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goodyear duratrac or nitto terra grapppler???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by smurf taco, Mar 23, 2011.

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what tire is better?

Poll closed Mar 28, 2011.
  1. goodyear duratrac

    62.7%
  2. nitto terra grappler

    28.9%
  3. other

    8.4%
  1. Mar 23, 2011 at 7:49 AM
    #1
    smurf taco

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    before my lift these were the two tires i was thinking about getting. i went with the nittos but i just want to see what you guys think i should have gone with
     
  2. Mar 23, 2011 at 7:55 AM
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    trdr6

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    voted for duratracs for a couple reasons. I like the look more and they seem more purpose driven. However, if your not driving in hairy conditions a lot and spend more time on the highway, the terra's are probably the smart choice.
     
  3. Mar 23, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    smurf taco

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    yea i dont off road so i went with the nittos
     
  4. Mar 23, 2011 at 1:21 PM
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    MapleMoose

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    Im looking at the duratracs too. I will be purchasing them next pay day.:D
     
  5. Mar 23, 2011 at 1:26 PM
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    RedToy

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  6. Mar 23, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    LostRebel

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    I think you should feel confident with your decision and not care what others think. :smack:
     
  7. Mar 23, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    Shaggy

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    I got the nittos and am very happy with the lack of road noise (a LOT less than I expected) and still the look is somewhat agressive
     
  8. Mar 23, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Duratracs all the way IMO
     
  9. Mar 23, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    FARNORCAL

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    Nitto's all the way pretty quiet, super smooth ride, great tread patter, and cost friendly. I think the duratracs look pretty sick but not practical at least for me.
     
  10. Mar 23, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    Duratracs for sure.They handle really well on and off road.
     
  11. Mar 23, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    I have the Nitto's and love them. Great in the snow.
     
  12. Mar 23, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    Got both and love both. Duratracs look sick and do great off road, but the hum makes me wanna switch at times.
     
  13. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    I had not seen the Nitto Terra Grapplers in person until today. They looked good, but I still really like my Duratracs. I have not driven the Nittos but I have zero regrets about buying my Goodyears.
     
  14. Mar 23, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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    Honestly, the Duratracs look a lot better IMO. The Nittos have no sidewall, it's kind of boring.

    However, the Nittos perform well, they're quiet, and they're durable. I don't know how the Duratracs perform or how loud (or quiet) they are, but I know they aren't as durable as the Nittos. I have ~63k miles on my Nittos
     
  15. Mar 23, 2011 at 11:07 PM
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    I love my Duratrac's :D

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  16. Mar 24, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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  17. Mar 25, 2011 at 3:52 AM
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    I love my Duratracs...much more quiet than I thought they'd be!

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  18. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:06 AM
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    Had NTGs, liked them. Have Duratracs now, like them. As has been stated, NTGs for more road travel & Duratracs for more offroading. NTGs come in C load for 18" wheels and Duratrac 18s are all E load. NTGs have better treadwear rating but still the offroad thing comes into play. I don't feel that the amount of offroading I do, which is very little if any, really justifies the DTs. NTGs lighter in C load which is more mpg and better driveability for 4 cyl. But the Duratracs look so good. I didn't vote because I don't know which I like better overall. Price, treadwear & mpg is better on NTGs in my situation and that may be what determines the next tire purchase. We'll see just how long the DTs last tho. Research in progress...........
     
  19. Mar 25, 2011 at 11:46 AM
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    ^ pretty accurate. time will tell with the duratracs
     
  20. Mar 25, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    for those running duratracs, are you guys experiencing any vibes?
     
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