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fuss

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Also size your tires to allow for plenty of
clearance for FULL suspension articulation
with V-BAR TYPE TRUCK TIRE CHAINS
ONLY ON ALL FOUR WHEELS WITH
MAX LOADED VEHICLE WEIGHT.

THIS AFFORDS FUNCTIONAL
PERFORMANCE MARGINS AND TIRE/
SUSPENSION CLEARANCE FOR WHEN
VEHICLE IS LOADED TO LESS THAN
MAXIMUM LOADINGS.

ALSO FWIW I RECOMMEND IN-CAB
ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS (as with Rancho
9000 or latest version) .

wonderful utility!

fuss


fuss

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have had 4 sets of BFG MUD TERRAINS
over the years, averaging 45-50k miles on my
FJ40 used mostly on high desert mountain roads
and off road areas of the Black Rock Desert.

have found excellent traction & wear
in dry rocky, sand & shale use. only one
blowout exiting Goler Wash due to heavy,
loading, too much speed (dumbass me)
with aired down tires (10psi) cut sidewall
kept as DA reminder !

unoquivical confidence of proven years of
perfect performance with thick-tread
extra margin on worst of roads.

Do rotate them EVERY 5K miles & maintain
monitored & measured air pressure always.

I've confidence also on BFG AT but prefer
thick-tread margins of Mud Terrains that also
offer excelkent snow utility over AT's.

Also suggest vehicle at max loading weights
be used to choose correct tire size.
Happy Trails!
fuss




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We have to find that rock! I popped my Michellin "E" sidewall at the top of 3 Mile Grade. (Second time Ive done that in ten years!) Beefy sidewalls on those overpriced monsters. Costco does provide road hazard warrantys on their tires, so no great cost incurred.  (Addendum as of 1/5: very disappointed at the "pennies on the dollar" adjustment offered by Costco on the road-hazard warranty. Given the discussion here, next time I'm going to outfit myself with BFGs and buy locally, and not Costco anymore. Very poor service.)
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BFG AT's are the best although I must tell you I popped one coming out of north pass veteran's day weekend.  Inside side wall, must have been one helluva sharp rock to puncture those babies.

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BFG AT KO "E" rated tires, Les S sucks!!!!!

Dusty

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SunMan's got It right 2X on the BFG AT or MT  hard to beat  
SunMan

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I'm sure you will get lots of opinions. For me, BFG AT's have never let me down in over 20 years of back country abuse. They prety much have my business for life.

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I am about due to get a new set of LT tires for my Tahoe.  Have been running Wild Country by Les Schwab, but would appreciate your recommendations for great all around tires  that hold up to certain Inyo County maintained(?) roads.
Thanks
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