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Old 10-20-2008, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by wesintl View Post
ditto x3. I don't mind the MTR but I despise the BFG AT's
AT KO's are OK for mediocre on and off road performance but really are not great in any aspect. IMNSHO
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Old 10-20-2008, 01:33 PM
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Really like the Yokohama Geolander AT-S in the 285/75/16 size on the 62 so far and they are very competitively priced. They replaced 33x10.50x15 BFG ATs and I'm very happy with the switch. Great on road performance and the little I've used them off road they were competent although sidewall strength is on par with most radial tires. Watch out for those rocks at sidewall height!! But that is why I have the second set of tires for wheeling, the Swamper LTBs which are most assuredly NOT road worthy, right Ige? Glad to read that you got some good help from 4WP on the replacement of your Swamper, girlfriend.
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Old 10-20-2008, 01:42 PM
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We've had the Goodyear Silent Armor tires on the Suburban for a while now; and I must say I had to drive back from Ouray in the snowstorm we got two years ago right before Christmas and it ran straight and true in all the fluff that had vehicles spun off in the ditch left and right!
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Old 10-20-2008, 02:10 PM
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Nitto Terra Grappler.
x2 or x3...love mine
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:07 PM
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Default LX 450 Tires

Thanks for helping me with my decision on tires for my LX. The Nitto Terra Grappler in a 295 will be my choice. Next question what is the differential ratio of a 97 LX? Thanks Again
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:35 PM
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:44 PM
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post up some pics when you get them on I wanna see before I pull the trigger
See you on the trail
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Old 10-23-2008, 08:26 AM
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Hopefully Tim N will speak up to using the 295 and the loss of gearing. Nay will undoubtly speak up as well. You will feel a big difference between the stock tire size and the 295. The 285 is only a bit smaller under the axle and will not affect the power of the truck as badly. The Nitto is a heavy tire and will rob even more power from your truck. Any how good luck on your choice.
Personally a good choice for a daily driver is one that gives you the best ecomany and road manors, then putting on the trail tire for that option.
AT's suck at most things for on road manors. and suck at mud for offroad. But it does all depend on what you are trying to achive.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:28 AM
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after just recently installing my 295's I can't complain about the power loss yet. Maybe its because I also just recently moved to a little lower altitude but the power loss had not been very noticable. Maybe the two canceled each other out?

I'm still riding om my stock springs and under full flex the rears just touch the inner fender.

Wes, send me a PM with your email address or a cell number to send you a pic message of the tires mounted up. my internet powers are limited from my cell phone.

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Old 10-23-2008, 10:18 AM
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I would go for either the xtreme a/t Pro comps or Toyo open country a/t or m/t.
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