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Old 02-14-2007, 12:44 AM
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high mile tire wanted. I DON"T NEED SUPERSWAMPERS

2500hd 2001 chevy ext cab
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i think it's finally time to get some new "meats"

i use this truck only in the summer so i don't really need it to be good in the snow/mud. i want a tire that is around the $125 mark or less. want it to be high mileage.
this truck pulls an 8 X 16 enclosed and it burns the back tires.

any recommendations?

think of buying from a source like tirerack
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Old 02-14-2007, 01:30 AM
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Michelin LTX m/s around $150 but one hell of a long wearing tire, 50,000 mi warranty
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:14 AM
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I have used 2 brands Bridgestone Revos and the set that I have on our 1 ton is a set of Winstons winners L/T's both are good I think that the Winstons are going to be cheaper in price good luck
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Old 02-14-2007, 06:28 AM
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I had some Michelin LTX's on my GMC, pretty decent tire. Very quiet, handled well, and they last a really long time. Terrible in mud and snow, but if you're not looking for that kind of tire, these will do just fine for summer work.

I ended up replacing the LTX's with some BFG All Terrain TA's when they wore out as I needed something for snow/mud, but the AT's are probably more than you need.
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Old 02-14-2007, 07:18 AM
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michelin all the way great truck tire, go to www.discounttiredirect.com best, lowest prices and free shipping. im purchasing soon.
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Old 02-14-2007, 08:19 AM
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The Michelin LTX M/S will get you through quite a bit of mud as well as a being long wearing tire.
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Old 02-14-2007, 04:44 PM
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by the time you pay for shipping through an online dealer, then pay someone to install and balance the tires, you might as well go to someplace local.
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Old 02-14-2007, 04:54 PM
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The best tire milage I have ever gotten was with a set of BF Goodrich All Terrain T/As. Got about 60,000 miles and would have gotten more if the front end had stayed in alignment. Tirerack lists them around $160 a tire, but they are worth it for the mileage.

I need to get new meats soon myself, and I am tryign to come up with the $$$s to get these Goodrichs again.
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:02 PM
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by the time you pay for shipping through an online dealer, then pay someone to install and balance the tires, you might as well go to someplace local.
Not completely true. I bought a set of tires from Discounttire a couple years ago. At the time, they had free shipping. I saved $250 in tire cost alone. Then I had a local shop mount & balance them for $10 a tire. Can't beat that price anywhere.
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Old 02-14-2007, 05:21 PM
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michilen ltx =long lasting
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