Goodyear Eagle GTII replacement tire, what do you use now?
I'm sure anyone that has tried to get a set of Goodyear Eagle GT II tires for either their SST Ram or Indy Ram has been informed that they are no longer available from Goodyear. 15 inch is available, but for some reason the P275, 60R17 size is discontinued.
Sort of disappointed by the news, but what are you going to do. So I began my quest to find a replacement tire from Goodyear. They only have one model, the RSA Eagle. It doesn't seem to get too good of reviews.
So then no Goodyear, what other "American" branded tire can I get. I am trying not to rice out the truck with an import tire. I need a sport tire, not a "trail" tire. I use to have goodyear wranglers on my first truck. The Goodyear Eagle GT II definitely had a lot better grip. Plus no annoying squealing of the tires breaking loose on a 35 mph turn.
I ran into my local Discount Tire and started looking around. I also stopped in a Firestone dealer later that day. I really didn't find what I was looking for. But I did come across 3 tires that sort of fit what I was looking for at Discount Tire, except they are foreign made.
1. Falken Ziex S/TZ-04 (149 each)
2. Hankook Ventus ST RH06 (167 each)
3. Yokohama Geolander H/T-S G051 (182 each)
I am trying to stay under 200 a tire so these would work. The only problem is I have not had any experience with any of the brands. My brother has a set of Yokohama's on his Mazda 6 and they wore awesome, with plenty of bite.
I know there are reviews on the Discount Tire site, but I would like to hear some input from SST/Indy Ram owners.
If you have a different tire than what I saw, or bought it at a different place, let me know what worked for you.