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Old 07-02-2014, 08:08 PM
Ben's Landscape Ben's Landscape is offline
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Tire opinions

I have a 2011 f250 gas 4wd that needs tires soon right now it has the bfg rugged trail at on it from the factory i cant complain they lasted 40k miles. But they have horrible traction. If i was just daily driving the truck i would get a tire like the BFG all terrians but the truck is loaded heavy 90 percent of the time. With that in mind i should go with a ht tire but i cant really do that since i dump in a farm that is pretty muddy sometimes.

What tire are you runnin on your work trucks? I hate to spend a lot of money and either have them last 20k miles or hate the tires from day one. Thanks
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Old 07-02-2014, 09:51 PM
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Ive always had good luck and long wear with michelin,
currently have ltx at2 on two trucks and there very good all around. Gl
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Old 07-03-2014, 08:46 AM
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Are those tires good as far as loaded wear and good in the snow and mud?
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:51 PM
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BFG TA KO. On my Wrangler unlimited TJ and my son's Colorado. My suburban will be getting them next.
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Old 07-03-2014, 08:44 PM
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Check out the Kelly Safari TSR. They are an aggressive tire but they are extremely quiet and last. I bought my truck with a set on it that probably had 45k on them. I like them and got them again and have them on my 01 3/4 ton duramax in 285s on the stock rims load range e. Great in the snow, plow alot in 2 wheel drive, my dad even got them we liked them so much. Priced very reasonable. Made by Goodyear, the kelly version of the duratrac a basically.
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Old 07-04-2014, 03:18 AM
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I've put about 70k on my Hankook Dyna Pro ATM RF10s. Really impressed with them and would buy again.

Also have about 10k on a set of Treadwright Guard Dogs, so far they're a lot quieter than I expected, have great grip in snow and off road, and its really hard to beat the price for a MT.
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:05 AM
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Are those tires good as far as loaded wear and good in the snow and mud?
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thats the thing u want a tire that is stable and handles well when ur truck is loaded heavy all the time and you want a decent wear life. Alot of all terrain tires do not fit thos bill but they do give good traction.

So there has to be a happy medium for what u need.
The michelins fit my need fine, hual and trailer daily and plow snow in winter , no complaints.

I recently put nittos at on my dodge and while they get great traction they ride terrible and handle poor when truck loaded. I was being cheap and got what i paid for. They were 200 less than the michelins.
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:11 AM
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Which nittos? My dodge has terra grapplers they are fine.

Michelin at2 are hard to beat. But very expensive.

I might go with thread wright next
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:39 AM
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Can't beat bfg ats for all around use. I've had good experience with dynapro ATMs as well. The toyo m55 is apparently the best AT tire for longevity
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I got rid of my Rugged Trails and put Bridgestone Alenzas and like them.
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