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Snow Tires

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Rhynos Land, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Rhynos Land

    Rhynos Land Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I'm looking to install new snow tires on a 08 f150. Does anyone have any recommendation for a real good plowing tire?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Ford445

    Ford445 Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 243

    If you do a search on this topic you will find a lot of information. You are going to get a TON of opinions on this topic.

    Mine is: Cooper M&S

    Good Luck
     
  3. Gerry125

    Gerry125 Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    General Grabbers at2
     
  4. nixray

    nixray Senior Member
    Messages: 163

    BLIZZAK well worth the investment!!!!!!. It's all I run for everything in my family (everything from my 96 T-bird w/supercharger to my bro-in-laws DMC to the town and county and aspen and sebring and benz s-class to my trucks)
     
  5. J&D

    J&D Member
    Messages: 41

    BFG's. Have never got stuck in snow.
     
  6. deckboys

    deckboys Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    should we do a poll??? and make it a sticky??
     
  7. qualitylawncare

    qualitylawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    I'm running Goodyear Silent Armor's 285/70/18.

    On the other trucks:
    Cooper Discover M+S
    Cooper Discover ATR
    Bridgestone Dueler APT III
    Firestone Destination MT
    FIrestone Steeltex

    Haven't had any problems with them. My top two would be the Cooper M+S #1, Goodyears #2. My only issue with Goodyear is they can't be studded.
     
  8. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Goodyear Workhorse

    Pinned for studs, 10 ply, long lasting wear, little road noise, great traction year round. I recommend them to anyone.

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  9. MAR4CARS

    MAR4CARS Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    BFG A/T for the 1/2 tons and smaller and General grabber at2 load e for the 3/4 and up
     
  10. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,714

    BFG All Terrain's
     
  11. Grass Master

    Grass Master Banned
    Messages: 157

    There are lots of good tires, anything with a lot of siping will work well.
     
  12. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    I run the Workhorses too and love them. To each his own though. There's some good options out there.
     
  13. Ford445

    Ford445 Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 243

    I think it would make a lot more sense.
     
  14. workhorse $$

    How do the Goodyears compare to BFG or Cooper in price ??

    Friend has to reshoe his F350 and needs to shave $$

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    btw
    I had 3 sets of BFGs and a set of Scorpions
    and went with Coopers and never had a better tire for traction or ride

    tc
     
  15. wheelmanm80

    wheelmanm80 Member
    Messages: 30

    Mastercraft A/T 2 is the best tire i have ever used in the snow. we use them on all 4 of our plow trucks. good deep tread and plenty of siping!!!
     
  16. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    I just got a set of Workhorses put on one of my trucks last week. 265/75/16, I think I paid around $750 out the door.
     
  17. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Cheapest I could find the Goodyear Workhorses was about $190 a piece, and that didn't include install or studding 'em.
     
  18. wheelmanm80

    wheelmanm80 Member
    Messages: 30

    i paid 700 out the door installed mastercrafts