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Old 06-01-2013, 06:08 PM   #11
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I had Transforce HT's on my 1/2 ton. The 3/4 ton came with Bridgestone Duravis. I wish I had the Transforce HT's instead. When it comes time for replacement, you know what I'll be getting.
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Old 06-01-2013, 08:33 PM   #12
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I had Transforce HT's on my 1/2 ton. The 3/4 ton came with Bridgestone Duravis. I wish I had the Transforce HT's instead. When it comes time for replacement, you know what I'll be getting.
When I asked around the majority of people with duallys seem to be running the TransForce HTs or the Duravis. Firestones where a few $$$ cheaper and I heard better things on them.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #13
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When I asked around the majority of people with duallys seem to be running the TransForce HTs or the Duravis. Firestones where a few $$$ cheaper and I heard better things on them.
The Duravis are okay, but I found the Transforce HT were more firm when towing, and seemed to be better behaved as a result. Not a large difference, but noticeable.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:32 PM   #14
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I put a new set of Transforces on my PU just before leaving for AK. They gave an excellent ride with no problems on the drive up. I only have about 5000 miles on them, so would hope they would hold up!!
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #15
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Put a set of Tranforces on my F350 on the recommendation of my local tire dealer, and have been VERY pleased after 2 1/2 camping seasons towing the 11,000lb 5er, and the ride when not towing. Very little wear - look almost new.
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:04 AM   #16
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I now have just over 90,000 KMS on these Firestones and they are wearing awesome. I would say they are less than 40% worn at this point but that is just an eyeball guess not measuring tread depth. Much better than the previous Goodyears I had. Will be picking up some TransForce ATs to run this winter. Guys I have talked to say they run those year round and get better wear than the HTs. Cant see how with an aggressive tread but we will see.
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I now have just over 90,000 KMS on these Firestones and they are wearing awesome. I would say they are less than 40% worn at this point but that is just an eyeball guess not measuring tread depth. Much better than the previous Goodyears I had. Will be picking up some TransForce ATs to run this winter. Guys I have talked to say they run those year round and get better wear than the HTs. Cant see how with an aggressive tread but we will see.
Also, I wonder if the AT's make more tread noise on the highway. Inquiring minds would like to know your experience with this, if you do get the AT's.
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New Transforce HTs on my TV took me to Alaska and back this summer without any of the tires themselves being of any issue. Of course the roofing nail I ran over was another story. After a plug and patch on it, those tires are still going strong. I'm very impressed with the even wearing and exceptional ride qualities I am getting from them. I'm assuming they will be up to the task of managing winter weather conditions.
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Also, I wonder if the AT's make more tread noise on the highway. Inquiring minds would like to know your experience with this, if you do get the AT's.
I will post my results. I would like to get a few more miles on the HTs before switching over for winter. Paying to install / balance 6 tires in not fun. I will likely post the used ones for sale locally and try and recoup some of my $$$$. Reality is these tires probably still have 2-3 years of driving on them for the everyday Joe.
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Forgot to update this post. I replaced the HTs with a set of ATs sometime last December. Ran the ATs until yesterday and put 130,000 kms on them. The front's still had a bit of life in the but the rears were done. Bought 6 more Transforce ATs and kept going. I fond the road noise to be nothing and they handle loads very well. I recommend this tire to anyone I meet!
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