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Old 07-12-2015, 05:00 PM   #1
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Firestone Transforce HT Tires

Is anyone using these on their tow vehicle ? I currently have General Grabber AW tires but am having a hard time locating them. I replaced the front two last year. Now ready to replace back 4. I was looking at the Firestone tires but wanted to get others opinion of them. I am pulling a large 5th wheel over 14,000 lbs. Didn't know if having different tires on the front of the truck verses different tires on the back would cause any problems. They are basically nearly the same size except Firestone tires are 8.8 " wide and general tires are 9.3". Both have the same height
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Old 07-12-2015, 05:07 PM   #2
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Just bought a set of Firestone Transforce HTs only have about 300 miles on them so far I like them, They were recommended to me by a friend who installs tires said Firestone and Hankook take the least amount of weight to balance.


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Old 07-12-2015, 05:08 PM   #3
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IMHO as long as the rear 4 are the same size and brand what the front two are is of little consequences.
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Old 07-12-2015, 05:44 PM   #4
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I am using the HT's on my F350 SRW. Very happy with their performance. I average about 55,000 miles out of a set of 'em.

Remember, however, that the HT stands for Highway Tire, so their design is not for off-road use, and performance there is lessened.

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Old 07-12-2015, 05:49 PM   #5
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Just use the truck to pull the camper. Really don't go off road anywhere with it. I like the General tires but not much luck locating them. I did find a set of 4 but the shipping was extremely high. My local tire dealer suggested the Firestone tires.
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Got ht's on my dually and really like them. Had more aggressive Firestone's in my old f250 and they didn't last long at all.
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:16 PM   #7
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Bought my truck used with a new set of em on it, have put a couple thousand miles on em and like em, they are decent in the snow also, with 4wd.
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:24 PM   #8
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i am on my second set of Firestone traverses and i love them especially in the winter.they wear well also. My brother in law always buys different ones and hes on his third set where as i just replaced my first set...
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:53 PM   #9
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I have a new set.
Bout 7500 miles so far.
No complaints.
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Old 07-12-2015, 11:19 PM   #10
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I have been using Firestone HTs on my trucks for 10 years now. Have had great service from them towing a Hot Shot Trailer and my fifth wheel. Get 55,000 plus from them and still have tread life left.

Don't want to have to find a different tire.
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