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Replacing Stock Forteras Questions!

I searched around for awhile and found alot of good information, but i still have a few unanswered questions. My 06 base has terrible fortera HL's and at 33k they have wore out more quickly that I would have liked, so I would like to replace them. I have been looking at the Goodyear wrangler silent armors' and the BFGoodrich Long Trail Tour's. Every tire that I have looked at has numerours reviews that say one or the other these are difficult to balance or hurt fuel consumption. So if I go with a on/Off Road Tire how much fuel loss will I see on a stock replacement? Do these vehicles typically lose balance faster because of the weight?

I have been battling wandering steering wheel issues for 2-3 months now, I have had them check alignment, balance the tires (4 times in 20,000) and have rotated them every 5K when I do my oil changes. I want to pick a decent tire but I want to hear from people who use them on the commander, not 7000lb F350's. So other than my two choices do you recommend another tire?
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I've had Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armors and they were nice tires, but they rode rough over 70 mph for me. I switched to Michelin LTX AT2s and the ride is great up to 80, and they're decent off road too. Either choice is a good one.

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I may be interested in your stock tires if they are reasonably priced.

I live in Orillia, Ontario and I go to Hamilton, Ontario about once a month so you are not to far from there.

Keep me in mind if there's any tread left on your tires when you get new ones ... I'm running with no spare right now.
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Bridgestone Dueler REVO AT. Amazing tire in all conditions. I even rocked them at Rausch Creek Off Road Park once and they did extremly well. I even have a set sitting in my basement if your interested. 2 inch lift is required though. Your even right down the road from me!




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