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Hey guys. Need a bit of help,advise. Current tires 265/75/16 stock rims. Looking to go up to a 285/75/16. What would be a good tire for towing? We use the truck mainly to tow the 5th wheel with, it weighs right at 10K. Truck is the 2003 F350 in sig. Thanks in advance.
 
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I've been using Firestone Transforce for years when I had work trucks and on my pulling trucks, they are reasonably priced and I have never had a failure. I like the HT because they are quite and wear longer than the AT.

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Coopers are generally what I run.
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:36 AM
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Really like Kumho AT51's, I haven't run the E rated ones on my SD, but great all around tire (snow, mud, wet) on the F150.

Yokohoma Geolanders last a long time, but get stuck on wet grass.

General Grabber AT2's did well on my truck also.
 
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All I will say is that I've never had any luck with Firestones. Either poor wear or blow outs. Side wall disintegration on one OEM set. Just my personal experience.
 
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Originally Posted by ATC_F350 View Post
Really like Kumho AT51's, I haven't run the E rated ones on my SD, but great all around tire (snow, mud, wet) on the F150.

Yokohoma Geolanders last a long time, but get stuck on wet grass.

General Grabber AT2's did well on my truck also.
Yokohoma Geolanders on my F350 & 35ft 5W, one of the best little known tires for long wear. Like ATC said they are not for off road but great highway.
 
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I've been using Firestone Transforce for years when I had work trucks and on my pulling trucks, they are reasonably priced and I have never had a failure. I like the HT because they are quite and wear longer than the AT.

Denny
I run the Nitto Duras and have experienced excellent performance and wear from them. And I agree with Denny, the HT tread is so much more quiet than any AT tread design. If you don't NEED an AT tire on your tow rig consider a set of HT tires, they are the right tool for the job (highway towing).
 
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Hey guys, thanks for all the responses. I got Cooper Discover ATP's today. Went with the 285 size. And Discount Tire had a 2 day sale with up to 15% off, SCORE!!!!
 
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congrats, check out coopertires.com for any rebates there may be. This last year I got 70 bucks back. If I recall I scanned in the receipts and completed the rebate online.
 

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