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#3220597 - 12/18/13 11:52 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Barberton,Ohio
cooper at/3 seem to be the hot new tire that's value priced.
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#3220997 - 12/18/13 07:55 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
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Registered: 02/02/12
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Loc: New England
Originally Posted By: Phishin
I'm about to go buy some new tires for my old truck in my signature.

It's currently running Wrangler 265/70-16. They are pretty well worn out. Plus, dry rot is really setting in.

I'm not super picky about size.....so many options in that area: 245/75, 245/70, 265/75, 265/70, even 285's would fit no problem.

The truck is driven on asphalt 100% of the time. I pull a boat with my truck on ocassion. I'm looking to buy a decent set of tires very soon. Any known deals right now that make one tire really stand out?

I just ordered new ball joints, tie rod ends, idler & pitman arms. Might order later today new shocks as well...along with control arm and torsion bar bushings. Looking to rebuild the whole front end right before the tires go on.

Any suggestions? Deals?


Your tires,sir.
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#3220998 - 12/18/13 07:56 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: 95busa]
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Originally Posted By: 95busa
Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Originally Posted By: hattaresguy
Originally Posted By: 95busa
Bfg AT/KO


x100 best 4x4 tire you can get that won't kill you on the road.


For $600 installed?

awesome ain't cheap


Yeah, sometimes, it is: the Treadwrights I ran on my Jeep were superb.
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#3221127 - 12/18/13 10:02 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Jarlaxle]
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Registered: 12/08/06
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: Jarlaxle


Let's see... they re-use an old carcass, they're out of stock, and by the time you add in shipping, they cost as much or more than a new tire with a 55000 mile warranty...

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#3221130 - 12/18/13 10:06 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
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Registered: 06/01/11
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Loc: CT
For giggles I priced out a set for my truck, with shipping they are within $20 a tire for Firestone Destination LE's...Yeah great deal. They are also not matching, and have no warranty to speak of. The deal gets even better!


Edited by hattaresguy (12/18/13 10:09 PM)

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#3221308 - 12/19/13 07:15 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
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Loc: New England
They are about 50k tires... and they are far and away the best tires I have ever used. I will never run anything else on a truck. The Kedge grip ice tires are absolutely spectacular.
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#3221309 - 12/19/13 07:17 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: hattaresguy]
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But the tread looks just like a Revo!
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#3223321 - 12/21/13 05:18 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: hattaresguy]
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4202
Loc: New England
Originally Posted By: hattaresguy
For giggles I priced out a set for my truck, with shipping they are within $20 a tire for Firestone Destination LE's...Yeah great deal. They are also not matching, and have no warranty to speak of. The deal gets even better!


What size? And yeah, they DO, in fact, match.


Edited by Jarlaxle (12/21/13 05:18 AM)
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#3225923 - 12/23/13 08:11 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
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Registered: 10/17/07
Posts: 470
Loc: utah
+1 Cooper Discoverer AT/3. Cheap, and still pretty good. I'm liking their snow performance too. They clean out easy. Good comfort and quietness for an all terrain.

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