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Old 03-15-2018, 07:24 AM
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Can someone please help me locate this tire? Large OWL

When I bought my 1994 F150 about 8 years ago for $1,500 cash it came with
Michelin Michelin
Tires with LARGE LETTERING.



A couple of years ago these tires finally wore out. Since then I have been using standard black wall tires. Recently I found this Toyota truck at a used car lot with the same
Michelin Michelin
Tires!
I really like the large OWL (Outlined White Lettering)

Can anyone tell me where to find these tires? 2 pics attached

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Old 03-15-2018, 08:25 AM
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I would suggest contacting Michelin to see if they are still being produced. I would not buy ‘new’ eight old tires since they do deteriorate even sitting on a shelf.
 
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Michelin makes some if the best tires. Those were great, but were discontinued and replaced with LTX MS2.

https://www.michelinman.com/tire/michelin/ltx-m-s2
 
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:22 AM
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I had a set of those on my Bronco back in the 90s and they went 95K miles before replacement. Great tires, but, as TexasGuy said, they don't make that exact tire any more. This pic is from 1996:

 
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Thanks for the replies guys. Jas sweet bronco.

What happened to large white lettering? All tires I see at stores are small white lettering.
 
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:31 AM
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I contacted Michelan and they said no longer making. Sad day
 
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Any other tires with large lettering that look sporty?
 
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Any other tires with large lettering that look sporty?
https://www.tirerack.com/content/tir.../homepage.html
 
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Maybe consider the BFGoodrich All Terrain. Those are great tires and are the best looking white letter tires I've seen. I've had several sets and plan to replace the Cooper AT3 I have now with them. https://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/tire...errain-t-a-ko2
 
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Old 03-15-2018, 11:15 AM
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I was thinking of BFGoodrich All Terrain. Those seem to be the "sporty" tires everyone has these days.

TXGUY Live in SA TX? PM me if you do... pearl blue on my truck right now if you wan to check out. Will look like picture attached when finished.



 
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The BFG A/T TA is the best looking tire out there IMO. It's mainly because they are one of the only manufacturers anymore that use a solid white letter. Just about everyone else uses outlined letters.
 
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Originally Posted by jas88 View Post
I had a set of those on my Bronco back in the 90s and they went 95K miles before replacement. Great tires, but, as TexasGuy said, they don't make that exact tire any more. This pic is from 1996:

Nice Anniversary edition. I still don’t understand why they chose red for the silver anniversary.
 
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Originally Posted by stevef22 View Post
I was thinking of BFGoodrich All Terrain. Those seem to be the "sporty" tires everyone has these days.

TXGUY Live in SA TX? PM me if you do... pearl blue on my truck right now if you wan to check out. Will look like picture attached when finished.
That should look great. I'm actually located near Austin.
 
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Mickey thompson also makes outlined letters.
Goodyear is another
Mastercraft is outlined
Dick Cepeck is outlined
Kelly Makes some outlined
Falkin is outlined
Firestone has solid letters
 
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