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MT (mud terrain) tires suck in winter. The wider the tire the worse they are too. Get a narrow winter tire on all four corners, don't piss around - you'll thank me when the snow flies.
That is what I was thinking.
Running around on 35's vs my 38's and doing some Terra's as I heard they are good in snow.
Not winters but they are AT's
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Really?
Mine have only 500 miles on them so they are still new.
I may run them this winter to see how they handle. If it is not to my liking, I will grab winters.
Still undecided as I typically have winter and summer sets for each of my vehicle

JMO but Mud tires are specialty tires with large, chunky tread patterns designed to bite into muddy surfaces. The large, open design also allows mud to clear quickly from between the lugs. Mud terrain tires also tend to be wider than other tires, to spread the weight of the vehicle over a greater area to prevent the vehicle from sinking too deeply into the mud. However in reasonable amounts of mud and snow, tires should be thinner. Being thinner, the tire will have more pressure on the road surface, thus allowing the tires to penetrate the snow layer and grip harder snow or road surface beneath. Also, there grip temperature will fall below 7 degrees making the rubber hard and thus having less traction or stopping distance, of course being able to turn is also an issue.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:51 PM
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JMO but Mud tires are specialty tires with large, chunky tread patterns designed to bite into muddy surfaces. The large, open design also allows mud to clear quickly from between the lugs. Mud terrain tires also tend to be wider than other tires, to spread the weight of the vehicle over a greater area to prevent the vehicle from sinking too deeply into the mud. However in reasonable amounts of mud and snow, tires should be thinner. Being thinner, the tire will have more pressure on the road surface, thus allowing the tires to penetrate the snow layer and grip harder snow or road surface beneath. Also, there grip temperature will fall below 7 degrees making the rubber hard and thus having less traction or stopping distance, of course being able to turn is also an issue.
I know what you are saying an everything make sense.
Im wondering if I should dish out more cash for those Terra's or do you have a suggestion in mind for winter tires in 35's?

Doubt I will be able to use my stock 20's anymore or if I do, use wheel adapters Or simply get 18" rims
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have you considered recaps for winter ?
they are cheaper

Kal Tire has them

maybe here too
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have you considered recaps for winter ?
they are cheaper

Kal Tire has them

maybe here too
Anderson Tire & Treads Inc
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Recaps? Never heard of that
Ill check that out
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MT (mud terrain) tires suck in winter. The wider the tire the worse they are too. Get a narrow winter tire on all four corners, don't piss around - you'll thank me when the snow flies.
Not mine.

I had all-terrains before the Toyo MT's and they sucked!
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Not mine.

I had all-terrains before the Toyo MT's and they sucked!
Grubrunner....do you got one of your great reviews on them?

Man, i love your reviews on products. very informative
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Grubrunner....do you got one of your great reviews on them?

Man, i love your reviews on products. very informative
I did a comprehensive review on the F150Online Forums when I installed my level/wheel/tire combo but, if my aging memory serves me right, it didn't mention anything about the Toyo's winter abilities.

I did however mention several times throughout my stay there how well they operated under ALL conditions, and that I was pleasantly suprised on their snow performance.....as many other owners agreed with me.

Sorry bud but no independent review on the tires only.
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I will be replacing the GoodYear HPs on my truck asap. Imo they are awful for snow/ice. Might throw studded blizzaks on her for the winter...otherwise I might as well pack a parachute for the mtn roads lol
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all different kinds of snow and the stock gy on my sport didn't do well. "wrangler hp" in the wet, powder or hard packed snow. op, what tires are you running now.
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