Main issue is balancing and wet weather grip
Running 275/70r18 on a px ford ranger Wildtrak auto. Two tyres never balance well from new. 0 rating for Opposite Lock who didn’t want to know about it after taking my money. I had read previous reviews with balancing issues. Wish I had listened. My brother got a set at the same time and his balance up great (r16 though), so luck of the draw.
Had to replace 1 tyre at 20000km due to side wall puncture from driving on my acreage property which has never happened in 12 years of owning the property.
Grip in the wet is average at best.
Tyres are ...
These tyres have done 79000+ km and still have about another 10-15000 km in them. This is after doing Simpson desert, Strzelecki track etc and more.
Definitely going to get more, can’t believe it for a four wheel drive.
Personally I have not found a negative about these tyres.
Purchased in February 2018.
I am about to put a second set on my Defender 90. My present ones have done 150k and still have some rubber to go before the tabs. Relatively quiet even towards the end. Great in the mud, sand, and on the highway. Great grip in the wet, which did surprise me with the big tread blocks. Only down side is they are stiff to start with, but with 10 ply, you have you expect that.
Purchased in February 2015 for A$380.00.
Dont get ripped offHunter Region, NSW
- 4 reviews
They wear quickly
Lasted 12000miles. Rotated. Correct LB. Very Dissapointed and will not buy again. Will look elsewhere with a better tyre that isn’t overpriced, felt like they wandered and did not perform.
100000 and still rolling
I have had Mickeys ATZ on my vehicle since 2016. In that time I have towed a 3.2t caravan around 65,000km around oz. On all road surfaces, sticks,rocks etc. at other times. The tyres are still on and have hit 100,000 and I am just starting to think about the next set. I want them again but the cook put her foot down on the price.
Purchased in October 2016 for A$290.00.
Lasted 1 day! DO NOT BUY
Bought a set of these 35" tyres (315 70R17) for my Jeep Wrangler JK after hearing so many good things about them. Got them installed last Friday afternoon and went on a camping trip in Kangaroo Valley, NSW the next day. The campsite was surrounded by a few dirt roads, nothing serious. Nevertheless, I lowered the tyre pressure and disconnected the sway bars to be prepared just in case. Not even 1 hour on the dirt road I heard a PPFFFF sound and my tyre pressure monitoring system went off indicating that I lost the rear left tyre. I couldn't beli...eve it and thought it was a malfunction of the monitoring device. When I got out of the car I saw the tyre sliced open around 6cm and completely flat caused by a small stick on the side of the road which went through the tyre like butter. Had to put on the spare wheel to drive back to Sydney. I deeply regret to have spent over $2k on the ATZ P3 tyres for 1 day of dirt road fun. Selling the remaining 4 tyres now and go back to the Coopers ST Maxx which I used to have before for 4.5 years and never had any issues - not even a single puncture and that after serious rock crawls and several outback trips. Don't buy these rubbish Mickey Thompson Tyres!
Purchased in April 2019 for A$2,400.00.
Previous model BAJA ATZ 4 rib
First I would say I’ve never used ATZ P3 tyres but saying that I have and still use one set of the former ATZ tyre BAJA ATZ 4 rib...so why would I review a tyre I haven’t use? Because I’m almost ready for new tyres and after getting 140’000km out of BAJA ATZ 4rib and that 140k is hard work and many a time making my own tracks and only rotating them twice.. These ATZ P3 are the updated improved BAJA 4rib so with no doubt I know what I’ll be buying to replace my 10yr old BAJA 4rib
Best A/Ts I've ever had on a 4wd, over100,000klms and counting
The ATZ P3s are by far the best all terrain tyre I've had on a 4wd yet.
Over the years ive had most of the big brands but nothing has come close to the performance of these tyres.
Ive had these on my Landcruiser for 5yrs now ( in 265/75R16 size ) and have done just over 100,000klm on them so I thought it was time for a review.
They have seen rock, sand, mud, snow and highway driving and have not been able to fault them yet and zero punctures.
The handling in both wet and dry conditions is excellent.
I rotate them (inc. the spare) every 10...
These tyres out lasted anything I have ever had before not that I am a lead foot or anything but the next time I went back to get tyres I had to go somewhere else as they didn't have any mickey thompson a in stock so I went elsewhere they are a great brand that we'll at lasted the rest.
Wouldn't go with anything else now
Do not take these off the bitumen!
All these other reviewers must not have ever driven off the black top, cause I thought these were fine until then too.
