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Old 03-08-2011, 07:33 PM
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I think they will be pretty good. I can flex the lugs easier than the Duratracs. So the rubber feels softer to me. Probably not a good sign on wear but good on traction.
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Old 03-08-2011, 08:31 PM
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A few things.

I tend to like to be different and no one is running these things on an 80 yet that I can find.

The sidewalls seem to be thicker than anything else out there.

The tread looks to be mild on the MT type so I'm hoping they don't make too much noise as my truck is the family rig too. And I like the look but the red letters are going in

Price I did not do too bad at my local shop. He knows my truck is running around town every day all day. So he cut me a little bit of a deal I think in the hopes others will see them on the road.

Very interesting....will be watching for future reports.

Any optional letter colors? Like Rising Sun Yellow?
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:19 PM
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I think they will be pretty good. I can flex the lugs easier than the Duratracs. So the rubber feels softer to me. Probably not a good sign on wear but good on traction.
I don't mind so much if a tire only goes 40K vs 50-60K miles. Since my ride primarily gets used for trips out west the long wearing tires (like my Nittos) will be all cracked and stuff before the tread is all gone. I would be even more attracted to them if they had some sipes in the tread.
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:21 PM
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OK, I could not wait anymore. I put them on this morning. Drove around today. Very happy so far. Don't really make much more noise than my studded Duratracs just a different frequency of noise.

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now that's a happy looking 80!
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Got those bling digity raised red walls and you turn them in? I'm embarrassed for you. :-)
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Looking good !
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those look great!
so does the whole truck!
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So far so good on the new tires. They did not do well at 16psi but down to 14 and they started hooking up real good. I'll play with air pressure some more but I'm very happy with them so far. On the HWY very quiet, (like AT)
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14?! that's high speed hwy pressure.

but then, I do run swamper bias ply in a 40.
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