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Re: need 4 new tires

REVO 2s FTW

245/70-17 BridgeStone REVO 2s Installed...
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I put Cooper Discoverer M/S back on mine. They are true rated snow tires. They ride smooth and quiet. Paid $600.00 for everything. They pull better than any other tire I have ever had on snow and ice.




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.. and I was gonna say... where are the COOPER tires on that list too. My son has those tires and loves 'em...I think I will ride out the winter on my stock Fortera's (not the triple treads) and buy those next year for my stock wheels...
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I've heard the bridgestone dueler a/t revo's are the way to go. They got great reviews. Buy them online & have you're local shop install. About $165.00/each. Looking into them myself.
Had those on my late wife's Pathfinder... Hard like rock when the temp dips down into the below zero range... terrible on ice.
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.. and I was gonna say... where are the COOPER tires on that list too. My son has those tires and loves 'em...I think I will ride out the winter on my stock Fortera's (not the triple treads) and buy those next year for my stock wheels...

If you have alot of snow, these tires are the way to go
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Re: need 4 new tires

we dont get a ton of snow, but we get enough. my wranglers are almost to the wear line and i havent had a problem in snow this winter. i just want good tires for decent snow falls (5-10 inches) and mainly ice.
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Re: need 4 new tires

is anyone running these?
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

they seem very good for what i need them for.
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Re: need 4 new tires

I might be getting a set. i researched those and they have nothing but great reviews. They score better then many top end tires like the BFG AT and General Grabber tires and michelins etc. I would look in to a set.
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I might be getting a set. i researched those and they have nothing but great reviews. They score better then many top end tires like the BFG AT and General Grabber tires and michelins etc. I would look in to a set.
they are $126 on tire rack, i am going to find out how much they are locally tomorrow morning. if i can get that price or close to it i will be buying 4
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Re: need 4 new tires

looks like they are $173 at my local firestone dealer, a bit more than i wanted to pay
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Re: need 4 new tires

Those are what replaced the Wilderness a/t from the firestone blowouts the explorers had back in the day... No thanks. I wouldn't have a firestone tire.
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they are the highest rated tire on tirerack.com and i am found them locally them for $150 each installed. i cant see any other tire beating that deal, even far lower rated tires. the problem with the explorer was mostly fords design problem, hence why there hasnt been any firestone problems since they stopped dealing with ford. the tires required to be underinflated because the early explorers were poorly designed. replacement tires for the explorers have an extra liner that strengthens the tire to prevent blowouts.
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I put Cooper Discoverer M/S back on mine. They are true rated snow tires. They ride smooth and quiet. Paid $600.00 for everything. They pull better than any other tire I have ever had on snow and ice.




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