View Full Version : michelin tires

04-27-2007, 06:41 PM
looking at getting rid of the iroks and getting some michelins: Want something around 38-40'' tall range... any input or experience with the tires directly or a dealer ?

looking at the ZL, XZL , XML ...

after some PBB info:

options look like:

XL: 11r16 PN 64618

XML: 325/85r16 PN37984

XZL:335/80r20 PN 70803

m j
04-27-2007, 06:56 PM
I have the 11.00r16XL
are they available somewhere again?
I bought some 39.5 Iroks to replace them :)
there is a screaming ebay deal on some 12r20xls that I am seriously considering

04-27-2007, 07:30 PM
wana sell the irocks to me;)

04-27-2007, 07:32 PM
dont get me wrong, my 37'' iroks are nice but two things i dont like: on a 16.5 rim and they are pretty damn soft, this truck will see 60% DD and 40% wheeling once shes all done up and ready.

"are they available somewhere again?" i was asking you.

04-27-2007, 07:36 PM
wana sell the irocks to me;)

not unless my truck is sitting on a set of tires.

m j
04-27-2007, 07:50 PM
the story I heard was the war forces them to be off the market
but there is a guy on ebay selling some new tires in georgia

Don had a bunch of XZLs a while back which is why you see them around, slightly milder tread then the XLs but same size
the Kodiak guy has them on his 6x6 Ford
funny to see him again as when I was first looking for XLs in 97 I chased him down in my Semi and he had a pallet of XLs but wouldnt sell me any :)
I think he has a stack of XZLs now that he wont sell

they are a great tire, or would be if you could buy the damn things.
I hate rare

04-27-2007, 07:56 PM
m j, want another pair of iroks?

and wheres this guy live? ill remove 4 and leave appropriate money.

04-27-2007, 08:06 PM
ive got 12 x20s xlz on my mog,never used any thing else so can,t compare
expensive, heavy,look cool,not so good on ice good ,on road ride good ,don't know if there noisey can't hear anyting over the roar of the mighty 2.2l .i keep them a 50 psi in a futile atempt at better mpg

04-28-2007, 11:55 AM

Nokian MPT
14.00 R 20, 392mm wide
90km/h max at 540 kPa
20km/h max at 250 kPa

these are the tires that the US military uses on their heavy equipment (well at least the ones that i've see on TV footage.

04-28-2007, 03:37 PM
ill trade ya for some 36' militarys

04-29-2007, 06:47 PM
ill trade ya for some 36' militarys

sorry, looking to go bigger. want something around 40''.