Better than bfg a/t?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by grassmasterswilson, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
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    Driving a chevy 2500 with 285 bfg a-t's on it. Like the bigger tires to make the work/personal truck look better. Like these because I think the knobby tires last longer in my opinion. Any tires better than these or maybe something that works better pulling the trailer? Need 285 75 r16 and don't go in the mud hunting like I use too so regular tires may work.
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  2. 1999frontier

    1999frontier LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
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    A guy I know has some Kumho Road Venture A/T KL78 tires on his 2500HD in the 285/75/16 and he likes them a lot he says. He says they are smooth on the road and not loud at all.
     
  3. mnglocker

    mnglocker LawnSite Senior Member
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    Cooper Discovery ATR's are long lasting, and have a great grip in wet and snow. I've got them on 2 trucks with no complaints and as a bonus, they're made in America.
     
  4. dieseltech

    dieseltech LawnSite Senior Member
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    Kelly fierce attitude's are awesome looking and they ride nice as well. I love mine. Also had some kumho road venture kl71's that i liked. Mickey thompson baja mtz radials, dick cepek fun country 2's, nitto dune grapplers, toyo open country at's... Just to name a few.
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  5. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Thanks guys. I'll look into these. I'm way past having the "cool" brands so I'm open to anything!
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  6. qualitylawnpro

    qualitylawnpro LawnSite Senior Member
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    dont buy nitto tera grapplers they dont last! just put a set of yokahama ats on my dodge really like them so far!
     
  7. G. Ramey

    G. Ramey LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have always ran bfg all terrains until this last time. I decided to go cheaper, so I bought cooper discoverer st-c tires. They only have 5000 miles on them, but they definitly don't have the traction of my bfg's. I will spend a little more next time.
     
  8. nismothunder

    nismothunder LawnSite Member
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    Grizzly Grips are decent tires, they have a hard compound so they last long and there cheaper then bfg's.
     
  9. R & R Yard Designs

    R & R Yard Designs LawnSite Senior Member
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    Look at treadtwight.com. great tires for a good price.
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  10. Oasis-Outdoor

    Oasis-Outdoor LawnSite Member
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    I think I have run about 5 different sets of BFG All Terrains on different trucks I have owned over the years. These ranged from compact pickups to 3/4 tons. I have got very good service out of the BFG's. The main thing is to do periodic maintenance on them, like you would the rest of the vehicle. Keep them inflated to the proper air pressure, regularly rotated and balanced. If I remember correctly, I got 70,000 miles out of one set.......can't go wrong with BFG's !
     

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