Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2009+ F150
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


2009+ F150 Discuss the 2009 through 2014 Ford F150 SPONSORED BY:

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-17-2014, 08:54 AM
bigblueknight's Avatar
bigblueknight bigblueknight is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Boise,Idaho
Posts: 101
bigblueknight is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Getting close to time to replace the scorpions

I have a 2013 king ranch with the p 275 55r 20 pirellis as stock tires almost 24k miles on them and it's time to start looking for replacement options. They've been as good as I would expect from stock tires. want to upgrade to an LT rated tire since I tow/haul a lot for work. My last two trucks were hand me downs from my dad when he upgraded to a new one. He always replaced the stock tires with Michelin ltx m/s and m/s2 tires once the stock tires wore out. When I replaced the ltx's on my last truck before I sold it, I got a set of Toyo open country at2's because my company paid for them. I only had the truck for about a month after that before I traded it in so I didn't get much of a chance to form an opinion on the toyos. So when it comes to tires I don't have much experience outside of the ltx's and the pirellis that came stock on my king ranch What tires have you guys replaced your stock tires with and what do you think of them ?
__________________
Taylor

2013 F-150 King Ranch 4x4 Ecoboost Max Tow 6.5ft bed
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-17-2014, 09:07 AM
celltech's Avatar
celltech celltech is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: NW Minnesota
Posts: 113
celltech is starting off with a positive reputation.
I've had really good luck with Cooper discoverer ATP and Hankook Dynapro ATM. Both from Discount Tire.
__________________
2013 F150 SCREW XLT 4x4
302a 5.0 oxford white,

2002 F350 CCSB XLT 7.3 4x4 - SOLD
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Jeremiah Lee's Avatar
Jeremiah Lee Jeremiah Lee is offline
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 18
Jeremiah Lee is starting off with a positive reputation.
I just replaced my scorpion str's on Friday. I went with Cooper tires HTP's from discount tire. They are a street tire that fits my needs and have a 65k mile warranty. I haven't had them long but I am happy with my decision. I believe that they are a harder tire than the scorpions as I can feel the road a bit more but it's not a drastic difference. Road noise is about the same. Michelins would have cost me over $1000 and I got these for $730. Hope this helps
__________________
"Money may not buy happiness but it will sure pay for the search" - Prince

2012 F-150 FX2 SCREW 5.0, Sterling Grey Metallic, FX Appearance Package, FX Luxury Package, Spray-in Bedliner, Flowmaster 40 Series Muffler
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-18-2014, 01:27 PM
xr7gt390's Avatar
xr7gt390 xr7gt390 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: North West Indiana
Posts: 120
xr7gt390 is starting off with a positive reputation.
LTX MS2

The Michelin LTX MS2 where always my go to tire for the F150. This time I decided to try a tire that would be better in the dirt and mud. I purchased the good year wrangler adventure with Kevlar. They come both LT and P rated. I picked P because I rarely tow over 7,000lbs.

I have about 2000 mules on them so far and am happy. They are quite, get good traction in the rain and on dirt roads. They do a great job towing the boat. I can't wait to try them with the car hauler trailer and my car.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-18-2014, 02:51 PM
seventyseven250's Avatar
seventyseven250 seventyseven250 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Calgary Canada
Posts: 3,068
seventyseven250 is a name known to allseventyseven250 is a name known to allseventyseven250 is a name known to allseventyseven250 is a name known to allseventyseven250 is a name known to allseventyseven250 is a name known to all
I believe that "Wrangle adventure with kevlar" is the replacement for the old silentarmor tires. I loved the silentarmor, very good pavement manners, and surprisingly good in snow and ice conditions. They would be my go-to choice next time I'm buying rubber.
__________________
2012 F150 SuperCrew EcoBoost 4x4 XLT/XTR 145" WB 3.31 Axle

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jklnhyd View Post
Holy hell, its not even 9am and you folks are gonna drive me to drink....
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-18-2014, 06:27 PM
bakon bakon is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 448
bakon is starting off with a positive reputation.
No thought of going back to Scorpion?

Anyone use the scorpion in snow? Read one comment here and they weren't liked.
__________________
2014 FX4 SCREW 5.0 w/3.73 rear Black on Black on Black
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-18-2014, 10:22 PM
Fat Ford Boy Fat Ford Boy is online now
Senior User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Southeast Kansas
Posts: 371
Fat Ford Boy is starting off with a positive reputation.
Thumbs up

I'm running COOPER AT3's. I like them !!
__________________
"Fat Ford Boy"

2010 Platnum White F-150 Lariat 4 X 4, 2002 F-150Charcoal Blue/Arizona Beige 4 X 4 King Ranch, 1998 FORD Escort ZX2 Cool, 1995 FORD Thunderbird 40th Edition, 2006 LARSON 204 Escape Fish/ski deck boat
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-19-2014, 06:59 PM
RigTrash601's Avatar
RigTrash601 RigTrash601 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Hattiesburg, Ms.
Posts: 1,876
RigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud of
Mitch Thornhill RigTrash601
Quote:
Originally Posted by bakon View Post
No thought of going back to Scorpion?

