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Unread 09-23-2008, 08:48 PM   #1
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highway tire vs. all-terrain?

If I don't do off-roading, is there any reason to get an all-terrain tire. The only obstacle i have to deal with is lots of snow in the winter. I should just get a good highway tire right? A highway tire will have better fuel efficiency as well, correct?

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Unread 09-23-2008, 08:56 PM   #2
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If you have snow I'd go with a less agressive AT. All seasons arent great in snow.
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Unread 09-23-2008, 09:02 PM   #3
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An AT not only looks better IMHO but also performs better in rain, snow, and such. The price is not that much different.
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Try looking at the bridgestone revos they are a mild all terrain with great onroad capabilities and good wear
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Unread 09-23-2008, 09:30 PM   #5
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You could go with the BFG Rugged Trail. Cheap, less aggressive version of their All-Terrain
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these are really great 31x10.5x15 no noise at all!!
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Try looking at the bridgestone revos they are a mild all terrain with great onroad capabilities and good wear
Agree... get REVOS. On wet or snow covered roads their awesome. Plus off-road they work too, if you ever want to venture off pavement.

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I've had Revo's for the past 44,000 miles. They have been okay, but I never thought they were any good in snow. I could hardly move in snow this past winter. They are basically trashed now, and I need to get something new. I'm not sure if I want to try Revo's again. I honestly was not that impressed.
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I've had Revo's for the past 44,000 miles. They have been okay, but I never thought they were any good in snow. I could hardly move in snow this past winter. They are basically trashed now, and I need to get something new. I'm not sure if I want to try Revo's again. I honestly was not that impressed.
Really? Just getting out of my neighborhood in the winter we usually have 3 foot drifts and I plow through. I will say that I think my wife's KJ is a little better due to it's weight. I also have a rear limited-slip in both Jeeps which helps.
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Unread 09-24-2008, 03:35 PM   #10
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Really? Just getting out of my neighborhood in the winter we usually have 3 foot drifts and I plow through. I will say that I think my wife's KJ is a little better due to it's weight. I also have a rear limited-slip in both Jeeps which helps.
When I had it in 4X4, it was pretty good. I only got completely stuck once, and had to have a guy living near buy help push me out after some shoveling.

But in 2wd, I couldn't move in snow with the Revo's.
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Unread 09-24-2008, 04:01 PM   #11
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Wrangler Silent Armors would be an excellent choice for your driving. Mild AT tire that is excellent in snow and wet.
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