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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-22-2009, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hancook RT03 tires

has anyone on here ever run these tires?? if so any complaints or reviews??

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-22-2009, 10:44 PM
 
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I can't speak to the MT version

But my 1-ton van (road ready weight about 7,000 lbs.) came with Hankook 245/75R16-E in a plain-jane "all season" version, more like an open street tread design.

I had my doubts at first about the brand and the tread, but I must admit they lasted well, I never had even a soft tire, and they pulled well enough in snow the first two winters. The all seasons are not for anything off-road...I couldn't move on the slightest grade on wet grass.

But what impressed me most was how well they lasted. I rotated every 10,000-15,000 miles and I just had them removed six weeks ago to install new tires for winter. (I wanted to keep them for the utility trailer, so I'd have a matched set on it, but they mistakenly got "recycled".)

There was enough tread left on them to run at least another summer on the van, but that doesn't work well in October when you only have one set of wheels.

How long did they last? 3 years 2 months or about 49,000 miles..with more than legal tread remaining (10-12,000 miles?).

The ones in the picture look like they would be good diggers.
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all around you get quite the bang for the buck out of hankook tires,the mt is a good traction tire but is a little noisy on highway,and they wear like iron.


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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-07-2009, 08:17 PM
 
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I'm installing those on my rig tomorrow in 285 70 17. I'll let you know what i think in a few weeks, they've gotten really good reviews.
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right on well I had planned on putting them on the ranger but since I wrote that off last week I'm thinkin about gettin them for the new F150 I'm pickin up friday I'd love to get another set of BFG's again but the price is through the roof so for the price point I think I'm gonna go with the Hancook's and hopefully they work as well as the BFG's did
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I've been looking at those for my truck as well. From what I've read they are good tire.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-08-2009, 08:05 PM
 
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ive run hankooks on my done up truck (not long) but there a good tire for the $$ im not running that style but there a decent all around tire brand



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i have been running them for the last three years. have been a very good tire. better than any others i have had. i will buy them again.

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-18-2010, 06:46 PM
 
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I love my Hankooks. They are the Dynapro AT-M's though. They are very quiet on the road, and have awesome traction.

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