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OK, I'm gonna buy BFG All Terrain TA's ?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by dalexander, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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    dalexander

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    I do mostly highway driving with snow and ice in winter and quite a bit of rain other times. Some gravel roads and dirt roads with pot holes heading to the rivers. 08 Sport dc short bed. My question is, do I need the 10 ply or 6 ply? I know there is a load difference but what else is there for the price difference? Thanks for your input.
     
  2. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    6 ply
     
  3. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    Andrew H

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    There should be a price difference between c and e ratings. Look it up online or call tire shop for pricing.

    Get the c rating.
     
  4. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    The bfg all terrains suck in snow,ice and heavy rain.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:11 PM
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    the 6 ply will ride much nicer, and the 10 ply will resist punctures better.

    I like the 6 ply, but I'd suggest getting them siped, it will help your icy/ snowy road performance.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:25 PM
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    I was also looking at the Goodyear DuraTrac. How do they rate with the BFG's? Looks like all I need is the 6 ply. Don't mind spending for the 10 ply but seems like a little overkill?
     
  7. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:27 PM
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    overkill for sure, they are heavier and don't ride as nice either.

    duratracs are great too, and they are better in the ice than the bfg's from my experience with both.
     
  8. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:56 PM
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    Thanks for the help, I'm gonna look into the DuraTracs a little more
     
  9. Jun 29, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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  10. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:42 AM
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    Agree with this. Had them last year and they sucked in the snow. They are a good looking tire (one of the best IMO) but don't perform well. I'm going with Hankooks this year. I agree with th e previous posts, if you are worried about punctures get the heavy ply. Otherwise go with the 6.
     
  11. Jun 29, 2012 at 8:32 AM
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    I'd have to disagree about them "not performing" in ice, no they aren't good, but i've yet to find a tire that is good in ice.

    I ran my last set of bfg's until they were almost flat, and I was still climbing hills in the summer that my buddy couldn't get up with much more tread on a different tire.

    they are a great tire, I think siping them should do the trick this winter, that's my plan.
     
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