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I have a 2006 F350 FX4 EX cab 8' bed. Stock height, running factory Harley 20" wheels. Currently have Terra Graplers 275/65/20 which is stock size. I wouldnt mind going a little bigger. Not much, something that will fit. Also something a little more agressive than the Terra. I drive in all conditions. Street, snow, mud, loaded.

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I have a 2006 F350 FX4 EX cab 8' bed. Stock height, running factory Harley 20" wheels. Currently have Terra Graplers 275/65/20 which is stock size. I wouldnt mind going a little bigger. Not much, something that will fit. Also something a little more agressive than the Terra. I drive in all conditions. Street, snow, mud, loaded.

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If you want to go a little bigger the Goodyear MTR with Kevlar is available in a 285/65R20. This would be a great set up from the Terra Grappler if you are wanting something a bit more aggressive. These would be about 1/2" taller and just under 1/2" wider. If you want to go taller than that the Nitto Trail Grappler is available in a 295/65R20. This tire would be about 1" taller and 3/4" wider than your stock tire. These may rub in the front if you haven't turned your torsion bars up.

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How did you like the terra grapplers?
I need some tires real soon and have been looking at them.
My truck spends 95% of its time in paved city roads (which are absolutely horrible), barely ever off-road. I do go to NH alot and would like a nice highway/city tire that doesn't look like a car tire that can handle some snow and ice, but looking at some of the reviews it seems as though they wear quick. True?
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How did you like the terra grapplers?
I need some tires real soon and have been looking at them.
My truck spends 95% of its time in paved city roads (which are absolutely horrible), barely ever off-road. I do go to NH alot and would like a nice highway/city tire that doesn't look like a car tire that can handle some snow and ice, but looking at some of the reviews it seems as though they wear quick. True?
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OK, I have some more questions.
I live in an area where you guys do not have a location anywhere near me.
I go to buy 4 of these terra grapplers on your site and it lists valve stems??? Of course I would replace them when I replace the tires, but buying them from you and having them shipped with my tires seems a bit on the odd side to me considering wherever I choose to have these mounted would have them there. Just my off the wall comment on that...
Since I mentioned it already, lets talk about mounting.
I buy the tires from you, but really do not want to have them delivered to my place in the city (ups is a royal pain in the arse here at times). Do you have certain retailers that you drop ship to? The Hampton/Portsmouth New Hampshire area is where I would have the tires mounted anyway, if that helps.
Now a technical question about sizing. I get the whole metric size thing, its the "aspect ratio" I don't fully understand. Is that a ratio in relation to tread width? Say a 275/65/18 means the sidewall would be 65% of the tread width of the tire, and a 275/70/18 would have a slightly higher sidewall? Am I right, wrong or half right?
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Hankook Dynapro ATM. They don't have the size that Travis mentioned though

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That is the tire that is on the truck now. They were on there when I bought it.
I am not overly impressed with the ride they give, like rolling on stones.
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That is the tire that is on the truck now. They were on there when I bought it.
I am not overly impressed with the ride they give, like rolling on stones.
I think they ride as good as my old Dura Grapplers. I always keep mine at maufacturer pressure specs too . 65 PSI makes them hard, I don't think the tire rubber is overly hard though


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Maybe my ride issue has to do with the condition of the tires...
They look like whoever owned the truck before me drove the truck strictly on gravel roads with PLENTY of sharp rocks. Bunch of little divots in the tread where it looks like a sharp rock took out a small chunk.
Been putting off getting them replaced until inspection time....
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