I will never buy a goodyear again. Just a personal beef with them being in the tire industry myself (And they are part of the reason I rolled my halfton, hehe)...I prefer to run michelin/BFG. They are just of superior quality. It is a known fact in the tire buisiness that any tire over a 265/75/16 can run the risk of being out of round from the getgo, and this is extremely prevalent in our "house brand" goodyear made tires, and even so on the actual goodyears. This doesn't seem to be the case with our michelin/Bfg's. I VERY rarely see an out of round michelin or bfg, maybe 1 out of 100. With the goodyears and especially their house brand, I see sometimes as many as 1 of 4 out of round.
Not to deter you, some of our house brand goodyears are our best sellers, and many people have no problem whatsoever with them. Most real truck guys can get over a touch of vibration, though.
That being said, I can say that the goodyear MTR is a no-nonsense mtr. It is slightly more aggressive then the BFG mud, but it will last about half as long...And I believe it is more expensive (I can check at work tommorow). But, It DOES have a bit more offroad capability.
I would go for the Bfg personally. I feel that if you need any more then what this tire can provide, then your going to want to step up to the next class of tires, which is where the $$$ counts. Very few of the tires beyond the mud terrains have any form of road manners.
I Have the goodyear's right now and I am pretty happy with them. I had bfg's before and i was just as happy though. Offroad the goodyears are a little better and they even look a little more aggresive. The goodyears are pretty quiet on the road too. I like them both.
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