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LBZ tire wear

Discussion in 'Steering, Suspension and Wheels' started by JD4440, May 8, 2008.

  1. JD4440

    JD4440 EFILive impaired.

    May 3, 2008
    :auto::nopity: Just can't seem to make 'em last ! How bout you?
  2. copter

    copter Toy Hauler

    May 4, 2008
    And I thought it was a tire thread.... I was gonna report it to the mods.

    Good one.
  3. joverman

    joverman Recruit

    May 8, 2008
    Harmony, NC
    I know the feeling, I pulled out into traffic today and had to get on it a little harder than normal and wore probably two weeks worth of tread off my tires Damn near put the truck in the ditch while I was at it (the rear end wanted to pass the front).
  4. Ozzie

    Ozzie Snow looming...run!! Moderator

    Feb 10, 2008
    Apple Valley, Minnesota
    I carry enough weight in mine fulltime that I don't spin...:driving:

    but...every now and then I see little black strips in the mirror...oops
  5. cuffnup

    cuffnup Recruit

    May 9, 2008
    southern Illinois
    nope ..they are junk...just do like everyone else and buy new tires
  6. HDpullingpower

    HDpullingpower Hellion

    May 4, 2008
    Chestertown MD
    It is a little hard to keep good tread on them for long.:driving::D
  7. schulte

    schulte ACCELLERANT!!!

    May 4, 2008
    Southern CT
    The factory ones are soft as all hell!
  8. Dirt Dog

    Dirt Dog New Member

    May 12, 2008
    Far North Texas
    I've been runing the BFG AT's and got 40K out of the last set which isn't too bad. No problem with uneven tread wear when I replaced them, they were just about down to the wear bars all the way across.

    Now the ride, that is a different story. :frown2: Great while the tires were new, but after 10K or so, they start feeling squirrely.
  9. MGlickLBZ

    MGlickLBZ Agent Quack Smacker

    May 5, 2008
    South Central, WI
    Don't try General Grabber AT2s, they don't last long at all. I only got 17,000 out of mine.:shiiiiiite:
  10. alli_gator

    alli_gator Recruit

    May 9, 2008
    Las Vegas
    I've got almost 30k on my Terra Grapplers and still have another 10-15K left on them. I am not easy on my truck by any means either.
  11. pofarmboy

    pofarmboy New Member

    May 11, 2008
    Western Pa
    Ya the tire wear is a bit of a problem. :biggrin5:
  12. t2ch

    t2ch New Member

    May 9, 2008
    Charlottesville, Va

    I'm glad to hear that. I think they are mighty soft to the touch. I haven't liked mine since I put them on. At first they felt squirmy, now they feel a little better. I have 2k on them.

    Not looking forward to hooking up the 9600LBS camper next weekend.

    We'll see how they tow. Might be for sale soon.
  13. pondsy

    pondsy Recruit

    May 7, 2008
    Plymouth, MA
    BFG at's are wearing pretty well considering the beating they take.:ihih:

    Stockers didn't last - one trip to VT towing over 8K. I got to a rest area for fuel and there was rubber all over my wells and rear quarters and had an indentation develop that ran all the way around the tire's sidewall on all four corner (not the vertical seam indents). :wtf:

    GM replaced with 285 BFGs.:sifone:

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