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Tires, Tires, Tires,

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by glockg23, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. glockg23

    glockg23 Member
    Messages: 43

    This year I went with Cooper Discoverer ATR
    they have ok to good snow traction and not a lot of highway noise

    I hate highway noise


    What kind of shoes do you have your plow truck?

  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Cooper Discoverer M+S w/studs 265R17
  3. sechracer

    sechracer Senior Member
    Messages: 478

    Cooper discoverer LT 8 ply 265/16's
  4. torquet

    torquet Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    285/70/17 BFG A/T's
  5. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    I have these on my truck 10 ply. but i dont think there that great. dont have very good traction. but thats my opinion.
  6. toyman

    toyman Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    265/75/16 BFG all terrain KO's, they were on the truck when I bought it. They are wearing ok. I want to replace them with Goodyear silent armour tires when the time comes. I know a couple guys that plow with the wranglers and love them, real good traction.

  7. NCass31

    NCass31 Member
    Messages: 90

    286/75/16 Maxxis Buckshot Mudders.... pretty aggressive look and lots of highway noise. I love highway noise.
  8. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,061

    i had goodyear silent armors on my 2001 they have a 10 star rating for snow traction and a 50,000 mile warranty. They are quiet and good traction all aroundwesport
  9. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    BF Goodrich A/T KO's. Great tire so far on my F-350 pickup.

  10. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    NITTO Terra Grapplers!
  11. Bowtytek

    Bowtytek Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 46

    I used Wild Country Radial TXR until a few years ago, when I went to a BFG A/T tire. Didn't like that tire and now back to the Wild Countrys. They have a M/T tread and not a bad price. The current ones are studded, but don't notice a difference with the studs.
  12. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    305/70/17 buckshot maxxis mudder A lot of highway noise, unstoppable in mud & snow!!!
  13. jglandscaping

    jglandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    Cooper Discoverers STT on my truck (mud terrain copy) which I absolutly love and all my other trucks are sporting Cooper Discoverer ATR, such a great all around tire.
  14. MJM Landscaping

    MJM Landscaping Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 259

    I had the stock 265/70/17 Continental amer trac or something they sucked. Last year went to
    33/12.5/17 Procomp all terrians. Those went good but a little small. So now i am running Mickey Thompson MTZ's 35/12.5/17. They are surprisely awesome in the snow.
  15. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Bridgestone Dueler Revo AT

    Awesome tire. Treadwear is horrible. But I would probably still buy them again, if they have the $100 rebate on 4.

  16. ChevKid03

    ChevKid03 Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Good ole Definity Mud Terrain 285/75/16's.... A quarter of the price, for just as much traction.... even if they last 2 years.. that'll do.. :cool:
  17. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    Dunlop Radial Rover R/T. The best snow and all around tire ive ever driven on! Without exageration i can plow 95% of my route in 2 wheel drive. These tires are diesel! And they are not loud at all on the dry roads. Only time i can hear a little hum is when i got the plow on and 700lbs in the bed. I looked for about a month for the best tires to buy, after reading tons of reviews i picked these.

    They got a 9.2 snow rating, 8.9 dry traction, 8.2 wet traction, 8.2 steering response, 7.5 noise comfort and a 8.3 for treadwear (which is damn good for even an all season).

    My girlfriends father got a set of those Cooper ATRs 2 seasons ago and they were great for the first season, but this year they are totally worthless, even in 4wheel he cant make it up slight slopes while pushing....that my truck can do in 2wheel with these Dunlops.

  18. bigearl

    bigearl Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    General Grabber at2 265 75 16e They look just like BF Goodrich AT But it took many (3)times to get them balanced. they have all kinds of traction
  19. glockg23

    glockg23 Member
    Messages: 43

    dont have very good traction? man you are funny

    thats like me saying "ok to good snow traction", or something
    j/k bud, long day

    did i mention that Sioux City Iowa has 7 inches of powder on the ground and 3 more coming tonight

    post pics in new thread
  20. lehmand1

    lehmand1 Member
    Messages: 66

    I run Dean Wildcat All Terrain. They are made by cooper and look exactally like the Discover ATR in the first post.

    I bought them cause they were cheap 265/75/r16 for $100ea mounted and balanced. So far I have put 15,000mi on them and they still look new.

    I would rate them as average to good in the snow but IMO they have excellent wet road traction.

    The best tires I have ever plowed with was on an old beater truck that had BF goodrich all terrains. They are exceptional in the snow but not as good in the rain,