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Aggressive 14" tires?

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#1 Sweet82


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Posted 07 July 2006 - 05:12 PM

I've been looking at aggressive 14" tires with a height of around 25-26".
The idea is to find a tire that I can run on an unlifted Subie or the Buggy.
There is not a lot out there in a 14" size in that range.
The problem is no one is manufacturing the small trucks that require them anymore.

What I'm finding is the only real sizes available are,

205/75/14 , good aggressive tires in this size but they are relatively TALL for our gears!
These will be in the 26" to 27" range.

205/70/14, snow tires are about the only thing available in this size as this is a car tire size.
These will measure out in the 25.5 range. The tread depth is not real deep on this size of tire.

195/75/14 , small truck size and a little more selection in aggressive tires.
These will also measure out in the 25.5 range and the tread depth is greater. The width is narrower than a 205/70.

The only thing I found that I like is the WildCat A/S at Les Schwab for $61 in a 195/75/14.

Anyone else looked into this?
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#2 ezapar



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Posted 07 July 2006 - 07:22 PM

Kumho Venture M/T, 27/8.50/14 or a 26.5, whatever. Just what you're looking for. 4 mounted and balanced and taxed and delivered for $401.00 from Discount Tire.

They work fine on unlifted rigs.
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#3 TheSubaruJunkie



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Posted 07 July 2006 - 07:46 PM

I shoulda checked with discount tire... i got mine from Tire Rack. Paid $340 for the set of 4, and $60 for shipping... i assume another $40 for mount and ballance.

Althought, my rig is lifted so I dunno how well they'll work on stock subes.


#4 soobmater


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Posted 07 July 2006 - 07:48 PM

ditto those are a very good tire. From what it looks like on coopers site, they are starting up there M/T again in 205/75/14 :)

#5 Phizinza


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Posted 08 July 2006 - 01:42 AM

I love my kumho M/T's... Very hard compound makes for slow wearing. And they grip pretty good. Although unless your in low range they aare pretty annoying on the street...

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