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In the market for new tires, help

I'm in the market for some new tires come this fall when I start up school again. I'm only looking to spend about 500-550 bucks and I want a decent set of All terrain tires like I have on my truck now. Weird part is i went outside to look and see what brand of tire I have and it just says ALL TERRAIN R/T on the side, no brand name whatsoever. I have no idea where to find a good set of all terrains around for the price I want so if any of you know where I can find a set of 30.9.50RI15Lt's from let me know, i'll still search around too but just wanted you guy's opinion on what I could buy for the money i want to spend. Tires of my truck are still decent but are weather cracked and the rear are starting to wear down in the center and i have no clue if it will pass inspection the way it is since my inspection runs out this month. So again my tire size is 30.9.50RI15Lt. I wouldnt be able to run like 33's or anything like that on it would I? I think that would be too big... what are some other options I might have?
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sams clup you might have to order them they only take 2 day and are about that pric
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If you want decent ATs most people will say BFG AT because that is a large majority of what people run. I wanted to be a little different and love my choice. I have Bridgestone Dueller AT REVOs, and they rock. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....ler+A%2FT+Revo

What are the stats on your truck? That will tell what size tire you could run.



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if they are wearing in the middle, probably over inflated
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Sounds like someone put oversized tires on before you.

bfg at's would be nice the biggest you can fit in 31's and thats pushing it they will be stuffed in there and might rub a little if that doesnt bother you.
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If you want decent ATs most people will say BFG AT because that is a large majority of what people run. I wanted to be a little different and love my choice. I have Bridgestone Dueller AT REVOs, and they rock. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....ler+A%2FT+Revo

What are the stats on your truck? That will tell what size tire you could run.
No offence, but I dont consider revos A/Ts. You might as well get a road tire. My neighbor had them, back when I had my wrangler RT/S's. LEts just say i pulled him out more then once.

I have these A/Ts and then rock. They are pretty quiet and have great traction. They havnt let me down yet. They are $96 each and shipping is around $10 a tire. $106 for a A/T shipped to your door is pretty cheap.

http://discounttires.com/product_det...E=&prodID=2021


If your looking for M/Ts theres these for $117 a tire. I know Aaron had them and he really liked them.

http://discounttires.com/product_det...E=&prodID=2057
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General Grabber AT2's
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No offence, but I dont consider revos A/Ts. You might as well get a road tire. My neighbor had them, back when I had my wrangler RT/S's. LEts just say i pulled him out more then
None taken, I spent my money on what I wanted and don't regret it one bit. I was in a little caked mud this last week and weekend and was impressed with how they still grabbed and cleaned themselves out. I read tons of reviews and am so tired of seeing the BFG style tire, overplayed for about 10 years IMO. Far too often you see people get ATs and MTs who don't wheel. That is why I liked the aggressive look and great road manners of the REVO. I have put 25k+ on them in about a year and they have half life left even the few occasional burnouts. My truck spend most of its time on the road and I wish that was different but with school and work and traveling to see the girlfriend, I needed a good tire on the road too. Especially after taking those conti-craps off, I needed somethings safer. It rains a lot here in FL in the summer and I needed traction, especially for braking.
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psh sams club has everything :) thanks maly ill look into those as well. my suspension is stock as of now but im running on 30's from the previous owner. i also plan to eventually throw a 3 inch bl in my truck too. I like the bfg's and im going to see how much theyll run me befor i make my decision..

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You can easily run 31's. So go w/31's.
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can you run 31's on stock suspension? I dont want any rubbing.. thanks guys

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I have bfg at 31's with a 3" body lift and stock sup. They costed Me about 750 @ Discount Tire.
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can you run 31's on stock suspension? I dont want any rubbing.. thanks guys

I'm running 265/75/16 (roughly a 32 inch tire) on my ranger w/stock suspension. No rubbing at all.
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hmm would 31s be more expensive then? cuz i might look into it
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31's would look alot better.
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None taken, I spent my money on what I wanted and don't regret it one bit. I was in a little caked mud this last week and weekend and was impressed with how they still grabbed and cleaned themselves out.....
And thats what really matters. You bought what you wanted. To each his own. I didnt want BFGs either because of the fact that they are so played out. Im actually looking at getting a second set of tires. I really want stock sized road tires again.



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I'm running 265/75/16 (roughly a 32 inch tire) on my ranger w/stock suspension. No rubbing at all.
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yeah you guys with 32+ inch tires are also torsion bar suspension rangers which are bigger than his truck which is a coil sprung suspension on his 2wd xlt.

Obviously you guys can fit bigger tires when it has 4wd or an edge with 4wd suspension.
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so mark should i got with 31s then? I plan on cranking my torsion bars a little bit when i figure out how.. haha mabye like 1 inch on those or somthing I hear its bad for your ball joints????
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so mark should i got with 31s then? I plan on cranking my torsion bars a little bit when i figure out how.. haha mabye like 1 inch on those or somthing I hear its bad for your ball joints????
is your truck a 2wd xlt or is it an edge or 4x4 xlt?
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I thought I'd throw my opinion on here. I have revos on my truck and LOVE them. They're dead silent on the highway. They do ok in the mud for an a/t tire. They simply will not hydroplane on the highway period. And where they really shine IMO is in the snow. Since your in ME, that should be really important to you. We get a good amount of snow here in NE too, and I spend my winters with a truck bed full of goose decoys driving thru muddy/snowy cornfields in the dead of winter. Thats where the revo comes into its own. I've got 40k on my set (265's) and they'll pry last another 10k. I've never had the bfg's but I know when these wear out I'm buyin another set of revos.
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31x10.50's Bfg A/t's will be your best bet man i ran them on my 2000 xlt 2wd stock with very minor rubbing and i never got stuck hardly
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i never got stuck hardly
Isn't that like an oxy-moron?
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You could always look into the cheaper General Grappler A/T2's. they are suppose to be just as good as BFG A/T's. I have 31" BFG A/T's and I love them, can't say much about other tires but if your looking some good street/slight offroad I had a set of Toyo A/Ts and they were the greatest street tire I've ever had. The BFG is more of an aggressive offroad tire and would kill the Toyo off road but the toyo's were amazing in the snow and ice and didn't do to bad offroad.
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Look at the General Grabber A/T2 for the price your trying to stay under also look at Big O tires. I have the big foot a/t s and for the price they are great I paid 550 and got all four in a 265/75/16 They are quiet and ride really smooth. Also a 60k mile warranty which is a nice bonus
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