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Tires- Best wear and Snow- 18"

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Pa Teeny, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. I am in the market for new tires and I am tired of only getting 1 1/2 year of wear from my tires. I used to get a recapped tire that lasted for 3 years...they hummed in the summer but I was happy to save money and the dug in the winter.

    Looking at Hankook DynaPro MT Tire 35X12.50R18 /10 $339.00 walmart.

    I have had no tire that I am happy with the wear as they dont last. They stopped making the recaps as were getting sued or something.

    Just putting it out there....
  2. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 9,069

    Why such a big tire if your doing snow removal?
  3. Sprag-O

    Sprag-O Senior Member
    Messages: 220

    I just moved up from the stock 245/75R17 BFG Rugged Trails to 285/70R17 BFG KO2's. Hoping it's a vast improvement. I would be worried getting much wider than a 285/295.
  4. Doughboy12

    Doughboy12 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,698

    These 1 week ago, second pair, and if I spent $340 per tire I would be sleeping in my truck...
  5. snowymassbowtie

    snowymassbowtie Member
    Messages: 78

    You need to get 2 sets of tires. Running that size tire when your plowing is a lot of extra work. You want to use skinny tires in the snow.
  6. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

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  7. Dieselplow82

    Dieselplow82 Member
    Messages: 51

    I have nitto trail grapplers on my f250...35 x 12.50 x 18
  8. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    When I plow traction is not something I am willing to compromise on.
    I have 2 sets of tires I get 3 to 4 years out of my plow tires. and 4 to 7 years out of my off road tires.
  9. Weanis

    Weanis Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Nokian Rotiva A/T plus, an amazing all season tire with outstanding winter traction!