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Old 12-22-2017, 05:58 PM   #1
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Goodyear Silent Armor or Hankook Dynapro?

I need new tires on my TV and narrowed it down to 2 choices and am looking at getting some advise from you folks. I need AT tires due to my job and go offroad 10-20% of the time. Goodyear Silent Armor or Hankook Dynapro AT-M RF10. I like Goodyear for they are American made but have concerns on the sidewall strength and I don't know why. Hankook is highly recommended by my Chevy dealer but costs $400 more. I guess that the Goodyear may last me 40,000 miles costing me $0.023/mile and the Hankook may last me 50,000 costing me $0.0265/mile.
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Old 12-22-2017, 07:12 PM   #2
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I have not run them but came very close to buying them at one time many people really liked them., had great reviews at the time Then couldn't get the size I wanted. Ended up with the goodyear adventure with kevlar and it worked very well. got 58k out of the set on my 01 2500. Just bought a set for my 17 3500 since the firestones were toast at 33k. Hopefully I get the 50k plus out them as well.
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Have you already cut out Michelin?
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Old 12-22-2017, 10:48 PM   #4
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Around here the Silent Armor is getting hard to find and has been replaced mostly by the "all terrain adventure w/ kevlar". I'm a big fam of both of these for good on-raod manners, decent in snow and mild mud/gravel.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:56 AM   #5
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The Hankook tires are great tires, on my 2003 2500hd excsb that I towed about 50% of the time I got just shy of 60,000 out of the tires. The only gripe I have with them is that if you are not diligent on rotating the tires they will start to cup on the steer axle. On a related note I have Cooper Discoverer AT/3 on my 2006 2500hd ccsb and have been really impressed with the wear and performance. I have around 40,000 on these and still have around 25% tread depth left.
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:36 PM   #6
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The choice is simple, but I think you've left other viable options out. Support USA produced goods to the extent you can, and the tire industry is as important as any other.
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Old 12-27-2017, 10:42 AM   #7
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I really liked my Hankook MT's and have friends who speak highly about their AT's as well.
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Have always run Michlin. Went to Hankook, it's like running on balloons. Handling is really bad. Due to cost will have to run them for a couple of years then it is back to Michlins.
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I have hankook Dynapro on my truck, I have been very pleased and surprised by their towing performance and stability. They were installed by previous owner, and I was (my family too) always a Michelin or Cooper fan, i will definitely add and consider these tires to the list of tires I really like, JMO

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OP since you mentioned liking Goodyear as they are American made, Cooper are also American made.

I have Cooper Discoverer AT3s in load range E and they have been great. Theyíre quiet and handle great whether Iím towing or not.
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