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Old 10-04-2013, 02:14 PM
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The General Grabber AT2 is the best tire I have had on ice short of a studded tire. They are remarkably like BFG AT KO's but wear better, are quieter and the price is better. The non-LT tires are rated for 60,000 miles. On my last F150 that I sold with 451,000 miles on it, I went through more than a couple sets of BFG MT & AT tires. I liked them, but I like the Grabber AT2 more. Snowflake approved as well.

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Old 10-04-2013, 03:05 PM
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I forgot to add earlier then Peter reminded me, whatever you buy make sure it has the snowflake designation on it if your primary concern is snow/ ice traction
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:40 PM
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Thanks for all the replies, right now I am considering either the General Grabber AT2 vs the Goodyear All-Terrain Adventures. As far as tire size its LT245/75R16/E. I will be taking the vehicle to a few local shops and checking prices.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:16 AM
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BFG AT is a great tire but if you go back to Michelin and want more aggressive try the LTX AT2, it won't disappoint.
Agreed - you can't find a better tire. They are expensive but worth the money. I would give them a look because they will be the best tire you research. I would have them on my wife's rig if they had the lower profile sizes. You will spend a little more now but you will get your monies worth in the long run with longer tread life and superior handling and winter traction without going with a true winter tire.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:08 PM
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Well, I just got back from three shops in my area. Its still a toss up between Goodyear All Terrains, General Grabber AT2 and the BFG AT. The shops recommended either the

-Michelin LTX A/T2
-BFG AT KO
-Primewell Valera
-Firestone Transforce AT
-Toyo AT II

Keep the thoughts coming as they really are helpful and I'll let everyone know what I end up going with.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:24 PM
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Well, I just got back from three shops in my area. Its still a toss up between Goodyear All Terrains, General Grabber AT2 and the BFG AT. The shops recommended either the

-Michelin LTX A/T2
-BFG AT KO
-Primewell Valera
-Firestone Transforce AT
-Toyo AT II

Keep the thoughts coming as they really are helpful and I'll let everyone know what I end up going with.
I've had BFG in the past, didn't like the way they wore and were quite noisy after some miles. I now have Michelin and love these tires, not noisy and smoother riding @ 15k miles on them, my of course.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:37 PM
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you might also take a look at the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac ... I loved the several sets I had on my previous truck logging 50k+ miles on each set before replacing (selling the old ones). When I upgraded my current truck, they did not offer the size (285 or 295/70r17) that I wanted in a load range E is the only reason I did not go to them this time. I went with Nitto Trail Grappler M/T and they are similar in traction but much louder.

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Old 10-17-2013, 04:41 PM
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every set ( tried 4 or 5 sets on jeeps and ford truck ) of BGF tires I purchased were great when I first put them on but after about 12000 to 15000 miles they started wearing and were hard to keep balance , I will not buy BFG again .
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:43 PM
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I have had BFG ATs on a lot of different trucks (6+/-), and am always a fan. One issue of tread separation in the 90s, which was warrantied. Although, they are really heavy. I usually get 50,000+ miles out of a set. I looked long and hard at the Michelin LTX, and would have them on my truck if they had more sizes.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:46 PM
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Well, I just got back from three shops in my area. Its still a toss up between Goodyear All Terrains, General Grabber AT2 and the BFG AT. The shops recommended either the

-Michelin LTX A/T2
-BFG AT KO
-Primewell Valera
-Firestone Transforce AT
-Toyo AT II

Keep the thoughts coming as they really are helpful and I'll let everyone know what I end up going with.
A lot of recommendations are based on what tires they carry. It is more work for a tire shop to bring in tires that aren't from a standard distributor. Standard business practice.
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