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Best tire in AZ?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by AZoutdoors53, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. AZoutdoors53

    AZoutdoors53 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2013 Access cab TRD 4x4 3in OME w/ 885 coils XD Hoss 16x8 BFG KM2 255/85/16
    I'm new to AZ and will be getting some new tires. Whats everyone's recommendation for a good aggressive offroad tire for the AZ terrain?

    I'm leaning towards a 275/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler MT/R Kevlar because I can get a killer deal through a friend. I can also get a good deal on some BFG AT's.

    Whats your thoughts on the best AZ offroad tire?
     
  2. JuansTaco

    JuansTaco JuanInAMillion

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    sdhq here in chandler recomends toyo at or mts. i love my bfg at ko so far. cant go wrong with bfg they last a long time
     
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    GREEKBOY12295 Well-Known Member

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    I like my Terra grapplers. Pretty aggressive looking all terrain.
     
  4. JuansTaco

    JuansTaco JuanInAMillion

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    you already tried to dump them tho
     
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    Yeah for 285's in the same tire.
     
  6. TheGloryFades

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    Bfg at ko chunk out on rocks pretty bad.
     
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    I've been happy with my NTGs also. 40k miles on them so far and still have tread left.
     
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    I have the BFG at's but my next ones will probably be Toyo AT II's
     
  9. Bobbb

    Bobbb "Rumors of Bob, but never Bob. It is Bob, right?"

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    I run Toyo MTs in the desert with great results. Strong tire with 3-ply sidewalls and aggressive tread that IMO also rides nice on the highway.
     
  10. HamerMan

    HamerMan Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Hankook ATM? Pretty beefy tire
     
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    I love my BFG AT. There is not much mud and the few times I've found myself in mud or snow, the ATs have never failed me.
     
  12. SierraExp

    SierraExp Its the Journey, not the Destination Vendor

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    Toyo MTs hands down
     
  13. HamerMan

    HamerMan Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    How long do they last?
     
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    Bobbb "Rumors of Bob, but never Bob. It is Bob, right?"

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    SierraExp Its the Journey, not the Destination Vendor

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    depends on the user, but I would expect nothing less than 40k even with off road abuse. I have sets on my Tacoma and 4Runner both are wearing awesome. Just put a set on the Old Mans SuperDuty as well.
     
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    Long tread life.
    Quiet on the highway.
    Gets me in and out of anywhere I want to go.
     
  17. HamerMan

    HamerMan Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Compared to Hankook ATMs?
     
  18. SierraExp

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    I dont have much first hand experience with the ATMs. Their MT is a solid tire for the price tho, very well reviewed and a few buddies have had good luck with them out here.
     
  19. iJonny

    iJonny TACOMA, If I wanted a HUMMER I'd call your mom.

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    So far I love my Toyo ATII's! look great and ride very well. Ill let you know how they do after I get them in the sand in a few weeks. (pending leaf pack install)
    And this question has been asked many times on TW.
     
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    I have had mine for over 2.5 Years..about 30K miles and no sign of wear. I have had them in snow, mud, sand with no issues.
     
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