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Highway Tire Recomendations

I have an '06 Crew with the stock rims. I am looking at replacing the current tires with a highway tire. The only time the truck is off the pavement is when I am hooking up or parking the travel trailer. Going to keep the stock size of 265/70/17. I've read some good things about the General Grabber. Anyone have any experience with this tire on an F250?

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I had BF Goodrich Commercial TA tires - 75000 miles out of a set, and about 40000 on the current set, and only about half worn.

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Yep, X2 on the Dura Grapplers. Love 'em!!

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Question 05 Excursion 6.0 Looking for best Hwy tires

I am looking for the consensus of the best tires for on road / highway driving. (Best ride and quietest tire) I have the stock 16" rims with Pirelli Scorpion 275/75 R 16 tires which need replacing. I initially purchased custom 20" American Racing rims in an attempt to fill the big wheel well void. However, the 265/55 R20 Han**** tires were not not E rated tires and the torque blew belts like crazy. I have been unimpressed with the knowledge of most local tire outlets. I've heard a lot of positive info on the relatively new Nitto Dura Grappler. Obviously I could replace with the original R 16's, but it will still look like midget tires on a tank and the vehicle has excessive sway. The 20" rims gives the illusion of a larger tire but the overall tire hight is the same and with the narrower sidewall and wider width the ride is rougher and tracks erratically. I am considering the Nitto Dura Grappler LT 275/60 R20 with a width of 10.9" and dia. of 33.03. One concern is that the R20's do not have the Dura belt 3 technology which improves stability and thread life. Any suggestions?
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I am looking for the consensus of the best tires for on road / highway driving. (Best ride and quietest tire) I have the stock 16" rims with Pirelli Scorpion 275/75 R 16 tires which need replacing. I initially purchased custom 20" American Racing rims in an attempt to fill the big wheel well void. However, the 265/55 R20 Han**** tires were not not E rated tires and the torque blew belts like crazy. I have been unimpressed with the knowledge of most local tire outlets. I've heard a lot of positive info on the relatively new Nitto Dura Grappler. Obviously I could replace with the original R 16's, but it will still look like midget tires on a tank and the vehicle has excessive sway. The 20" rims gives the illusion of a larger tire but the overall tire hight is the same and with the narrower sidewall and wider width the ride is rougher and tracks erratically. I am considering the Nitto Dura Grappler LT 275/60 R20 with a width of 10.9" and dia. of 33.03. One concern is that the R20's do not have the Dura belt 3 technology which improves stability and thread life. Any suggestions?
Uh, go with an 18 then . Mine look great with the 18's and stock tire size, with my Dura's


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So no one is running the General Grabber HTS?

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I've heard great things about the Nitto Dura!!!


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Goodrich Commercial T/A, good tire.........
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i have stock sized 16'' uniroyals on mine and so far they are nice. put on right before i got the truck and i have put bout 2500 miles so far and they are nice all around m+s tire
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