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02-05-2012 03:50 AM  6 years agoPost 1
TheHud

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Looking to buy new tires for my truck. 2011 F150 4X4. Anyone using the Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac on their vehicle? I am seeing a lot of good customer reviews online, and they are winter rated, which I want. Just wondering if anyone here has any history with them.

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02-05-2012 04:56 AM  6 years agoPost 2
JPhillips

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Interested in knowing this too, I've considered these tires for my truck. I'm on my second set of Michelin LTX M/S and will need new tires soon on my 06 F-150 4x4. Got rid of the stock General tires as quickly as I could.

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02-05-2012 12:24 PM  6 years agoPost 3
neilg.

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i have yokohamas on my f150, but i drive my truck like a family vehicle. they wear very well. and they don't have that humming sound as you accelerate. townfair beats internet prices also.

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02-06-2012 07:12 AM  6 years agoPost 4
Henry

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Ask the salesman to show you the date of manufacture which is molded into the inside sidewall. If the tires are more than 4 years old, don't buy them.

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02-07-2012 03:28 AM  6 years agoPost 5
bustedmp

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We sell quite a bit of them where I work, mostly to 2 local utility companies. They are a pretty agressive tire. They are holding up very good for them, but they are on F250 and 350 trucks. They will do very good in winter conditions on your F150, but you will need to rotate them often to get the best life from them. With the widely spaced shoulder lugs if you don't rotate them often enough, they will cup on the inside shoulder. If you rotate them every 3 to 5000 miles they should wear pretty good. I am not a big fan of Goodyear tires, but I do like the Duratracs. They are a bit noisy, but nowhere nar what an all out mud tire would be like.

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02-07-2012 03:32 AM  6 years agoPost 6
bustedmp

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If you do ask to see the date of manufacture, you are looking for the DOT number on the tire sidewall near the bead of the tire. You are looking for the a 4 digit number after 3 sets of letters or numbers. One side of the tire will only have 2 sets of numbers and or letters, the other will have 3. The third set will be only numbers like 0312. The first 2 are the week, the last 2 are the year, so 0312 would have a manufacture date in the 3rd month of 2012. I doubt you will get a set of duratracs older than a year though.

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