The Goodyear Wrangler MTR With Kevlar tire has an asymmetrical tread design and the DuPont Kevlar reinforced sidewalls promises to be a contender in the hot MT tire market. Goodyear says using Kevlar increases sidewall toughness and puncture resistance by 35 percent. It also helps reinforce the sidewall for on-pavement driving. The asymmetrical tread design looks directional, but Goodyear says the tires are NOT directional, can run either way and have been tested that way. For those who don't like white lettering, the new MTR with Kevlar might disappoint, as many sizes will have white outline lettering. That means white outline letters out, ready to be scraped into white sidewalls by rocks. The larger sizes up to 42 inches, will have black lettering, so that will be fine. The silica tread compound enhances wet traction and the durometer seems to be between the old MTR and the sticky comp tires Goodyear has built. The rubber feels soft and supple when doing the old twist and fingernail tread test (scientific test procedure). The Goodyear MTR with Kevlar is a very competent tire and worthy descendent of the Wrangler MT and MTR.
This tire is 285mm wide. The converts to 11.2205" wide.
RK from on
what width wheel is best for this tire? going on a 2002 chevy suburban w/3" lift
tank from white bear lake,MN. on
Thanks for the inquiry tank, the Goodyear Tires LT285/75R16, Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar part # GDY750451326 the approved rim width is 8-10 inches.
from white bear lake,MN. on
Would this tire put too much strain on a 2.7l engine in a Double Cab Tacoma?
TRog from on
Thanks for the inquiry TRog, the Goodyear Tires LT285/75R16, Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar part # GDY750451326 towing and up hills it might, you want to do horsepower upgrades, intake, exhaust, ECU upgrade.
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