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Old 07-14-2012, 09:26 PM
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Buying tires this week

I'm done with the stock forteras. I didn't feel comfortable with them since day 1 and tonight while coming home towing my hunting buggy it started raining. Front end was all over the place and I was coming through a ton of traffic. Not a safe situation.

I'm thinking of the terra grapplers in the 265/50/20 size. Anyone running those with good results? I spend a lot of time on muddy roads orotund our hunting property so I want something that handles mud well but in the stock size.
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:09 PM
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Re: Buying tires this week

I just bought those about 2 weeks ago and so far so good. Although it hasn't rained here yet since (really it sometimes doesn't rain in Seattle) so can't tell you how they faired. I have noticed a low "humming" noise at about 20-40 mph but it goes away. I know this isn't much help to you but i've heard many good things about how well these tires hold up in the rain/snow/mud.
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Thanks for the update. Do you have any pictures of them? Do they look good on the jeep?
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Re: Buying tires this week

I also have had wet weather issues with the forteras. I had the terra grapplers on my F150 and they were great and lasted forever!
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Nitto Terra Grappler 265/50/20's installed. Goodbye Forterra's.


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Re: Buying tires this week

I am quite happy with the new BFG Rugged Terrains in the stock 18" size. They are a little louder than stock at ~40-50 mph but not too bad, just as quiet as stock at any other speed.
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They look great and drive great.
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Re: Buying tires this week

the Nitto Terras look BAD TO THE BONE., Nice choice, post back with how they work out..
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About two weeks into the nittos. They're fantastic. I can actually turn the jeep while it's raining. The forterras were simply a water hazard.
I get a ton of compliments on the look. Not too aggressive yet meaner looking than the forterras.
Hunting season starts in a few weeks so I'll be reporting back on their off road capabilities soon.
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Re: Buying tires this week

Sorry to post on an old thread...but did the new tires affect MPG at all?
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Sorry to post on an old thread...but did the new tires affect MPG at all?
I'm sure they make more noise than the Fortera's.
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