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Old 02-08-2010, 03:43 AM
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BFG AT or Silent Armor

I know there are a lot of opinions on different tires but I will be choosing between the BFG At/Ko and the Goodyear Silent Armor. Tire size is 275/70/18 I travel probably 80-90% on the road but I dont want to be stuck when I go get firewood or thru a field. Has any one run these tires that can offer any input?
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Old 02-08-2010, 06:29 AM
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Brother is running the Silent Armors and they suck. I hate the tread pattern. They will spin on anything slightly wet.
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Old 02-08-2010, 06:49 AM
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BFG's A/T KO's
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I running Silent Armors and I agree they suck in everythings
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I'm considering either the BFG AT or Firestone AT for my next tire, in 285/70/17 size.

My local tire store quoted me $229/tire for the BFG ATs installed.

I like the looks of the BFG over the Firestone.

I haven't really heard anything good about the Silent Armors.
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bfg at wear like iron and are great in everything
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BFG's wear really well with pretty good traction in about everything except mud. I've heard good things about new Good Year Dura Tracs as well. They would be more comparable to the BFG AT's.

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Old 02-09-2010, 05:40 AM
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Spend the coin and get the BFG AT/KO's,,,, money well spent. They will last twice as long as anything else out there in similar tread design, and out perform comparable treads / brands.

You may save some money by buying off Discount Tire or Tire Rack, but then again, sometimes you lose the association of a local dealer, which can be a big plus in times of need.

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I had the BFG tires quoted about $35 less than tire rack, it is a dealer we work with. I know the BFG tire does well in the snow but I am hopeing it will do ok at the farm. I dont go mudding but I do get into some mud from time to time. I know nothing about the SA tires other than what I have read. I have looked at the DuraTracs but I wonder how they will hold up. They look like they may not wear well and be noisey.

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Old 02-10-2010, 04:36 PM
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Well I ordered the BFGs today. I checked into the Dura Tracs and they were $50 more per tire and I just cant spend that right now. I hope these work for what I need and I think they will. If they dont I guess I will wish they did. I cant believe all of the differnet options and opinions on tires.
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