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post #1 of 4 Old 10-16-2013, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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Cooper AT/3 Discoverer vs HANKOOK RF10

All,

Today is the day I'm getting new AT tires and I really need your advice. Which tires would you go with-- Cooper AT/3's or HANKOOK RF10's. I'm really leaning toward the Coopers; however, I have a guy that is trying to get me on the HANKOOK train. Your advice is much appreciated.

Note: The tires will have every day use. They will also be used during the snow season and for camping adventures.

Your help is much appreciated.

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post #2 of 4 Old 10-16-2013, 11:01 AM
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Well there's plenty of info on this board for you to make an informed decision based on your own driving habits/environment/economic status etc. That being said, Coopers are made in the USA and I believe Hankook is manufactured & owned by foreign interests. I know, lotsa folks will say they want cheap/quality/availability for their tires and buying the few 'made in the USA' quality tires is a drop in the bucket when viewing the big picture.

I like my Cooper AT3s and would like to think that my purchase helped keep a few more workers employed here in America. I know, sappy to some but important to me so GL with your decision.

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post #3 of 4 Old 10-16-2013, 11:22 AM
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Just FYI

Cooper tire was sold to a company based in India last month.
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post #4 of 4 Old 10-17-2013, 08:02 AM
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AT3 is made in USA, ATM is made in Korea. Having said that, both tires I've run personally and both tires are fantastic. I'd run whichever I could buy cheapest.

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