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I will need to outfit my L200 with some new rubber, not too long after I get her.
current tyres are the original showroom Bridgestone Duelers on the original rims
what economy class tyres would you guys recommend
usage as follows:
off road occasionally
need to maintain traction in the wet
I want something that will not cause me to be stranded in the occasional bit of mud or sand
Not talking bout serious off-road rubber - the kinda thing TTORC men does use to cross river and thing
don't have too much of an idea of the $ so guide me here
avg around $700 - $800 or less
Posted it here to avoid it getting lost in the Diesel Maintenance thread and be easily found by others needing the same info
Lemme hear you guys
*Phoenix* wrote:I gotta say I am really pleased with the Quality and Price..
Firestone Destination A/T - $850.00
There you go...
venum wrote:some tyres that I found this Saturday in my travels:
Hercules Terra Trac A/T
kinda looks like my Toyo Open Country
Hero DynaStorm A/T and Sumitomo\Ironman Electra
Firestone Firehawk ATX
The Firehawk A/T sold out
Firestone Destination A/T
venum wrote:saw these last week
Maxxis Mudder Buckshot 31 x 10.5 x 15
$1175 each - Mag Rim Center
I saw these today
35 x 13.5 x15 on the left and 33 x 13.5 x 16 on the right
not too badly priced I'd say
and very scarce to get M/T in 16"
badart wrote:^ those looking good
anways the closet looking tire to an all terrain tire i can get for my 17's is Roadstone Rodian
It's an SUV tire getting it $1000 for one
what u guys think? any1 had any experiences with this tire?
i doubt i cud do any serious off roading with this tire, its more suited for highway driving..still looking most likely i would have to buy A/T tires online
V2NR 3.0 wrote:Im running the Toyo Open country - R16/265/70
venum wrote:notice teh lack of sipes on teh GT Racing A/T
I will opt for the Kunho or Toyo over them
saw these today
also available in 31x10.5
rare to find mudds in 16"
lighthammer wrote:After much deliberation and reading reviews online, asking around... I ended up getting these for the Navara:
Pirelli Scorpion ATR's - 265/70R16
Got it from Automotive Components, who are the authorized dealers for Pirelli in Trinidad.
3stagevtec wrote:You're not the only one with new shoes..
I chose this tyre for several reasons. The main reason was that it's overall diameter (235/60R16) closer matched the factory tyres that came with my Grand Vitara. The benefits of this are better acceleration and fuel economy. Also, it had excellent reviews no matter where you looked..
The main downside is that it is very short! Especially when compared to what you guys typically use.. So ground clearance for me is compromised..
badart wrote:New model hilux owners and those who running 17's and looking for tyres, Laughlin & de Gannes has the Kumho Road Venture SAT (SAT for Stylish All-Terrain) in 265/65/R17, $1400 per tyre.
4wd wrote:To my fellow Navara Owners here is a 275/75/16 Kumho Venture MT on a stock Navara Rim and it clears without any lift kit.
I found them yesterday at MM in St.James.
venum wrote:Sumitomo Serengeti Radial AT
TT$1070.00 VAT Incl @ Tyre Clinic
Dunlop Grandtrek AT3
TT$1070.00 VAT Incl @ Tyre Cliniccvt-7_RR wrote:
Next up are the 15" tires.
A better image of the Terra Track.
equipped2ripp wrote:You would get Nexen and Liberator for like $700.
General should be around $750-800.
Bridgestone and Dunlop for around $850.
Kumho goes for around $950, Goodyear and Toyo around $1000.
Cooper should go for around $1000.
Michelin is the most expensive I've seen, around $1400.
If I could remember correctly, those were the prices for tires when I was checking around about a year ago.
Nexen Roadian - Ramrattan
Liberator - Ramrattan and Federal
General Grabber - Federal
Bridgestone Dueler- Ramrattan, Federal
Kumho Ecsta - L&DG and Mileage Mack
Toyo Open Country- Mileage Mack
Goodyear Fortera - MasterServ
Cooper Discoverer - Mileage Mack
Michelin - Ramrattan, Federal, Ron's, Burmac
323_wagon_dude wrote:Venum, do you know what size tyres are on the L2 now? What about the thread wear, does the tire still have life or do you have to change them as you get the L2?
wagon r wrote:check this out fellas.....
...an aussie website i frequent and came across this. it's a bit of a read though, but worth the time.
venum wrote:Cheap Jack's on Cipero Street - nexen and Roadstone
the rims and tyre shop next to canaan pres school duncan village has teh roadstone as well as terra trac for $750.00 as well
they not trading used tyres either
venum wrote:did some more hunting today
how do M+S tyres hold out for wet and dry street use
traction and braking
Dont buy M+S tyres. If you can, avoid them. They wear out way too fast.
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