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Lets see who has what tire on their truck and how they like it. How long is your tread life, what size? More looking into M/T's because mine are just under a year old and are pretty much done and looking to be replaced. I get that they don't last long from being a soft compound yadda yadda, but thanks to Alberta winters and spring here, all the mud we get on the dirt roads and the fact that I still like to go offroad in my truck, I'd like to see what other options there are.

Right now I have 35x12.5-R20 OpenCountries on mine and they wore out fast. I hear the Nitto Trail grapplers last a bit longer. Suggestions?

Whatta you guys got? how long have they lasted? What kind of deep mud and snow performance are you guys getting? Thanks!
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I'm running 35x12.5x17 federal couragia M/Ts.

$260/each. Can't beat that. I'm not a seasoned off-roader but I've played in the mud quite a bit and been extremely satisfied. And on the snow too. Only a few inches of snow, but road and handled like a dream. Plus they look mean too. I have probably 8K miles them with what looks like normal tread wear. I won't expect upwards of 60-70K like my BFG A/Ts but...I'll get decent miles out of them, for the price? shoot.




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Good to hear man! Up here our winters can be a bit long and January and February are the worst. I've had to pull a friends truck up a hill in a field with snow up to my doors. It's lifted 5" and thats when the opencountries where new and thats what impressed me about them at first. Looks like yours certainly sees its fair share of mud! What distributor did you get yours from? I haven't heard of those before.
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I'm running the 35x12.5 Toyo MT's as well. I've had them on for about 5000 kms now and haven't had any issues with them. They still look brand new!

Nitto is made by Toyo so the Trail Grapplers will be very comparable to the Open Country MT's as far as tread life is concerned. Like you said, they are a soft compound so they aren't going to last forever. But you do need to take care of them. They should be rotated regularly and you have to make sure they're aired up to the right pressure. I've heard of guys getting 60,000+ kms out of the Toyo MT's. So if I can get that I'll be happy....
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I just got my Nitto Trail Grapplers put on, I am very impressed over the first week, look great, ride great, not loud. Great MT tire for a lot of driving on pavement.
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I recently put on 35x12.50x17 Fierce Attitude MT's.

$1,060 shipped very hard to beat that price let alone a quality USA made tire. Very aggressive tread pattern & not too loud either! They're light too, 63lbs I believe.

Friend of mine has them on is Silverado & they did very well in our 5 month Winnipeg shithole winter.

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damn those are sick and not a bad price at all!! I'm definitely lookin into those
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im runnin 37x13.5x20 toyo mts. i love them... theyre wearing very well i have about 12000 km on them now and have had no issues... still havent even rotated yet but i will soon. and i live in NL i know what you mean about the winters (i work in ft mac). i am expecting to get over 60 thousand km with these tires, and i see mud snow dirt and pavement.
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