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post #1 of 16 Old 08-25-2014, 04:03 PM Thread Starter
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i have mickey thompson mtz and looking to get something to replace them with that has less road noise. do a lot of highway driving, some off road but like the aggressive look but need something a little more quiet.

any suggestions? running 315/70/17

goodyear duratracs, nitro taril grappler mt ???

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I just went with Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S and I am very pleased with that decision. They have it in a LT315/70-17. I went LT285/70-17. These tires are quiet and pleasant on the road, but get great reviews for traction in most things except mud, which is the same for pretty much all A/T tires. The DuraTrac is a nice tire, albeit pricey. The Exo Grappler should be another great option.

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Not that I'm one to be argumentative or a Debbie downer but I got like 3 words to describe my experience with Yokahama; biggest piece of shit set of tires I ever owned. Not the same model but had them on my 2-wheel drive dually, rotated and balanced at specified intervals with typically in town driving g and no real towing or hauling with that particular set and I got just over 20k out of them and was fuming mad at discount for selling them to me. Thy said oh well, you shoulda got a better tire...wtf!! No more Yokohama for this guy. Just my opinion of course. Oh yeah, kisses to ya Chris. Mmmwwwaaa!!

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Cooper Discoverer STT's are really quite, well compared to BFG's.

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Tires are very much a Goldilocks thing. What may be terrible for one person may be awesome for the next. My Wife has the Yokohama Geolandar H/T-S, also a great tire. She has 25k on her CX and they are probably half worn and she drives like Parnelli Jones. I have had Yokohama in the past (low profile performance tires) and had similar experience, good tires. It is possible that Yokohama makes a crappy model or two and you got that model, but the majority of reviews I read placed the Geolandar A/T-S between 9 out of 10 or 4.5 out 5 points. Very few negative reviews and most of the negative stuff was minor. I guess i'll find out, I have a few years to thoroughly abuse those tires and see what they can do.

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duratracs all the way, ive got no issues going from pavement to the rocks on drummond island and the noise is non existant compared to the stock BFG. trail grapplers are awesome but very loud and offer little to no snow, ice, rain traction, however incredible off road

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any opinions on Toyo MT's???
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The words I hear associated with Toyo MT are good and heavy.

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deciding between the duratracs or the atzp3 tires in 315/70/17.

any comments, noise. drive the highways most of the time
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any opinions on Toyo MT's???
I put 70,xxx miles on my 35" Toyo MT's by rotating through all 5 every 4,000 miles. There was enough tread left when I bought new tires I was able to sell them as spares to local club members. Yes, they're heavy but they're dang-near bullet proof.

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My Wife drives like Parnelli Jones.
Now that's going back a ways! I was nearly run over by him in the pits at the Mint 400 when I was around 10 years old.

Not much help with your tire question but the my Jeep came with "Fierce Attitude" 35"s and I surprisingly like them and they are relatively quiet.
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The words I hear associated with Toyo MT are good and heavy.
That's what me Jeep pals with Toyo's say - awesome, and heavy.
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My Duratrac 315s on the JK are quieter than the 275 BFG AT KOs on my WJ.
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made my decision Duratracs 315/70/17

they look great mounted on my XD Hoss rims
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