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stock tires are lame

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by RoyB, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. Oct 19, 2008 at 4:55 PM
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    RoyB

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    the stock sport TRD tires look lame as hell...and apparently suck according to a couple tirerack reviews. they are the bridgeston dueler h/t d684II

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    I am stock height and stock wheels (17"). any good year-round tire? Im thinking about getting some snow tires on steel rims....or if i can find a set of regular rims that wont break the bank i will put the snows on the stock rims and get a whole new set for summer. what do you guys think?
     
  2. Oct 26, 2008 at 10:18 AM
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    ttt?
     
  3. Oct 26, 2008 at 10:38 AM
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    Go with a good A/T tire...There are lots of threads here about all the different kinds of tires.

    If you live in the burbs of Chicago-Prolly don't need a snow tires (unless there is more to it then that)
     
  4. Oct 26, 2008 at 11:29 AM
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    my bfg a/t on my stock trd offroad rocks my pants
     
  5. Oct 26, 2008 at 11:42 AM
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    That's why he said stock SPORT tires. The sport comes with H/T...not A/T tires.

    I actaully tried to trade someone for those tires...didn't work.
     
  6. Oct 26, 2008 at 1:42 PM
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    well, i am seeing various opinions on tire sizes. was hoping someone could come up with a size that really works. i heard anything bigger than 265/75 wont fit, then i hear that they will work if bigger- i am currently stock height and will probably stay that way for atleast a year or 2.
     
  7. Oct 26, 2008 at 1:45 PM
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    yes the eo tires suck when u do replace them
    try looking at B/S A/T revos
     
  8. Oct 26, 2008 at 1:46 PM
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    Are you planning on keeping the same rims??
     
  9. Oct 26, 2008 at 1:49 PM
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    Mine are even worse.... Dunlop Grandtrek AT20 POS LOL
     
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    I can agree.....and why I wouldn't ever buy them again. I wish they'd wear out faster so I can get rid of them.

    ...I can't justify the money in buying new tires before these wear out.
     
  11. Oct 26, 2008 at 2:11 PM
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    +1
     
  12. Oct 26, 2008 at 2:11 PM
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    i like the bridgestone REVO, those are nice A/T tires, I heard the goodwear wrangle A/T sucks ass because of short wear also... the BFG A/T tires are very very hard to balance! Heavy i guess.
     
  13. Oct 26, 2008 at 2:41 PM
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    sorry
     
  14. Oct 26, 2008 at 3:01 PM
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    Ditto...I'll life mine before I trade out tires right now. Good rubber is meant to use...=)
     
  15. Oct 26, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    Really? I installed prolly hundreds of the BFG At's of all sizes when I worked at the tire shop. I never had any problems! In my opinion they are the best AT tire made. Now the old style BFG MT's they were bad to balance!
     
  16. Oct 26, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    Oh ya my new truck has the same tire you have Roy.. I am trying my best to wear them down as fast as I can! Expecially after I found the new BFG MT KM for sale for $95 a piece. I will be buying these soon!
     
  17. Oct 27, 2008 at 6:15 AM
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    I've been running mine April-Nov for 4 yrs(Snow tires on 16's steelies in winter). Will be glad to replace them with a better A grade H/T tire next spring. They're good on the dry, but on wide TRD Sport rims have a tendancy to hydroplane in heavy rain. Also clog easily off-road (it is an H/T thou). If you dont get much snow, you can get by taking it easy. For heavy winter conditions they dont cut it. Would upgrade to a well sipped all-season if you just want one set of wheels or run winter tires for the ultimate setup.
     
  18. Oct 27, 2008 at 8:05 AM
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    I have the Dunlop Grandtrek AT20 and they are ok on the highway but with all the off road, dirt road driving I do on the job I am considering the Michelin LT2's as I do as much on road as off road driving!
     
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