I’ve just driven through some of SA & NT back roads, nothing too serious just major dirt roads, gravel and a bit rocky. Driving to the conditions, lower pressures, slower speeds etc all the normal precautions. In around 1500 kms I’ve had 1 literally blow out and 3 slow leak punctures.
Absolute rubbish. I certainly won’t be replacing them with the same again.
120,000 klm's and still have maybe another 10/15000 kays left. Rotated every 5000. Not one flat. Very happy with these tyres except for the scolloping edges as there nearing there life span and they are 35 inche tyres. Thinking of going back to 33's. Hopefully they will last just as long.
A good all round tyre
Was running these tyres and then whent to different brand but arfter having multiple problems with other brand costing hundreds I have come back to Mickys witch give me excerlant mileage up to 80000k with little or no problems and won’t use anything else know with the vehical wich is 4 tons and running high pressures at 48 PSI I get grate fuel economy and ride with limited noes
Best aggressive a/t tyre out
These are the best tyre if you want an aggressive all terrain tyre... quite on the road and long life on and off road, they have never let me down although they do have a hefty price tag but you do pay for what you get. Car still feels safe on the road in the wet but extremly good Offroad!
Money well spent
We had these tyres fitted to my wife car after having good results with the same brand in the 4 wheel drive tyres and it’s has been proven we did the right thing they r so quite on the high way no road noise at all and with the right tyre pressure we seem to get better fuel economy I would recommend these tyres to anyone one for everything on the farm or in the city
Flat spot after 1 off road trip
Ill never buy a micky again used these tyers for the first time of my 4wd carrie. Always wanted to use them any ways hit a decent track about medium level got back on bitumen had bad shake at first i thought i lost a weight i got them rebalance didnt solve it i got them rotated didnt work i changed the rims didnt work. Then found out ive damged 2 tyers some how and they havent even done 3k yet. Crap micky never again
Sturdy and reliable
The last set I had on my Prado was also my first set. I travelled mostly on sealed roads towing a caravan and the tyres were a little noisy. On the tracks through the Victorian high country and throughout the Kimberlies and Pilberra regions they were in a class of their own. I had travelled 107000 ks with them and not one flat tyre. They still had legal tread when I sold the vehicle
Micky Thompson has made one of the all time great tyres. This is my second set of p3s, the first set i travelled 90000km out of them this was not all hwy travel they spent a lot of time on the beach and mountains they were fitted to a 80 series land cruisers and never had a flat . My new set have been fitted to a jk wrangler. They have travelled 30000km and i am still over the moon with the ride and cornering. The 285/70/17 has a 10 ply rap usually equates to a hard ride but it doesn't . The large blocks usually means lots of noise but they are...quiet and wearing very well with rotation every 10000km. I would recommend these tyres to any one that has a 4wd and wants to drive mud ,sand & roads safely and with comfort. Anyone who buys the Micky Thompson p3s will not be disappointed.
From city driving to the outback of Australia without fail
There tires and then the the ATZ’s, I went through a set of maxis tires after 4mths, went to the local tyre place and they recommended the M/T’s and I have to say they might cost more but the ride is better, fuel consumption is better and they have been to the outback and back over (10,000km) and have not missed a beat. These the perfect tire.
Make sure this is the right tyre for what you do
I bought six of these tyres and have done about 30k on them now, and they seem to be holding up very well on a mixture of bitumen, sand and gravel roads, including a Canning Stock Route trip. Certainly no damage or leaks, they are tough and resilient. They are however harsh and noisy on the bitumen, noisy to the point of fatigue on a long trip on the blacktop. And don't bother with the sound system, you won't hear it once you get above 80 km/hr. The other downsides are the weight when you have to handle them (twice the weight of passenger...rated tyres) and the spare won't fit under the car. If you do a lot of off bitumen driving however, these are very robust tyres that actually ride much better on a gravel road than bitumen, particularly if you've let the pressure down to compensate. I ran at 15/18 psi on sand and gravel for hundreds of km without any damage to the tyres at all, but you need to keep the speed down.
- Verified purchase
215 km ago I put some rubber on a renovated 92 SWB Pajero with a factory Lift. Just got back from the 100km off road test. The terrain varied from deep dry sand to steep uneven inclines and declines including river rocks , sharp granites and washy gravels over river beds.
My main test was to climb as steeply as possible up a smooth rock face which leads over a sharp apex then flattens out to a steady gravel incline.
Granted , the SWB Paj is in its element in this test.
With no slip of these tyres at all, I can say they are amazing.
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