There are a lot of myths out there surrounding mud terrain tyres. 4WD Action take the Bridgestone Dueler M/T 674 tyre to the outback and bust some myths about on road performance, tread wear rate and muddy tyre traction.
This is not the truth. These days, companies like Bridgestone are incorporating advanced technologies into their tyre design so that whilst the tyres handle superbly off-road they also handle the smooth stuff with absolute ease. The unique tread of the Bridgestone Dueler M/T 674 allows mud to be cleaned out very effectively yet give great stability off-road and even wear across the tread pattern.
This might have been the case 20 or 30 years ago but today, technologies have come a long way and some manufacturers can design their off-road tyre for capability and long-life. The Bridgestone Dueler M/T 674 has been redesigned tyre footprint and advanced tread compound meaning more even wear and a longer life. Additionally, air pressures have a huge impact on life and wear of your tyre so be sure to reinflate your tyre when going back on-road.
The idea behind this myth is logical, however Bridgestone’s use of 3D grooving and shoulder lugs in the Dueler M/T 674 means that these tyres firstly cut into the mud, and secondly clean off sticking mud with ease. This results in a tyre that’s highly efficient at self-cleaning which allows the tread to maintain grip.
The technology used in mud terrain tyres is constantly improving. The Dueler M/T 674 tyre has been designed to meet the hardcore demands of off road driving, even through heavy mud. Incorporating revolutionary 3D technology to offer superior durability and off road performance, it provides maximum traction and control.1
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