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Old July 30th, 2010, 11:07 AM
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Super swampers are on back orde due to a strike at the plant that produces them. I was told they might not be available for several years because production has been off line for quite some time now. Anybody know about this, or where I might still find these tires?
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Old July 30th, 2010, 04:59 PM
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I found mine at NTWO after several calls.
They were the last four; I read that production started again (or was about to start) and some models will be made in China (can't say if SSR are on the list).

Try NTWO, they might have found more in the meanwhile...

BTW, this is my 2nd set.
I just love them, there are a few threads of mine about these tires,
the Cube has almost no lift at all, very soft springs, trimmed flares and inner gurds and rear corners, 8x16" steel rims (go check John's page on rims, mine are listed and John made a good compilation, you'll find the most common rims and their offset).
They sure do rub on the radius arms no matter what, but get used to it, no big deal, plus reduced steering angle might help your CVs

The only thing I don't like it's the weight...they're as heavy as dead pigs.
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I have not been able to find these tires anywhere. summitracing.com has 1 and 4wheel parts has 1. those are the only 2 I have found. Anybody know where some are?
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I have not been able to find these tires anywhere. summitracing.com has 1 and 4wheel parts has 1. those are the only 2 I have found. Anybody know where some are?
Try that Foothill Motorsports guy on Pirate: http://pirate4x4.com/forum/showthrea...94023&page=180

Looks like he can get Swampers and might know what is going on with them. Bummer if they are low on production. I like them a lot on my truck.
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Sorry to bring up an old thread, but this is the closest one I could find related to my question.

Deep dish alloys 16x7 rims... Can I fit Cooper Discoverer STT Pro 285 75 16 tires on them that state an approved rim width minimum of 7.5? Tire stores mount these?

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Lots of people run 285 75R16 on stock alloys. You do lose turning radius as noted above. Chain stores will often not mount anything that is not a stock size but most regular mechanics will.
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I ran 315/75's on stock deep dishes. I had an independent mechanic/tire shop mount them. The chains wouldn't do it. Not because of the size but because I wanted 8oz of airsoft pellets in each wheel.
The guys at thw indie shop had actually heard of motocross guys doing that so it wasn't a foreign concept to him.
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Ok, I'll bite...what do the airsoft pellets do?


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Ok, I'll bite...what do the airsoft pellets do? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Balance beads, an alternative to wheel weights-esp useful on large heavy tires that are difficult to balance.
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Interesting, I've never heard that. Cool concept.


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Lots of people run 285 75R16 on stock alloys. You do lose turning radius as noted above. Chain stores will often not mount anything that is not a stock size but most regular mechanics will.
I'm running 285/75 BFG ATs on stock 16" alloys and cant full lock because of too much rubbing. I'm thinking of going to 235/85 when I need new ones.
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I'm running 285/75 BFG ATs on stock 16" alloys and cant full lock because of too much rubbing. I'm thinking of going to 235/85 when I need new ones.
You adjust the steering stops to stop rubbing when turning. It is quick and easy.
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