|2011+ LML Performance Parts Discussion Discussion of Performance Parts For the '11 and up LML Duramax Trucks No Advertising|
|View Poll Results: Which tire? aggressive but still comfortable for daily driver|
|Nitto Trail Grappler M/T||18||37.50%|
|Toyo Open Country M/T||19||39.58%|
|Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ||9||18.75%|
|Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ||2||4.17%|
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|01-13-2013, 03:44 PM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Jupiter, FL
Tire advice- good look vs. comfort/noise
I searched other threads and didnt see anything too specific on this. I'm looking for advice when I add a lift and bigger tires. Going to try to fit 20 inch 35's on a Cognito 4-6 NTBD and I want a somewhat aggressive look but I dont want to sacrafcie too much comfort and quietness. Trying to find a good balance here.
Currenlty I'm in between...
Nitto Trail Grappler M/T's (
Nitto Terra Grapplers (not aggresive enough?)
Toyo Open Country M/T's
Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ
Anyone have any other recommendations and better yet, any good pics of these on your truck?
2012 GMC 2500 HD Z71 4x4 Denali (Stealth Metallic Grey)Cognito 4-6" NTBD | 20 x 10"American Force- Judge SS8 | 35 x 12.50 Toyo M/T | H&S XRT Pro w/ Edge CTS | 4" MBRP T409 Stainless Downpipe Back | Diamond Eye Downpipe | DRP Intercooler Pipe | AirDog II 165 | aFe Stage 2 CAI- dry | Duramax Billet Resonator Delete | Spyder Halo CCFL HID LED Headlights | Recon Smoke Black Taillights | Recon Smoke Black Cab Lights w/ White LEDs | Recon Smoke Black 3rd Brake Light w/ White LEDs | White LED Fog Lights | White LED Interior and Licence Plate Lights | 24" 10,000 Lumen White CREE LED Lightbar | Roll-n-Lock | WeatherTechs | Carhartt Seat Covers | Escort 9500ix w/ mirror tap | Diversi-Tech Billet Hitch | Debadged Rear
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|01-13-2013, 04:20 PM||eBay Motors #2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Personally I like BFG ATs. Have had them on multiple trucks with no issues. Nice and quiet and last a decent while.
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2005 Chevy ECSB 4x4 - AEM CAI - LBZ MP - 4" Straight Piped Dumped - EGR Blocker Plate - DSP5 Tuned by Kory Willis/Power Performance Enterprises - High Idle Mod - Headlight All On
|01-13-2013, 04:39 PM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Breckenridge, MI
love my Goodyear duratracs! alot of people are running them now. they are quite quiet for how aggressive they are. my buddy has trail grapplers and i think they are loud
2008 LMM 2500HD, MA-700, MBRP 4'', K&N cold air intake, EFI Live from Diesel Addiction, edge insight, PPE lift pump, egr blocked, 33'' Goodyear duratracs on 20" XD Misfits, de-debadged,smoked tail lights and cab lights, halo headlights, black grille, leveled with keys, B&M gooseneck hitch, air ride air bags with compressor, Alligator tie rod sleeves, PPE shim kit,Rough Country 6'' Lift Powdercoated Orange, 35w 5000k HIDs highs, lows and fogs
WAITING TO BE INSTALLED - PCV reroute, Ppe rear diff cover, inline filter kit
|01-13-2013, 04:55 PM||eBay Motors #4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Trail grapplers are so loud. It made me not want to drive my truck
Terra grapplers wear out to fast and get loud after 10k miles
I'd stay away from those.
'11 GMC 2500 Storm Gray CC Leveled
Cog UCAs | tie rod sleeves| Pitmann/Idler Supports | Fox 2.0 Performance Shocks| 305/55 20 Cooper LTZ's | Fuel Octanes| LEDs|----sold
|01-13-2013, 05:00 PM||eBay Motors #5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Tacoma, Washington
trail grappler are expensive as hell and wear out was to fast
Max - 07 LBZ ECLB LOWERED!
Plugged, Rerouted, Blocked, PPE Mod, DE 5 inch, DE 3inch DP, EFI Live DSP-5 by IDAHO ROB, Insight, Raptor 150,
Transgo Jr, Nicktane, PROEFX Steel Roll Pan, XD Revolvers -24 Offset 20x10 w/ 305/50 Nitto 420s, Alligator Sleeves,
Belltech 3inch drop shackles, T Bar bolts all the way out, DDM Tuning 6000k Low/3000k Fog, and about 50lbs of Zipties
|01-13-2013, 05:02 PM||eBay Motors #6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: B.C. Canada
Got 6 toyo MT on mine
2008 GMC Dually LMM
6" lift 285/75R17 "E" TOYO M/T
Banks intake/DPFdelete with MBRP exhaust
PPE Hot Race tuner / TransGo Jr. / Pillar gauges
JVC - DVD/Nav system & Back up camera/2500w inverter/ 55w reverse lamps/Amber strobe lights X4 corners
front hidden hitch/rear hitch/turn over ball 5th wheel hitch/custom grille
DRW # 101
|01-13-2013, 05:13 PM||eBay Motors #7 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2012
Sorry, can't vote. TAKOs are all I buy. I hear a lot of guys like the Toyos though.
CUSTOM TUNING BY KORY WILLIS
|01-13-2013, 05:32 PM||eBay Motors #8 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Sedalia, Missouri
I have a buddy with Trail Grapplers on his 6.4 and I hate riding with him because they're so noisy. But I am used to my michelin a/t 2 tires though.
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Caleb "Toxic Shock",
2002 LB7,187k miles. EFI by Punisher Performance, 5" exhaust, PPE BIV. Rare Parts HD Tie Rods, PPE Straight Center Link, a little support from Cognito, Homemade Traction Bars, Auto Meter Cobalt's. FASS 95, Suncoast Gmax5 in a box waiting for me to install, Just trying to get by on a budget-
DD 2001 VW Jetta TDI 5spd 190k miles
|01-13-2013, 06:44 PM||eBay Motors #9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Muncie, Indiana
07' 2500- 315/70 duratracs, 17" XD addicts, zone 6 in lift, efi live dsp5 switch,volant cold air, 4 inch exhaust turbo back, ARB front bumper. Cognito ucas, fabtech tierods, firestone air bags, halo projector headlights, smoked led tail lights and cab lights, pioneer stereo 2 12" kickers and 1000 watt amp.
|01-13-2013, 06:45 PM||eBay Motors #10 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Cordova, IL
Hated the Terra Grapplers because they wore out way too fast. My last set were Toyo's they were good not too noisy lasted 38,000 I only rotated once because I am lazy. Went with the Nitto Trail's this time because I got a great deal, I absolutely love them. I have been in some nasty mud and pulled out other stuck trucks they seem to bite and clean out great.
09 LMM CCSB LTZ
MBRP 5" Turbo Back, Diamond Eye Down Pipe, 6" Stack, EFI Live Dsp5, Moto Metal 951 35X12.50X20 Nitto Trail Grapplers
6" Zone Suspension Lift, Isspro EV2 Pyro, Boost & Trans, Nicktane Filter Adapter.
08 Dmax RCLB Stock (Dad's)
88 Mustang GT 347 Stroker 125 Shot Of N2O