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Old     (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-07-2012, 10:38 AM Reply   
So our pickup at work is due for new tires. The truck is a 2004 or 2005 F150 extended cab 2wd rig. The tires that were on the rig were BFG Radial Long Trail A/T's. I am not sure we even got 20k out of them. I don't want them again. My main concern is longevity of the tires. I don't care even the slightest in ride. We do load a couple thousand pounds from time to time in the back but usually only drive a couple miles like that. Every once in a while we will throw about the same and make a trip from as far as Norcal to Seattle but that might be once a year if that. The rig does some light towing. As of right now the only thing we would tow is a 16' arima fishing boat that probably weighs about 2k for boat, motor, trailer and gear.

What tires are other's running on their pickups? Any suggestions?
Old     (KnoxVol)      Join Date: May 2012       06-07-2012, 10:43 AM Reply   
I've got 33" Nitto Terra Grapplers on my 2005 F150. I love them so far but I only have about 3K miles on them too. Many of my friends recommended them to me based on their positive experience though.
Old     (patrick232)      Join Date: Aug 2008       06-07-2012, 10:49 AM Reply   
I just went with the new Conti Cross Contact LX20 for our 1500 Chevy. More a H/T tire than a A/T. Rated for 70,000 miles, but I'll be happy with 50,000
Old     (jayson_49)      Join Date: May 2007       06-07-2012, 10:57 AM Reply   
I have about 40k on my Toyo Open Country M/T (33's) on my Tahoe. Tread is about halfway through. Hoping to get another 20k+ out of them. The key for me is to be anal about rotating and balancing them!
Old     (davenk)      Join Date: Feb 2008       06-07-2012, 11:44 AM Reply   
I ran Nitto Grapplers (Load Range D) on my 2001 4x4 F-150 and got 60,000 plus out of them-then sold the truck-they could still be on there. I will be adding them to my new 2011 F-150 as soon as the Goodyears wear out which looks to be not much mroe then 40k if I am lucky.
Old     (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-07-2012, 12:01 PM Reply   
I have the BFG All Terrains which are one of the most common and popular tires. They are great on wear and are still a snow rated tire.
Old     (kstateskier)      Join Date: May 2002       06-07-2012, 8:06 PM Reply   
Upgrade to the 20"s. I got 64k out of the stock Pirelli's on my '07. Then switched to Hankook's which also got the job done. Only had 12k on them when I sold it.
Old     (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-07-2012, 9:37 PM Reply   
Email me tomorrow and I'll get you some recommendations from our tire and wheel guys.
Old     (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-07-2012, 9:47 PM Reply   
Hate, will do.
Old     (89nauti2001)      Join Date: May 2012       06-07-2012, 9:52 PM Reply   
Nitto terra grapplers are great on 1/2 ton trucks, 3/4 & 1 tons they will wear fast. I run 37" toyo m/t's on my dodge and they are the best riding mt I've ran so far.
Old     (Bam6961)      Join Date: Apr 2011       06-07-2012, 11:18 PM Reply   
Mickey Thompson's Baja Atz Radial Plus i haven't put that many miles on them but they look like they will last a long time- there really expensive though
Also heard the BF all Terrian K/O's are pretty good they have about 16-17 depth too- i think you can buy these at costco
Tread Depth are 16.5-17 on the mickeys compared to 12 on the long trail

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