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I notice people always asking questions on how tire "x" does in the rain/snow/mud/sand/and noise and i was wondering if anyone has ever made a tread and put together a collection of the most common tires people on here w/ member ratings.

If there isnít one id be willing to start it id just need input from guys who actually have used them.


Wildcat EXT's

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Sand 6
Rain 6
Mud 8
Rock NA
Snow NA
Noise 4
Wear NA
6,000 Miles

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Michelin LTX M/S.

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Sand: 5
Rain: 8
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 9
Noise: 10
Wear: 9
These tires are currently on my 4.0 2wd manual trans. Ranger. I am giving this rating after 15,000 miles.

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BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO:



lifted97ranger
Sand: 7
Rain: 9
Mud: 4
Rock: 6
Snow: 9
Noise: 10
Wear: 10
These tires are on my '97 Ranger in a 35x12.50x15 size. This is the second set of larger diameter (first set was 33x12.50x15) and i am getting exceptional wear out of them. The first set i got 44,000 miles out of before I sold to someone else who used them for a bit and then sold them again. As far as I know they are still on the road. The 35's I have had for roughly 6,000 miles and they still look new.

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Pro Comp All-Terrains:



lifted97ranger
Sand: 6
Rain: 5
Mud: 3
Rock: N/A
Snow: 5
Noise: 6
Wear: 6
I had these on a '96 Chevy S-10 Blazer. They were the stock tire size (235/75/15 or something like that). They didn't wear good at all. In the snow, you wouldn't go (even with a limited slip diff they couldn't get traction). In the rain, be prepared to turn the wheel the other way. They wore out in less than 30,000 miles.

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Goodyear Wrangler AT/S:



lifted97ranger
Sand: 4
Rain: 3
Mud: 1
Rock: N/A
Snow: 2
Noise: 6
Wear: 7
Not the greatest stock tire ever on a Ranger. They are OK for the street. They wear decent. In rain and snow, you should stay home if you have these tires.

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Bridgestone Dueler A/T REVO with UNI-T

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Sand: N/A
Rain: 10
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 10
Noise: 10
Wear: 6
I ran these tires for 25k miles, loved them just not aggressive enough for what i wanted. 265/75/16

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Buckshot Mudders




zabeard
Sand: 6
Rain: 7
Mud: 7
Rock: N/A
Snow: 4
Noise: 5
Wear: 7
I ran these for 20k miles, sold them to firefighterjosh he has put another 40k on them at least. 33x12.5x15

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GoodYear MTRs



zabeard
Sand: 7
Rain: 8
Mud: 8
Rock: N/A
Snow: 6
Noise: 4
Wear: 7
I have put 25k on 6 tires, great tires, kinda noisy, do great in the rain, no issues in the snow really for a mud tire. Have been in the sand, balance really well, great tire. 35x12.5x15

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BF Goodrich Long Trail T/A

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Sand: N/A
Rain:8
Mud:3
Rock: N/A
Snow: 5
Noise: 10
Wear:10
These are more of a street tire. They lasted us over 50k miles (small/medium SUV) and we're on the sceond set.]

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sand: 7
rain:6.5
mud:7.5
rock:6
snow:9
noise:6
wear:7
pressure pressure pressure. don't be afraid to take these babies down. awesome in sand. rain, siping helps, but they break loose pretty easy. mud, awesome, clean nicely, rock-little bit hard compound, run them super low and you won't regret it. snow-kickass!!! specially in the deep stuff. noise-not as loud as some but not an a/t. wear- good hard compound, wear nice for you if you treat them right

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Falken Ziex S/TZ04



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Sand: N/A
Rain: 10
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 6
Noise: 9
Wear: 9
These are by far not offroad tires but they perform really well in snow for being all season performance tires, i drove with them all winter and only got stuck once because i slid off an iced over driveway into about 2 ft of snow. Best rain traction ive ever seen in a tire before and so far they've worn quite well aside from when my ball joints were bad and i had bad camber

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sounds like it would be a good idea to me
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Michelin LTX M/S.

