Tire upgrade question

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  1. Dr0wningless0n5

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    Looking to get some new tires for my gen 1. Not sure if I should go with another set of OEM, or the Goodyear Duratracs. I live in Massachusetts so I need something that handles ice and snow, as well as being good on city/highway. I would also like something that can handle some light off-roading. Thanks guys!
     
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    Fwiw, I'm going with General grabber x3s... I hear great things.
     
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    If snow is more of a concern than off-road capability then I would definitely choose the Duratrac over the K02. But you may also want to look at the Nitto Ridge Grappler. It's really a much more modern tire.
     
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    I've been running the Falken AT3W in the winter in Tahoe. Snowflake winter approved, nice deep tread lugs, sipes are really deep too. This is definitely my new winter recommendation.
     
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    Pretty familiar with snow here in Denver. I run Duratracs all year round. They're excellent.
     
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    Before I had my Raptor I had a ‘13 Super Duty. Ran both Duratracs and KO2’s in 325/60-20. The only good thing I can say about the KO2’s when comparing both is they are quieter. Other then that it was Duratracs hands down. Even got 70k miles out of them.
     
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    How is the road noise compared to KO's?
     
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    While I don't see snow, tomorrow I am installing my 4th set of Duratracs. The only down side I have is that they get louder the closer you get to 50k miles.
     
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    Very similar if not a little quieter. They'll probably remain quieter throughout their life span with the full depth tread sipes. And they're warrantied for 55k.
     
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    Just picked up a set of Cooper STT PRO's $251.00 each at Walmart
     

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