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Old 07-04-2009
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New Nitto Trail Grappler



Looks like nitto has made something to compete with km2's and the like...


Nitto Trail Grappler M/T

Nitto is proud to announce the release of its newest off-road tire, the Trail Grappler M/T. The Trail Grappler M/T combines some of the off-road bite of the Mud Grappler with the on-road manners of the Terra Grappler, to create a tire that is both aggressive and quiet.

There is no need to comprise off-road or on-road performance any longer, thanks to the exclusive technologies found in the Trail Grappler M/T.

Off-Road Performance Features:
- Side wall combines a 3-ply high turn-up construction with a thick rubber compound that cushions the tire and helps prevent punctures
- Z Groove provides lateral stability and mud traction
- 3D tapered tread blocks add additional biting edges for stability and traction
- Balanced void ratio and stone ejectors help clear the tread to provide continuous traction

On-Road Performance Features:
- Tread design was developed using advanced sound analysis equipment to reduce noise levels common to off-road tires
- Two wide steel belts provide a stable base for increased tread strength and uniformity which reduces irregular wear
- Outer shoulder blocks have reinforced grooves that help maintain block stiffness to further extend the tread life
- Deep center sipes maintain contact with the road surface in wet conditions

Visual Features:
- Two side wall designs on each tire that allow you pick the style that faces the road.

Click here for more information on the Nitto Trail Grappler M/T.

The Trail Grappler M/T is available September 2009. Initial sizes will range from 32- to 38-inch overall diameter with more sizes to come.

Coming September 2009:
LT285/70R16 E 125/122P
LT295/70R17 E 121/118P
35x12.50R17LT E 121Q
LT285/65R18 E 125/122Q
LT295/70R18 E 129/126Q
35x12.50R18LT E 123Q
LT295/55R20 E 123/120Q
LT295/65R20 E 129/126Q
LT305/55R20 E 121/118Q
35x12.50R20LT E 126Q
37x12.50R20 LT E 126Q

*Tire fitment depends on the correct offset/size wheels. Always consult your wheel/tire dealer for correct sizing.


If you have any questions or comments, please click here to contact Nitto Tire.
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I like the look of it. Doesnt look like they have anything for a 15" rim.
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yep are whitewall option
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I like the look of it. Doesnt look like they have anything for a 15" rim.
And they probably won't. Or atleast have very limited sizing. Nitto is all about the big truck market now. That is why you see more sizing in the 17+ range.

Looks kinda cool, but if I am going to spend the money on Nitto, I'd rather get the Mud Grapplers.
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wow... im in love. those look sooo sexy!

ME WANT! ME WANT!
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they look like the old BFG MT. I like!
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LT285/70R16 ....wtf size is that? 285/75/16 they mean?
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KM2? thats more KM1 and buck shot.


andddddd every other generic mud tire haha
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LT285/70R16 ....wtf size is that? 285/75/16 they mean?
70 is a little wider than 75. thats not a mistake.
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KM2? thats more KM1 and buck shot.

Who said it looked like a km2?? i said it was something along the same platform as the KM2/buckshot/mtr/mtz/etc...
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looks like a buckshot with a more aggressive sidewall. Ok but will not buy
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70 is a little wider than 75. thats not a mistake.
The middle number is used to tell the aspect/sidewall size of the tire. This tire has an aspect ratio of 70, meaning that the profile, or sidewall height measured from wheel to tread, is 70% of the section width.

285/70/16 = 31.7x11.2/16
285/75/16 = 32.8x11.2/16

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LT285/70R16 ....wtf size is that? 285/75/16 they mean?
Its the metric equivalent of a 32x11.5
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Those look like there gonna be pricey!! look more like toyo m/t's than BFG's
Glad im not going with itty bitty 15's:)
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looks like a buckshot with a more aggressive sidewall. Ok but will not buy
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No one makes a 285/70/16 thats why im surprised to see it. Its always 285/75-
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They look like my bighorns.
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I wonder what they will be priced at versus the Terra Grapps?

They need to start making the T.G.'s in this size too, maybe now they'll start to
35x12.50R17LT E 121Q
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Finally....a Nitto that I'd totally run.

great...another tire that folks have to wait a year for 'normal' sizes. great.
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Sweet! And they will have my size even.
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Looks like a bad *** tire. The sidewall is ****.
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I wanna see the other side's sidewall, since the artical says there's a different sidewall on each side of the tire.


EDIT: http://www.nittotire.com/#index%2Eti...view%2Egallery


Can't seem to copy paste here, but there's the link to the gallery that shows both sidewalls.

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its just two different text fonts. that one they show and a plain more normal one
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the lugs on the sides are a little differently shaped as well.
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yep are whitewall option
I dont like whitwalls at all
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You know theyll be way over priced
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