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Old 02-27-2014, 06:15 PM   #1
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what tires to get.....

Hello, I've read many posts about all sorts of different tires and have decided that I want Goodyear duratracs.....however, 99% of where I drive is highway.....so while I've decided that I love the looks of the duratrac, I probably need something more suitable for highway driving.....and something a little cheaper wouldn't hurt....so my question is, what tire looks awesome and is good for highway driving?

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Old 02-27-2014, 07:20 PM   #2
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Check out Falken. However Duratracs are the lightest that I have found and will help you out the most on paved roads with MPG's. I have had the duratracs and the BFG TKO and definitely prefer the duratrac and its what I am getting on my 14 JKU, well worth the price for me and I will rarely be going offroad like you. I also found the Duratracs are quieter than the BFG and are better on wet pavement too.

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Old 02-27-2014, 07:44 PM   #3
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My cooper at3's are currently great. A little noisier than my Yokohama AT-S. I had great luck with the yokos, got 45k on them and still had 1/4-1/3 tread but with winter coming I swapped them out for new tires and I tried cooper this time and currently like them. Only 5k on those tho.

I liked the falkens but I was told the tire sipes only went thru 40% of the tread so after you wore those down then you have a sipe-less tire which isn't as good in winter, might as well drive a mud tire traction-wise

Also like you I split my time between central mass and the lakes region, also upstate NY a bit too. Either way snow performance always is a big factor for me
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Coopers are good and they wont break the bank...
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:53 PM   #5
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Firestone Destination AT
Bf Goodrich Rugged Terrain
Michelin LTX AT2
and Goodyear Silent Armor are the top rated AT tires on tirerack.com.

Any of these would fit your uses.
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The BFG AT KO is also a great tire. It's a little more expensive but its a good tire and they wear like steel. Not great in mud but everywhere else off road it's good

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