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Old 03-25-2012
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Default Dura Grapplers at 65,000 miles

Thought I would post up some pics of my Nitto Dura Grapplers that were installed June 09 and they currently have 65,000 miles on them. The majority of the miles have been commuting and I have towed six times with combined weights being between 10,000-21,300lbs. Non towing I have kept them at 68psi front and 63-65psi rear. If I tow light I don't change the pressures. If I tow in the 4000-8000lb range I up them to 73psi all the way around. Don't ask me where I came up with that number, I just grabbed it out of the air a while back. If I tow heavy they all get aired right up to 80psi. I don't rotate them on a normal schedule, I do it when I notice some feathering on the outside edges of the fronts. They are starting to show slight feathering so I will be rotating them them sometime this week.

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Nice mileage out of that set of tires. Thanks for the long term test results.
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Hey Chief, thanks for posting! Glad to see you're still around on occasion.
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What size are those nitto's Navy Dude?
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What size are those nitto's Navy Dude?
Sorry, I forgot to put that in my original post. They are 285/70R17 Load Range E. I have my odometer accurate within .1 miles over a 100 mile stretch using my GPS and tweaking the tire size with my Smarty Jr.
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Newest pics just taken yesterday after my 2600 mile round trip to IN and back to TX. I rotated the tires approx 2 months ago and they now have 72,600 miles on them.

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Wow, amazing wear. I won't see that out of my tires.
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Outstanding mileage.

It is not only the tires, but also, the driver had something to do with it.
I believe, you also can get a good mileage out of other brand of tires, if you drive the same way.
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Nice update...I was just looking at Nittos today. I am considering the Terra Grapplers.

Are you going to replace with another set of Dura Grapplers?
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Nice update...I was just looking at Nittos today. I am considering the Terra Grapplers.

Are you going to replace with another set of Dura Grapplers?
Most definitely.
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