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hercules tires? opinions please

Has anyone ever ran these. Two of the local tire shops here highly reccomend them
Hercules Tires USA Hercules Terra Trac A/T

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I had a set on a 2000 dodge cummins and they were fine ran them for about 15k then sold the truck they were still in good shape.

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i am interested in this too. i have a buddy that has them and like them

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never heard of them.... and my take on parts is if I never heard of them, I am not using them..... I wait for other people to be the guinea pig...lol

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And I just looked at them... they look more like a highway tread work truck tire than an a/t tire.... but then again all of my tires are extrememly aggressive tires....lol

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+1 on the street tire

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I thought they kind of resembled the Bridgestone Revo, but with more siping. Simular to Nitto Terra Grappler - well - sort of. Void spacing and such simularity.

Not many reviews of the Hercules but I remember reading an off road magazine last year about Hercules in a tire test and the magazine said they are a solid small up-n-commer.
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Dave I used to work at a service station back in college and we sold a lot of hercules tires. They are a generic brand, so they are cheaper than the brand names. They are also a good tire for the money. They wear good and they used to come with free road hazzard insurance included with all tires. If you find one you like I wouldn't hesitate to buy them. I saw many brand name tires come back in those days with all kinds of premature failures, mostly goodyear had problems and even BFG sometimes. Hercules tires were pretty trouble free.

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