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BFGoodrich A/T KO vs Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by cranky, Apr 10, 2009.

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Which tires?

  1. BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO

    609 vote(s)
    78.1%
  2. Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor

    112 vote(s)
    14.4%
  3. Other (post in thread)

    59 vote(s)
    7.6%
  1. May 2, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    rpoint16

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    On my buddys 01 Taco, he is at 99K on his BFG kKO's! IMO they are past replacing, but for street/hwy only, they are fine. Probably 3/16-1/4" tread left. No cracking, chunking, etc...

    In addition, we just did the Crown King trail a month or so ago, soupy rocks, big hills, full locker needed, & he did fine.
     
  2. May 3, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    thebigk

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    I wouldn't put Goodyear's on a bicycle. I've never had any good luck with Goodyear.

    My $.02
     
  3. May 4, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    well off i go tomorrow to get either bfg mt, at or those wrangler duratracs. out the door 31x10.5x15 for under $600:p
     
  4. May 4, 2009 at 11:09 PM
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    Rangerpeterson

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    Ive had BFG's on every vehicle i've ever owned. Cant go wrong with them in my opinion...
     
  5. May 4, 2009 at 11:16 PM
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    bfgs all thew way around.. MT'S OR AT'S both have grip and lasting tread. I run 305/r16 MT KO and swear by them buggers.
     
  6. May 22, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    MEMO

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    :)Hello Guys I am also going to get BFG today. out the door for only 720dlls in San Diego CA, And have been shopping for more than 2 moths thats a great price. You score.:rolleyes:
     
  7. May 22, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    Thats a great price! Where did you get the deal?
     
  8. May 25, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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    Have you considered the General Grabber AT2? They're $117/ea on TireRack, and I've found that local tire places generally match that price. General Tire also offers a $50 gift card w/ the purchase of 4 every couple of months. I thought it was going on now, but it must have just ended.

    They're about as highly rated as any tire I've seen on TireRack, and they have a 50k mile tread life warranty.

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  9. Jun 15, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    i just got my bfg's at ko so sick and they waaaaaaayy better looking than the other ones... but ive only had mine for 3 days
     
  10. Jun 15, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    mine were way more!!! where is that
     
  11. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:45 PM
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    americas tire has the bfg at ko's on sale starting today, the guy quoted me $1070 mounted,rotated,lifetime warranty ( you save like $100 and some change) but from what others are saying seems like you can find them cheaper..

    where did you get yours Panda?
     
  12. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:50 PM
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    BFG a/t. I've had two sets and loved them. great all around tire that wears well.
     
  13. Jun 26, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    BFG's Fo Sho
     
  14. Jun 27, 2009 at 1:18 AM
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    This is kinda out there but I took them through mud with 5 guys in the Expedition and they're VERY good on the street but go check out the Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S. 8-9/10 overall.
     
  15. Jun 27, 2009 at 5:46 AM
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    I used to have a set of revos on my old cherokee. They might be a good choice if you don't have to deal with ice and snow. As far as basic A/Ts go, I'd choose a toyo open country A/T over a revo based on my experience with both.
     
  16. Jul 4, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    im confused i guess why everyone says the bfg doesnt the firestone dest. have alot better ratings? i just dont care for what the dest. look like. What is gonna be the best a/t for snow?
     
  17. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    There are a lot of folks here that run the Firestone Destinations w/ excellent reviews.
    The biggest criteria challenges I find is when a general question is ask about what is the best a/t for snow is
    1.where do they live,
    2.what type of snow, a few flurries, more slush/ice or heavy, large accumalations?
    3.what type of driving as in all highway, a mixed bag, class IV types etc.

    I purchased my Silent Armors because they were an A/T tire snow-rated (had the little symbol). I can tell you from driving in Vermont, these tires performed "ok", mainly because we tow a lot & see a lot of mixed conditions, heavy wet snow/black ice/slush/regular ol' puffy light fluff in large amounts. This year we changed to a dedicated studded snow tire. The SA's are now only used on the summer rims. I did look at tires on the tacomas around here in Winter time and the majority were Firestone, Cooper, Nokians and Bridgestone Revos.

    I know a member here who said his Silent Armors were great in snow, but was in NJ fwiw.
    Also David T. is in the biz so to me a subject matter expert. Maybe he will give you his experience too.
     
  18. Jul 4, 2009 at 9:39 AM
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    i live in northern ny right on the canadian border. so we get some pretty extreme winter conditions. i also offroad about once a month.
     
  19. Jul 8, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    This poll amazes me. No love for the Wranglers!
     
  20. Aug 10, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    I had the BFG's on my GMC Sonoma Zr2, and I plan on getting a set for the Taco soon... I'm in central NY, and we get a ton of snow, and I've also used them off road, and they handle everything... plus they are great on the road...
     
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