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post #1 of 9 Old 01-05-2008, 04:29 AM Thread Starter
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Tire opinions needed

My brother is gonna replace his tires on his 04 K.R. with 18's. Last time he replaced them he put the conti's on. They are a junk tire. They wear off like a spray on tan. He wants a good load range E tire. I told him to check out BFG all terrain's, but do you guys know if they make them in a E range tire? I know i've seen em on the newer S.D. rims so i know they make em to fit, but he hauls around a big truck camper and a T300 bobcat, so any other load range won't be an option.

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I will be replacing tires on my F350 which are 18" and will either get BFG AT or Good Year Silent Armor. Heard good comments on both and are both in load range E.

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The goodyear tire is going to get a little better milage and hold the load better.

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have you looked at Toyo's tires at all?

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Unless he really wants a AT I'd go with the Toyo HT 275/70/R18 Load Range E these have been the best towing tires I've seen and have a very smooth ride and good wear has been the best for our work trucks had the BFG's, Conti's, Firestone's, and Toyo AT's and the HT's last and ride the best for us.

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Thanks for the info guys. Didn't know toyo made em, but i will let him know about them. it'll mostly be an on road tire. The only time he really needs good traction is when he's plowing snow. So the toyo sounds like it might be a good fit.

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I just installed the AT BFG KO's in a D load range. Not much of a difference in in load at all. I think like 50lbs pr tire??

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i am on my 4 set of tires,my favorites and the one s i am buying next week are michelin ltx a/t2. they were my 2 nd set and i burned them up dragging one of my petes around trying to jump start it.they were by far the best as far as towing and plowing and a great ride.i am replacing a set of pirelli scorpions after 20k miles i can't stand them.i loved my michelins.my large cars all run toyos and i like them there,but my ps i like the michelins

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I just put on some 35x12.50 R20 Load E Procomp Xtreme AT's and love them. VERY quiet, very deep treads. check'm out. made in USA too!

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