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I cant decide between the STS and the SSR swampers, but i am leaning towards the STS, have any of you run these tires? If so do they balance well at all? And how do they do offroad? The only offroading they will see is Moab a couple times a year. So if anyone has run them at moab, how did they do on the red rock?
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What size are you looking at?

If you are running a 35 or smaller, get BFG A/Ts. They are great on the street, good in snow (if you get it), and do very well on slickrock.

Why deal with the issues of a Swamper if you don't need the performance?
 

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Well, this is applies to many, but not necessarily all of their tires, and is more common with the bigger meats:

-Not as round as they could be
-Develop flat spots overnight
-Heavy
-Hard to balance (basically out-of-round and heavy)
 

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I will probly just be running a 33, at most a 35. I had a set of SSR's a couple of years ago and really liked them, and those STS tires seem like more of an all terrain tire. I would get them mostly just because i like the look of them though.
Besides BFg's last too long, lol.
 

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I do like the look of the STSs, but was steered away from them when I was building my first truck.

My BFGs are doing good, and should last until my swap.
 

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I'm in Ogden now, going to college at Weber State U.

Going back home to AK for the summer.
 

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For problems with swampers. I have the phone number for a guy who works there. If the tires are out of round and won't balance you can get new tires from super swamper. The tires are for the most part heavier but the tsl radials are about 6 pds heavier than a mickey thompson baja belted in a 36x12.50 and m/t's are about the lightest tires you will find for there size. Flat spots have never occured on any of the sets of swampers I have owned accept for bias ply tires and all of them do it. Once you get going and the tires warm up that goes away and the ride is fine.
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I'll have to see how my IROKs do when I finally get them mounted, after my axle swap. I look forward to seeing how well they balance, ride, and if they flat spot badly.

My buddy has had three sets of Swampers on his truck - 31 or 32" SSRs, 35x16" Boggers, and 38x12.5" TSLs - and both the Boggers and the TSLs would flat spot overnight. They seemed to balance alright, and the TSLs were surprisingly quiet, but both wore like erasers on the street, but that's just the way it is.

I would like to see Interco give me new tires if my IROKs won't balance. I highly doubt they would remotely consider shipping 4 new 36" IROKs to Alaska at their expense. It would be very, very cool of them, but I don't think they would do that.
 
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