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At 71,000 miles I am finally going to have to replace my OEM Michelin's on my 2007 RTL. Is there a consensus on a good riding/gas mileage replacement tire. Suggestions appreciated. - Mike

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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

I did the MS2's at 85k and like them as well as the oem.

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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

You could always just stay with what is proven and true.

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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

I went back with the Michelin ltx after getting 155k on my factory set....can't get much better in my opinion!!!
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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

I agree with the LTX M/S for replacement. Any reason you might want to change?

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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

I'm going to try Toyo A/T next. Already gone through two sets of LTX M/S and only have 72K on my truck. I can't the mileage some of you guys are getting. 155K al I can say is wow.
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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

Also went with OEM tire for replacement set.

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Went with the newer M/S2 instead. Suppose to be better and a little taller. I do get a slight rub if turning and hitting bumps or dips.
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Re: Replacement Tire Recommendations

I got the Mich Latitude, just because the originals MS rotten with cracks replaced them under warranty with a new MS from sears and 2 years later they starting to crack again.

The stopping power from the Latitudes and how smooth they stop on stop and go traffic is almost like driving a much lighter truck or luxury SUV, no comparison, can't speak much for gas mileage or noise but I am sure they are quieter and I did not notice that as much.

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You could always just stay with what is proven and true.
......same here.

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