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View Poll Results: Which one should get please help
General Grabbers red labels 43 31.85%
Toyo Open Country M/T 58 42.96%
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:06 PM   #41
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Here's my opinion.....take it or leave it.

General Grabbers are definitely a good looking tire, but are heavy and are consistently not good in anything but sand.

Toyo MT's are also a "looker" tire that is CRAZY HEAVY.

I wouldn't get either of those.

Goodyear Duratracs are great in the snow, but rarely go past 30K miles from what I've seen, and have weak sidewalls. I also think they are hatchet wound ugly.

BFG KM2's are a good tire, not great in snow unless you have them siped. Great in all terrain and I had 40K on the set I just took off my truck and there is still 60% tread left. Great tire IMO.

MT/R w Kevlar. Little more aggressive and heavier than the KM2 but not bad. Not great on ice/snow. Great in the rocks with strong sidewalls. Rarely I'll hear experience like BFoster133 posted where the tires wore out fast or had blown sidewalls. Personally I think the fast wear is because how the tires are being used, i.e. low pressure over fast terrain, lots of wheel spin in the dirt etc. And the blown sidewalls are just unlucky and would happen with any tire. Even looking at BFoster133's sidewall gash you can tell it was a sharp rock or something that hit it to create a relatively clean gash.


So. General Grabbers - I would not buy them
Toyo MT - Definitely would not buy them
Goodyear Duratracs - You couldn't pay me enough
BFG KM2 - Yep I'd run em. I have and probably will again.
Goodyear MTR Kevlar - running them now. So far so good and really liking them.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:08 PM   #42
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I would also consider the following tires

Nitto Trail Grappler MT
Hankook MT
Maxis Bighorn
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Bfg A/T Ko is all I run on both trucks.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:14 PM   #44
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Bfg A/T Ko is all I run on both trucks.
Also a great tire and very underestimated. I'm on my 3rd set on my Land Cruiser. Love them, but it sounded like the OP was after something a bit more aggressive.
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Nitto mud grapplers are great on rock an sand. Killer in the mud but suck on the road. They are loud!
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Also a great tire and very underestimated. I'm on my 3rd set on my Land Cruiser. Love them, but it sounded like the OP was after something a bit more aggressive.
Looks awesome man!

I like the looks over the KM2, the tread life, highway ride and price puts it in the #1 for me.

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Hankooks FTW
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I would also consider the following tires

Nitto Trail Grappler MT
Hankook MT
Maxis Bighorn
the RT03 is as good, possibly better and with a lower buy in cost

FTMFW !
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okay have any of you guys ran baja t/a tires ? what are your thoughts
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okay have any of you guys ran baja t/a tires ? what are your thoughts
cost a shit ton, but they're definitely race proven.
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cost a shit ton, but they're definitely race proven.
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okay have any of you guys ran baja t/a tires ? what are your thoughts
Total waste IMO on anything but a race truck. Way too expensive for the average truck when there are much cheaper options out there with equal performance.

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Toyo open country at2 is a tire I would totally run.
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Toyo open country at2 is a tire I would totally run.
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okay thanks guys
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I have the Toyo M/Ts and they ride really well for a Mud Terrain Tire
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I have toyo mts. Way too heavy and hard. They do not belong on a Tacoma.
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lets say i only go in mud 5 or 6 time a year and nothing to deep and im more of a high speed dirt trails kinda guy which would be the best for control in the high-speed turns other words which tire has more grip in the dirt?
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I have cooper ATPs on my tahoe and they grip plenty well, even at full PSI load range E on both dirt and what little mud I go in. Here's a pic, 285/75/16


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Of course Grabbers are gonna suck in mud. Its not a mud tire...

With that said, between those two and the type of off-roading you do, I would go with the grabbers. The Toyo's are heavy and won't last as long. Plenty of other great choices out there, though.
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okay was just about to ask how the grabbers did in the mud plus they look so mean i love it
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