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245/R75-16 is the size. Anybody have some good reviews on a good snow tire for up here in New England?
 

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2wd is great!!

I haven't used snow tires in 30 years.

I rarely use 4wd high and auto 4wd in my GMC Jimmy, that can be skiddish in 2wd, but is predictable. The 4wd or auto 4wd are rarely used since I like to control the car and do not appreciate the turning problems with the 4wd or the unpredictability of the auto 4wd. I put it in 4wd low once a year to make sure it works, but have never used it in 135,000 miles, but know it is there to help out others that don't realize stopping is more important that getting to go fast.

If I had my choice I wuld get a Audi Quattro with a very good 4wd system, but the buget does not permit it, espicially if it is an R8 Quattro Twin Turbo.
 

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Toyo Open Country ATs are pretty good in snow, mud, sand, wet weather and have a good highway ride too.
 

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Yokohama Geolander AT/S.

Yokohama has quite a reputation for having quite a few tire models on the HTSB list. My first set, I never rotated the tires. They had 70K on them and I still could have made it another 40K if I rotated them. My front end is out of alignment.

Quiet all season road tires. The best I have ever bought.

If you really want to get anal about it, safecar.gov will tell you everything
 

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I will add the BFG AT KO is awesome I have 2wd and plowed a lot of snow with them. Bought the Wrangler at silent armour tires current tires. They are at the wear line to be replaced after 20k They do have great traction but don't last as long as the bfg's.

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BFG AT's also here.

Been using these tires for many years now on all our 4 wheel drive rigs, 285/75-16 on the pickup, 265/75-16 on the Suburban, and 32x11.5-15 on the CJ-5.

We drive in the snow a lot snowmobiling and skiing, and when snowmobiling tow a 25' enclosed trailer and 4 place open trailer behind the truck and the Burb.


285's on the 2500HD




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I agree with the BFG AT's. I tried the Toyo Open Country ATs and they were great the first year. Maybe even better then the BFG's but they sucked the second year and I only got 25k miles out of them. You might try Discount tire/America's tire co. Over here they will beat anybodies price!
 

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Tall and skinny is the best for snow, got to cut through it not float over it.
Ditto on tall and skinny. I run Cooper Discovery M&S Studded/Sipped on all my vehicles in the winter and the stock summer tires for that shorter season of spring/summer/fall (5-months).;) Are you allowed studded tires down there?

I have also used Nokian Hakkapeliitta in the past. Not bad tires but way more in cost then Cooper tires and they seem to wear and grip the same. My summer tires are Yokohama Geolander on my F350 Flat Bed are not studded and somewhat squirrly on the roads so as soon as snow/ice fall I swap them out. I have not tried the BFG AT tires but I also dont see them used around here that much so not able to comment on them. You can also get some "Soft Rubber" tires without stud but abrasive additives but ouch those are expensive and they wear out pretty fast. But holly cow do they grip the ice. Like sticking your lip on a frozen lock at -40.:laughing: Hmmm been there.
 

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Your size is priced around $164 ea at Tire rack & othersBF Goodrich
All Terrain T/A KO Tires

The BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO, the first true all-terrain light truck tire is still the first choice of off-roaders. Featuring superior strength and toughness with Tri-Gard three sidewall ply construction (most other light truck tires have only two), these tires provide exceptional traction on a wide range of surfaces. BF Goodrich T/A All-Terrain KO Tires also feature long treadlife, and a smooth, quiet highway ride with precise steering and cornering. No wonder the Radial All-Terrain T/A leads the industry with unbeatable on or off-road performance.

Key Features:
• Distinctive sidewall styling sure to enhance the look of any vehicle
• ShoulderLock™ technology shoulder grooves provide maximum traction
• Incredibly strong 3-ply polyester carcass guards against bruises and punctures in the tread and sidewall
• Stress distribution provides long tread life and gaurds against irregular wear
• Agressive high-void all-terrain design for improved traction and decreased stone retention
• Dual compound tread for exceptional bruise resistance
• TriGard® three ply carcass gives precise steering response and cornering control
• High-strength single-strand bead construction protects from hazards especially during aired-down driving
• Two full-width steel belts for long life and durability


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I am in the EXACT same situation...I have a Sierra 2500HD and went to buy AT tires last week. GOOD LUCK.

There is NOT an AT tire in a warehouse to be found ANYWHERE in the US. Tirerack doesn't have them and can't get them. The local shops' distributors are cleaned out. Literally, there are NO available tires for this size.

One dealer told me it was because the tire companies got hit so hard with slow sales, they didn't produce as many in 2009.

If you find them, let me know.
 
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