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Military Tires any Good ?

Hi I posted this question on another thread and didn't get an answer, anyway i looking the replace the tires on my F350 Crew Cab, I currently have wild country 37x12's x16.5 which are well worn and finding 16.5's is an issue and i want to keep my existing chrome rims if possible, I've found military tires on Ebay which are 16.5's but are they any good ?, they're 37x12.5's x 16.5's Goodyear MT's has anyone used or use these thanks in advance.. Ozzy
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Decent, lot better choices out there.


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We had some on a 97 f350 and they were fine. I know the military 36s wear down fast though. We had an issue getting them to bead (13.5 wheels may have been the problem lol)


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They are up armored hmmwv tires... Not sure how they will work on a civilian vehicle but we were wearing them out in a couple thousand miles driving around 55mph on asphalt in Iraq...


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we would blow them before tread was far down, to much debris, to much crap, and to many freakin I.E.D's, and they werrr pretty good down the road, we followed an iraqi convoy at 70 mph, loads of road noise, but they had good traction for having 12k on top of them

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