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the best tires?

I have a 2007 dodge heavy duty 1 ton dually, what are the best replacement tire for highway towing? I pull a 40 ft goosrneck flatbed and soon a 50 ft 3 car wedge, and will be needing tires in the near future and wondering which ones to use. So far I'm getting good wear out of the Generals that came on the truck as long as I keep rotating regular and tire pressure checked but that is true with any tires for good life, but is there any better for the money? Hank
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Michelin LTX M/S tires are probably the best in the business as far as wear, weight capacity, and handling. The only problem is what they cost....around $200 per tire for stock sizes.
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Old Posted 04-15-2008, 08:57 AM in reply to RJF's Red Cummins's post starting "Michelin LTX M/S tires are probably the..."
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What kind of mileage are you getting out of those?
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This is a loaded question I like the BGF Rugged Trails but I'm also having luck with the Firestone Transforce, of course I dont tow as much as others and I think my next set will be more for off highway travel but neither tire ever left me stuck in here on the farm or down logging roads.
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Old Posted 04-17-2008, 05:04 PM in reply to nainoapak01's post "the best tires?"
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I have a 2007 dodge heavy duty 1 ton dually, what are the best replacement tire for highway towing? I pull a 40 ft goosrneck flatbed and soon a 50 ft 3 car wedge, and will be needing tires in the near future and wondering which ones to use. So far I'm getting good wear out of the Generals that came on the truck as long as I keep rotating regular and tire pressure checked but that is true with any tires for good life, but is there any better for the money? Hank
I bought my truck with 22,000 miles on it and the Generals. I bought the Michelins at 45,000 miles when the Generals were down to the wear bars. Discount Tire says with regular rotations the Michelins should be good for 70,000-75,000 miles.
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thank you, I'm leaning towards the michlins when it's ready. I usually haul around 20,000 to 21,ooo lbs on my trailer and even at $200 per tire I think there the best buy. Thanks again guys for the input. Hank
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Old Posted 04-19-2008, 08:32 AM in reply to nainoapak01's post starting "thank you, I'm leaning towards the..."
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If you want the highest mileage tire you'll have to go to 19.5 wheels. I understand the Hankook tires are 150,000 mile tires. You might want to give them a call.

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I have a 2007 dodge heavy duty 1 ton dually, what are the best replacement tire for highway towing? I pull a 40 ft goosrneck flatbed and soon a 50 ft 3 car wedge, and will be needing tires in the near future and wondering which ones to use. So far I'm getting good wear out of the Generals that came on the truck as long as I keep rotating regular and tire pressure checked but that is true with any tires for good life, but is there any better for the money? Hank
Good Year makes a G rated trailer tire that runs around 375 that will out perform anything you have probably been using, when I used them on my 53' enclosed, I usually got around 150,000 with no rotations, was very happy with that.
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Old Posted 04-26-2008, 08:40 AM in reply to nainoapak01's post "the best tires?"
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michelin ms....i got 75000 miles out of them with my 40 ft gn hooked up all the time......great tires....
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