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best michelin tires to replace stock tires?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by LaTechLogan, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. Dec 31, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    LaTechLogan

    LaTechLogan [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i've been running the bridgestone dueler h/t tires that came on my truck ever since i got it and i'ld like to get a new set of tires and wheels but just don't have the money right now.. my dad says my treads are getting low and has offered to replace my tires for me but he says they have to be michelin because from his experience they last the longest

    i love the way the duelers grip and handle the road

    any suggestions on which tires to get? or which ones are the closest to the duelers i've been running?

    i've got an '08 PreRunner Double Cab 2WD with the stock wheels that it came with
     
  2. Dec 31, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    I had a set of michelin xclt4's when I got my truck, they lasted quite a while..When I replaced them, the dot # on the tire said they were 9 years old. They still had some tread left on them, would have had more if I didnt do alot of burnouts with the truck when I first got it...lol

    Alot of people say that BFG all terrains last forever..I havent had mine long enough to tell yet thou.

    Thats ALL you can replace them with, is michelin? He does know that tire manufacturers have a wear out guarentee right?
     
  3. Dec 31, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    linkfeeney

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    this is my opinion and my opinion

    Michelin is great for car

    truck tires, I was looking at Nitto, Toyo, BFG and bridgestone..

    again, this is my opinion!
     
  4. Dec 31, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    pataco

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    imo,the truck tires r awsome to.they r amazing on and off the road.
     
  5. Dec 31, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    NAAC3TACO

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    vtragweed

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    Hot Tamale

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    I love my Michelin LTX M/S tires.
     
  8. Jan 11, 2010 at 6:09 AM
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    I just got a set of these...actually the M/S2, not sure whats new
    these, Michelin LTX A/T2, are good too.
     
  9. Jan 11, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    dfasano

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    I've got the ltx m/s. They are good road tires. I've got around 40k miles on them and have at least 30k more.
     
  10. Jan 11, 2010 at 6:49 AM
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    michelin makes fantastic truck tires. ltx m/s are great. their new at/2's are also very nice. they last forever and wont let you down.
     
  11. Jan 11, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    putawaywet

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    I had the LTX A/T 2s in 31x10.50R15 on my 2000. Almost as good off-road as the BFG All Terrain K/Os I had on there before, but didn't clear mud quite as well. They were just as good straight line in the snow, but didn't turn quite as well. On-road, however, they were head and shoulders above the BFGs (and the original Goodyears) - way quieter. I put about 6K on them before my truck got bought back for the frame rot, and they still looked new. My only gripe is that they're expensive... But I suppose you get what you pay for.
     
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    Go for the LTX's. I've owned them on all my SUVs and will have them on my Taco when the stock tires wear out. Even Tirerack customers rate them way up there.

     
  13. Jan 11, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    bfg a/t's all the way... had three sets on my old tacoma at averaged 70k on each set!
     
  14. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    I could have gotten that out of my BFGs - but they get mighty squirrelly in the snow after ~55K :eek:

    The major benefit to the Michelins is road ride/noise without losing much off-road capability. If you're off road a lot, go with BFG. If you're on-road more than 90% of the time (and you can afford them) - go Michelin.
     
  15. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Hey guys I have worked for michelin tire for 12 years now ( i am 33) With out a doubt quality is 1 of are to priorities. Thanks for the comments.:thumbsup:
     
  16. Aug 28, 2016 at 5:42 PM
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    Resurrecting a six year old thread, but the newest defenders are great tires. They don't look super aggressive but there probably isn't another tire that will beat it on the street and it can manage many off-road situations as well.
     
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  17. Aug 28, 2016 at 5:54 PM
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    Hope he has made a decision by now! If not my vote is michelin
     
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