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stock tires bad!

so is it just me or r the stock tires really bad in the mud. and climbing up wet hills ne way i got cooper st's and they r great! i recommend them for a stock commander.
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yes stock tires suck off road in anything slippery.
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The stock tires are made for the asphalt - only.

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The stock tires are made for the asphalt - only.
+1....if you wanna do any thing off road buy offroad tires


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I have stock tires and went to Flagpole knob with out any problems. I didnt try to climb anything too steep either.

For a daily driver and minor off road excursions, they are fine. Handle the local snow very well.

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For a daily driver and minor off road excursions, they are fine. Handle the local snow very well.
I totally agree with this ,,, don't spend money in something you would need rarely.

And I would add that the stock tires are very ok for sand driving ,, I have off-roaded my stock tires on sand dunes for a year and changed them after 32K

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I was actually sort of impressed with the stock tires. They seemed to work well for me at GWNF and Rausch Creek.




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Stock tires do ok on anything thaT is not mud.

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Stock tires just have a shorter treadlife... vs what Goodyear supposedly says it has a 60K mile warranty... I still don't know how that's possible. I'm at 29K, and in the market to replace these Goodyear Forteras as they're right near the treadwear markings.

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If you're looking to replace, and were in my area sometime soon, I happen to have a set of five (including the spare that still resides in my spare tire slot) decent (12k) stock tires that are just taking up space in the garage and the wife would love to sell.

I think the stock tires were ok for DRY conditions - I did take mine offroading and even with steep hills they were ok. However, once I had my ATs on, there just was no comparison to the stock tires. So, in retrospect, the stock tires are ok for a lot of things, but if you really want to experience all the wonderous places your Jeep can go, you'll have to do it without the stock tires.

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