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Tires for plowing

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by RCsLawncare, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    I just got a 2003 GMC 2500HD and am going to run a 8.2 BOSS V-Plow and was wondering which tires would be best for the weight. Thank you!
  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Weight isn't the issue...Traction is.

    I like Cooper Discoverer M/S studded snow tires.

    Run @ least 500# ballast weight behind the rear axle and you'll be pushing good.
  3. beano

    beano Member
    Messages: 30

    I have the Bridgestone Duler A/T Revo's and love them. Just put on the second set this week. Good all around tire and i have the heavier duty ones, load range E and can run more weight than my truck can hold. Just personal preference but that's my choice.
  4. snow4me

    snow4me Senior Member
    Messages: 127

    I just got a great deal on a set of these from Sears.


    The techies who run their website messed up and forgot to adjust the price from $154.99 to $184.99 when they ran the ad for buy 3 get 1 free promotion. So I got a set of 4 installed out the door for $563 today. The manager who had to honor the price contacted corporate right away and they've since changed the price to $184.99.

    These are one of the better rated tires for the price IMHO.

    Tried them out on wet pavement today and me likes em!
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    A tall thin tire is best for plowing.
  6. IMAGE

    IMAGE Sponsor
    Messages: 1,747

    hmm I thought I replied to this earlier, but I must of hit the back button instead of posting or something.

    anyways, I ordered 285/75/16's Dunlop Radial Rover AT's for mine and my brothers 2500hd's today. got em from discounttiredirect for $154 each and no tax and free shipping. We are mounting them at a friends shop so thats free too :D
  7. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    For traction Blizzak tires
  8. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    BF Goodrich Radial All Terrain TA KO 235 85 16 on that truck, load range E