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Old 12-09-2011, 12:30 PM
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Best All terrain/ With capabilities in snow and mud

Basically what the title says, im looking for something that will be better for driving on the highway, Im getting a new job and i will be driving a long ways every day. But i still want to be able to go in the deep mud and snow too. Any suggestions?

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I just put in some falken rocky mountains on AKA wildpeaks. they kick ass so far, ive had them for two days now, im taking them mudding tonight then crawlen tomorrow i will let you know how they handle! great tread life ive been told by previous owners, 50,000 mile warrenty their bad ass here some pics. in the pics are 31x1050x15
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I've always found BFG M/Ts to be very well mannered on the highway, and they tend to wear like iron.
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Old 12-09-2011, 05:03 PM   #5
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I really like my duratracs and I have yet to put them in a situation where they have failed me.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:37 PM   #6
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I've only had my Duratracs a few days but already love them. Look forward to hitting the trails with them.
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yeah those falkens i about kicked some serious but this weekend. They were a great tire. handled every rock i threw at them, the only spot they did not meet 100% was steep(and i mean steep) hill climb up a very wet muddy path. They wanted to but just couldnt get that last bit of grip at the tabletop. My muddys MTS of course pulled him right up, i had to struggle a bit but did end up making the table top more then once.
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Really like my Duratracs and they have done very well on the intermediate trails and mud holes at Rausch in a mix of weather. Haven't tried them in snow yet but everything I have read says they should be great.
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Don't think you'd go wrong with either the Duratracs or the Wildpeaks. Hear lots of good bout both. BFG's do wear quite well too. I have 40k on my BFG M/T's and still have 7/32 tread depth left. Gett'n kinda noisy though on the freeway! I'll probably be ready for tires this summer and plan to get either the Wildpeaks or BFG AT KO's. Don't rule out Nitto Terra Grapplers either.
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My vote goes to the Duratracs. I LOVE mine and they haven't failed me yet!!
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Maybe Cooper s/t maxx could be nice? Google for it
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Love my falken wild peaks. They've gotten me through some pretty tough situations. They look more street oriented, but I'll tell ya, they perform better than they look and they'll bring a smile to your face every time you test them.
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BFG ATKOs are good.
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I just put in some falken rocky mountains on AKA wildpeaks. they kick ass so far, ive had them for two days now, im taking them mudding tonight then crawlen tomorrow i will let you know how they handle! great tread life ive been told by previous owners, 50,000 mile warrenty their bad ass here some pics. in the pics are 31x1050x15
These get my vote as well...

I've had my Rocky Mountain's on for about 6 months now and absolutely love them...they're an awesome tire and they're also quiet on the road.

zero negatives with them for me
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Looks like it would be good in the rain. Here's the Duratrac next to a BFG A/T KO
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I don't know. I think both tires have their pros and cons. There's no 'perfect' tire out there but I think that either one of these tires will suit your needs well and you probably won't notice a tremendous difference between the duratrac or the wild peak. Personally, I would find either tire at the best price I can, then buy the cheaper set.
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Love the pic of the wild peaks & bfg ats next to each other.
Theres too many bfg s in the road, i wanted something different.
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Basically what the title says, im looking for something that will be better for driving on the highway, Im getting a new job and i will be driving a long ways every day. But i still want to be able to go in the deep mud and snow too. Any suggestions?
Mickey Thompson ATZ P3 or Goodyear Duratrac, both are top shelf tires. Neither is a true A/T, they are both hybrid designs AT/MT. The ATZ P3 is tougher off road and slightly better in soft soil conditions, but the Duratrac is better for snow and ice. Both ride and handle well with good wear properties.

For a true A/T look at the new BFG KO2. They are a nice improvement over the older KO A/T tires which were good in the wet snowy stuff but not so good in sticky mud. The new KO2s are said to be a vast improvement over the old KOs in mud (can't say if that one is true I have not driven them yet through any real mud). The KO2s also ride and handle really nicely.
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Exclamation Falcon Rocky Mountain ATS

daily driver, need something that can handle it all.
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look at the COOPER AT3
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Go for the Cooper ST Maxx, they will do much better in the mud than the falkens and the AT3s while having a stronger sidewall than the Duratracs.
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Falken Wildpeak AT is the worst choice out there. Absolutely miserable in mud and snow, and when they get to 9/32nds tread depth they turn into racing slicks with ZERO grooves or sipes left. Google pics of them. It's ridiculous. Absolutely horrible tire made by Sumitomo because Sumitomo couldn't sell their own AT worth a crap here in the States (which coincidentally had almost the same tread pattern).

The BFG KO is the second worst if you're thinking snow and mud. Interlocked tread is not your friend when you get in sloppy stuff.

I used both of these ^^^ and used them in all conditions. I personally think you'd be happier with a hybrid tire like the Goodforayear Duratrac, Mastercraft Courser C/T, Cooper Discoverer ST Maxx, etc. Those tires are great on the highway but will actually bite a little offroad. And they're actually made by Americans.

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