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Anyone plow with tires like this>?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by kootoomootoo, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. kootoomootoo

    kootoomootoo Senior Member
    Messages: 144

    Just curious if you guys plow with something this aggressive.

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  2. speedy

    speedy Senior Member
    Messages: 104

    That's 'Old School' aggressive. Might be OK in jagged stone, but definitely not a snow/ice tire. Too much rubber, not enough edges to get the traction you need on slick stuff.
     
  3. MnDLawn

    MnDLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Ya, they are real old school. We use BFG Mud Terrains on all 3 of our plow trucks. They work excellent and are about as aggressive as you can get and still be daily drivable.
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    I tried Interco Super Swappers one year, in deep snow they were great, in ice of wet weather they sucked.

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    Last edited: Nov 15, 2008
  4. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,302

    Those things look like they are as hard as hockey pucks. A buddy had 38.5" boggers on his truck (not a plowtruck) he had them sipped and worked awsome those things are super soft.
     
  5. theonlybull

    theonlybull Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    we used to run those same tires on our cube van...... loaded, it sits at 11,000 lbs, they worked great in all conditions.... lol
     
  6. IPLOWSNO

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    if you cut sipes in those tires they would work better imo
     
  7. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172



    I had a set of 38.5 boggers too....hated them. They're good for a truck that never sees the road, or any speed above 30mph. The did work good in the muck though.
     
  8. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602


    No, but look at what I have in my garage! Good old 10.00 x 20 tube type. They're for sale actually.


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  9. Get Plowed AK

    Get Plowed AK Member
    Messages: 78

    Ha we have those tires on our old Zam at the rink up here! The BFG Mud Terrains are good but there dont have to many plies. I use Dean Tire SXT-MT they are a 10 ply load range E tire good for heavy truck/ sander. Siped and studded they are glued to the roads. Wintercat tires off the shelf hands down for plow truck.
     
  10. 18lmslcsr

    18lmslcsr Senior Member
    from WI.
    Messages: 113

    Boy i've got some old 58 chevy belair tires in the shop if anyone wants 'em. :) :) :)

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  11. wahlturfcare

    wahlturfcare Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    to tell you the truth, those tires bite good. i have a old dodge plow truck and they grip the snow/ice excellent.
    the rest of my trucks run powerking RVT tires(6'' wide, thats what you want) and thats what everyone else here runs now. I hardly use 4x4 with them now.
    I can post a pic of them if anyone wants, just pm me.