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need help choosing tires

Im gonna need a new set of tires on my daily soon i sometimes get the urge to off road but not all the time i have been looking around at all terrains and different mud terrains for looks n reliability i was wondering what your guys input was on tires i have been lookin at the goodyear wrangler duratracs or firestone destination m/ts
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my buddy runs the destination m/t's, very nice tire. hes got prolly 10,000 on them with no signs of wear. he helps out on a farm and has never had any troubles with the jeep getting stuck in the fields
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Grabber AT 2s
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What about a set of BFG All Terrains? They are excellent on and off-road. They are quiet on pavement and have very little wear down. They are great when aired down for sand, and very good in the snow (they are snow rated). Not sure how the winters are down in Illinois.
They perform as well as they look. AWESOME!!
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What about a set of BFG All Terrains? They are excellent on and off-road. They are quiet on pavement and have very little wear down. They are great when aired down for sand, and very good in the snow (they are snow rated). Not sure how the winters are down in Illinois.
They perform as well as they look. AWESOME!!
i have read that alot of them where really fast and they ride horrible after ten thousand miles idk if this is true or not we get some decent snow during the winter months
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If these videos sell you on Cooper Discoverer STT's, I want commission.



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crazymikey how much did you pay for your coopers n how much of a torsion crank do you have to clear those
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i have read that alot of them where really fast and they ride horrible after ten thousand miles idk if this is true or not we get some decent snow during the winter months
You've heard the exact opposite lol. Mine are wearing super great, I have about 20k on them and I'm at like 3/4 tread. They ride great, super smooth and quiet. I've had them in up to 8" of snow (which is a ton for NC) and I had no problems, I don't even have 4wd. I've wheeled in the snow with them, mud, sand, dirt and they never let me down. Highly recommend them
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cooper discoverer s/t for the win, they last a long time and are as quit as bfg a/t
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I have BFG AT's on my 94. They came with it i'm guessing they have around 30k on them. They ride great, though they tend to leave a little out there on a wet road. Off road I can't complain about them. They handel about as well or better than you can expect from and A/T. They are probly one of the best wearing tire out there, I will def. give them that.

Can't say much about Mikey's Coppers I've never been a fan of their tires.
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crazymikey how much did you pay for your coopers n how much of a torsion crank do you have to clear those
Well,since I'm in Canadian dollars, the cost up here is significantly more, but it was $1100 installed, so that includes 13% tax and $80 mount and balance. So figure it out approximately in US dollars with the current exchange.

They're just 31s, so they fit right on. I went down from a 16" rim with 255/70/16s that were about 30" overall to 15s with the 31s.

They're great tires on the highway, nice and smooth and not that loud. Most of my driving is 60-75mph anyways. They're fantastic in the snow and offroad too, as you obviously saw. Great all around tire and reviews and stuff I've read online have nothing but praise for them.
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I have BFG AT's on my 94. They came with it i'm guessing they have around 30k on them. They ride great, though they tend to leave a little out there on a wet road. Off road I can't complain about them. They handel about as well or better than you can expect from and A/T. They are probly one of the best wearing tire out there, I will def. give them that.

Can't say much about Mikey's Coppers I've never been a fan of their tires.
What's wrong with Coopers? This is my 3rd set of Coopers in the last 3 years. That's if you count Nexen as Cooper, since they're a Cooper brand.
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