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Cooper Zeon LTZ or Nitto Terra Grappler

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by BAP_29, May 10, 2011.

  1. May 10, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    BAP_29

    BAP_29 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100s at 2.5" and Toytec 1.5" AAL Eagle Alloy 063 Wheels on 285/60/18 Cooper Zeon LTZ tires Alpine iDA-X305 Head Unit MB Quart DKD 116 Discus-Line 6.5" Front Speakers (Baffles by Marv) Alpine 6-Disk CD Changer Toyota All-Weather Floor Mats Kobalt Low-Profile Toolbox 13" Wicked Flow Muffler w/ Chrome Tip
    Im trying to decide between the Coopers or the Nittos in size 285/60/18
    I can get the Cooper Zeon LTZs for $779
    I can get the Nitto Terra Grapplers for $689

    Is it worth the extra $90 for the Coopers? My gut feeling is yes, but the thing that worries me about the Coopers is that they are a 10 ply tire, which I'm afraid will really hurt the ride and mpg.

    Any opinons?
     
  2. May 10, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    They both weigh about the same. I have found the Coopers have much better wet weather traction than the Nitto's, and a very slight edge in off road traction. As for wear, they seem to wear about the same.
     
  3. May 10, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Cooper Zeons, I swear by those tires, I don't trust anything else at 200+
     
  4. May 13, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    BAP_29

    BAP_29 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100s at 2.5" and Toytec 1.5" AAL Eagle Alloy 063 Wheels on 285/60/18 Cooper Zeon LTZ tires Alpine iDA-X305 Head Unit MB Quart DKD 116 Discus-Line 6.5" Front Speakers (Baffles by Marv) Alpine 6-Disk CD Changer Toyota All-Weather Floor Mats Kobalt Low-Profile Toolbox 13" Wicked Flow Muffler w/ Chrome Tip
    Went with the Coopers. I placed my order with Mr Wheel Deal today
     
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