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Old 12-08-2018, 09:02 AM
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Help me pick tires

Next on my to do list for the old ex.. new tires. I can't pick. To many choices. My EX. Is my 3rd car. So it does not get driven every day. So I don't need high milage tires. I tow my camper with it. Primary purpose. I use it to go hunting, so a little off road. Feilds and such. But it's 4x4. Drive it on the weekends and when needed. It has the Mich. LTX on them. They have some tread left. But there dated from 2012. And I think all the sitting has caused them to wear a little funny. I think there causing some vibration when I get over 70mph.
So would you go all seasson or all terrain?
DiscountT has that Wrangler UT AT. I was told it's a new tire. So not a lot of reviews. Have not been impressed with any of my previous Goodyear tires on anything.
I am starting to lean towards to Bridgestone REVO 3. Had the REVOs on my Silverado long time ago. Held up well.
Not oppose to American made coppers. But seems lots of people don't like them. Have a set on the wife's car and happy so far.
I don't need top of the line. Just want durability.
Input?
 
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Old 12-08-2018, 10:23 AM
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Old 12-08-2018, 10:55 AM
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I've always had solid results with Nittos. Your use is the same as mine and G2s have served well. Towed 10.5k weight trailer with them, get the job done in dirt and snow. Not loud or harsh. Look good too.
 
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Old 12-08-2018, 12:54 PM
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Don't forget to check out the tire review threads in the tech folder.

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Old 12-08-2018, 05:56 PM
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I just put a set of toyo all terrains on mine. E rated, great in the snow and nice looking.
 
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We've got the Michelin m/s2 on our EX. They're great on snow and ice. They do pretty good off road also. It's gone in the woods and also pulled the neighbors 4wd tractor out.
 
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Originally Posted by Stewart_H View Post
Don't forget to check out the tire review threads in the tech folder.

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I just took a look in there and found there is nothing newer than 1 year, most are 2 years since the last update.

I'll be looking for a new set soon. I do mostly summer driving down here in Florida, but will start towing my car in trailer up the east coast soon (hence the need for new tires). No off roading. Looking at my local BJ's tire store, here is a list of available types as of this posting date(entered specs for a 2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer, Tire Results - 265/75R16 123R Load Range E):

Brand ------------ Type ---------------------- Total for 4 (less taxes and fees including $60 installation)
  • BFGoodrich - ALL-TERRAIN T/A KO2 - $741.96
  • Bridgestone - DURAVIS R500 HD - $731.96
  • Bridgestone - DUELER H/T 685 - $763.96
  • Bridgestone - DUELER A/T REVO 3 - $767.96
  • Hankook - DYNAPRO HT RH12 (LT-METRIC) - $887.96
  • Bridgestone - DURAVIS M700 HD - $791.96
  • Goodyear - WRANGLER TRAILRUNNER AT LT - $859.96
  • Pirelli - SCORPION ATR - $887.96
  • Michelin - DEFENDER LTX M/S - $865.96
  • Cooper - DISCOVERER HT3 - $943.96
  • Toyo - OPEN COUNTRY A/T II - $971.96
  • Toyo - OPEN COUNTRY H/T - $975.96
  • Cooper - DISCOVERER A/TW - $1,059.96
  • Goodyear - WRANGLER SR-A - $1,139.96
  • Goodyear - WRANGLER ALL-TERRAIN ADVENTURE WITH KEVLAR - $1,315.96
Service includes: MAINTENANCE FOR LIFE OF THE TIRE: Tire Rotation, Balancing, Flat Repair, Inflation checks
PLUS: Road Hazzard Warranty

 
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I think I'm going to try a set of Nexen Rodian AT tires next time. They're reasonably priced and the 35" are 12 ply. My wife's Kia came with a set of Nexen tires that went 90k before needing replacement.
 
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Old 12-10-2018, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Stewart_H View Post
Don't forget to check out the tire review threads in the tech folder.

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I think I'm going to try a set of Nexen Rodian AT tires next time. They're reasonably priced and the 35" are 12 ply. My wife's Kia came with a set of Nexen tires that went 90k before needing replacement.

Once you have some miles under your Rodian's be sure and update our tire review threads for the next guy.
 
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Cooper STT Maxx if you want all terrains that wear VERY well and still play in mud, STT Pro if you want mud tires that wear great and grip a wet road very well.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 08:41 AM
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I have toyo open country’s now (35”) and regret getting them. They were great the first 10,000 miles, now will not stay balanced, are very loud with poor performance in the winter. I had the revo 2 in stock sized tire and loved them, at the time 35 x 20 size was not offered. If I could do it over again would get BFG AT. Unless the revo 3’s offered my tire size then would would have to decide between the 2.

Also, if your staying stock size ish, the Michilen AT’s are a very good tire for a street queen and perform well in winter conditions.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 09:16 AM
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I have toyo open countryís now (35Ē) and regret getting them. They were great the first 10,000 miles, now will not stay balanced, are very loud with poor performance in the winter. I had the revo 2 in stock sized tire and loved them, at the time 35 x 20 size was not offered. If I could do it over again would get BFG AT. Unless the revo 3ís offered my tire size then would would have to decide between the 2.

Also, if your staying stock size ish, the Michilen ATís are a very good tire for a street queen and perform well in winter conditions.
BFG ATís suck. If you like to replace tires after 20k then they are what you want.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 11:54 AM
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I am very happy with the Cooper Discoverer A/T3s I have on my (GMC) pickup. I'm almost decided on the Discoverer A/T3 XLT in 285/75-18 once the new springs give me the room I need.
 
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Old 12-11-2018, 02:18 PM
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I have Bridgestone Revo II on mine, they are great in snow and wet weather and are quite on the highway. They have been on my Ex for three years and are still in great shape.
 

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