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Old 07-10-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
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BF Goodrich all terrain T/A KO 285/70R/17







$1100 tires that I got for $550

it was a craigslist miracle.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:50 PM   #2
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Atta girl!!! Nice score!!
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Some nice tread
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nice score, those are the best all around tire and what i always get. everything is good except what they want for them now and the price seems to go up 10 to 20 percent everytime i look it seems. starting to get where its not worth it i might have to settle for something else next time.
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Score indeed!

I'm gonna be getting a set of those for the truck when it because due, but I'm gonna be going with retreads from a well known company who has "borrowed" that tread pattern.
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the treadwright ones look the same and got as much traction but they make a bunch more noise and have some vibration from 20-45
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Hmmm. None of the reviews I've read say anything about that stuff. Maybe a bad batch?
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cant say personally ive tried the bfg mt design and it was very similar to the real noise and vibration and i only tried the a/t pattern once its got enough of a vibration i would have sent them back if i dd the truck, but i drive it once a week on crappy roads so im not going through the hassle.
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Gotcha. If I had the money I'd just buy the real things to be honest like Sarah did. I don't though, so retreads it is.
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look on craigslist first right after i got these a set of mud boggers same size and same treadwear for 595 i was piiiisssed
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