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Old 09-03-2011
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help with tire decision

im in the market for tires and im torn between a set of good year duratracs or another set of BFG all-terrains....im just looking for the opinions of those who have duratracs...thanks in advance...open to other tire suggesstions too
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yea im currious to i need a new sets have a set of all seasons on it now lol had a nice set of wranglers on it they werent bad ether
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I've had both... BFG All Terrains and Goodyear Duratracs. If I were to buy another set I'd go Duratracs hands down! I don't have any major complaints on the BFGs but I like the Duratracs much better. Much better traction in every condition (wet/snow/mud) and they look better too! The only thing I can't comment on is wear. The Duratracs look to be doing just fine but I don't have enough miles on them yet. The BFGs wear awesome! I had them on my truck until 60,000km and then they went on the XJ for another 20,000km or so and they're still have probably 60-70% tread life remaining.
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Never had Duratracs, but I've heard people say good things about them. You still can't go wrong with BFG A/T's.
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havent had either but i prefer the look of the duratrac better.... dont think you can go wrong either way
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I've had both... BFG All Terrains and Goodyear Duratracs. If I were to buy another set I'd go Duratracs hands down! I don't have any major complaints on the BFGs but I like the Duratracs much better. Much better traction in every condition (wet/snow/mud) and they look better too! The only thing I can't comment on is wear. The Duratracs look to be doing just fine but I don't have enough miles on them yet. The BFGs wear awesome! I had them on my truck until 60,000km and then they went on the XJ for another 20,000km or so and they're still have probably 60-70% tread life remaining.
just curious how many miles do you have on your duratracs? im really leaning toward the goodyears

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I've got about 25,000km on them now (~15,000 miles).
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I've got about 25,000km on them now (~15,000 miles).
ok cool...i have to say im really leaning toward the duratracs...i want something a little more aggressive than the BFGs and you can never go wrong with goodyear
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Exactly... go for them!
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The BFGs wear awesome! I had them on my truck until 60,000km and then they went on the XJ for another 20,000km or so and they're still have probably 60-70% tread life remaining.
I can't live with that kind of commitment to my tires.

I have the Duratracs and would buy them again. The BFG all terrains have a very hard compound, the duratracs are a softer compound with more grip. I think that the Duratracs ride smoother too.
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Exactly... go for them!
i think thats what im gonna go for
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I can't live with that kind of commitment to my tires.

I have the Duratracs and would buy them again. The BFG all terrains have a very hard compound, the duratracs are a softer compound with more grip. I think that the Duratracs ride smoother too.
thats what i want to hear
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i haven't had either tire, but my next tire will be one of those, i think im going to go with the duratracs because i'm thinking the bfg at won't be aggressive enough for me.
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I have a feeling Duratracs are gonna replace BFG ATs as the forums "Go-To" all terrain. It seems like every month there is a "I need new tires" thread and the responses went from 70/30 BFGs to 70/30 Duratracs just over the summer.

I think that's fair anyway since the BFG KM2 is still are "Go-To" mud-terrain for the most part.
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I have a feeling Duratracs are gonna replace BFG ATs as the forums "Go-To" all terrain. It seems like every month there is a "I need new tires" thread and the responses went from 70/30 BFGs to 70/30 Duratracs just over the summer.

I think that's fair anyway since the BFG KM2 is still are "Go-To" mud-terrain for the most part.
i think youre right haha
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Go with the DuraTracs I Love mine!!!
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Go with the DuraTracs I Love mine!!!
im going to...ive heard nothing but positive things about them
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Honestly the only complaints I've heard are to be expected:

A little louder due to more aggressive tread. But not as bad as mud terrains.

A little faster tread wear, also due to more aggressive tread
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Honestly the only complaints I've heard are to be expected:

A little louder due to more aggressive tread. But not as bad as mud terrains.

A little faster tread wear, also due to more aggressive tread
yea and the compound is just a little softer...but all those complaints are like you said to be expected...i think the duratrac is a happy medium between the bfg ats and the mud terrains
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Duratracs are ordered and will be on the truck by the end of sunday!
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