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Best all terrain tire for every day driving.

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I like my venoms. Cheap and ride great.
 

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Went with the ridge grappler 275/60/20 xl. Already not impressed with wet performance. We shall see how they do in the small amount of snow we get.

I had those tires for about a week before I ditched them. Absolutely HORRIBLE in the rain. I sold my entire wheelset because the Ridge Grapplers suck so bad and just put the stock wheels back on and also just got Falken Wildpeak AT3's and couldn't be happier. I thought the Geolanders that were on my truck were good, but the Falken's are much better than those and a whole world away from the ****ty Ridge Grapplers. Those tires are only good in dry terrain, maybe a little mud, but abhorrent on-road wet traction. Can't have that living in the PNW.
 

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Duratrac had on jeep now truck. Love them. Keep them rotated last a long time my jeep had duratrac’s 50,000 miles on them when I sold them. The guy who purchased it got almost another 50,000. Almost 100,000 they were real thin when he got rid of them.
 

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Here in the hills of Central Mass- my 20 Quadcab's tires are down to 6/23's on OEM Alenza HL's with 17K on them. This is its 3rd winter on them, and I live 3 miles all uphill on a windy pothole infested road. If I make it through this winter- it will be time during spring/summer.

On my older Frontier- I had Michelin LTX, and for a highway tire- they did fairly well. On my Colorado- I had the Goodyear wrangler Authority's that were OEM. They were toast by 28K and suicide in winter. Also on my Frontier and wife's Xterra and sons Frontier- we've had a number of sets of Cooper AT3's that did ok as far as life of tire and traction in snow. As others have mentioned- I felt they gave up a little in the noise and wet traction departments as they aged. MY son now has a set of the Cooper AT3-4S, and it appears a much better tire than the original AT3. It seems quieter and has had better traction.

I will most likely buy a set of these when its time.

Chris
 

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I just replaced the OEM Wildpeak AT3WA tires on my truck with new 275/60R20 AT3W Wildpeaks. Just as quiet and smooth riding as the OEM tires but much more capable and better looking. EBAD2F89-690F-43DA-AC92-D7836D0D068F.jpeg
 

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I've run E-rated KO2s for years, but I like these OEM Falken AT3WAs enough that I might buy the "even better" AT3Ws when it's time to replace them.
Had the Falken wildpeak AT3w on my Jeep GC. They were great. I would definitely go with them again but I just bought a set of wheels that came with new BFG KO2s.

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I can attest for Nitto Ridge Grapplers. I have about 40k miles on mine and theyre still running strong. Never had an issue with them.
 

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I had those tires for about a week before I ditched them. Absolutely HORRIBLE in the rain. I sold my entire wheelset because the Ridge Grapplers suck so bad and just put the stock wheels back on and also just got Falken Wildpeak AT3's and couldn't be happier. I thought the Geolanders that were on my truck were good, but the Falken's are much better than those and a whole world away from the ****ty Ridge Grapplers. Those tires are only good in dry terrain, maybe a little mud, but abhorrent on-road wet traction. Can't have that living in the PNW.
Something I noticed with the ridge grapplers was I had to put about 500 miles or more in them before they didn’t spin in rain. I almost sold them after a week because of a light rain and I was spinning terribly. After a couple weeks they did very well in the next rain. I have about 25k miles on this set and can say rain is their week spot and there is a hum now on the highway. They do excellent in snow in my opinion.
 

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I've been a big fan of BFG All Terrains for years. They aren't perfect, but they do many things pretty well. The wet weather traction has been great for me with the BFG's.

I have Ridge Grapplers on my 1500. The Ridge Grapplers look great in my opinion and ride nicely. The dry weather handling is great, but I haven't driven them in any wet conditions to know how they will do.

I will say that the Ridge Grapplers seem to have a bit of noise at highway speeds for sure. I guess that is to be expected with the more aggressive tread.
It's nothing terrible, but I wish they were just a little quieter.
 

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Technically, Ridge Grapplers are a HT tire, which is a combination of a MT/AT, so by design they are more aggressive than most AT tires. That said, I just bought a take-off set of Goodyear DuraTracs and they are louder than my Ridge Grapplers even though they are AT's.

Other than the set of DuraTracs I bought for a winter wheel/tire set up, I have been running nothing but Ridge Grapplers for the last 8 years in the PNW. I have absolutely zero complaints about their performance on wet, snowy, or dry conditions. I wonder if the guys complaining about poor wet performance were running excessively high tire pressures and had the LT version. I've had both LT and the XL versions, but I run 40 psi.
 

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Technically, Ridge Grapplers are a HT tire, which is a combination of a MT/AT, so by design they are more aggressive than most AT tires. That said, I just bought a take-off set of Goodyear DuraTracs and they are louder than my Ridge Grapplers even though they are AT's.

Other than the set of DuraTracs I bought for a winter wheel/tire set up, I have been running nothing but Ridge Grapplers for the last 8 years in the PNW. I have absolutely zero complaints about their performance on wet, snowy, or dry conditions. I wonder if the guys complaining about poor wet performance were running excessively high tire pressures and had the LT version. I've had both LT and the XL versions, but I run 40 psi.
I think Ridge grapplers are labeled as rugged terrain or RT.

My venom terra hunters are hybrid at/mt.
 

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I think Ridge grapplers are labeled as rugged terrain or RT.

My venom terra hunters are hybrid at/mt.

From the Nitto website:

Actually, Venom says that their Terra Hunter X/T is a combination highway tire/AT.
 
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I’ve been pretty happy with my recon grapplers. Haven’t truly tested them in deep snow, but in moderate snow and slushy crap in 4x4 they did well. In rain they seem to be ok too.
 

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From the Nitto website:

Actually, Venom says that their Terra Hunter X/T is a combination highway tire/AT.
Venom must have changed their verbiage since I bought mine. They are definitely not a highway AT and they hum like an MT on the road. Oh well they’re still great for my purposes.
 

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I’ve had almost all of them.

If your priorities lie in on road driving but you need the insurance of getting down most any trail here is the winner:

Bridgestone Dueler Revo3

For less money the runner up is Yokohama Geolander G018.
 

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I’ve had almost all of them.

If your priorities lie in on road driving but you need the insurance of getting down most any trail here is the winner:

Bridgestone Dueler Revo3

For less money the runner up is Yokohama Geolander G018.
Second for the Revo 3. I have about 1000 miles on mine and they are great. I went from factory 22s with 32 inch tire to 20s with a 34 inch tire. The weight of each rim and tire only went up 9 lbs from stock, and the size I got are E rated.
 

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Second for the Revo 3. I have about 1000 miles on mine and they are great. I went from factory 22s with 32 inch tire to 20s with a 34 inch tire. The weight of each rim and tire only went up 9 lbs from stock, and the size I got are E rated.
The light weight (for an E range tire) is what got me to buy them once.

The performance is what will get me to re-buy them.
 

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Something I noticed with the ridge grapplers was I had to put about 500 miles or more in them before they didn’t spin in rain. I almost sold them after a week because of a light rain and I was spinning terribly. After a couple weeks they did very well in the next rain. I have about 25k miles on this set and can say rain is their week spot and there is a hum now on the highway. They do excellent in snow in my opinion.
Yeah mine had much more than 500 miles on them and they were still terrible on wet roads. Putting on the Falkens was night and day difference. I have Nitto Invo's on my Lightning and they are fantastic, but I don't drive that in the rain. On dry roads, Nitto are awesome. On wet, not so much.
 

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