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Reducing pressures and increasing the size of your tyres’ footprint spreads the weight of your vehicle over a larger area so when driving on sand, for example, your tyres will drive ‘over the top’ of the sand.


The MTZ has been recharged to bring you the latest technology in tread design, infused with a unique rubber compound, and still equipped with Mickey’s legacy, PowerPly technology.


Gary Lucas tells the full story:

I was in my 2011 Nissan Patrol in the North Flinders Ranges in South Australia with my wife Bernadette. My daughter Tash and her partner Darcy were in their Nissan Patrol behind us. There had been flooding in the area and we had been driving through mud in the rain.


Just five days before, I had a new set of Mickey Thompson MTZs fitted to my Patrol. They were super impressive in the slippery conditions. The red clay is so slippery. My daughter’s Patrol was fitted with MTZs as well. As we were driving through flooded tracks, a driver of a semi-trailer stopped to ask us what the track was like we had just been on. We told him the condition of the track and kept going. Then he radioed us back and said he was stuck and asked if we could help. So I hooked on two snap straps and used the might and power of the Patrol and the MTZs to pull him out. We dragged the semi out of the bog about 150m along the track. The driver was video taping from inside the truck and said he couldn’t believe it. It would have been tougher to do without the MTZs. I’ve had BF Goodrich all my life but found the MTZs super impressive - good traction and they cleaned very well.



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