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Firestone Destination A/T's... Review

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by badguybuster, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. Dec 24, 2009 at 2:52 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Ok. So I installed my new Firestone Destination A/T's 285/70/17. A little over a week and a half ago. We got 14" of snow down here in WV and I never missed a beat. These are the best tires I have ever put on a vehicle. They cut through the snow and ice like a nothing I have ever seen. I drove out to the farm on Sunday. The snow there was knee deep and I plowed right up the road. The snow was piled up over the hood and still no spinning. Plus, they are damn quiet. Every bit as quiet as my previous Nitto Grapplers. Not only that but I have not lost any noticeable MPG. Frikkin' AWESOME!!!! Pics to follow soon.:yay::woot::taco:
     
  2. Dec 24, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    badguybuster

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    P.S.

    I did have to yank my front mud flaps. Until I get some wider rims to spread them out a little. Even after trimming I was still catching them at full lock. Just enough to annoy me.
     
  3. Dec 24, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    Good to hear! This is one of the tires i've been considering for my next tire.
     
  4. Dec 24, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    Don't hesitate. They are bad ass!!! They look good too. I have gotten a lot of compliments.
     
  5. Dec 24, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    I ran these for 10k until I upgraded to 17s and thought the Firestone ATs were amazing as well. They hold up well and grip great in snow, rain and mud. They don't have the same on-road performance as the Nitto Terragrapplers or Revos, but they won't leave you wanting if you drive your truck sanely.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    These are the tires I'm going with in 285/70/17 as well. They're less than 150 bux each. Not bad.

    pics pics
     
  7. Jan 1, 2010 at 11:55 PM
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    I'm getting some of these this weekend.
     
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