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Best All Terrain Tire?

Hey,
I am looking for an All Terrain Tire. I do mostly pavement driving but I do like to go off-roading be it just for fun or during hunting season. I do want the tire to look good, but I also need it to perform well on the road. I have a 99 Ranger 4x4 with the Off Road package. I was looking to get 32" if they will not rub. If they do, I will just get 31". Anyway, who do you think makes the best All Terrain tire? Seems like everyone likes the BFG A/T so as of now, thats what im getting. What do you think?
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Chris
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BFG A/T and get 32x11.50s a little wider and more grip.

Shalafi49 has 32s on his Gen4 4wd and they look awesome!
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Totally agree with the BFG A/T's. Look good and perform excellent. All other A/T look like normal tires. BFG's give the meaner truck look to your truck
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yep BFG's are the best... if youre looking for something different then cooper is a good alternitive
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BFGs will be my next A/T tire...although I do like the revos :)
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BFG A/T Nuff said...
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Dunlop Radial Rovers. I've known several people with BFG A/T's and in my opinion, you are paying for nothing but a name.

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I think you mean BFG right? Odd that so many people can love them, myself included, and you think they suck....
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ive got bfg all terrain ta kos
32x11.50 i love emm!!!! alot!
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Yea, BFG. It isn't just me. Everyone I know that has had them has the same opinion.
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I got them based on the recommendation of way more people than I can count. I just don't understand how people could have a problem with them. What's the main complaint? They wear well, do well in sand, mud, street. Look great, aren't loud....
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i read a few people on the bronco forum having problems with them. IMO they are a good tire and work well in everything. my biggest complaint is the tread tends to chunk off after some wheelin around here.

might wanna check out the general grabber ATs as well, heard good things bout them from a realible source.
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I've actually not heard many bad things said about BFG tires, and they are WILDLY popular around here. Allthough most drivers I know are riding on all season radials, I see an awful lot of Long Trail and Rugged Trail tires. I should also add that I have not been through dozens of tires. I have owned exactly two trucks and exactly two sets of tires, Firestone Wildernes HTs on my '99 4x2, and BFG ATs on my new 4x4.

Having said that, I like the BFG ATs very much. I have them in the stock 31x10.5x15 size. They handle quite well on dry pavement and pretty well on wet. I attribute a lot fo that to the 10.5 width. These are huge tires in my very sheltered opinion! Off pavement I think they're wonderful too. I've yet to be stuck w/ the truck, thanks partly due to the tires and partly to the 4x4 drivetrain. They slop through mud quite well in my opinion, yet handle loose, dry surfaces well too. However what I like best about them is the snow traction. They are fabulous in the snow! The single downside I see in the tires handling is the traction on ice. They pretty well suck on ice, but then I've yet to meet a tire that didn't..

Other downsides are the price. W/ popularity often comes price, and this instance is no exception. However all said and done I speculate you get what you pay for. My uncle is a auto mechanic and when giving advice on what tires to look at for my pickup he always says BFG in the first few brand names. I can't believe they'd be this wildly popular if they all out sucked..
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I've never heard that. I haven't had them long so maybe they are still too strong for that but I've done a lot of trail rides, mud holes and really put them thru their paces and they are eaten everything I've thrown at them and I've only been stuck I think 3 times. Thanx for the info tho
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the bridgestone dueler at revos is a great AT tire too
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^^those are what i got.. i would have gone with the bfg's.. but i got my tires thru a friend, and they happened to not have the bfg a/t's in stock that day (in the size i needed). i didnt want to wait, so i went with the bridgestones, lol.. they're great, i love them!
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Gosh I wonder if anyone might have some Revos for sale used? HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
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hmmmmm *looks around innocently*

i love my bfgs, super sexy tire. i just love it!!!!
i cant stop just looking outside my window here at work, staring at my truck
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I would do that too.. except I brought the bike today!
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BFG A/T KO
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ya, hands down, bfg all - terrain ta ko
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Heed My Warning Guys!!! I'm All About Traction And Tires...but Be Wary That If Your Truck Is An 02-on Your Pcm Is Programmed For A Specific Tire Size From The Factory. If You Alter It In Any Way I Suggest Making Friends With A Ford Mechanic That Will Scan Your Pcm For You And Change The Tire Size In It So It Can Adjust Your Fuel/emissions....if You Think I'm Stupid Or Joking, Go To Your Local Ford Dealer And Ask A Mechanic...not A Salesman...not A Service-writer...ask A Mechanic That Has His Head Under The Hood Or Is Greasy...someone Who Obviously Gets His Hands Dirty On The Vehicles....
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Many of us are quite aware of the fact that you need to reflash the computer for a tiresize.. although really, what does it impact other than the speedo indicator and the odometer? I wasn't aware that it really hurt anything except maybe your resale value as your odo will now be wrong..
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From what I understand, if you have an automatic your shift points will be off if you change the diameter of the tires without having the computer re-flashed. Apparently the shift points are primarily based on vehicle speed not engine rpm.
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Okay, that's quite possibly a valid point regarding the auto. It would not occur to me as I drive stick..
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