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Just bought some M/s 2's

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Rmodel65, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Oct 4, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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  2. Oct 5, 2010 at 5:07 AM
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    You won't need tires for a looooooooooooong time, smart buy. They are very quiet, handle great, and really last with great tread wear as long as you keep them properly inflated, balanced and rotated. I am very happy with them. Discount gave me $50.00 X4 for my stock dunflops. This knocked off $200.00 off the price of my MS/2/s. It worked out great as I did not have to sell the dunflops.

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  3. Oct 5, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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    Bama_TACO ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!

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    You won't regret getting these. I have run the original MS Michelins on many vehicles and have never had any issues with noise, trouble balancing or funny wear patterns. On my wife's Expedition, I decided to save some money on my last set of tires and put some Cooper Discoverys on it and I have regretted it ever since. They ride really rough and are noisey as heck after 20,000 miles. Sounds like I've got a helicopter flying above me. I've got the AT2 Michelins on my Taco and I absolutely love them. They have 19,000 miles on them, are quiet (a little mud tire like moan) and smooth and you can't even tell they are worn at all.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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    just called to pay for my tires(since my paypal wasnt setup to my new account) and actually got them cheaper :) with the 70$ mail n rebate i got them for 211$ a piece with road hazard

    Awesome :D
     
  5. Oct 5, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    Congrats Man!! I'm also looking into these!! there is so many choices that I want Toyo MT, Firestone AT's, Coppers STT, BFG AT's ,,,,I just don't know....:goingcrazy:
     
  6. Oct 5, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    exactly what i put on my wife's 4 runner. i love them when i drive it. in the rain it feels like you're still on dry ground.
     
  7. Oct 7, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Rmodel65 [OP] Yukon Cornelius

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    got them in today :)

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  8. Oct 8, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    Rmodel65 [OP] Yukon Cornelius

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    got them put on today for free fidy also what rims are these? they are toyota rims are they from a t100 or a tundra??
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  9. Oct 8, 2010 at 4:33 PM
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    Great on dry and wet.

    Suck balls in snow.
     
  10. Oct 8, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    What is SNOW???
     
  11. Oct 8, 2010 at 4:59 PM
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    Coke? Cocaine? Blow? You know...the good stuff.
     
  12. Oct 8, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    nope never heard of it... :p


    last time i saw snow was in Philly last year and before that was 1989 when i was 6 years old we had some lol
     
  13. Oct 8, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    What makes you say they are bad in snow?
     
  14. Oct 8, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    Had the LTX-MS on my 2007 Tundra and loved them ... have the LTX-AT2s on my Taco and love them too.

    Put the AT2s on the Tacoma at 12,500 miles and Discount Tire gave me a discount of $200.00 also for my OEM BFGs.

    Both were super tires.
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  15. Oct 9, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    Yeah, I'd like to know that too, since these are what I'm planning on buying sooner or later. Everything I've read said they're pretty good for snow.
     
  16. Oct 9, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    Personal experience of using them in Canadian winters.

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    They weren't horrible, and I loved them in the rain, but I'd look elsewhere for a decent all season that will require snow capabilities. We have the same tire on our ambulances and they suck in snow on those too.
     
  17. Oct 10, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    these new tires are so quiet...ive yet to see any rain but as soon as we get some ill know how they do in that situation cause im definitely not gonna ride the Hayabusa in the rain :p
     
  18. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:57 AM
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    PM me with your questions/comments/concerns
     
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    That's the original version. You can't make claims on the M/S2's as far as wet traction, snow traction, etc. The M/S2's have 3d interlocking tread blocks that give 10% better snow traction than the originals. That also gives better wet traction and the fact that they tripled the amount of full tread depth sipes helps with wet and dry traction, and braking throughout the life of the tires. I would look into them before making general statements based on your expirience on the old version.
     
  20. Oct 16, 2010 at 12:11 PM
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    Four Wheeler magazine (December 2010) has a article on the LTX-MS2

    very informative article.

    "...When asked about the LTX MS2 capabilites in snow, Product Catagory Manager bryan Gartman responded, "It's not being marketed as a snow tire, but it sigificantly out performs the previous generation tire in snowy conditions. It has many of the attributes of a snow tire in its tread design, but the silica in the tread compound works against it a little in extreme cold temps. We had to choose a bad weather venue to idealize the compound for rain or ice. We chose rain..."

    Also tirerack.com has a short piece in their blog: http://blog.tirerack.com/blog/snow-traction-tires/0/0/best-all-season-tires-in-snow-for-light-truckssuvs They mention the LTX-MS2 as a recomended option to get you through the white stuff.
     
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