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Swapping out Stock Tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Oldcolonial, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Apr 4, 2012 at 4:40 AM
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    Oldcolonial

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    Hi;

    I am looking to swap out the stock BF Goodrich Rugged Trail T/A (265/70 - 16) tires that came with my 2012 Taco with tires that are little more highway friendly. By highway friendly, I am thinking smooth, quite and offering good traction in a variety of conditions roadway conditions; dry, wet and occasional snow ( I live in Massachusetts). I feel the current tires are OK in terms of traction but are noisier than I would like. I was thinking of the Michelin LTX M/S or Latitude. Any experience you can share would be welcome. Thank you.
     
  2. Apr 4, 2012 at 4:45 AM
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    welcome to TW Oldcolonial
     
  3. Apr 4, 2012 at 11:23 AM
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    The Michelin LTX M/S 2's are one of the highest rated highway tires. No personal experience with them though.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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    Graham

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    I have Firestone Destination AT's and have loved them. Not much noise and rated very well for winter driving.

    Check out tirerack.com for great info/ratings/reviews.
     
  5. Apr 4, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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    You're on the right track with the Michelins. They are a quiet, long wearing tire and good traction. I would stay away from an A/T tire if you think the Rugged Trails are too noisy.
     
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