Recent Topics
Royal Purple
by mauric3
10/21/14 02:24 PM
1998 Toyota Corolla Brake Issue
by 01_celica_gt
10/21/14 01:58 PM
Need info on Bosch Batteries
by Da Game
10/21/14 01:56 PM
Airbag recall now URGENT status by NHTSA
by 97tbird
10/21/14 01:21 PM
2014 Subaru Forester or Legacy
by phenix78_99
10/21/14 01:15 PM
I want your opinion on 91 Subaru XT6
by 3Aone
10/21/14 12:57 PM
zerex original green low silicate?
by fxs
10/21/14 12:28 PM
DIY Glass/Windshield Repair?
by 99Saturn
10/21/14 12:24 PM
Mobil 1 and Mobil Super MIR ending 10/31/14
by NormanBuntz
10/21/14 11:29 AM
Concours 14 has crazy long oil change intervals ?
by FastGame
10/21/14 10:51 AM
HVAC Experts - Payback on Combustion Air Intake
by TWG1572
10/21/14 10:38 AM
Total CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Crash
by tenderloin
10/21/14 10:09 AM
Newest Members
Mkurmve, l1tech, greyghost, banderso, ovidiu
51649 Registered Users
Who's Online
87 registered (86cutlass307, ABerns, 147_Grain, 2009Edge, 01_celica_gt, 10 invisible), 2042 Guests and 181 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51649 Members
64 Forums
221004 Topics
3493196 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3220597 - 12/18/13 11:52 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 7749
Loc: Barberton,Ohio
cooper at/3 seem to be the hot new tire that's value priced.
_________________________
2015 Forester I-Premium 6MT


Top
#3220997 - 12/18/13 07:55 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
Jarlaxle Online   content


Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4131
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.
_________________________
1979 Coupe de Ville, 542 stroker, Super Tech 15W40, AC Delco
1995 Dakota, 5.2, VWB 5W-30, NAPA
2012 Suzuki AN400A, M1 10W-40, Caltric

Top
#3220998 - 12/18/13 07:56 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: 95busa]
Jarlaxle Online   content


Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4131
Loc: New England
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.
_________________________
1979 Coupe de Ville, 542 stroker, Super Tech 15W40, AC Delco
1995 Dakota, 5.2, VWB 5W-30, NAPA
2012 Suzuki AN400A, M1 10W-40, Caltric

Top
#3221127 - 12/18/13 10:02 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Jarlaxle]
mrsilv04 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 6456
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...

_________________________

President of the Illinois chapter of 'Motorcyclists for Global Warming'.

Top
#3221130 - 12/18/13 10:06 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 5130
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)

Top
#3221308 - 12/19/13 07:15 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
Jarlaxle Online   content


Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4131
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.
_________________________
1979 Coupe de Ville, 542 stroker, Super Tech 15W40, AC Delco
1995 Dakota, 5.2, VWB 5W-30, NAPA
2012 Suzuki AN400A, M1 10W-40, Caltric

Top
#3221309 - 12/19/13 07:17 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: hattaresguy]
leeharvey418 Offline


Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 598
Loc: Southeast Michigan
But the tread looks just like a Revo!
_________________________
2010 Mazda3 s Grand Touring
2014 Mazda CX-9 Touring AWD

Top
#3223321 - 12/21/13 05:18 AM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: hattaresguy]
Jarlaxle Online   content


Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4131
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)
_________________________
1979 Coupe de Ville, 542 stroker, Super Tech 15W40, AC Delco
1995 Dakota, 5.2, VWB 5W-30, NAPA
2012 Suzuki AN400A, M1 10W-40, Caltric

Top
#3225923 - 12/23/13 08:11 PM Re: Need Help Selecting Truck Tires for 1990 K1500 [Re: Phishin]
dareo Offline


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.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2