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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:08 AM   #1
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I need to get new tires for my Super Duty and im looking for suggestions. My truck sees 95% road travel, looking in the 285 or 315 size for a 17" rim.

Im leaning towards Bfg all terrains but what else should I look at?
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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:12 AM   #2
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I have Duratracs on mine. Awesome in snow and despite what some say are wearing just fine. Make a slight hum, not real noisy
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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:20 AM   #3
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Boggers FTW!!!
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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:23 AM   #4
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Old August 30th, 2011, 10:22 PM   #5
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I just got my second set of Terra Grapplers. Love them.
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Old August 31st, 2011, 07:51 AM   #6
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I liked the bridgestone dueler at's that came on my silverado and my h3, 50,000+ miles wasn't gonna be an issue, great in the snow and rain.
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Old August 31st, 2011, 08:58 AM   #7
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I have BFG AT and they are doing great on my Excursion,have about 40k on them and tons of life left(load E 70psi)....I avg 100k a yr mostly towing so I have tried a few different brands...I will never buy Toyos(about 30k on my '03 2500 Dodge and they were done)...had Maxxis AT on an '01 Cummins and they were decent.....best tire I have had were Yokohama AT/S...had over 100k on a set on my '97 psd and 75k on '03 F250......only reason they were not bought for the Excursion was they did not come in the size I needed(265/65/18)....I also ran Yokohama HT and w/100k on those they were damn near new on my '97 PSD

All the tire mentioned were Load E and always ran 70-80 psi...55psi in the winter w the 2wd trucks('97 psd and '03 Cummins)....should also mention I did a 5 tire rotation on all but the Ex,that is the best way to get miles out of them,a little extra for the 5th tire and matching wheel but you will more than double the miles out of the tires

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Old August 31st, 2011, 09:11 AM   #8
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Good feedback Ron - I have the Yokohama AT/S on my wife Dakota and they're wearing really well so far and I like the tread pattern for all-season DD duty.

Also looking for tires for the full-size Dodge and was considering the AT-type Toyos, AT-like Nitto Grapplers, Yokohama AT/S, and new-style BFG Rugged Terrains. It has 20s ($!) so I want a long-wearing, all-season tow rig/DD type tire.

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Old August 31st, 2011, 09:17 AM   #9
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I've had the terra grapplers and the Treadwrights (BFG A/T pattern) and I got a ton of life out of each. Close to 60K on the Nittos and about 30K on the treadwrights with over 60% left on them currently.
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Old August 31st, 2011, 09:38 AM   #10
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There are tons of more cost effective options than the bfg's I had duratrac at2's on my 2500 and loved them, about $110 a tire.
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I have stuck with the BFG Rugged Trail in load range E. They were the OEM tires and I have gotten around 80,000+ miles out of them. I'm at about 165,000 miles on the truck. They wear great, they handle great year round, and they tow great. I seriously considered going with a more aggressive "looking" tire, but I can't beat these. I keep the rears inflated to 75-80psi and the front at 65-70 psi at all times. Makes for a little rougher ride, but I never know when I will hook up to tow something. For the money, you can't beat them. They really handle loads well too. I recently loaded 2 yards of 2" river rock in the 1-ton and they barely squatted. Figure that is about 5000 pounds in the bed. I only drove about 3 miles with that much load though.
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Old August 31st, 2011, 09:03 PM   #12
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I have had three differant sets of BFG's AT on two differant full size diesel trucks. I got over 70,000 on all three and got 82,000 on one set. All three sets were 285's

I had a set of dunlops that were 285's on a plow truck and they were smoked at around 22,000 miles. Discusted with them.

I like the Dura tracs on the jeep.

I have never seen any mixed use tire wear like a BFG AT
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Old August 31st, 2011, 09:11 PM   #13
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I have the Duratrecs on both a tahoe and Jeep and love them
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Old September 4th, 2011, 12:11 PM   #14
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I have toyo open country AT's nice looking tire and it stops there.. (granted mine look old and have the dry rot cracking in the treads) they SUCK in the snow.. the truck will get loose on demand in the rain (stock drive train with oversize tires shouldn't do that IMO) overall im 150% more impressed with the BFG at's i had on my dodge than these..
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Toyo OC 285/75 R17. One of the few choices for a 34" tall relatively skinny 17" tire. Happy with the tires all around performance. They will just make it to the advertised 40K mile tread life. Will not buy again. For reference the OEM BFG rugged trails lasted 60K and could have gone longer but the sidewalls were checking.
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Mastercraft at2

I run them on my 97 f250. I put them on both of grassman's plow trucks (03 f350, 08 f350), put them on ford flaresides 02 f250, my dads 02 f150, and countless other customers and have had nothing but good responses and have seen great tread life out of them.

They make the aw4 as well which is "similar" in tread, that tire is complete junk.
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Old September 6th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #17
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Put a set of the "new style" BFG Rugged Terrains on the Ram.

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