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cooper st's

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by tacoman101, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. Aug 14, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    tacoman101

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    i was just wondering how many miles people got out of these tires
     
  2. Aug 14, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    I've wondered the same thing as I'm considering these as replacements.
     
  3. Aug 14, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    anyone?
     
  4. Aug 14, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    My roomate had them on his taco, until they bought it back. He never had a problem. I have the ATR's and they work well for me.
     
  5. Aug 14, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I ran a set of 265/70/17 Cooper ST's. I put 20k on them on my last truck, then swapped my wheels and tires onto the Taco when I got it and ran them another 20k, so 40k total miles. I pulled them with about 20% left on them, but I get some pretty nasty, snowy and rainy winters here in the PNW so thats why I pulled them with that tread on them. They were great in snow and rain for the first 1/2 of the tread, then went downhill pretty quick with less tread. They tended to get progressively louder as they wore down too.... my BFG MTs that I have now are quieter in town then the Coopers were.
     
  6. Aug 15, 2009 at 4:56 AM
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    you said they were good in the snow--did you try them out on any ice
     
  7. Aug 15, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I didnt run them in ice until they were about 1/2 wore out and most of the siping was gone, therefore I found that they didnt perform very well in it. IMO they performed poorly enough in it that after getting some pretty nasty black ice that hung around a while one winter, i decided to just get some studded winter tires.
     
  8. Aug 15, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    ok, thanks for the help
     
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