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post #16 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 09:47 AM
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I use the BFG AT's and love them. Just about done with my second set and would purchase them again for the third time. If your jeep is your DD and some trails, these tires would be great.

I think however I might look into the duratracs when I go shopping to see what they are all about.

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post #17 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 10:13 AM
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Don't know if you can find them but I've always ran a sport king a/t. There fairly cheap have a good tread and last pretty decent. They also make a good m/t too.
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post #18 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 10:21 AM
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I have had a set of duratrak 33-12.50 15's for a couple of months now and I love them. Sort of in between an AT and an MT. More AT I should think. Very quiet on the pavement too. Get them from discount tire and buy the $25 per tire warranty. Can't go wrong in my opinion.
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post #19 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 11:44 AM
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BFG AT's last a long time but look ugly(IMO).The BFG KM2's look great,last long and are quiet on the road.
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post #20 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 11:52 AM
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IMO, I think the BFG AT's do look good (at least on a cherokee, where I am currently running them), they're great in the snow also (not that much experience in the mud).
I also ran the Goodyear MTR's and they ran great for almost 50xxx, but when new they were VERY loud, only quieted down when they wore down a bit.
I have run the Firestone destination AT and they were a good tire but weren't very aggressive looking.
I am running Bridgestone Duelers on my TJ now and they are great in snow/rain, and are quiet on the highway. The tread is wearing good too!
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post #21 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 12:01 PM
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Don't go with pro comp all terrains they are not that great of tire. My friend had them on his super duty they were great on the road but pretty much sucked every else.
Poor (non first hand) advice IMO. Not starting a debate with you, just pointing a few things out. Constructive criticism so to speak.

1. Keep in mind driving style makes a huge difference on whether a tire "sucks" or not. I bought tires that were poorly reviewed by a LOT of people on JF, but I've never had a problem with them and they have never let me down (on road or off) in all weather conditions and plenty of different wheeling conditions.

2. You're comparing a tire between two completely different vehicles. A Wrangler vs. a Ferd Fteen Thousand. The outcome will be different on two wildly different vehicles both on and offroad.

3. Did anyone care to ask Bayview471 what type of offroad driving he does (be it, rocky trails, muddy trails, grassy trails, dry rock, mud pits, etc.) ? I saw a few people jump in and say "such and such tire sucks in the mud blah blah". Obviously he wants an AT, I would assume he's aware an AT is going to perform less than adequate in mud versus an MT. AT least I would hope he knows this.

4. General Grabber AT2 is a great tire if I must say so myself. Basically the same tread design as the BFG AT KO, but much better price. Appears to have the same long life tread wear as a BFG AT KO as well.
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post #22 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 10:51 PM
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Have you ever been in any mud on these? Mine sucked. I like the goodyear wrangler mtr's with kevlar
I recommend the mtr's with kevlar
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post #23 of 25 Old 04-14-2011, 11:51 PM
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Looking for some help on tires have been thinking about getting a set of Cooper discoverer stt's, or something similar, how do they do o. Wear and offroad, any mAjor problems with them and are they worth the price?

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post #24 of 25 Old 04-15-2011, 01:05 AM
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Poor (non first hand) advice IMO. Not starting a debate with you, just pointing a few things out. Constructive criticism so to speak.
I guess it was first hand enough that I had to go help dig him out, where I could drive right by in BFG ATs in the same truck just a few years older. His driving style was not the issue it was definitely the tires. All though the terrain he had issues with was snow, not mud.

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post #25 of 25 Old 04-15-2011, 11:07 AM
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I guess it was first hand enough that I had to go help dig him out, where I could drive right by in BFG ATs in the same truck just a few years older. His driving style was not the issue it was definitely the tires. All though the terrain he had issues with was snow, not mud.

Have you run Pro Comp AT's on a Jeep? not a truck full size truck
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