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Is there a worse tire than the BF Goodrich rugged trail tire

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Joe Taco, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Jan 26, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    only49ersfan

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    as a Michelin, BFGoodrich and Bridgestone dealer, i hate the Rugged trails. The most "truely round" tires I see are Michelins but even Michelin's most aggressive A/T tire doesnt compare to the BFG's A/T off road. On road is a different story. Im willing to sacrifice on-road capabilities to off-road. If your looking for the best on-road tire, go with the Michelin LTX M/S2. If your looking for the best off-road tire, go with the BFG A/T...IMO
     
  2. Jan 26, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    goddamm!!!!

    we're thinking talking the same indicators right????

    i have 15k on mine and i am hard on them on purpose cuz i want new tires. but still nowhere near the indics, my neighbor accross the street has like 40 k on his, and they are barely at the indics,,,,
     
  3. Jan 26, 2010 at 10:45 PM
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    the rugged trails are bad, there were a few times that i had to lock the rear end just to get out of wet grass.
     
  4. Jan 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM
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    YayAreaTaco0311

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    Had LeMans Pathmaker on my Taco. Biggest POS tires I've had, EVER!
     
  5. Jan 27, 2010 at 3:41 AM
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    How do you wear out a set of tires in 13k miles ? ? ?:confused:
     
  6. Jan 27, 2010 at 4:34 AM
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    I can only hope these things wear out in 13k miles. Give me an excuse to get a new set on there.

    The Rugged Fails are fine on road properly inflated and maintained, but off road they're about as capable as any other street tire...and people who claim they're a "hybrid" or "non-aggressive" all-terrain are kidding themselves. They're street tires. Toyota knows most people buy the OR package for the image. If it was a true OR package, it would be a setup like the RAPTOR. 99% of TRD ORs never leave pavement other than the occasional gravel road.

    Anyway, they've been fine tires on road, but I'm not going anywhere near sand or mud with them...that's going to have to wait for some good MTs.
     
  7. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:01 AM
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    So where does the Revo 2's fall in your expericence?
     
  8. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:05 AM
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    I had 9K on my Rugged Trails when I upgraded to bigger tires. I then put those Rugged Trails on my wifes 4Runner and she has ran them about 15K. I have no compaints about them, and they are hardly worn with 25k on them now.
     
  9. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:08 AM
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    LOL I had those on my 91' s-10... Good Times
     
  10. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:21 AM
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    I think BFG Long Fails are pretty suck as well.
     
  11. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:31 AM
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    My stock tires are Bridgstone and they pick up every small rock it rolls over and holds them in the tread.... Can't wait til they wear out!
     
  12. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:32 AM
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    That's interesting Gary. I have had T/As on my old 93 PU and 98 taco. I liked them because they lasted a long time and were great offroad. However, the one thing I could not stand about them is that I always had wear issues. Both sets seemed to cup bad. It didn't matter what I did; tire rotation, pressure adjustments, etc. I never had an alignment issue with either truck. I could never get them to wear evenly. I always seemed to have a slow leak too.
     
  13. Jan 27, 2010 at 5:40 AM
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  14. Jan 27, 2010 at 6:16 AM
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    Gee-I have over 29K mikes on my stock tires with little wear and no problems. Even in the snow. I must be doing something right. LOL
     
  15. Jan 27, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    Yep, we're talking the same wear indicators. And I did mostly just highway miles at that time. I know for a fact because I went 4 wheeling up the road where they don't plow in the winter with some friends and got stuck. Couldn't cross over a 6 inch birm from the tire tracks. I took a look at my tires and found they were down to the wear tab indicators on all 4...I had only 13K miles on the truck!!! No F'ing way, I thought! But those were the facts. Can't change them now matter what. There are many others out there getting only 13K miles on those Dunlops. Talk about inconsistencies in manufacturing!
     
  16. Jan 27, 2010 at 8:17 AM
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    I bet you get great traction with that design. Where did you get the rims?? LOL
     
  17. Jan 29, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    Got rid of them today~1300 miles. Bought a set of Michelin LTX MS2.

    I couldn't take it anymore.
     
  18. Jan 30, 2010 at 6:46 AM
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    Some Brands have multiple plants around the world making the same tires.
    That way, they can shift production to where ever the currency gives the
    best bang for the buck and maximize their profit margin as currency values shift around the world.
    So as an example(just an example!) General could shift production of the AT2's to Brazil if the can make an extra dollar per tire in the currency exchange.
    That may explain why some people get different results from the same tires. (also driving style I know)
     
  19. Jan 30, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    Grats, I know people that have had good luck with those. Though they dont OR that much.
     
  20. Jan 30, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    I have rugged trails on my truck now and I am not happy with the wear or how they drive..notice they drift...I do my own alignments soo I know the alignment is right. What would be a good tire for mostly street but good for the occasional snow and dirt trail?
     
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