firestone vs sta NDT

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firestone vs sta NDT

Post by robymn » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:27 pm

I bought a CJ-3B last month and it has atturo tires. I'm planning to replace them with NDT's. I'm torn between Firestone and STA. Does anyone have personal experience with these tires? Other recommendations are welcome also. Thanks.

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Re: firestone vs sta NDT

Post by Ben Dover » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:27 am

CJ-3B could come with either 7.00X15 Goodyear All Service (NDT) or Goodyear 6.00 X 16 All Service (NDT).
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Re: firestone vs sta NDT

Post by 70th Division » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:44 am

Hello,

I personally prefer the Firestones made by Coker Tires.
I have them on my GPW, they look great, but as Ben said your jeep could use 2 sizes of tires.

You can look at Coker's website and see a nice selection of jeep tires available.
There are also some nice looking vintage knobby type tread patterns that look great, and may give you better traction.

Regardless, once you find the tire you want, check the Summit Racing website, as the price would be the same usually, and include free shipping for you tires.

Also buy good tubes for your tires, the only ones worth using are made in South Korea and available from ebay sellers, and maybe Coker has them as well.

But ......... avoid Chinese made ones, as others have reported they are garbage.

( The Chinese made tubes that I bought for my 5610 Ford tractor front tires were totally garbage as soon as they were aired up. )

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Re: firestone vs sta NDT

Post by dpcd67 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:02 pm

Put Firestone 700x16 NDCCs on it, like on the M38s; makes them sit up higher and look 100% better. That is what I did on my Cj2a.
600 tires makes them look like toys.
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Re: firestone vs sta NDT

Post by robymn » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:17 pm

Thanks guys. I just ordered Firestone tires. Hope they will serve me well.

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