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I know we've beat the tire discussions to death. But I got to pondering this weekend about something.

Seems the ultimate idea is to use those Michelin ribs or something similar. But I hear they are wicked expensive.

What about the BFG Rugged Trail T/As? They are on my F450. They are LT tires with well over 3,000 lb. capacity.

Any negatives? Too much drag for towing?

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The BFG T/As tread do not handle weight very well. On all the trucks we have had them on, they only last about 25k on a heavy truck setup. Guess that's ok on a trailer if you don't put too many miles on them. I would use any E rated tire you like.

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The amount of drag A/T tires on a trailer would contribute would be negligible considering the huge air drag....if you can find them in the correct size & weight rating.


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lawnspecialties wrote:

I know we've beat the tire discussions to death.


Yep.


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dedmiston wrote:

lawnspecialties wrote:

I know we've beat the tire discussions to death.


Yep.


Yep, Michelin ribs, in tires you get what you pay for.


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I'd go for a highway rib tread instead of an all terrain tread. There's no point in putting a traction tire on a trailer axle, unless they're studdable snow tires for winter use. Even then, the DOT might still make you chain up.


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Wait on the Duarvis would be my suggestion.


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Not to change subject. But I was going to get the Bridgestone Duarvis in 235 75 16 but everyone in my are says there is a National back order, ouside of the mich,ribs whats my best options

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Some years back I did a 1-800 number to several tire manufacturers asking which of their LT tires they recommended for use on a heavy trailer.

My question was to BFG but the answer came from Michelin who recommended the BFG Commercial T/A HT. I would contact the tire manufacture for their input on the AT tire for a highway trailer.

There are other good fabric carcass LT tire brands that work great with 6k axles and smaller.


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JIMNLIN wrote:


My question was to BFG but the answer came from Michelin who recommended the
BFG Commercial T/A HT.
I would contact the tire manufacture for their input on the AT tire for a highway trailer.


Hmmm, never saw a
BFG Commercial T/A HT
Is that a new tire just out?
Hope the Commercial T/A All-Season I got were the right ones ?


All I found on BFG was...

All-Terrain T/A KO
Commercial T/A All-Season
Rugged Terrain T/A
Mud-Terrain T/A KM2
Commercial T/A Traction


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