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265/75r16: BFG AT, BFG LONG TRAIL, or GY DURATRAC

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TAC1, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Mar 4, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    TAC1

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    Hello,
    I purchased an '08 Tacoma DC short bed 2WD 4.0 with 34,000 miles almost 2 months ago. The dealer had just installed (4) new Genreal Grabber STX's before I bought the truck. They ride great but I want to go up to a 265/75r16. I have confirmed (as others on this site) that when I drive 60 MPH,according to the odometer, my GPS shows 57 MPH. Plus, I like the look & I DO NOT plan to lift my truck.

    I will be selling my Generals in order to buy my 265/75's. I am on the fence between the BFG All Terrains, BFG Long Trails, & the GY Duratracs. I do dirt road driving about 30% of the time. I'm on pavement the other 70%

    I noticed that the BFG's are 10 ply rated, the GY's are 6 ply rated, & the Long Trail T/A's are 4 ply. Isn't the 10 ply rating too much for this truck? If anyone here is running either of these 3 tires in the 265/75r16 size, I would greatly appreciate any input you may have.

    P.S. Every vehicle I have ever owned has had custom rims put on by me eventually but my Tacoma came with the chrome wheel skins & I actually love them! I cracked one on a construction site with a rock while doing some "very amateur off-roading" but did not get stuck! $70 gets me a new set of 4! I also have Chrome dual exhaust tips (Y-Pipe mod) & the chrome matches exactly with the wheel skins, front grille & rear bumper!

    Thanks!:D
     
  2. Mar 5, 2012 at 7:21 PM
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    look into the bfg rugged terrains.
     
  3. Mar 5, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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  4. Mar 5, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    Kings are king
    Duratracs rock.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2012 at 7:41 PM
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    SplitDecision

    SplitDecision Phones Ringin Dude

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    Just because I have them :p But seriously give them a looksee.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    BFG A/T and Duratracs are both great tires. Should be able to get the duratracs in a LR E.

    I wouldn't discount yokohama, hankook, or cooper either though.
     
  7. Mar 5, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    kjf216

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    i have long trails and I'm not overly impressed with them however my alignment did get messed up right after i got them so 2 bald at about 25,000 miles. the other set prob have another 25,000 left on them so if you want a street tire its not terrible. I'm putting a set of BFG AT tomorrow so check back with me in a few months.
     
  8. Mar 5, 2012 at 8:26 PM
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  9. Mar 5, 2012 at 9:54 PM
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    I have duratracs in that size, great tires, but probably overkill for florida, they will have the worst on road handeling of that bunch. Winter rated too which yu won't need. I would not recommend load range E unless you cary so much weight you need to inflate to over 50psi or have to have a 10 ply. makes for a really rough ride.

    Had BFG A/T's on a 1st gen and loved them, probably your best bet.

    Rugged terrains look real nice too

    long trails will have the best on road handeling but struggle on anything past a flat gravel road

    A lot of people seem to like the Michelin LXT A/T
     
  10. Mar 6, 2012 at 2:12 AM
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    BFG KM2's M/T - bullet proof off road and are great for DD as well.
     
  11. Mar 6, 2012 at 2:30 AM
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    WOW those tires are pure crap. I know i've almost died in them.
     
  12. Mar 6, 2012 at 4:10 AM
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    I run bridgestone revo2's. i thought the rugged terrains looked good, but apperently i was mistaken.
     
  13. Mar 18, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    I'm liking the Duratracs at the moment.

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  14. Mar 18, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    I have run E rated 10 plies on my '07 double cab for years. They are slightly rougher than a 4 ply tires, but I do not find them to be excessively rough. 10 ply tires have a serious advantage in off roading in my experience. Where I run cactus and mesquite thorns are a constant problem and the 10 ply tires are far more resistant to thorn punctures. The 10 ply tires are also more cut resistant in the rocks.

    David
     
  15. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    Here's a pic of my 285/75/16 BFGs :)
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  16. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    KenLyns

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    @Tac1, you have a 2WD, so no serious rock-crawling then? Several AT tires are available in P-metric construction (lower load rating, still more than GVWR), which saves 12-15 lb per tire.

    My Hankook Dyanapro ATm, 40 lb per tire.
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  17. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:18 PM
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    I've had Nitto TGs, 3 sets of BFG ATs, ProComp ATs, Pirelli Scorpions and Revos over the years in one capacity or another. I just put on a set of Cooper AT3s on my 06 DCSB and I've never been so pleased with a tire right off the bat.
     
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