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Firestone M/t, BFG KM2, GY DuraTrac

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by EmoSlayer, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. Oct 18, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    EmoSlayer

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    It's coming down to the point that I'll be buying tires soon (285/70/17)after I install my 3" lift, I decided on the black 951b moto metal rims 17x9" and I'm having a really hard time choosing between these 3 tires. So if anyone has these tires and wants to give their two cents and hopefully some pics, it would be GREATLY appreciated!!!!

    Firestone Destination M/T: $804.00

    BF Goodrich M/T KM2: $924.00

    Goodyear DuraTrac: $840.00

    *all prices are from tirerack.com

    I mostly am on highway with wet snow in the winter times, although occasionally I will be on abandoned roads or old logging trails in NE PA.
     
  2. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    neslerrah

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    Go with the KM2.
     
  3. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    All great tires, but the first two are Mud Terrain tires, and the third is an all terrain.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    Go with the GY Dura-tracs.

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  5. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    I'd go with the Duratracs. Its a little less aggressive and should wear better on the pavement yet perform great o/r :)
     
  6. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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  7. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:30 PM
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    Duratracs are great and are not a regular AT. They're supposed to be a cross between an AT and a MT. the bigger side lugs clean pretty well and they don't have much road noise.
     
  8. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    The firestones are great, but they tend to lose lugs on rocks... I'd go with the KM2's. Theyre a great tire for the money and I have heard of any problems with them yet so far...
     
  9. Oct 18, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    I got the KM2's and I love those things. Course they are expensive and if you are really not gonna wheel much they may be overkill lol
     
  10. Oct 18, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    Meh, it's still siped like an AT. MT's generally don't have siping because of the increased chunking that can happen..
     
  11. Oct 18, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    I'd go with the DuraTrac based on the usage you described. The DuraTrac is severe snow rated for the winter months and plenty aggressive for some decent 'wheeling.
     
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    Yea sorry for all the drama guys...Cliff and I had a misunderstanding and we squashed it so again I appologize for the dick comment :eek:
     
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    Once again. To all you folks around here that know me...I'm not a drama type person. I respect all of you! Cliff and I just had a misunderstanding and it's been cleared up! As for my shitty comment towards him, I appologize once again. Thats not what i'm about so please guys don't think I drama or an asshole :( I'll be here to help guide with questions and cause some laughs as well. Hope ya'll have a great day :cool:
     
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