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Old 07-21-2015, 06:58 PM   #21
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If you have 18", Cooper Discoverer HT-3, the 245/70/18 has a load rating of 3,640



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Old 07-21-2015, 07:29 PM   #22
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Just put on a set of Goodyear Wrangler SR-A - LT265/60R20/E today. This was the factory tire. I think it a good all around tire. $756 less $80 rebate plus mount, balance and tax.
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:37 PM   #23
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Maybe I missed it but just thought of this now.

What kind of travelling will the OP be doing with his TV?

If highway towing and paved campgrounds then a highway tire would be good. If going off the beaten path and boondocking then an AT tire would be better.

Highway - Firestone Tranforce HT
Other - Cooper Discoverer AT3
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:39 PM   #24
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I'm running Firestone TransForce AT's because that's what came on my RAM 2500 when I bought it. They're not bad but I have Michelin LTX M/S2 on my last truck before someone totaled it. Anyway, I prefer the Michelin's if for no other reason they are quite.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:54 PM   #25
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I have run the Cooper AT3's and did not get the life out of them that I wanted. On a single wheel, I like the Toyo AT II's. I have towed cross country with them, had them on several beaches (Atlantic and Pacific), dirt roads, rain, snow, and they have never given up on me. Very tough tire.
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I'm running Firestone Transforce HT on mine; that's what came on the truck (just under 4K miles) and they are quiet and manage the load well. I would consider using them again at this point, and given others' experiences, they seem to be a good choice.

To be honest though, I don't have much comparison, this is my first HD truck. I can say that I run Michelins on my wife's XTerra, and based on that experience, I'll likely put Michelins on everything I put tires on forever. They're quiet, and the tread wears like nothing I've ever seen in a tire before. They will likely rot before I have to replace them for tread wear; TOUGH tire indeed. My friend gave me crap about spending so much money on tires when I put them on; he has since been through at least 2 sets of "cheaper" tires on each of his vehicles, and my Michelins still have PLENTY of life.
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