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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-09-2005, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
 
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Looking for a new set of tires for my 99 silverado, any suggestions? Used about only 20 percent offroad. Thinking about BFgoodrich's at/ko's since I used to have a set on my blazer but I'm looking for other options out there. Also what Size tire could I fit under without any rubbin, 31/16's?
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Look at Cooper ST....either 265s or 285s. BFGs are way overpriced, I have them as well and I think there aer comperable tires for less $.
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Well I'd go with your first idea, get BFG ATS. They'll hold up really nice if you take care of them ( rotating on time etc.) They are more spendy but do last longer. They're great in most case scenarios and if you're not a die-hard off-roader then they'll probably fit your needs nicely. If you have the Z71 package you can fit 265's clean and 295's will rub slightly on turns.. If you don't then you can fit 32 12.5's if you want to.
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I'd go with some 285 BFG ATs. More expensive but will last longer and you'll be satsified with the performance.
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well you live, you learn. don't buy the tires for the name, just to be cool [img]images/graemlins/lame.jpg[/img] BFGs aren't the only tires on the market that last long if you take care of them. I've had Mud Kings that lasted 40k+. I can't wait to get out of my BFGs. [img]images/graemlins/burnout.gif[/img]
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Different strokes for different folks. The BFGs have good road characteristics but may not be for everyone. I like them, I have still gotten stuck with them and I bet there are better offroad tires as well as road tires. Look at the coopers and the Avon muds.
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