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Anyone had a set of "Dean Wildcat" tires??

So I was cruising on ebay for 10-ply tires and came across a really cheap tire that LOOKS like it would be a good buy. Y'all know the old saying, "what looks good from a far might look far from good close up....". Just tryin' to see if anyone has any experience with 'em. The listing says 235/85r16, 10 ply, "LRE" which I'm assuming is load range E. I'm really tempted to buy them; I have highway tires on the front, and mis-matched all terrains with less than 50% on the rear, and these fit the needs well. Anybody?

New Tire 235 85 16 Dean Wildcat at BW LRE 10 Ply LT235 85R16 All Terrain A T 4x4 | eBay

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I have a set now on one of my old trucks . They seem to be fine . No complaints . I know they are no longer made though .

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I have a set now on one of my old trucks . They seem to be fine . No complaints . I know they are no longer made though .



How are they off-road? I'm just wanting something cheap that can handle off road stuff; I don't want loud mud tires though.

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Never had them really offroad but they do great in the snow .

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I ran wildcat ext tires on my old f150 i loved them did great in mud and snow. Ice was just like any other tire in my experience. Slick



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