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Old May 16th, 2010, 03:54 PM
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Thumbs up Tire recommendations?

Looking for recommendations for a new set of tires. I go to the snow 2x a year and very minimal offroading. I live in San Francisco. Anyone have any suggestions? I want them to look good on the truck (d90) and ride comfortably. Thanks guys.
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Old May 16th, 2010, 04:04 PM
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BFG AT's or Cooper S/T's- Great all around tires.

Look at 265/75-16 or 255/85-16 (no BFG AT in the size)
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Old May 16th, 2010, 04:35 PM
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BFGoodrich® Mud Terrain T/A KM2
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Old May 16th, 2010, 04:35 PM
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BFG AT's or Cooper S/T's- Great all around tires.

Look at 265/75-16 or 255/85-16 (no BFG AT in the size)
I've had both and agree 100%
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Old May 16th, 2010, 09:47 PM
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Jorge - have you had your KM2's on the trail yet? I don't mind the Swampers especially for what they are but thinking KM2 next round. I've heard they are great for a MT on the road and can do pretty good off road.
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Old May 16th, 2010, 10:28 PM
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I just bought some KM2's and went to Hole in the Rock and Moab. They are very good tires. I had them in a variety of conditions, especially sand, snow, mud, and obviously slickrock, they held up superbly. As for on road manners, they handle well and don't make too much noise.
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Old May 17th, 2010, 12:14 AM
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Kamyar,

If you get the KM2s, I'd love to see them. Im in the british racing green 97 with the khaki half cab around town, and will be upgrading tires once i put in my new OME suspension. One thing at a time...
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Old May 17th, 2010, 02:56 PM
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I loved my Goodyear Wrangler MTR's on my TJ (and brothers Grand Cherokee), great in snow, sand, rocks, dry pavement, wet pavement... SUCK in mud though.
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Old May 18th, 2010, 02:51 PM
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The new Good Year Dura Tracs look great fo rmild off roading, streeet and snow. They are snow rated like the BFG All Terrains too.


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Old May 18th, 2010, 03:35 PM
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did you guys miss the minimal off-roading part? I think he'll be much happier with an AT given the specified use. AT tires are generally better in light snow and ice where a mud terrain sucks
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Old May 18th, 2010, 08:54 PM
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The new Good Year Dura Tracs look great fo rmild off roading, streeet and snow. They are snow rated like the BFG All Terrains too.



I can't speak for them on a 90, but on my Disco2 these are GREAT. Nice an quite on the road, look good (in my opinion) and handle light wheeling, wet and dry pavement, and snow well. Haven't had them in mud yet.
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Old May 19th, 2010, 02:36 PM
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Tim,

How has the mileage been so for on your Dura Tracs? Do they look like they will get 40k? I'm considering a set for a 109 pickup project I'm working on. They just may end up on the D90 too...
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Old May 19th, 2010, 08:31 PM
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Can't honestly say. I put them on just before winter, and the truck was only on the road for a couple months before the transmission let go. Only have about 1K on them so far.
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Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor - amazing in snow and ice, really simply excellent and this is here in coastal Maine where we get a lot snow/ice mix and wet roads.

VERY good on trails and wet slippery rocks and such. VERY smooth and quiet on the road. I have had them on 3 trucks now and put them on several customers trucks. 100% pleased with them. MUCH better in every thing I have tried them on then BFG AT's. Far better - period. In mud.... they are an AT. I still think they are better than the BFG, Terra Grapplers or others I've tried, but they are an AT.

Had them on my 4 runner for 18K miles or so with minimal wear at all.

If you can't tell I love them.
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