Anyone use the scorpion in snow? Read one comment here and they weren't liked.
I had them on my 2011 (stock Tires) and this year we had a very rare week of light snow and Ice, they weren't really designed for that. Not sure if it was the exact same tire though, mine were Pirelli Scorpion "P-Zeros", more of a speed rated tire, my company truck has cheap Firestone Destination LE's on it and they were better in the Ice that the pirellis, but we are talking a lot less powerful truck (company truck is a 2008 SCab with the 4.6l) too. I've heard real good things about the Michelin tires and BFG's......but I would think any M/T tire wouldn't be as good in the wet and ice as say a A/T.
__________________
Mitch...
2014 F250 6.7L PSD,Platinum 4x4, White, Pecan Leather, FX4 package.
2013 Range Rover Sport HSE LUX, Fuji White (Wife's)
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-19-2014, 07:14 PM
xr7gt390's Avatar
xr7gt390 xr7gt390 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: North West Indiana
Posts: 120
xr7gt390 is starting off with a positive reputation.
We had the Scorpions on our 2008 Edge AWD. I don't remember which model tire they were, STR maybe. The snow traction was ok, when the roads were cold (temp in the low teens) the traction was poor and they wore out fast. We went through 2 sets by 60,000 miles.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-19-2014, 07:36 PM
RigTrash601's Avatar
RigTrash601 RigTrash601 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Hattiesburg, Ms.
Posts: 1,876
RigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud of
Mitch Thornhill RigTrash601
They must have been the higher speed rated version, softer, mine had 21K on them when I traded the truck, but would be needing replacement soon. They were really soft, if the truck sat for an extended period of time, the flat spots would be pretty bad, they all do it to a certain extent, these were pretty bad for several miles though after sitting.
__________________
Mitch...
2014 F250 6.7L PSD,Platinum 4x4, White, Pecan Leather, FX4 package.
2013 Range Rover Sport HSE LUX, Fuji White (Wife's)
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 08-31-2014, 10:19 AM
Choptopjimmy's Avatar
Choptopjimmy Choptopjimmy is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: SW Michigan
Posts: 72
Choptopjimmy is starting off with a positive reputation.
I live in Michigan and do not care for Winter driving with the Pirelli Scorpion tires that came on my 2010 FX4. I plan to switch to a better snow tire this winter. Jim
__________________
82.5% of all statistics are made up.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 08-31-2014, 06:22 PM
Truckpilot1329 Truckpilot1329 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 115
Truckpilot1329 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RigTrash601 View Post
I had them on my 2011 (stock Tires) and this year we had a very rare week of light snow and Ice, they weren't really designed for that. Not sure if it was the exact same tire though, mine were Pirelli Scorpion "P-Zeros", more of a speed rated tire, my company truck has cheap Firestone Destination LE's on it and they were better in the Ice that the pirellis, but we are talking a lot less powerful truck (company truck is a 2008 SCab with the 4.6l) too. I've heard real good things about the Michelin tires and BFG's......but I would think any M/T tire wouldn't be as good in the wet and ice as say a A/T.
Actually, they're M/S tires, not M/T. It means snow and mud. If you look
at their tread, compared to an A/T tire, you'll see a lot more siping, which means better snow capability.

I've had Michelin LTX A/T tires and M/S tires here in the snowy mountains
of Utah, and can say the M/S tires are a noticeable improvement.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 08-31-2014, 07:18 PM
RigTrash601's Avatar
RigTrash601 RigTrash601 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Hattiesburg, Ms.
Posts: 1,876
RigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud of
Mitch Thornhill RigTrash601
Yeah, M / S tires don't fly off the shelf down here! (No need in them really) We have the "once every few year" Ice storm, but... Folks with a wrecker service mops up when that happens, regardless of the tire! Down here you need tires that will channel water really well.
__________________
Mitch...
2014 F250 6.7L PSD,Platinum 4x4, White, Pecan Leather, FX4 package.
2013 Range Rover Sport HSE LUX, Fuji White (Wife's)
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 08-31-2014, 07:24 PM
Truckpilot1329 Truckpilot1329 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 115
Truckpilot1329 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
I was in Memphis for years. Those ice storms were worse then any
snow storm. It didn't matter what tires you had on your truck.
You weren't going anywhere, at least in a straight line.

Semper Fi
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 08-31-2014, 07:27 PM
RigTrash601's Avatar
RigTrash601 RigTrash601 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Hattiesburg, Ms.
Posts: 1,876
RigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud ofRigTrash601 has much to be proud of
Mitch Thornhill RigTrash601
Semper Fi!

Also, there ain't a redneck in Mississippi that can drive on ice! I know, I happen to be one of 'em!

Ice and ...."hold my beer and watch this"....don't go together!
__________________
Mitch...
2014 F250 6.7L PSD,Platinum 4x4, White, Pecan Leather, FX4 package.
2013 Range Rover Sport HSE LUX, Fuji White (Wife's)
Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 07:27 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2009+ F150

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Premature wear on Michelin tires? n2umr 2009+ F150 8 11-18-2013 03:52 AM
Got some Michelin LTX M/S 2's today dbtx 2007+ Expedition & Navigator 27 11-28-2012 02:46 PM
LTX M/S-2 - Which Size? rhc43 2007+ Expedition & Navigator 11 06-09-2010 08:34 AM
Pirelli Scorpion Tires srb1194 2004 - 2008 F150 4 01-28-2009 03:24 PM
Michelin LTX M/S Tires v10kenj Super Duty & Heavy Duty 23 10-05-2007 04:49 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup