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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 05-17-2008, 12:14 AM Thread Starter
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Tire For 14" Wheel

Alright, I am in need of some tires for my 14 x 7 beadlocks...Any recommendations on tire size and tire type? I would like something that wears well on the road, however, is pretty aggressive for the desert. I am kinda interested in the MTRs, however, still need to get some recommendations on size.




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IF you are going to be onroad or hard surfaces, I wouldn't buy a directional tire. Get something like the Bighorns, Terra Cross or the goodyears, that can be rotated with out affecting performance
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I like the bighonrs, bfg's (have to search they aren't making them anymore), or the MTR's. Goodyear has always made a great tire. I would also go with a 26" tall tire. Seems to give good ground clearance but not rob a ton of power like a tire any taller would do. Definately go radial tire though.

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I have looking into actually the Bighorns, TerraCross, or the MTR's so it looks like I am on the right track. Thanks you guys.




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Bighorns...
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Thanks, I am pretty much leaning towards those.




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So what do you all think? 14x7 beadlocks running 26x9x14 Big Horns?




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I'd go for the SSsor (any other wheel) in the 6 and 8" and go with the 9" and 11" on the rear. Doesn't the wider tires help you sand riders??? Or does the extra width hurt that much with power loss??
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I ride pretty much everything, so I am not strictly just a sand rider. To answer you question though, rotational weight is always something that should be considered.

The reason I am going with 7" all around, is because that is the width of the wheel the sponsor makes While they are 14" x 7" they are actually lighter than a 12" wheel seeing as they are carbon fiber

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Everyone I talk to runs the norrower tire in the front and the wider in the rear even on a wheel the same width. Just a thought.

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