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Firestone Destination A/T 30x9.50, overall I'm happy with them. Got some odd creaking noise whenever the tires turn or the suspension moves now after this puddle. Gotta check that out tomorrow.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6qgM1VeM_U

Hard to tell but the first run through the middle of it the water went up to the headlight, if I sat still it was 1/2-3/4 up the tires.
 

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You probably have sand and dirt in the moving parts, take a pressure washer and let the suspension have it.
 
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Got the same tires on mine now aswell....Havnt been able to test them out yet but they are quiet and damn do they look good!
 
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Yep, got 'em and happy with mine, too.
 
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It's the control arm bushings, they were already worn and the muddy water just make them creak now.

Does anyone know of a good offroad park near Murfreesboro, TN? I'm kinda wanting to take it out and get it stuck. =P

Oh, one more thing, should I check the diff fluid after driving through water like that?
 
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I have the same tires, and they work wonderful for playing in a little mud, snow and even some sand. Great all around tire
 
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Oh, one more thing, should I check the diff fluid after driving through water like that?

are any of your vent tubes cracked or bad (ie, soft)?

i wouldn't worry about it otherwise.

you could also run new tubes to a higher location. that way your truck will have to be under water before water would get in them.
 
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I'll have to check on that, I'll be changing the fluid soon anyway so I'll see if its watertight up to that point.

Will probably have another video Wednesday. =]
 
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Your tires did well yesterday. Now if you want to get stuck, I can show you where
 
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