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Old 11-26-2012, 08:12 PM
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Hey folks,

I'm not sure which section would be the best place for this thread (admins feel free to relocate it). I'm looking for a new set of tires for my 2011 1500 Sport QC 2x4. I have the 20" rims.

I'm looking for the most rugged A/T or even M/T tire that I can fit on them, but will still give me good wet highway traction. I spend the majority of my time on road, but from time to time find myself off road here in Florida as well as in the Appalachian Mountains. I know that I'm not going to have a perfect off road truck (it's not a 4x4), but I want to do better than what I've got now (the stock Wranglers) and I want them to look good.

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Old 11-26-2012, 09:44 PM
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I'm a big fan of BFG A/T KO's. They are a great all around tire and look pretty mean. The only drawback is if you live down rock/gravel roads. They like to hold rocks in the tread, then sling them once you get to highway speed.
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either cooper zeon ltz's, nitto terra grapplers, hankook dynapro atm's for all terrains get my vote
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I'm running Cooper Zeon LTZ's right now and they are good. Haven't taken them offroad yet. My old truck had Hankook Dynapro ATM RF10's and they lasted about 35k miles.

These aren't very aggressive though.
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I've got Cooper Zeon LTZ's that need replacing soon. I'll get through the winter and that's about it. However I did take my truck down a really muddy and really narrow dirt "road" with them, most of the time in 2WD (I have LSD) and they did great. When I got the "road" I was most worried about the tires being a problem, but they did great, especially considering how worn out they are. However Persuader is correct, they are not the most aggressive tread pattern.
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Thanks for the feedback everyone.
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Try either Cooper AT3's or Goodyear Duratracs.
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I'm running the Hankooks, they are ok for the money, but the GY Duratracs are better inmho. My cousin has them on his supercharged Tundra. You didn't say price was a factor.
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I run Firestone Destination A/T's on everything. The only reason the badyears are on my truck right now is because they are still only half worn at 30k miles. Damn the luck.

I loved my destinations on my 09, quiet, capable, and durable.
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Just put a set of GY 285/60/20 DuraTracks on my 2011 1500 4X4 RAM today. They feel good sofar.
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