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Hey guys, I have spent hours upon hours on this site soaking up all the great information available; Now its my turn to give back!
Little bit about my Ridge - 2007, Truxx lift/level self installed, Blacked out rims and grill (painted myself) - bully bar.
I just put on a set of 255/70 r17 General Grabber AT2's. I'll start with the tire itself, although it is a pretty aggressive tire I'm really happy with the tire noise at speed - it's there, but very low. There are some very apparent down sides, these tires are heavy (very heavy) so breaking performance takes a hit for sure (also gas millage I'd have to imagine). Also this sized tire is not for the faint of heart, they rub on the plastic a little on (or close to) lock, they are self clearing and wide so expect mud/sand everywhere. I've never had the mud guards on my truck so not sure the clearance issues that might involve those. I did cut back the plastics on both sides very slightly (at the bottom screw points) it really wasn't needed but just looked better to me... I hope this helps people that are on the fence about tire selection (sorry for all you unlifed folk.)
Anyway enough talking see the photos -
 

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Looks nice! I also have my factory rims black, but I went with Michelin Defender LTX tires in 265/65/17's. I wanted something quiet as realize I'm getting old : )
 

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I have the same tires in the same size. I have about 30K on mine and they're just now starting to show some wear. At last inspection (500 miles ago), three of them were at 9/32 and one was at 8/32. They've started to cup but I'm sure that's operator error. I've varied the air pressure over the years. Never could get it exactly where I wanted it. Rotated them every 4k miles.

I've been wicked happy with their performance and pretty happy with their wear. They're awesome in the snow.
 

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I have the same tires in the same size. I have about 30K on mine and they're just now starting to show some wear. At last inspection (500 miles ago), three of them were at 9/32 and one was at 8/32. They've started to cup but I'm sure that's operator error. I've varied the air pressure over the years. Never could get it exactly where I wanted it. Rotated them every 4k miles.

I've been wicked happy with their performance and pretty happy with their wear. They're awesome in the snow.
I have the AT2's on my Honda Element & CRV. My wife and I use these cars to deliver mail, so tread wise they last 1 1/2... Now to my point, general grabber has a 60k tread warranty. We end up getting around a 50% pro rate discount for new AT2. Been doing this for over 6 yrs without any problems. To my knowledge general grabber is the only company offering a tread warranty on all terrain tires...
 

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Now to my point, general grabber has a 60k tread warranty. We end up getting around a 50% pro rate discount for new AT2. Been doing this for over 6 yrs without any problems. To my knowledge general grabber is the only company offering a tread warranty on all terrain tires...
How many miles did you have on them and what was the tread depth when you traded up to new ones at the pro-rated discount?
 

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How many miles did you have on them and what was the tread depth when you traded up to new ones at the pro-rated discount?
5/32 across the board, 23-28k miles. Oh and I warranty them out at Walmart, the tire tech's-lol are not so picky about uneven camber wear, bold spots, 10 plug-patches, ect ect. Just explaining to them how the tread warranty works is the only battle.
 

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5/32 across the board, 23-28k miles. Oh and I warranty them out at Walmart, the tire tech's-lol are not so picky about uneven camber wear, bold spots, 10 plug-patches, ect ect. Just explaining to them how the tread warranty works is the only battle.
Did you buy them from Walmart initially? I ordered mine online and had them shipped to a local tire place for installation. But it sounds like mine are wearing a heck of a lot better than yours did.
 

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Did you buy them from Walmart initially? I ordered mine online and had them shipped to a local tire place for installation. But it sounds like mine are wearing a heck of a lot better than yours did.
Again we deliver mail in our Honda's, 980 boxes a day 4.900 stops every week. Yah they can wear out any tire quick, the first set of AT2 I bought online when they were down to 5/32 I order a new set through Walmart as there an authorized general grabber dealer so I was able to warranty the OG with them. You could easily do the same but you have to purchase new GG tires with them.
 

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Again we deliver mail in our Honda's, 980 boxes a day 4.900 stops every week. Yah they can wear out any tire quick, the first set of AT2 I bought online when they were down to 5/32 I order a new set through Walmart as there an authorized general grabber dealer so I was able to warranty the OG with them. You could easily do the same but you have to purchase new GG tires with them.
Sweet. Did you have to provide the original proof or purchase or in some way prove how many miles were on them?
 
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