Sand: 5
Rain: 8
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 9
Noise: 10
Wear: 9

These tires are currently on my 4.0 2wd manual trans. Ranger. I am giving this rating after 15,000 miles.
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hey guys give me some more... this could be usefull if we get enough people
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let us clearify what the 1-10 scale is: I am assuming that 1 being worst and 10 being best



BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO:


Sand: 7
Rain: 9
Mud: 4
Rock: 6
Snow: 9
Noise: 10
Wear: 10

These tires are on my '97 Ranger in a 35x12.50x15 size. This is the second set of larger diameter (first set was 33x12.50x15) and i am getting exceptional wear out of them. The first set i got 44,000 miles out of before I sold to someone else who used them for a bit and then sold them again. As far as I know they are still on the road. The 35's I have had for roughly 6,000 miles and they still look new.

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Pro Comp All-Terrains:


Sand: 6
Rain: 5
Mud: 3
Rock: N/A
Snow: 5
Noise: 6
Wear: 6

I had these on a '96 Chevy S-10 Blazer. They were the stock tire size (235/75/15 or something like that). They didn't wear good at all. In the snow, you wouldn't go (even with a limited slip diff they couldn't get traction). In the rain, be prepared to turn the wheel the other way. They wore out in less than 30,000 miles.

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Goodyear Wrangler AT/S:


Sand: 4
Rain: 3
Mud: 1
Rock: N/A
Snow: 2
Noise: 6
Wear: 7

Not the greatest stock tire ever on a Ranger. They are OK for the street. They wear decent. In rain and snow, you should stay home if you have these tires.
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let us clearify what the 1-10 scale is: I am assuming that 1 being worst and 10 being best
Yes, sorry i had it the erased it
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Bridgestone Dueler A/T REVO with UNI-T 265/75/16



Sand: N/A
Rain: 10
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 10
Noise: 10
Wear: 6

I ran these tires for 25k miles, loved them just not aggressive enough for what i wanted.

Buckshot Mudders 33x12.5x15


Sand: 6
Rain: 7
Mud: 7
Rock: N/A
Snow: 4
Noise: 5
Wear: 7

I ran these for 20k miles, sold them to firefighterjosh he has put another 40k on them at least.

GoodYear MTRs 35x12.5x15



Sand: 7
Rain: 8
Mud: 8
Rock: N/A
Snow: 6
Noise: 4
Wear: 7

I have put 25k on 6 tires, great tires, kinda noisy, do great in the rain, no issues in the snow really for a mud tire. Have been in the sand, balance really well, great tire.
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i would say just leave them in the threads people post.....that way you don't see the pictures/reviews twice...
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i would say just leave them in the threads people post.....that way you don't see the pictures/reviews twice...
i did it this way so there will be multiple ratings on the same tire... you can see what multiple people say w/ out reading the whole thread, especially if this thread gets long.

plus it would be easier to see if someone has put a raiting up on the tire you like/want w/out searching threw the whole thread
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tirerack.com rates all their tires like this:
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[QUOTE=sambob117]tirerack.com rates all their tires like this:
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Yes we know, but they dont rate there off road performance, and they dont carry very many tires that guys on here are actually using
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BF Goodrich Long Trail T/A

Sand: N/A
Rain:8
Mud:3
Rock: N/A
Snow: 5
Noise: 10
Wear:10

These are more of a street tire. They lasted us over 50k miles (small/medium SUV) and we're on the sceond set.
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cooper discoverer stt
sand: 7
rain:6.5
mud:7.5
rock:6
snow:9
noise:6
wear:7

pressure pressure pressure. don't be afraid to take these babies down. awesome in sand. rain, siping helps, but they break loose pretty easy. mud, awesome, clean nicely, rock-little bit hard compound, run them super low and you won't regret it. snow-kickass!!! specially in the deep stuff. noise-not as loud as some but not an a/t. wear- good hard compound, wear nice for you if you treat them right
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where are the general grabbers at!?
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mud grapplers, just awesome.
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Falken Ziex S/TZ04
Sand: N/A
Rain: 10
Mud: 4
Rock: N/A
Snow: 6
Noise: 9
Wear: 9

These are by far not offroad tires but they perform really well in snow for being all season performance tires, i drove with them all winter and only got stuck once because i slid off an iced over driveway into about 2 ft of snow. Best rain traction ive ever seen in a tire before and so far they've worn quite well aside from when my ball joints were bad and i had bad camber
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