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Old 01-10-2011, 11:35 AM
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ok so my dad needs new tires on his 99 f150 5.4, it has 245/75R16 good year wranglers on it now, he has gotten 60,000 miles out of that set, so what im getting at is whats another good tire he can get about 60,000 out of and have pretty good traction in snow? he only drives highway so we have been looking at bfg at ko's and yokohama at/s but opinions would be awesome!
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:42 AM
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Wow, good year have the worst wear rating of any name brand tire..
Michelin LTXTM ... these tires are rated high mileage.. a friend got 80,000 miles out of them on a 4x4 light truck, and he is very abusive to vehicles (he's a crazy driver) ...
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:44 AM
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the only problem with those is the $$$ LOL well i guess they wouldnt be any worse in price then bfg
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:48 AM
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Firestone Destination AT's these tires blow the crapyears AT's out of the water in every category, are a few hundred cheaper a set than the BFG's and perform as good if not better than the BFG's, they just lack the look of the BFG's. i really like these tires especially in the snow.

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Old 01-10-2011, 11:49 AM
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the only problem with those is the $$$ LOL well i guess they wouldnt be any worse in price then bfg
yes they are expensive.. but they are worth every red cent. It's what I was gonna buy for my OEM wheels, out the door was $640, then I found the New "18's with new Pirelli's at a dealership (dealer take offs) for $700..

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Firestone Destination AT's these tires blow the crapyears AT's out of the water in every category, are a few hundred cheaper a set than the BFG's and perform as good if not better than the BFG's, they just lack the look of the BFG's. i really like these tires especially in the snow.

they do look good, I like.. tread pattern is similar to the Michelin's
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:05 PM
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those LTX M/S tires wear like iron, and have great street manners. they even stand up pretty well to moderate off roading. I'd get them in a heartbeat if the truck is primarily pavement driven. theres also a LTX AT2 version, might be better in snow, but I don't have any experience with them.
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Old 01-10-2011, 05:10 PM
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yea the firestones look pretty good, alright im gonna check out the prices tomorrow, thanks guys
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