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Old 01-18-2016, 10:52 AM
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I'm getting a 2016 Wrangler Unlimited Sport...Stock tires are Wrangler RA P255/75R17. Trying to decide between new tires...Bridgestone Dueler A/T or General Grabber AT2 or Firestone Destination A/T. I may have to change tire size to P265/70R17. I hear that the LTs are a stiffer ride....I want something that is great in snow, road, low noise, rugged look (not a deal breaker), and good on wet roads. Any advice?

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I'm getting a 2016 Wrangler Unlimited Sport...Stock tires are Wrangler RA P255/75R17. Trying to decide between new tires...Bridgestone Dueler A/T or General Grabber AT2 or Firestone Destination A/T. I may have to change tire size to P265/70R17. I hear that the LTs are a stiffer ride....I want something that is great in snow, road, low noise, rugged look (not a deal breaker), and good on wet roads. Any advice?
Grabber AT2 looks like a knock off of the BFG All Terrain to me which is a great tire. Great in snow, over the road and not noisy. The Grabber also has a fair amount of sipping which will help with traction across the board, wet, dry, whatever!

Also, the LT version will probably come with a little more tread depth than the P-Metric version.

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Thanks for the help in deciding

Hi WarEagle....Thanks for the concise response to my question. I know that the stock tires Wranglers SRA's are ok, but when it rains, it get some skidding...Not too thrilled with that......
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I would suggest the Grabber out of the three you listed, I always liked them but had issues getting them in the size I wanted. We have the destination A/Ts on our 15 cherokee and I like them too. Also look at the Cooper Discoverer ST maxx. I had the original STs on a previous 4x4 and they kicked ass. Check out the Cooper Discoverer ATP, I think they are still available. Cooper makes great tires I have never been disappointed.
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Thanks you so much for the advice...I will definitely check out the Cooper's as well.
You've been a huge help.
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Out of the 3, I would get the Firestone Destinations. I had them on my previous Cherokee Trailhawk and they really surprised me with their capabilities offroad. Very quiet.

For a wrangler, Look to the Toyo AT2 for your preference in terms of drivability, road noise, wet traction, and snow. might I add... 30 day free trial. If you don't like them, take them back.
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Have you purchased new tires yet? I'm in the market for tires too but a little bit bigger ones in 285/70/17.
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I too have been wondering about tires for a Wrangler Unlimited. Is there any concern of going from 255 75R to a 265 70R tire. There is a lot to look at when getting new tires.

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