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Old 10-12-2009, 06:53 PM
NCLivingBrit NCLivingBrit is offline
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Default Tyre virgin looking to not get ****ed!

Ok, the 7yr old tyres on my 2001 XLT (2wd) are getting pretty raggedy. They've got decent tread (<30k miles, not too worn apart from the strip that got chewed before I realised tyres need air post-install!) but the sidewalls are cracking all over and I've got a persistent slow leak in two of them. If I was a cop I'd write me a ticket, they look like they were sitting in the SC sun for six years (they were).

I'm mostly driving roads (highway) with very occasional trips onto flat dirt, so I need a decent set of all-terrain rubber that isn't going to screw me in the wallet too badly. I've got factory wheels (the semi-melted looking 5-spoke ones) and I could do bigger than stock if I had to, but don't want to get into trimming/spacers.

I'll be getting them done in a tyre shop, but the guy I have in mind can order in most anything I want, so recommend away!
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:58 PM
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Look into General Grabber AT2's. Almost exactly like the BFG All-terrains, but way cheaper.

As well I have Hercules Terra Trac. I love them in the snow, and they do pretty damn good off road for an all terrain.
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:54 PM
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I would go to Discount Tire. Big O is way to expensive in my opinion.

If you are looking for a cheaper but good tire make sure you look at the General Grabber AT2. They seem to be an outstanding tire with a good look and good performance.

Look at Sport Kind AT's and anything made by Cooper or Mastercraft. They are good brands and make some good looking AT's.
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:11 PM
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i've ran mastercraft courser's in the past and haven't had any complaints
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:39 PM
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I would go to Discount Tire.
Yep, that's the plan. Not only is DT across the street from my work, but the manager is a good friend of my boss, so I may be able to finangle a slightly better price.
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:47 PM
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falken ziex 512's!
theyre onsale for less than 90 a tire at DT
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