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The Ground Hawg Mud Tire is a timeless classic "old-school" traditional Mud Tire Design that is reminiscent of early generation Mud Tires yet developed under today's technologies by Interco Corporation.  Originally designed by the The Denman Tire Company, the Ground Hawg is a directional tread design mud tire which offers superior performance in thick mud, deep snow, and rocky terrain.  Available in Bias & Radial designs, the Ground Hawg has an aggressive tread design that is made to work very well in deep mud yet wear well under normal highway usage.  Several features of the Ground Hawg make this the choice mud tire for classic truck pull series as well as offroaders who have been ripping through the mud for decades.  For offroad toughness the Ground Hawg Bias Tires are the better choice with up to 8 tread plys and 4 sidewall plys. 

The tread design is very aggressive and complemented with massive siped outer lugs for clawing and digging in mud and snow.   Inner staggered lugs are designed for a larger footprint and siped for traction, self cleaning and longevity on the highway beyond the average, mud terrain tire.  The heavy duty construction is made from a durable tubeless nylon construction with a bulky rubber compound.  Sidewall protection and traction is enhanced by deep sideway lugs extending far above the tread's huge directional outer lugs.  Outer lugs are also designed to accept studs for even better traction, offroad as well as on ice and in deep snow and mud.

For those who prefer a Radial designed tire, the Ground Hawg offers it's Ground Hawg II Radial Tires.  The Ground Hawg II Radial Tires offers the best features from the Ground Hawg Bias Tires, but in a radial design. The Radial design offers 6 and 10 ply in the tread area but only a 2 ply for the sidewall, although the wrap-around tread design offers greater sidewall protection over most mud terrain radial design tires.

About The Denman Tire Company and Walter R. Denman
The Denman Tire Company was founded by Walter R. Denman. It was first known as the Denman-Myers Cord Tire Company, and now known as Denman Tire Corporation. Mr. Denman founded this company in 1919 after working with Diamond Rubber Company, The B.F. Goodrich Company, and The Miller Rubber Company. Mr. Denman was a mechanical and electrical engineer. He was instrumental in perfecting the first natural cord tire and was granted over a dozen patents. The Denman family has since sold their interests but the name Denman remains.

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Interco Tire Corporation
2412 Abbeville Hwy
Rayne, LA 70578
Phone:  (800) 299-8000
www.intercotire.com

Interco Tire Corporation, is a Louisiana company that has evolved through three generations into a leader in the development of high performance tires for use on four wheel drive light trucks and all terrain vehicles. In 1968 Interco developed the first 78 series light truck tires which began the evolution in light truck tires we see today.

Bias

Prod. Code

Size

Weight

Ply Rating

Sidewall
Ply

Skid Depth

Tread Width

O.D.

C.S.

Rev
Per
Mile

Rim

Max Infla.

Max Load

RV-07

12-15LT

59

6

4

21/32

10.0

33.0

12.3

618

15x10

30

2250

RV-11

14/35-15LT

71

6

4

24/32

10.0

34.5

13.4

581

15x10

45

2850

RV-36

15/38.5-15LT

74

6

4

24/32

10.0

38.0

14.5

494

15x10

45

3000

RV-39

17/40-15LT

100

6

4

24/32

14.0

39.0

15.5

469

15x10

30

2685

RV-44

18.5/44-15LT

121

6

4

24/32

14.0

43.8

17.8

349

15x12

30

2855

RV-14

12-16.5LT

56

8

4

21/32

10.0

33.0

12.0

618

16.5x9.75

45

3000

RV-15

14/35-16.5LT

67

6

4

24/32

10.0

34.5

12.7

581

16.5x9.75

45

2850

RV-37

15/38.5-16.5LT

75

6

4

24/32

11.0

38.0

37.7

494

16.5x9.75

45

3000

RV-40

17/40-16.5LT

99

6

4

24/32

14.0

39.0

14.7

469

16.5x9.75

30

2685

RV-45

18.5/44-16.5LT

120

6

4

24/32

14.0

43.8

17.8

349

16.5x12

30

2855

RV-35

15/38.5-17 LT

79

6

4

24/32

11.0

38.0

14.0

494

17x10-12

45

3000

RV-08

17/40-17LT

102

6

4

24/32

14.0

39.0

15.40

469

17x12-14

30

2685

 

Radial

Prod. Code

Size

 Weight

Ply Rating

 Sidewall
Ply

Skid Depth

Tread Width

O.D.

C.S.

 Rev Per Mile

Rim

Max Infla.

Max Load

RV-51R

32x11.50R15LT

 53

6

 2

20/32

9.2

32.0

11.6

 705

8x15

50

2530

RV-52R

36x14.50R15LT

 76

6

 2

21/32

10.4

36.0

14.3

 598

10x15

35

2910

RV-55R

38x15.50R15LT

 86

6

 2

20/32

10.7

37.2

15.2

 566

12x15

35

3010

RV-62R

32x11.50R16LT

 60

10

 2

20/32

9.20

32.00

10.56

 705

16x8-10

80

3305

RV-58R

36x14.50R16LT

 81

10

 2

21/32

10.3

35.8

14.3

 603

16x10-12

65

3640

RV-57R

38x15.50R16LT

 90

10

 2

21/32

10.3

37.56

14.6

 558

16x10-12

65

3640

RV-60R

36x14.50R16.5LT

 86

10

 2

21/32

10.4

36.0

13.5

 598

9.75x16.5

65

3640

RV-61R

38x15.50R16.5LT

 97

10

 2

20/32

10.7

37.2

14.4

 566

12x16.5

65

3640

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rating  Key - The star rating keys are specific to the terrain being rated in the review.  To the Top 
Don't even consider it if this is your main terrain. This tire will not perform well at all in this terrain.

Its trying but not doing too well.  You'd be better off choosing another for this terrain.

Average.  Its doing ok, not great but its holding its own.  A decent choice if you're compromising.

This tire does very well in this terrain but its not the best tire available however still a very good choice.

This tire performs exceptionally well in this terrain.  Among the best suited for this terrain.

Size Availability - This is a one to three thumbs up snapshot rating where one mean poor selection, two means ok and three means great.  Check with suppliers or manufacturers for actual available sizes.  While this rating system is vague, we couldn't possibly list all available sizes with size selection changing over time.  Please see manufacturer for list of sizes in production.





Money Bags - This is an average cost scale based on an averaged advertised cost of this tire when compared to other tires.  One money bag represents the tire is typically one of the cheapest available while 5 money bags indicates that this tire is one of the most expensive.  Averages are based on the tires reviewed.

    
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