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Ok nation question im in the market for tires and would like to get the general grabber tires the ones with the red writing on the side i have an 08 z8d 2wd anyone know if these are good tires? what do yall recommend
 

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They are junk in my opinion. The rubber is too soft and they are useless in mud and snow. They are basically a rock and sand tire.
 

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Back in 09 when I bought the z85 it came with some General Tires. (215/75/R16) they had no grip on pavement, every corner on the highway you could hear the tires squeaking, so I traded them for michelins Latitude Tour HP.

The tire you mention is an AT tire. I´ve heard is good in some conditions but If you want a bullet proof tire go for the BFG AT´s
 

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My boss has them on his truck, they ride like crap and don't handle well at all. In my opinion way too expensive for what you get.
 

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Like fixxer said... useless in mud and snow. Ok in dirt and rock. I see them a lot on pre runners here in So Cal and they are popular with those who have red trucks...
 

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Just figured I'd give you another option. If you have 15" wheels, these dunlop radial mud rovers are what I am running. They are a little noisy but cheap and worth way more than you pay for them.

 

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My stock 355 tires were General (not grabber's) & I didn't care for them...like others said - poor grip, rode like bricks, etc. Now I have Cooper Discoverer AT3's and love 'em. Now...I'm not a mud-sucking off-roader so these suit all-weather hwy w/some light off-roading.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company - Discoverer A/T3?
 

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I'm normally a Goodyear or BFG guy........BUT I really like everything I have bought from Nitto.

My wifes Tahoe LTZ will need tires soon, I will be replacing the OEM tire with the Nitto Terra Grappler ATs. I have a buddy that put them on his LTZ and loves them. He has almost 50k miles on them and he has about 50% treadlife remaining

Check the reviews out on them.
 

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goodyear wranglers are the best tire ive owned. they read silent armor on the side wall. exspensive though but I found a new set on craigs list for $300.
 

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Hancock Mudders is what I use in the winter, their a good price for them and they handle in any conditions. Seems like they will last as long as you rotate them. Then again you need to rotate Mudders often. I found when they start to hum it's time to rotate. If you get 40,000 + on a mudder your doing good.
 

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I have had several different brands, but I keep coming back to BFG's, so I am staying with them from now on.
 

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thanks for all the info guys really helps I'm not into off-roading all that much maybe a little here and there and I would like the aggressive look also
 

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Well if your not a big off road guy, then some nice AT tires should do you well
 

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Never actually used them but by the looks I put them in the category with terra grapplers. Dry dirt, sand, etc they prolly aren't bad. Tread pattern is a tell tale they won't clean worth a crap in the mud. I noticed a pretty good difference in my old Hankook mts and my cheap federal mts, the hankooks are way more agressive than the grabbers and lasted over 50k,,, but the federal a have much more gap between the lugs and clean well. Prolly won't last as long but they have gotten me in places with a lot less spinning than the old hankooks. We have a decent bit of red clay and I would be scared to stop with those generals, prolly cake up and never get rolling again
 
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