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Old 08-23-2010, 02:24 PM   #1
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Which tire?

I'm looking for the best street / all around tire to drive on pavement, gravel, dirt, snow and ice. It needs to be quiet, deliver good removal milage and decent fuel economy. Does this tire exist?
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Old 08-23-2010, 03:29 PM   #2
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Re: Which tire?

I'm partial to the Michelin AS or AT series tires. Pricey, but they hold up to gravel roads. Not the best for serious off-road, but the on road behavior is worth it.

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Old 08-23-2010, 04:07 PM   #3
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Re: Which tire?

I was real happy with my Cooper STT's, Gave great all around performance. Trying Kuhmo KL71's now.
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Old 08-23-2010, 04:13 PM   #4
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Re: Which tire?

I like the Michelin LTX-AT2, E rated.
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:31 PM   #5
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Re: Which tire?

What about a good old LTX M/S2? Probably fantastic on pavement. What about on dirt or gravel? Certainly does not have the "look" though. Or how about a BFG AT, are they noisy?
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:37 PM   #6
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Re: Which tire?

If you had a diesel, then tire noise wouldn't be an issue.

But, yes I've been able to hear BFG's when they drive by on the highway. Too loud for me.

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Old 08-23-2010, 06:08 PM   #7
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Nitto ATs. They do awesome in everything including feet of snow!
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Old 08-24-2010, 03:29 PM   #8
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Re: Which tire?

Yokohama Geolander H/T-S have provided a phenomenal increase in ride comfort compared to the BFG All Terrain's which look a lot more aggressive but are very harsh and jumpy.
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Old 08-30-2010, 10:30 AM   #9
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Re: Which tire?

Well, I ended up going with the Nitto Terra Graplers in a 265/75 16. Price and conveniance played a role in the decision but they sure look great. BFG A/T's looked alittle too aggresive for so much time on pavement. $223 + mount and ballance (Canadian).
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Bob,

Would love to see photos. Do they fit fine with just your front spring upgrade? Where'd you get them?

Thanks,
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