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Best tires for plowing

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Landscape80, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. Landscape80

    Landscape80 Senior Member
    Messages: 167

    I know this has been touched upon before, and I'm probably beating a dead horse with it, but which tires do you guys......and girls use on your plow trucks? I have a 2000 Ram 2500 Quad cab 8' bed with Kelly Safari AWR tires. They aren't too bad but they spin too easily, and slide too easy, and that's without a plow on the front. Just looking for a lil' input here, any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

    Meadowbrook Landscaping
  2. Crumm

    Crumm Senior Member
    Messages: 529

  3. ProSeasons

    ProSeasons Senior Member
    Messages: 624


    You said Best. Not cheapest:D
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    Cooper STT tires
  5. Steeley

    Steeley Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 22

    BF Goodwrench TKO I just bought them this year and I am very pleased when I plowing, I dont spin a tire, they look very agresive but they are not much louder on the highway, and they look awsome!:nod:
  6. TreffertLawnWrx

    TreffertLawnWrx Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    Love my Michelin LTX. 265/75-16
  7. hotsprings77

    hotsprings77 Member
    Messages: 31

    Try the Blizzak 995 e rated truck tire-no studs, or the mastercraft courser-studded, or the nokian hakkapilita lt-10s, studded. all great snow tires, mastercrafts are the cheapest. haven't had to run chains yet.
  8. TreffertLawnWrx

    TreffertLawnWrx Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    I had little luck with my Nitto Drag radials. I dont recommend those.:D
  9. TreffertLawnWrx

    TreffertLawnWrx Senior Member
    Messages: 122

  10. KLC99

    KLC99 Senior Member
    Messages: 160

    Dunlop mud rovers work well for me.
    Actually any mud tire with a softer tread compound I would expect to do better than an all terrain style tire.
  11. Luppy

    Luppy Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    BFG AT KO's on mine. Good in snow, and quiet on highway.
    Gotta Love em'.
  12. Turfmower

    Turfmower Senior Member
    Messages: 376

    Reading trough seveal posts,Why do you all run such wide tires?
    I'm running 235/85 - 16. they the best size i found to run on light trucks they the Tallest tire i could find that will run on a duelly mason dump.
  13. plowman777

    plowman777 Senior Member
    Messages: 227

    skinny is better, i had some really knobby ones once but i wore them out, (wintermasters?)dont know who made them. have not matched them since in traction.
  14. kiohio

    kiohio Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 3

    Anyone use Pro-Comp tires?

    Looking at the Pro-Comp AT or MT. If so how did they do?


    Thanks, KO
  15. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    I had forever been a BFG All-Terrain fan....and still am......

    But I got a fantastic deal on Bridgestone Dueler AT's (Revo's)

    They are just as good in my opinion...and I got them for half the cost of the BFG's......

  16. raylesk

    raylesk Junior Member
    Messages: 10


    I too installed Bridgestone dueler revo's on my 87 FS Bronco this year. In the recent storms in the northeast and they were excellent!!
  17. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    The change in the tires with the REVO designation is pretty substantial...

  18. gunsworth

    gunsworth Senior Member
    Messages: 523

    stay away from mts. Ive got bfg mts on my toy jeep but they are aweful on street snow. were goin the bfg at route this winter, had coopers last year and they werent the greatest. cant go wrong with bfg they will also outwear just about any at out there