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Old November 27th, 2009, 01:53 PM   #1
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Default Tires for my 03 F150

My Toyo's aren't going to make it through the winter safely, so it appears I am in the market for some new rubbers. Unfortunately I am pretty strapped financially, but I am not willing to cut corners on overall quality especially safety. Tread life isn't a huge concern of mine because I will be buying a new vehicle in the next couple years.

The best bang for my buck, what tire would be good for:
A 2003 F150 Supercrew (looking to go for the 285/70/R17 setup again)
-Daily Driver
-Winter/Summer tires
-Very mild-light towing
-It will see some Michigan two tracks and possibly Silver Lake once or twice a year. But I don't need an aggressive tire as it only sees off roading when I get bored from the dirt bikes or quads

Essentially I am looking for a good "all-terrain" tire
All input is appreciated
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Old November 27th, 2009, 03:19 PM   #2
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to save some cash, go with something from hi-tec retreading, or whatever thier name is now (I know they changed it at one point, but cant remember what it is now) Lots of people have used them and had good results...sidewalls may not look perfect, but you can get a good tread pattern with a good lifespan at a decent price
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Old November 27th, 2009, 04:14 PM   #3
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be glad you don't have the 20 inch rims. My mother had to get new ones for her '06 and no matter what I tried I couldn't talk her into a cheap set of smaller rims. She lives in the UP, so a good tread was a necessity, but she paid near $450 a tire because she refused to drop down in rim size. It's one thing if it was a lease, but she plans on keeping this one.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 04:17 PM   #4
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Mastercraft Courser AT2

Great all around tire and on the low $$ side but great traction and look good to boot.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 07:42 PM   #5
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Firestone Destination A/T, also a great tire
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to save some cash, go with something from hi-tec retreading, or whatever thier name is now (I know they changed it at one point, but cant remember what it is now) Lots of people have used them and had good results...sidewalls may not look perfect, but you can get a good tread pattern with a good lifespan at a decent price
here is the link to the website
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Old November 29th, 2009, 04:50 AM   #7
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Old December 14th, 2009, 11:15 PM   #8
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general grabbers if they come in that size, great in snow and all around driver, or get the bf all terrains, well worth the money.
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