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Unread 11-20-2013, 09:19 AM   #316
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What tires are those?

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Unread 11-20-2013, 09:20 AM   #317
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What tires are those?
Cooper Zeon LTZ in a 275/55/20

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Unread 11-21-2013, 10:25 PM   #318
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Replaced the stock Michelin Latitudes with the Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure w/ Kevlar, kept the fitment stock @ 265/60/18.

Ride is as good as or better than the Lats, drizzled a bit the first night I had them and didn't notice any traction issues but I still need more testing.

We'll see how good they are in the snow. I had really good luck running ATs all year round on my H3 (Duratracs). I took my H3 out in the middle of the 4ft noreaster we had back in Feb, I have literally never gotten stuck w/ those tires. I think that may be a bit too optimistic for these ATs, they feel closer to touring tires than traditional ATs. They're are pretty much silent, the duratracs were amazing, but I definitely got a bit of noise at speed and they didn't ride as good.

Who knows, maybe they'll surprise me. Sorry for the horrible pic, took it a few nights ago when I put them on. They do look a lot more aggressive than the Lats and looked surprisingly good in stock size.

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Unread 11-28-2013, 11:42 AM   #319
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Just a general question about any experiences with the Goodyear Fortera HL tires. I'm running the P245\70R17 tires that came stock with my 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo. I've never had a tire that was so sensitive to minor changes in tire pressure. Even if the pressure is only about 2psi below the 33psi rating there is a noticeable bounce to the ride over bumps and around corners. Has anyone else noticed this? They run pretty nice when they're properly inflated but I feel like I have to correct the pressure every other week. Any feedback would be appreciated.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 12:09 PM   #320
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Just a general question about any experiences with the Goodyear Fortera HL tires. I'm running the P245\70R17 tires that came stock with my 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo. I've never had a tire that was so sensitive to minor changes in tire pressure. Even if the pressure is only about 2psi below the 33psi rating there is a noticeable bounce to the ride over bumps and around corners. Has anyone else noticed this? They run pretty nice when they're properly inflated but I feel like I have to correct the pressure every other week. Any feedback would be appreciated.
Never had that issue with ours. I set them at 40 when we got the jeep and havent touched them since.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 08:53 PM   #321
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Wow. 40? I find mine ride rough at 35 so 40 must be a really firm ride. You must have beautifully paved roads where you live. lol
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Unread 11-29-2013, 01:58 AM   #322
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Wow. 40? I find mine ride rough at 35 so 40 must be a really firm ride. You must have beautifully paved roads where you live. lol
No, it doesn't seem to ride rough at all. In michigan we don't know what a smooth road is... we pray for snow to fill in the pot holes.
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Unread 11-29-2013, 04:14 PM   #323
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Same deal in Brooklyn. Thanks for the feedback
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Unread 12-13-2013, 07:44 AM   #324
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Replaced the stock Michelin Latitudes with the Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure w/ Kevlar, kept the fitment stock @ 265/60/18.
Rasta,
Can you give us an update on these tires? How has the noise been in the cabin? You still happy with them? Have you noticed any mpg drop? Any chance you could share another pic of the entire side of the vehicle in the daylight with the tires? Seriously thinking about purchasing these tires and would appreciate any additional feedback you can provide.
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Unread 12-13-2013, 08:29 AM   #325
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Rasta, Can you give us an update on these tires? How has the noise been in the cabin? You still happy with them? Have you noticed any mpg drop? Any chance you could share another pic of the entire side of the vehicle in the daylight with the tires? Seriously thinking about purchasing these tires and would appreciate any additional feedback you can provide. Thanks! JR
Love the tires.

They are as smooth as or smoother than the Michelin Lats that came stock. I've had no cabin noise or vibration like I did with the Duratracs I had on my previous truck.

Handling and traction has been great thus far. I've driven them in very heavy rain, through huge puddles (no hydro planing), as well as a couple inches of snow. Temps I tested in are 60-20.

Have not noticed a drop in mpg.

LOVE the way they look, much more aggressive than the Lats. Overall, very impressed.
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Unread 12-13-2013, 09:55 AM   #326
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[QUOTE=rasta;18502905]Love the tires.QUOTE]

Awesome! Thanks for the additional feedback; very helpful.
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Unread 12-24-2013, 06:11 AM   #327
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Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure

Anyone running these on a WK2 yet? Would love to get some feedback on them before I pull the trigger.
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Unread 12-24-2013, 07:54 AM   #328
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There are a few people on the other forum running them and from what I see everyone loves them.
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Unread 12-24-2013, 11:00 AM   #329
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Who will stand behind what they sell. Goodyear isnt known for the quality control. I try to avoid Goodyear tires at all costs but I may have to seriously consider these when the Lats are worn down.
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Unread 12-24-2013, 05:18 PM   #330
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I drove my GC from the dealer to my tire store last Friday, Dec. 20.
Switched the stock Michelin latitudes out.
Installed Goodyear Wrangler Adventure with Kevlar, stock size. 265x60x18. Adventure package.
I had about 75 miles on the jeep mostly highway some street.
The Jeep drove just as nice with the Goodyears as with the Michelins.
The Goodyears much more tire and on Tirerack rated much better.
Running 35 lbs cold.
Very nice tire.
Looks like it should be the stock tire to me.
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