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Should not be an issue but make sure you have the spare and a plug kit is always good. Of course, plenty of others will be carrying spares, plug kits, and air tanks/compressors. Be careful and watch out for the "sharpies" that can cut a sidewall.
 

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Should not be an issue but make sure you have the spare and a plug kit is always good. Of course, plenty of others will be carrying spares, plug kits, and air tanks/compressors. Be careful and watch out for the "sharpies" that can cut a sidewall.
What he said, you want have a problem with NOT making the trail, you'll only be more susceptible to punctures. Buy a repair kit and read the directions before you come!

And like Steve said, I bet 80% of FJ's the first year were completely stock.
 

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Air down, be extra careful when you lose traction, and watch for sharp rocks as well as anything that will pinch the tire. Oh, and never underestimate A-TRAC!
 

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You will be fine but be prepared to get the mod bug bid time. Either way if you get stuck you will have lots of help.
 

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Both of my younger brothers ran their completely stock FJ's last year on these loops with out much problem at all. No Lift, stock street tires, etc. I did, of course, look way more cool with my BFG's and Revtech lift!
 

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I did the first two Summits on stock tires, rarely did I even air down. I've done black Bear twice, Imogene 5 times, Alpine loop, etc. I think you will be fine.
 

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Believe it or not, as far as tires go, I think it may be the West side of Ophir that would pose the most threat.

Granted, it's the easiest trail in the region. However, it's got a lot of sharp, skree-slope type of rock lying around on the trail....in fact, from what I recall when we did it a few years ago, there's a long stretch where we were just driving over skree on our way down the West side.

The only thing I'd recommend, regardless of whether they are stock or after-market, is that tires have a good amount (I know, that's vague) of tread left. What's a lot? I don't know....I would just prefer not using worn-out tires when going over the 'sharpies' everyone's talking about....they are occasionally unavoidable.

Still, I absolutely echo what everyone else has said.
If you're a careful driver, you will have no problem.
It's mostly dirt/gravel-ish types of roads anyway.
Just bring a repair kit, and don't be afraid to ask for help out there.
 

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I had worn down dunlops and kept up easily with everyone. The trails at the Summit are very easy. It's about the views, not dificulty. That being said I still got a pin hole sized puncture that I easily fixed with a repair kit (bring one).
 
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