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Need some tire advice for work truck
« on: Oct 03, 2006, 04:39:10 PM »
Its time to get new tires on my work truck (2000 2wd F150)  and I'm not sure what to get.  My boss wants something fairly cheap, but that will last a while.  The truck is used for mostly highway driving, with some jobsite usage mixed in (dirt and gravel mostly) 

Any ideas?  Tire size is 265/70R16 

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Re: Need some tire advice for work truck
« Reply #1 on: Oct 03, 2006, 04:48:19 PM »
Hey Jason,
We used the Dominator all terrains on my work van... Lasted a long time and performed well. 



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Re: Need some tire advice for work truck
« Reply #3 on: Oct 03, 2006, 05:21:58 PM »
Hey Jason,
We used the Dominator all terrains on my work van... Lasted a long time and performed well. 



http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/findTireProductCategoryDetailBrnd.do?rcz=95828&rc=CANINT&tpc=CPBRA2&tp=&tc=CPBRA2



Different size, but I had a set on an old 4Runner and that's what I'm going to get for my work truck next month.
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Re: Need some tire advice for work truck
« Reply #4 on: Oct 03, 2006, 11:20:21 PM »
Anybody got any experience with some les schwab tires?  We've got one right down the street, and I guess my boss wants to go there if at all possible.

:thumbs: thanks justina, I'm gonna go to an America's tires tommorow and check those out.
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Re: Need some tire advice for work truck
« Reply #5 on: Oct 03, 2006, 11:55:09 PM »
I've been really impressed with cooper tires for quite a few years.  I can't believe how many miles I get outa my cooper muds.  They're usually a lot cheaper than most others too.  The flip side is a lotta les schwabb tires are made by cooper, you just pay a lot more for them.  They'll cut you a super sweet deal on them but you'll lose the warranties.
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Re: Need some tire advice for work truck
« Reply #6 on: Oct 04, 2006, 12:00:18 AM »
My dad has worked with probably very similar work trucks over the years and has some good insight on a good work truck tire.  I'll ax him tomorrow what they're runnin and what he likes. 
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