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been waitin' a long time for this day!

 

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been waitin' a long time for this day!

 

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They are looking real good!! I once ran 35 inch STT Pro's on a 2 door JK; great tires on and off road. It is also the chosen tire for Trans Africa trips so I am certain they will serve you well

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Looks great, I like the detail on the lugs. :cool:

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Looks nice! Enjoy!

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“been waitin’ a long time for this day”

You talking about the rain or the tires? :D

 

Seriously, they look good. I like that you kept the factory rims.

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Happy Valentine's Day for you.. All growed up now!

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thanks everyone!

 

they're Cooper Discoverer STT Pro in the 315/70-R17 size, which Cooper specs to be 12.6" x 34.57". For some reason they don't make a true 35" for 17's. with the weight of the Jeep on them at 30 PSI, from ground to the top of tire measures just over 34" for me.

 

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i was actually all set to buy Mastercraft Courser MXT's, which is still a sub-brand of Cooper Tire. they can be had for under $250 a piece in the 35x12.50-R17 size and that's a fair bit cheaper than the big name mud terrains. reviews online seem very positive for them, and my only concern was their sidewall didn't have any extra heavy duty claims.

 

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as it turned out, Discount Tire couldn't get the Mastercraft brand through their distributors. however, after a bit of haggling they managed to match the same out-the-door price on the STT Pro's with replacement certs as Tirepros was giving me on the Mastercraft's with their warranty. Discount's tire insurance is good for 3 years and unlimited mileage, whereas Tirepros's protection plan is only good for 1 year or 12k miles.

 

so i ended up with a slightly better tire and definite better warranty for the same cost - score!

 

 

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Looks great, Kris ! No you can join us for"March Madness" :D

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Great looking tires! I wonder how many of us discovered that our wipers needed replacing yesterday?

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Looks great, Kris ! No you can join us for"March Madness" :D

 

we'll see... still have some dialing in to do!

 

 

Great looking tires! I wonder how many of us discovered that our wipers needed replacing yesterday?

 

thanks! i usually get a few years out of the silicone blades myself, but i know what you mean... the last time i was in an Autozone here on a rainy day it was like black friday madness on the wiper isle!

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