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Old 12-06-2013, 05:45 PM   #1
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Toyo MT VS stock in ice?

Hi all, I have a very specific question.
I've been driving on the stock SR-As for the past year and a bit and I've found the performance to be satisfactory on ice and hard packed snow. I've been driving for 17 years on Canadian winter roads, so I am a confident driver. I've been eyeing the Toyo ATII's and I've heard good things about them, but I prefer the look of the Toyo MT's which have poor ice reviews, but then, so do the SR-A's. Here's my question; if I find the SR-A's acceptable, how would I feel about the Toyo MT's?

I'm looking to get 35's on my stock wheels, if that helps.
Other tires I'm considering are the BFG AT KO, GY DT, Kelly Safari TSR.

Thanks, M

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Old 12-06-2013, 06:31 PM   #2
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I purchased toyo mt's for my dodge pickup. The one thing I learned was that they can sipe the tire and it improves their wear and adds extra traction on ice. The one drawback is if you do a lot of driving on gravel roads, the tires will pick up the small rocks and throw them and they don't recommend doing it for those situations

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Old 12-06-2013, 07:27 PM   #3
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I'm In South Florida, so the only ice I see is on my frosty mug... It was 83 degrees today here!

But I DD 315/70/17 GY Duratracs and love them on road, off road. Many rave about their winter capability - Use the search feature of the site to hear others' views.

As for my experience, they are quiet but whine just enough to remind you that you're driving on almost $3000 worth of wheels and tires. They look great, handle wet and dry roads and rough, muddy trails and last.

The sidewall is thin, allowing a soft on road ride. If you run rocks and still want Goodyear, they make a heavier D or E load tire (mid 40's memory, sorry if I'm off) but I've heard the ride is a lot rougher with these.

Good luck. Hope you get some good looking rubber that works for you.
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:32 PM   #4
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Thanks Teamgreger, I will look into sipping the MTs if I do get them.

But can anyone give a comparison between these two tires.
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #5
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I have the Toyos on my Raptor and the Duratracs on the JK. Both are great in icy snow. I wouldn't want the heavy Toyos on the JK and I wouldn't mind the Duratracs on the Raptor.
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