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Old 04-05-2008
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Hello, has anyone tried/purchased
the Firestone Denstination MT tire for their truck?

I have a Stock FX4-Level 2 ranger with 15x7 wheels
31x10.5x15 - KO-BFG tires on it..
wearing ok... not the greatest - overall good in rain and snow..

wanted to try the tallest 31" tire - which seemd to be the Firestone Dest. M/T - exactly 31"

any suggestions, - will a 33x10.5x15 fit on my ranger without rubbing
want to keep my factory alcoa wheels 15x7
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Yeah it will fit with very little rubbing if any. Each truck is different so you never really know until you get them on there. I would just go with a 32x11.5 but thats just my personal preference.
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Hi, thanks for the info...

Its almost time for me to get tires, just wanted to stay with factory wheels,
to ease the pain - of having to get both tires and wheels.

prefer to stay with a taller - skinny-er tire
like to factroy Bf's 31x10.5x15 - but taller--- these tires seem to be pretty nice in all weather - with and w/o having to use 4wd - except real-deep snow..
how are your 32x11.5 - off road ?
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Mine are fine offroad. I can still flex it out really good without them rubbing. I've only had them rub once and that was when I had my rear passenger side tire of the ground lol
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stay away from firstone M/Ts i had 33s on mine they were done with-in 15k
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hi, thanks for the info...
I may consider BF goodrich M/T
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I've seen the Firestone MTs in action a few times, they seem to work pretty good offroad

no idea about the street life
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Firestone's suck! If you crank and or max your t-bars and get aal's or shackles in the rear you can fit 32's and completely flex with one wheel off the ground and not rub.
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remember when the 2001 and earlier rangers came with firestone wilderness tires (the ones that shredded on the highway, causing blowouts, killing people) after those tires, i vowed never to use firestone/bridgestone again.
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remember when the 2001 and earlier rangers came with firestone wilderness tires (the ones that shredded on the highway, causing blowouts, killing people) after those tires, i vowed never to use firestone/bridgestone again.
Yep that is the exact reason I dont run those tires.
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I had the passenger tire version of those (destination LE) and they were great on tread life and had excellent grip, I'd imagine the A/T or M/T would perform well.
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I think goodyear makes a great tire for offroading, the MT's they have are great on and offroad from what i heard. I believe Zabeard has them on his truck. I havent had firestone tires before but be sure to only get the best tires. Most important thing you can buy for a vehicle is a good set of tires to keep you safe.

Edit: they are called wrangler MTR's. Seem to be very good tires.
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I've heard got things about the Goodyear MT/R as well and the Firestone MT. The Firestone AT is a soccer mom SUV tire though.
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