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Old 04-01-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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Question Buying new tires and need suggestions.

So i am just about bald on my BFG a/t 31"s and i need help finding a tire.

(listed from highest priority to least)
I'm looking for:
-A light tire (hope for good mpg's)
-Good for moderate offroading
-Long tread wear life
-trusted name and recommended by my fellow TW'ers
-aggressive look

post up pictures of the tire if you are running them or have a pic of the tire.

thanks yall
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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yea, when i was thinking of a tire that was light i thought of the duratracs but im skeptical of having a truck/offroad tire from Goodyear or Michelin
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:10 PM   #4
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duratrac will make you happy in everyway....only complaint people have is a weaker sidwall but thats only in harsh sharp rocky offroad conditions....one of the lightest tires on the market,good milage,excellent in all conditions,easy on gas milage etc etc etc..
i personally love the nitto terra grapplers as an a/t tire..
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:33 PM   #5
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wow, iv been searching and there are A LOT of threads on the topic of Duratracs vs. BFG a/t

so if yall wanna just ignore this thread its kool b/c i have a lot of reading to do.
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wow, iv been searching and there are A LOT of threads on the topic of Duratracs vs. BFG a/t

so if yall wanna just ignore this thread its kool b/c i have a lot of reading to do.
I've had both and the only thing that the bfg's beat the duratracs on was road noise
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:42 PM   #7
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duratracs, bfgs, or nittos are all good tires.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:54 PM   #8
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I like the km2s
They are a bit louder than my mastercrafts were but are pretty sweet so far none the less, and just go with a 265/75 and should be doing pretty good for gas and such. They were much heavier than the mastercrafts but these are 10 ply as well.
Another id say is the treadwrights, havent had any hands on experience but from what ive found nothing but good reviews!
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:51 PM   #9
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i wanna get bigger tires soooooo bad but i really cant afford it. If i do go for the mud terrains then i might stick with he 31s but i just hate to hear that i have stay with the same size tire...

what is the size difference from 265/70/16 vs. the 265/75/16???
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i wanna get bigger tires soooooo bad but i really cant afford it. If i do go for the mud terrains then i might stick with he 31s but i just hate to hear that i have stay with the same size tire...

what is the size difference from 265/70/16 vs. the 265/75/16???
75 is taller than the 70's
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I love my duratrac's. They are awesome offroad and arnt really that noisy. They also make the truck look awesome!
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:55 PM   #12
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do know how much taller, by any chance?

i do like the looks of the duratracs a lot!
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do know how much taller, by any chance?

i do like the looks of the duratracs a lot!
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/whe...ire-sizes.html

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Old 04-01-2012, 11:20 PM   #14
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Old 04-02-2012, 08:30 AM   #15
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Search craigslist and all around, you know what i paid for my km2's
Theres deals to be made, just search! I do however have 3 good mastercraft courser m/t's if youd wannem
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I have the Duratracs...great tire!
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:56 PM   #17
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might be ordering them tomorrow... pretty PUMPED
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Going with the duratracs? What size?
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only complaint people have is a weaker sidwall but thats only in harsh sharp rocky offroad conditions
Has anybody ever seen one popped due to a weak sidewall? Yet to see a pic on TW of a flat Duratrac.

Found one (had to use Google Images to find it though)
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