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08-25-2009, 08:03 PM #1
all terrain reccomendations
i currently have goodyear tracker radials on my 1990 chevy k-1500 4x4.
bad wet traction, passenger car looking tread design, and i am looking for an all terrain tire that dont cost too much, has a cool tread design and wont be too load on the highway, and will get me 30-40k miles on them before replacing.
been looking at either bf goodrich all terrain T/A KO, or bridgestone A/T Revo 2.
what would you guys recommend ?
i dont do any mudding, but sometimes go in dirt/gravel to go fishing with my little jon boat, and want a better looking tire and wet traction.
08-25-2009, 09:34 PM #2
I've used the BFG KO's and like them alot. Good grip and tolerable noise level. I don't think you can go wrong with them.
For puncture resistance I recently went with a set of the Wrangler MTR's. Extra Kevlar belt to hold the sharp stuff at bay. Very loud on the highway, but I spend alot of time off road in the work truck.There is no way to happiness....happiness is the way.:yipi:
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08-25-2009, 09:44 PM #3
I'm running a set of Nitto Terra Grapplers and can't say enough about them. I have just about 50,000 out of them and plenty of tread to go. I would say these have been the best tires I have bought yet.1997 Chevy K3500
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08-25-2009, 10:33 PM #4
i just bought the nitto a/ts for my truck and i love emI own a 2007 Silverado 1500 Crew Cab (new body style). my truck is Red and has the 4.8, basically stock but i got big plans.
08-26-2009, 07:21 AM #5
I bought a set of General Grabber AT2's in March of this year and love them! They're pretty aggressive, and have great traction. The only thing, when I was getting them, one guy said they were being discontinued. Not sure if it's true or not, but if so, they might be hard to find.Matt
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08-26-2009, 09:01 AM #6
You can't go wrong with the BFGs. They are quiet considering the tread and proven on and off road.Jim
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08-26-2009, 06:24 PM #7
thanks for all the input guys, i appreciate it.
i am leaning toward the bf goodrich, but will keep searching before i buy.
08-26-2009, 07:21 PM #8
i would recommend the Goodyear Wrangler SR/A or the Wrangler silent armor
the SR/A is more of a highway tire but still does good in the dirt 70k warranty i believe
the Silent armor is a great all terrain with a littler more road noise than the SR/A 50k warranty
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