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Old April 14th, 2011, 09:53 AM
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Need some tire advice

I recently snagged a '97 D90 with Yokohamas. The tires are in good shape, but I am unsure how well they will perform off road. Any suggestions... If I bought new tires, I'd rather not spend more than 250/tire.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 03:21 PM
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Im very happy with my Firestone Destination MT. Quiet for an MT on road and perform well offroad. Here are some reviews.

http://www.jeepreviews.com/jeep-part...ination-tires/
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:01 PM
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Old April 17th, 2011, 09:37 PM
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Im very happy with my Firestone Destination MT. Quiet for an MT on road and perform well offroad. Here are some reviews.

http://www.jeepreviews.com/jeep-part...ination-tires/
Makes sense you would be on a jeep forum

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Im very happy with my Firestone Destination MT. Quiet for an MT on road and perform well offroad. Here are some reviews.

http://www.jeepreviews.com/jeep-part...ination-tires/
Makes sense you would be on a jeep forum
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Old April 17th, 2011, 10:12 PM
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Old April 17th, 2011, 10:22 PM
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ECR has a nice article about getting your truck trail ready - within they identify a good dual use tire: Super Swamper SSR

http://www.eastcoastrover.com/offroad101.html
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Old April 17th, 2011, 10:36 PM
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I like the SSRs... Ive got a set 36" but they are louder than the Firestones. Equally good offroad...not sure about the sidewall statement.... the last time I wheeled them was in Rowher flats and I got a nice 4 in gash in my sidewall on the way down the trail not even crawling.
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BFG makes the best tires IMHO. MTs or ATs based on what you plan to do with the truck.
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Old April 18th, 2011, 12:38 PM
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Ive run both kinds of BFG. MTs are louder than the firestones and the ATs are well ATs ...I dont work for Firestone but Im very pleased with the tire.
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BFG makes the best tires IMHO. MTs or ATs based on what you plan to do with the truck.
x2. All I ever run are BFG ATs. That said, I'm bummed they don't offer it in a 255/85-16 (don't want MTs). Recently been looking at the Cooper Discoverer S/T in that size.
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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:13 PM
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Thanks Gents! I've always used BFG ATs on my pick up truck, but wasn't sure what would be a good fit for the 90. I'be heard great things about the BFG MTs as well. Anyone used the ProComp Xtreme MTs?
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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:33 PM
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BFG AT's are an excellent fit for a D90 especially if you're planning on dual use.

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Thanks Gents! I've always used BFG ATs on my pick up truck, but wasn't sure what would be a good fit for the 90. I'be heard great things about the BFG MTs as well. Anyone used the ProComp Xtreme MTs?
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I love my 285/75 BFG MT KM2s. So much quieter than my KMs. I bought them at Discount Tire and had them siped. They listed for $1300-something for a set of five. They got me out for $1200 with trade-in of my old tires. Old tires were KMs with 70k and five years on them. Very happy with the line.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 06:37 AM
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Thanks again Fellas. I'm looking to get a set of powdercoated (black) wheels too. Any recommendations on size, or should I stick with the factory sized wheels? Note: there is a 2" lift on the truck.
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