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post #1 of 17 Old 02-13-2010, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys, I need some suggestions. Im sure somewhere in this section there are some recommendations but here is what I am looking for…

I need a good set of tires for my F350. I have the Harley 20” rims. I live in Pittsburgh and I need a suggestion for an affordable year round tire. I drive in the snow and sometimes light off road (camp type stuff). I need something that will be good in the summer too. Something that will last for a while. Also, I am not opposed to upsizing a tad either. It is a non lifted 350 FX4.


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I would take a close look at the Nitto Dura Grappler. This model is also called the Highway Terrain. It has a semi-aggressive tread pattern for light off-road use and is geared for longevity, hauling, and comfort. Here's a link with some additional information.
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I would take a close look at the Nitto Dura Grappler. This model is also called the Highway Terrain. It has a semi-aggressive tread pattern for light off-road use and is geared for longevity and comfort. Here's a link with some additional information.
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Good tire, I like the Toyo also. But then, anything on a 20" rim isn't gonna be cheap, good luck with the search, let us know what you decide.

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i have had good luck with bfg allterrains year round in pgh the take to the snow very well and the set i had wore like iron even with my lead foot or the cooper discoverer st a lil agressive but you can get about 35-40k out of em

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How about the Nitto Dura Grapler? I can get these for 190 each!

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How about the Nitto Dura Grapler? I can get these for 190 each!
On 20's? I don't think you're going to find any quality tire for that price . Mine were 220 each I think, and I have 18's


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* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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On 20's? I don't think you're going to find any quality tire for that price . Mine were 220 each I think, and I have 18's
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Nitto® Terra Grappler?

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That's a good price, and I was going to order them through the internet, but after paying for shipping, then mount and balance, it was more or a wash. I found it easier to order them through my local Discount tire, and have it all there

Plus, those are the Terra's not the Dura's. The Dura's will last longer, so I took that into consideration when choosing my tires . 40-50 from Terra's and some are getting 80k from the Dura's, it was easier to justify the $1200 bill


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* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
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* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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That's a good price, and I was going to order them through the internet, but after paying for shipping, then mount and balance, it was more or a wash. I found it easier to order them through my local Discount tire, and have it all there

Plus, those are the Terra's not the Dura's. The Dura's will last longer, so I took that into consideration when choosing my tires . 40-50 from Terra's and some are getting 80k from the Dura's, it was easier to justify the $1200 bill

I know! It always ends up being a wash. I wish I could find them local though.... So you think the Duras are better than the Terras? I need to do something quick! My tires are looking like they should be on a Honda at this point! lol

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