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CLS_Birmingham
11-30-2012, 11:41 PM
So its about to be that time for a new set of tires for my 03 2500HD. I'm wanting something more aggressive and beefer than stock. The truck serves as my daily driver/work truck. I do tow a 16' enclosed on a daily basis.

Any suggestions on what to get that will actually last??

chris7826
11-30-2012, 11:52 PM
Goodrich. Made in Indiana, damn good tires for that size.

cutbetterthanyou
12-01-2012, 08:59 PM
Nitto Terra Grappers are what I have. There a all terrian. I got them because i heard such good things about them lasting. There muds are really agersive and i've heard good thing about them lasting too, for a mud tire.

CLS_Birmingham
12-05-2012, 12:48 AM
My business partner actually has Terra Grappers on his 09 2500HD. They've been pretty good to us, even under tow. I'm just curious how they're life span compares to BF's on a tow vehicle.

rbljack
12-05-2012, 04:24 AM
Im a big fan of the BF goodrich all terrians. Ive had them on three different trucks, and they provide long wear if you maintain tire pressures accordingly.

Its not a mud tire by any means....but they provide quality highway ride, and decent off road performance too.

Moose's Mowing
12-05-2012, 08:30 PM
BFG's are junk, especially on heavy trucks. just waaaay too soft to hold up to towing and hauling. I've had several sets on several trucks. I used to swear by them till I realized I'd get 20,000 miles out of a set. I just put on a set of Hankooks load range E on the Heavy Chevy. They ride nice, are quiet, handle the weight of my mowing trailer, my camper and plow just fine. I'd get another set in a heartbeat. paid a little under 190 each installed.

Florida Gardener
12-06-2012, 12:43 AM
Firestone Transforce. It's a commercial rated tire load range E.
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PLS-Tx
12-06-2012, 02:17 AM
Firestone Transforce. It's a commercial rated tire load range E.
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How many miles do you have on them and are they on a 2500?

cutbetterthanyou
12-08-2012, 07:45 PM
I've always heard great things about BFG's too ,but recently i have heard that they didn't last. I asked my tire guy,he said they changed the tire compound.Thats why i went with nittos. He had a set with about a 1/8 inch left on them sitting in the floor that he said were off a f250 deisel that didn't tow, they had 90k on them.

DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING
12-08-2012, 08:00 PM
We run bf all terrian ta.
F250.
We like them.
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