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2021 TrailBoss LT - NEED NEW TIRES

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I would not consider myself a tire wiz by any means but would love some help. Looking for something somewhat rugged but with less noise than I am having on the stock Goodyears with 35K miles. Also looking to fill out the wheel well a bit more. Any recommendations on bigger size and brands? I do have a level kit installed. 18' wheels.
 
I have 295 70 Toyo Open Country III on the stock 18s. I recommend them👍
 
I just put on Falken WildPeak RT/01's and they are great so far and hands down quieter than the stock duratracs where and they wont break the bank.
 
I would suggest anything Toyo! Currently running 295/70r18 Toyo R/T Trails and love them so far. There is some road noise but not nearly what those damn Goodyears had. I'm about 6k miles in and like you, got rid of the Goodyears at 35k miles.
 
This is another Goodyear, I had them on a Tacoma and they are on my son's 96 Dodge Ram 2500. Goodyear Wrangler ultra terrain AT. Smooth ride, look aggressive and very quiet on the road . Discount Tire will have them as they are exclusive to them. Falken Wildpeak at3w are also good tires that I have had. Aggressive and good ride.
 
This is another Goodyear, I had them on a Tacoma and they are on my son's 96 Dodge Ram 2500. Goodyear Wrangler ultra terrain AT. Smooth ride, look aggressive and very quiet on the road . Discount Tire will have them as they are exclusive to them. Falken Wildpeak at3w are also good tires that I have had. Aggressive and good ride.
If the Goodyear Wrangler Ultra Terrain AT its exclusive to Discount Tire then you might be able to find them on TireRack.com due to Discount owning Tire Rack.
 
I purchased the Goodyear Wranger Ultra Terrains from Discount and I have no complaints. They are quieter than the Duratracs that I pulled off, but I cant remember how quiet the Duratracs were when new so it might not be a fair comparison. The tires have been decent so far and have provided great off road grip with good on road manners.
 
If the Goodyear Wrangler Ultra Terrain AT its exclusive to Discount Tire then you might be able to find them on TireRack.com due to Discount owning Tire Rack.
I was wrong about Tire Rack
 

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Just remember when ordering from tire rack or online, you have to get them installed somewhere. Discount Tire will charge an arm and a leg in labor charges. They hate it when people do that. lol! Then you have to pay for rebalancing anytime you get it done unless you buy the balancing package. Possibly rotations and flats elsewhere.
 
I would not consider myself a tire wiz by any means but would love some help. Looking for something somewhat rugged but with less noise than I am having on the stock Goodyears with 35K miles. Also looking to fill out the wheel well a bit more. Any recommendations on bigger size and brands? I do have a level kit installed. 18' wheels.

Do you want to maintain the aggressive off-road appearance that the Duratracs have? If you don't mind going with more tame looking tires that opens up a world of great options all of which ride better, last longer, and cost less. You'll be very happy with just about any on-road AT from any of the major brands. If you want the off-road look then I highly recommend 275/70R18 Territory MT. They are close to factory weight and only slightly larger. Which means little to no MPG loss, and you can get away without calibrating your truck if you want (it's not that big of a change). The Open Country AT3 is also a great choice, heavier but still pretty light, and not too noisy. I would avoid the Wildpeaks because while they are definitely quality tires, they are really frikin heavy.

Just remember when ordering from tire rack or online, you have to get them installed somewhere. Discount Tire will charge an arm and a leg in labor charges. They hate it when people do that. lol! Then you have to pay for rebalancing anytime you get it done unless you buy the balancing package. Possibly rotations and flats elsewhere.

It's still cheaper though. I've yet to find a local tire installer that can beat the prices of TireRack or DTD plus third party installation.
 
I would not consider myself a tire wiz by any means but would love some help. Looking for something somewhat rugged but with less noise than I am having on the stock Goodyears with 35K miles. Also looking to fill out the wheel well a bit more. Any recommendations on bigger size and brands? I do have a level kit installed. 18' wheels.
I went with the ZR2 tire. 275/70R18's, Goodyear M/T's. It's an inch taller, and zero rubbing. So far, much quieter on the highway than the stock Duratrac's, but it's hard to say how noisy they will get as they get balder.
 
Just remember when ordering from tire rack or online, you have to get them installed somewhere. Discount Tire will charge an arm and a leg in labor charges. They hate it when people do that. lol! Then you have to pay for rebalancing anytime you get it done unless you buy the balancing package. Possibly rotations and flats elsewhere.
That's not my experience. Maybe my Discount Tire is different? If they install it they have lifetime balancing and rotations for free. I buy my tires through the Navy Exchange (military perk, NEX abbreviated) because they're cheaper and tax free, then go to Discount Tire for the mounting and balancing. I could have the NEX do the mounting and balancing, but then I'm paying for rotations and balance every 5,000 miles.
 
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I would not consider myself a tire wiz by any means but would love some help. Looking for something somewhat rugged but with less noise than I am having on the stock Goodyears with 35K miles. Also looking to fill out the wheel well a bit more. Any recommendations on bigger size and brands? I do have a level kit installed. 18' wheels.
I would highly recommend the Falken Wild Peak AT3, best truck tires ives ever run very smooth aggressive look great in rain and snow, much smoother than the stock Wranglers I have the 295/70 r18s with a mud flap delete and 1.5 inch spacers and it sits great and doesn't rub
 

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