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need help picking snow tires what are the best?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by stenny, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. stenny

    stenny Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    OK so I have a 92 Chevy k1500 and I need to get some snow tires I have used nokian tires for my wife's SUV and I like them a lot and I have use blizaks before and liked them but with plowing. What does everyone use and what is the best these tires I am only gonna use in winter I have summer wheels and tires.
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,742

    Search. This has been beat!!
  3. Plowingsince10

    Plowingsince10 Junior Member
    from Ottawa
    Messages: 17

    Goodyear wrangler duratrac where good tires to me...i will be buying my second set for my new truck soon
  4. dave_dj1

    dave_dj1 Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 350

    I just put on some arctic claws, studded, hands down the best snow tire I have ever had.
  5. JDosch

    JDosch Senior Member
    from Joliet
    Messages: 125

    I use BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A tires.
  6. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 694

    Using new studded Duratracs this year.....unstoppable.
  7. stenny

    stenny Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    Anyone ever use nokian tires? Or what about chains on their tires? I have good tires but they aren't snow tires my biddy said they might be summer tires but I don't know they have plenty of tread but I have 2 sets of rims with tires on them 16 inch and 15 inch the 15 inch ones have like 31 tires but they are weather and so I figure I will use those rims for winter rims and get some good tires for them. I have nokian wrg2 tires on my wife's all wheel drive car and they work better then any snow tires I have ever used on cars before and I know nokian makes some studded snow tires but I don't know if they are truck tires I know they have SUV tires but I don't know if there is a difference or what the difference is
  8. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

  9. AccuCon

    AccuCon Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 432


    Gonna cost you though
  10. pdreibels

    pdreibels Member
    Messages: 63

    I just got some General grabber AT2's. I really like em so far. Paid $700 online for a set of 4 285/75 16s. You can get em studded for a few extra bucks
  11. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,259

    not again!!!!!!!!!!
  12. erebus

    erebus Junior Member
    from ny
    Messages: 16

    Duratrac. I only have two in the rear now. They have been great. Will be getting two on the front soon.
  13. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    Firestone Winterforce / can be studded. I did not as it could leave marks on the fancy driveways.
    These tires rock - absolutely unreal compared to the Goodyear M&S tires I took off.
  14. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,742

    Oh yea. Next is gunna be plow, truck, plow fluid...again
  15. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    You could fill your tires with plow fluid.

    Best truck, one that works.

    Plow, the one that moves the snow.

    Tires, round ones.
  16. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,742

    Your just no fun
  17. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921


    That's what Roy said......


  18. AccuCon

    AccuCon Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 432

    Just dont mess up the head light fluid and the plow fluid....Geesh what a mess!
  19. shaffecv

    shaffecv Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    I'm on my third season with a set of Pep Boys branded Dakota M/T's.
    Picked them up when they had the buy three get one free deal.
    They have worked very well. And they have a 50k mile treadwear warranty.
  20. 32vld

    32vld Senior Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 617

    Last year my son put on a set of BFG TA KO on his Colorado. Month after him I put a set on my Jeep TJ UL. Way better then the Jeeps original GY wranglers.

    We both liked them. Found them so good I just bought a set for my wife's Suburban. Except they don't make the TA KO's in her size 265/70/16 any more. Turns out this year BFG came out with TA KO2's. Center of the tread design is the same as the KO. Though the BFG did not make them in the right size. The closest size is 265/75/16. The diameter is .9" larger. No fitting problems.