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I've been running the [email protected] out of my rig this summer. I had near new tires on it when I got it, but 35,000 miles of hard running had slicked out the rears and I had two different ones on the front, one had started to show the casing.

I usually go with used tires, but people are running them into the ground around here. I used to pay 50-60 bucks each for really good used tires. When did they start making them out of gold. Today I paid almost 1,300 bucks for a new set. :censored:

Toyo Open Country M/T's.

http://toyotires.com/tire/pattern/open-country-mt-off-road-maximum-traction-tires

I better get a million miles out of these suckers, cause my maintenance budget is shot for the year, and half of next year.
 

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Toyo makes a great mud tire, but im just wondering, do drive a lot in 4wd?

I only ask because i had a buddy that had these same tires and he only got about 40k out of them before they were shot. Mixed driving on and off road 70/30.

I get a lot done in my rig in 2wd with bfg rugged trails and have about 25k on them with no end in sight. But im guessing our average site conditions are different.
 

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I didn't get 30K out of my last set of AT's and I just run normal roads and normal loads. Not at all happy with my last set of tires. Next set will be BF Goodrich rugged terrain ATs
 

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I didn't get 30K out of my last set of AT's and I just run normal roads and normal loads. Not at all happy with my last set of tires. Next set will be BF Goodrich rugged terrain ATs
Not sure what your truck is. With your description, I would look at Long Trails first, Rugged Trails second, my truck I run the BFG T/A K/O's.

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I have e rated tires on my 1/2 ton regular cab Chevy. I'd say for longevity the bfg rugged trails have been the best all-arounders.

By far my favorite set was the bfg A/T's. Those things ate mud to the hub and asked for more. Although the wear wasn't great... but they got ran hard.
 

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I ran toyo open country at for a few years on both my dodges. Expensive in e load range, but got around 35k on them before I sold the trucks

I have Goodyear assurance tires on my new 14 silverado, I drive 30k a year so hopefully I get a couple years out of these
 

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Toyo makes a great mud tire, but im just wondering, do drive a lot in 4wd?

I only ask because i had a buddy that had these same tires and he only got about 40k out of them before they were shot. Mixed driving on and off road 70/30.

I get a lot done in my rig in 2wd with bfg rugged trails and have about 25k on them with no end in sight. But im guessing our average site conditions are different.
That's was my first thought..............My second was ''How old are you''?

My first set of new tires was on my first new car. 73 Pinto :thumbsup:


Not a lot of mud, but we are moving into a new place with 2 1/2 acres of field and 2 1/2 acres of black berries and old cars. The only way out of the field is up a wet grassy hill, my last tires, Cooper Discoverers, were like slicks on it. We'll be doing a bit of mudding and berry bashing. Some of it for fun even. :thumbup:

As for my age, I'm younger than Tin and older than Nick. :laughing: Also old enough to know I should get a nice simple set of A/T's, but young enough to want some meaty mudders.

On a serious note, these sure ride different than I'm used to. They float a bit more than I had hoped. We just took a 90 mile road trip today and they will take some getting used to. From what I've read, an alignment and upgrade to my steering stabilzer will help with that. After 200,000 miles, a bit of front end work is probably needed.
 

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Bfg commercial t/a tractions is what I use. And are only about 850 for the set, and I get about 50k with them. My personal truck just has good year wranglers. You can't beat how smooth they ride. Every time I get in the work truck between the diesel and tire noise I can't hear the radio.
 

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Bfg commercial t/a tractions is what I use. And are only about 850 for the set, and I get about 50k with them. My personal truck just has good year wranglers. You can't beat how smooth they ride. Every time I get in the work truck between the diesel and tire noise I can't hear the radio.
get a better stereo , subs, and AMPS thats what I do
 

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jlsconstruction said:
I hate people that put subs in cars and trucks.
You make the poor guys walk? Sorry....

I have a sub in my car and it really adds to sound quality. It's rarely too terribly loud but is very noticeable if it's turned off. It's all about quality and not quantity for me..
 
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