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Nitto Terra Grappler help

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Scope3334, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Apr 20, 2012 at 10:25 PM
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    Scope3334

    Scope3334 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im looking at getting the Nitto Terra Grappler (265/70-17) and just want to ask because I cant find the answers it seems.

    Q. About how many miles are they good for?
    Q. How loud are they?
    Q. How are they for MPG?
    Q. How are they for Snow,Rain and Off road? <--(I live in MD but travel to NY in Winter time for hunting on the weekends)

    Please help and if you dont think these are good what would be a good replacement for around $200.00 in the (265/70-17).
     
  2. Apr 20, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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    I've had them on two trucks. I got over 50k miles on the first set. They aren't loud at all. Rain,snow,on/off road they have been great. Soft sand is a different story tho. At least in my opinion. With the 265s you shouldn't loose much mpgs. I've got 285s so my mpgs dropped quite a bit. Overall great tires!
    Welcome to tw btw!
     
  3. Apr 20, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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  4. Apr 20, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    i've had great experiences with them in soft sand. we have sugar sand in florida that you can sink to your knee in. it's all about airing down. without doing so, yeah, they stink in the sand. then again, so will most other tires.
     
  5. Apr 20, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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    Yes. Your right. Airing down is key! My old truck was a prerunner and even with the tires aired down to about 25 psi I seemed to get stuck a lot. Then I started carrying a jug of water with me so I could get myself out. Lol.
    My current truck is 4x4 and I haven't had the chance to take them in soft sand yet.
     
  6. Apr 20, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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    I got like 77k out of mine. No noise at all. Didn't really see a mpg differnece. I took them through trails, sand, and snow. Pretty damn good tire.
     
  7. Apr 21, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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    even in 4x4, try airing them down further next time (assuming you have the means to air them back up). I have automatic tire deflators that are set to 15 psi. often times i'll even drop them below that. tires are your first form of suspension, and you really notice it. the travyion/float is great as well.

    damn, that's crazy
     
  8. Apr 22, 2012 at 8:58 AM
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    Thank you for the feedback I may end up going with these however I am one who likes to have a plan B. so what should be my alternative tire be. I'm looking mainly for factory or better noise rating and moderate off road performance. I'm also looking for a tire that is great for Maryland and New York weather ie (snow heavy/light and rain).
     
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    I have 65k and counting on mine, not loud at all
     
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    I like the Terra Grapplers alot so far, can't speak for the miles, but so far I have been pleased with the snow/rain traction. The only time I notice a little noise from them is on the highway with the windows down. But its not loud.

    My second choice would be the BF Goodrich all Terrains. But they are pricey.
     
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    Good alternatives include the Toyo Open-country AT, and the Bridgeston Dueler AT Revo. For an all terain, if i didn't have Nittos, I'd be using the Toyos. As a metter of fact, I actually have one for my spare right now.

    The BFG ATs are nice, and known for great wear characteristics. for traction reasons though, I prefer the Nittos due to their slightly softer rubber compound. they stick better off road and in my opinion, have beter road manners.
     
  12. Apr 22, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    I've got 285/50-20 on mine and first i had them in alaska for two years and they did great minus being so wide on the ice, slip a little more than usual with them being so wide. but now in new mexico with the sand and do great. they r a little on the heavy side so will affect mpgs a little but u can compensate with a cold air intake so no worries go ahead and go get em
     
  14. Apr 22, 2012 at 1:19 PM
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    I love mine. I had BFG Rugged Trails before these and it is a "200%" better tire. They stick to the road under wet or dry conditions (we don't get snow here, so I don't know about that). Road noise is not bad at all for an AT - you can hear them, but not loud. MPG's dropped maybe a little, but not more than 1 MPG - these are heavier tires than the stock.

    My second choice would be Bridgestone Dueler AT Revo - Also great tires - probably even less road noise and better MPG.
     

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