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    Smile tires!!! help!!

    ok just bought a readylift kit for both ends of my 2008 silverado!! now my question is what to get for tires? the truck is my daily driver so nothing too noisey or agressive but i want something that looks like a TRUCK tire not a glorified car tire any suggestions?
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    Bridgestone Dueller AT REVO 2s.. AWSOME TIRE... they are SUPER quiet, and are great on the highway/snow/mud, and they last a long time 60K miles isnt anything with these tires. Also they ride great basically they are my favorite tire. But that is my opinion.
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    i just put a set of kelly safari tsr's on my truck and so far i love'em. not real loud and they seem to ride really well plus they weren't real exspensive!!!


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    I have the DuraTrac's which are very close to the Kelly TSR's.


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    Toyo A/T's!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2000 Silverado 5.3L Z71 4x4: K&N air filter, Procomp 16x8 rims, 285/70R16 Toyo AT2s, Kenwood head unit, Alpine 500.1 amp, 12" kicker, Infinity 5.25" speakers, Bilstein HD shocks, EBC GD Sport dimple & slotted front rotors w. EBC green stuff pads, Brembo slotted rear rotors & HIDs.

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    I'm running BFG All Terrain T/A KO's and they're awesome.
    04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light


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    Quote Originally Posted by TELORVEHC View Post
    I'm running BFG All Terrain T/A KO's and they're awesome.
    I just bought a set of those but don't have them mounted yet. They look even more agressive than they did in the photos. Are they reasonably quiet?? lol
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    I like the looks of mud terrain. I've owned pro comps and kelley fierce attitude and both ride great and I have never heard the loud tire noise people talk about.

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    @stephan, they're pretty darn quiet considering the tread pattern, you won't be disappointed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TELORVEHC View Post
    @stephan, they're pretty darn quiet considering the tread pattern, you won't be disappointed.
    x2...very happy with mine


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    DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
    PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
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    ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals

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