Old, old Cooper BFG debate

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Re: Old, old Cooper BFG debate

Post by Wilkie » 14 Apr 2016 18:46

Ja Michael ek ook, maar ook by gese Pirelli het nou n mud terrain uit gebring en dis goedkoper as ander brands en dit lyk na n goeie band met mooi ry vlak :surprised:

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Re: Old, old Cooper BFG debate

Post by Peter Connan » 15 Apr 2016 05:55

And then of course nobody local has meaningful experience with the new BF A/T yet...
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Re: Old, old Cooper BFG debate

Post by jan.dup » 15 Apr 2016 09:33

:confused:

They had other brands (BF's, Duelers, ?) and now had the Coopers. I follow them and their work closely and I'm totally convinced that they are experts in real (practical) terms what a tire under immense terrain and pressure goes through and which is the best in these extreme circumstances. Obviously there are a lot of brands and new tires come out all the time and they can't drive all of them at the same time - but yea, from their experience it definitely puts Coopers right up there (for me) for the tire of choice when doing a really hectic overland trip. If you lose a couple of the cheaper tires along the way it will in any case cost you more - and that not only money wise.

But for the general "part time" offroaders (and experts :biggrin: ) it is where personal taste, price and the other comes into play.

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Re: Old, old Cooper BFG debate

Post by Tinus lotz » 15 Apr 2016 10:11

Is comes down to sidewalls in the end; mtr goodyear, bf muds and a t cooper sst/st max are all good but the stmaxx has the most versatile tread patten inmho :mytwocents:

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Re: Old, old Cooper BFG debate

Post by Peter Connan » 15 Apr 2016 22:44

Please don't get me wrong, i am not knocking the Coopers. But i remember reading that BFG reckon their new AT's will get something like 70% more mileage than their previous AT if used exclusively off-road.

That's a massive claim that needs to be proven!
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