wrangler duratrac?

Submitted: Tuesday, Apr 13, 2010 at 17:30
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Time to put new tyres on our Troopy before the CSR trip. Has anyone had experience with Wrangler DuraTrac as that is what I am leaning towards, with my second choice as BFG AT. Wranglers seem to have a good tread pattern somewhere between an AT and Mud tyre. I know we all have our opinions when it comes to tyres so I am hoping to get some first hand feedback from someone who has had off road experince with these tyres.

Thanks, dennis.
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Reply By: Fatso - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 17:20

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 17:20
The son bought 6 for his D22 Navara & loves them.
He has only done a few thousand ks on them so far.
He & his mates are into real 4 wheel driving (low range tracks) & reckons they are gripping better than most of his mates tyres.
Pretty quiet on the road as well.
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Reply By: Member - Phil G (SA) - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 19:17

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 19:17
I've not used the Duratrac, but it wouldn't be my first choice for a trip such as the CSR, especially if you are still running skinny tyres. They look too aggressive for sand. The MTRs I had in the past were not good in sand - needed to air down an extra 5psi, but they were a nice strong tyre.

What size you are running?
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Follow Up By: Member DZ- Thursday, Apr 15, 2010 at 07:23

Thursday, Apr 15, 2010 at 07:23
Running 265 75 16, thanks for your reply. I am hopeful that if I go with the duratrac that they turn out to be a strong tyre, but they have not been around all that long so it is hard to get feed back. Not keen to use the CSR as a test bed hence my second tyre preference.

thanks, dennis

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Reply By: Robin Miller - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 19:31

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 at 19:31
Our tyre dealer reccomended them actually , but when I had a good look I felt the outer tread blocks were a little close to-gether.

Have choice of a few wheels sets , but for our CSR trip will be getting another set of BFGAT, backed up with set of chains.

BFGAT actually normally rate poorly in sand , but CSR isn't that sandy and most important consideration for us is the thousands of KM's of dirt gravel roads and this is where the BFGAT wins.
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