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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-02-2013, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 78 cj5 with a 258 motor and three speed transmission right now I have 31 inch mud tires that are getting pretty thin and was wondering what kind of difference using all terrains would make on my gas millage? Is it worth the trade off on performance off road and looks to make the trade?
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Probably not, IMO. A '78 CJ most likely isn't your daily driver. If that's so, a little improvement in mileage won't mean much, but the difference between a BFG Mud Terrain and an all terrain is pretty significant in mid-west off-road conditions. On solid rock surfaces an all terrain might actually be better though.

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Not worth the performance and looks . Stick with mud tires if your ok with the way they sound on the highway. I have 35" Goodyear Kevlar MT`s . I love them , they look cool and are quiet on the highway.

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