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Old 01-29-2009, 03:12 PM   #1
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What kind of tire are YOU running?

Just trying to get an idea of which tires to buy next. I have BF Goodrich All-terrains 265/75 16 (i think) now but I checked out some other brands a couple of days ago at 4wheelparts in Fresno and might go with a more aggressive tread pattern. Also, how much will my fuel mileage suffer if I decide to step it up to the next size...

On deminimis' suggestion I checked out the Toyo Open Country A/T's and the M/T's. I really like the tread pattern on the M/T's but most of my driving is on-road so I might go with the A/T's.

I also checked out the Nitto terra grappler which looked cool. And of course E-rated.

I guess my next question is where are the best prices? 4wheelparts had good prices but would charge me an additional $25 per tire to mount them...
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Old 01-29-2009, 03:22 PM   #2
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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

Running BFG AT 285/75/16's, E load rated, since last year.

Same size and tire as before, but E load rated versus the previous D rated. More stable ride.


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Old 01-29-2009, 03:30 PM   #3
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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

BFG AT 315/75R17
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:15 PM   #4
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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

Continental ContiTrac LT275/70-18 LR'E'

My next set of tires will be Michelin A/T2 in the same size. I have the Michelin's on my pickup, and after 45,000 miles they are about 1/2 gone.

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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

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BFG AT 315/75R17
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We have used BFG's on our Westys and my truck, we are very satisfied with the wear and performance so far.
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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

Cooper STT 325/65R18 E load range (3860 lbs) and at only 65psi

No problems
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:52 PM   #7
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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

LT 285/70 R 17 E Toyo Open Country A/T; 32.7 inch OD x 11.2 wide; 3750 lb.; load rated at 80 psi each; mounted on 17 x 9 rims

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Re: What kind of tire are YOU running?

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Cooper STT 325/65R18 E load range (3860 lbs)

No problems
Ditto to Greg's post.
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:40 PM   #9
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Nitto Terragrappler AT, 285/75/16 E rating. Almost 7k miles on them with one rotation using the spare. So far, so good and I have no complaints.
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Toyo Open Country Mud TA 305/70/16
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