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#4530653 - 09/30/17 09:29 PM GY Duratracks?
Camprunner Offline


Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 1034
Loc: MA.
Are Goodyear Duratracks loud on the highway? I don't need any tires but I was looking at a new Chevy full size pick up today in a parking lot and it had some new GY Duratracks and was wondering for such an aggressive tire just how much noise they make on pavement?

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#4530687 - 09/30/17 10:19 PM Re: GY Duratracks? [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 04/18/17
Posts: 515
Loc: Fort Worth TX
I absolutely love my GY Duratracs. They are the perfect blend of all terrain, mud, snow tire. They also have the aggressive look of a mud tire without the sacrifices a mud tire makes (load noise, bad road handling, ice and snow sucks unless super deep). They are certainly a louder tire but nothing like a mud tire and my exhaust is louder than the tires anyway.

If you wanted something less aggressive and more toward a road tire but still good off road and in snow...the BFG's AT KO2's fit that bill amazingly as well, but its deep snow and mud performance sucks.
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#4530698 - 09/30/17 10:27 PM Re: GY Duratracks? [Re: TheKracken]
4WD Online   confused


Registered: 09/21/10
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Loc: Texas
Same - they were "horses for courses" when I waterfowl hunted - fantastic all around grip with light hum. Then backed down to Toyo AT - harsh. Firestone AT ideal for now.

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#4530814 - 10/01/17 02:42 AM Re: GY Duratracks? [Re: 4WD]
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Registered: 12/30/05
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According to several friends that have run them, they are fairly loud, have weaker sidewalls, and wear quickly. But they do have good traction off-road while they last.


Originally Posted By: 4WD
Same - they were "horses for courses" when I waterfowl hunted - fantastic all around grip with light hum. Then backed down to Toyo AT - harsh. Firestone AT ideal for now.


Only if you run a load range E tire, on a light mid-size truck. Proper load range and inflation for the vehicle, and they ride very nice.

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#4530894 - 10/01/17 07:42 AM Re: GY Duratracks? [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 09/30/13
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I am on my second set on my Jeep. First set got me to almost 90k with load range E's. Great in snow and ice too.

I think they're fine on the newer stuff. They are a bit noisy on my Jeep, but I doubt it has as much noise cancelling insulation as a new Chevy truck. I like the midnight Z71's btw. Very sharp.
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