KO2s.
    They haven't let me down in mud, rocks, or snow and air down to 15 psi with no problems
     
  18. harryron

    harryron Suspension Lift Supporting Member

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    So the mickey thompson atzp3 tires had a month wait so I ended up going with the Cooper discoverer stt pros. I have been trying to find reviews on how they do in winter weather hopefully I did not make a mistake. I have yet to get them put on yet.

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  19. granitex

    granitex Skid Plates Founding Member

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    The coopers do really well here in central ohio. I have known more that a few people who have run them. Even aired down to the 15 psi range they tend to hold the bead well.
     
  20. Riz98

    Riz98 Test Drive

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    I have not heard anything bad about the Cooper's except that the life of the tire is very short for a daily driver. Some people I talked to only got around 25,000 miles out of them. Seeing that the rubber is softer they should do great in the snow.
     
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