need tires! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
General Diesel Discussion Discuss everything else pertaining to Diesel Pickups.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 Old 11-29-2008, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rednek01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to rednek01 Send a message via Yahoo to rednek01
need tires!

I am looking at dune grapplers anybody have any? I cant find any wear rating on them or how well they wear. they are really cheap and I need to know ASAP before the sale ends

Michael
Aim/Yahoo: rednekcowboi01

FORD Makes it INTERNATIONAL Shakes it!

2004 CC 6.0 4x4 lariat

MODS:SCT XCAL3, Stacks!, Dfuser coolant filter, 6k HID's, High idle, CCV, Ranch Hand, homefabbed straight pipe, Zoo-dad, 2008 tailights, Isspro Boost gauge, Kenwood head unit, 2 mtx 10's and amp...

FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
rednek01 is offline  
post #2 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 05:53 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rednek01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to rednek01 Send a message via Yahoo to rednek01
So I take it nobody has any experience with Dune Grapplers?

Michael
Aim/Yahoo: rednekcowboi01

FORD Makes it INTERNATIONAL Shakes it!

2004 CC 6.0 4x4 lariat

MODS:SCT XCAL3, Stacks!, Dfuser coolant filter, 6k HID's, High idle, CCV, Ranch Hand, homefabbed straight pipe, Zoo-dad, 2008 tailights, Isspro Boost gauge, Kenwood head unit, 2 mtx 10's and amp...

FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
rednek01 is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 05:54 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
thesmokinstroke02's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Hadley, Michigan/Lima, Ohio
Posts: 3,070
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to thesmokinstroke02
i know theres some people on here that have some.

Konnor
2011 Cruze
R.I.P. Will Iott
thesmokinstroke02 is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 05:57 AM
Raging Lunatic

 
choctaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Euless, Texas
Posts: 8,803
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I don't have personal experience, but in reading the reviews, they are not very good on wet roads. I chose Toyo Open Country A/T's instead.
In Houston I would heed this info.

Halito...Sa hohchifo ut Mike
On EARTH as it is in TEXAS
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
"Fast Service Guaranteed...No Matter How Long It Takes"
choctaw is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 06:04 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rednek01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to rednek01 Send a message via Yahoo to rednek01
Quote:
Originally Posted by choctaw View Post
I don't have personal experience, but in reading the reviews, they are not very good on wet roads. I chose Toyo Open Country A/T's instead.
In Houston I would heed this info.
yea I know I have read that about the tires as well, but I can get a set of 4 brand new 305/70/16's for $520 bucks and to be honest I really cant afford tires right now but I need tires so this is looking like my best option.

Michael
Aim/Yahoo: rednekcowboi01

FORD Makes it INTERNATIONAL Shakes it!

2004 CC 6.0 4x4 lariat

MODS:SCT XCAL3, Stacks!, Dfuser coolant filter, 6k HID's, High idle, CCV, Ranch Hand, homefabbed straight pipe, Zoo-dad, 2008 tailights, Isspro Boost gauge, Kenwood head unit, 2 mtx 10's and amp...

FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
rednek01 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 06:07 AM
Raging Lunatic

 
choctaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Euless, Texas
Posts: 8,803
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Why would you sacrifice you're safety/life for a cheap set of tires?

Halito...Sa hohchifo ut Mike
On EARTH as it is in TEXAS
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
"Fast Service Guaranteed...No Matter How Long It Takes"
choctaw is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 12-01-2008, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rednek01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to rednek01 Send a message via Yahoo to rednek01
Quote:
Originally Posted by choctaw View Post
Why would you sacrifice you're safety/life for a cheap set of tires?
I'm not overly concerned about the rain situation they have to be better than when I was driving my mustang with drag radials in the rain. Which if you have ever experienced its really not much fun however it yielded a lot of knowledge on wet surfaces.

Michael
Aim/Yahoo: rednekcowboi01

FORD Makes it INTERNATIONAL Shakes it!

2004 CC 6.0 4x4 lariat

MODS:SCT XCAL3, Stacks!, Dfuser coolant filter, 6k HID's, High idle, CCV, Ranch Hand, homefabbed straight pipe, Zoo-dad, 2008 tailights, Isspro Boost gauge, Kenwood head unit, 2 mtx 10's and amp...

FUTURE MODS: Isspro trans EGT and volt gauges, ARP head studs, ???

Parts replaced so far: Oil cooler X2, EGR cooler, ...no more please!
rednek01 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome