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Finally ordered my tires!

Well, after thinking about it for a while, I decided to go with the Nitto Dura Grappler 275/65R20 for my truck. I was torn between these, the Terra Grappler, and the Michelin LTX. I decided on these because they are less expensive than the Michelins and they last a long time from what I have read.

I picked them up on Discount Tire Direct's ebay site and saved a good amount over going with any other store.

Is anybody else running these yet? I do pretty much all on road driving so they seemed like a good choice since they look sweet and have a 60k warranty. I would like to hear from others running this tire or anybody that is familiar with it.

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Anyone running these tires??

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No, but I like the way they look. I do the same driving as you, mostly highway, but these POS Continentals blow for that too. I'd be interested to see how they work in the snow?


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Yeah I had the Continentals on the 18's that came on my truck, the rubber on them seemed extremely soft and they wore pretty quick!

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Not only that, but the traction is terrible

How much did you pay for the tires, if you don't mind me asking?


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Thanks for your support Shep! You'll like the Dura Grappler, good choice. Just one thing, only the P-Metric sizes offer the 60K mile tread life warranty. The LT Dura Belt sizes carry a 45K mile warranty. All other size do not have a milage warranty. No need to worry though, this tire will last either way. Any pics?

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Nick, PM on the way

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Thanks for your support Shep! You'll like the Dura Grappler, good choice. Just one thing, only the P-Metric sizes offer the 60K mile tread life warranty. The LT Dura Belt sizes carry a 45K mile warranty. All other size do not have a milage warranty. No need to worry though, this tire will last either way. Any pics?
I should have them later this week I think. I plan on trying to get them mounted this weekend. I will definitely send some pics your way if you want them.

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I guess there isn't many people running these yet since they are so new?

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You would probably get more responses if you post this in the wheel and tire section

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