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Hankook Dynapro M/Ts. Any good?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by WantedaDodge, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. WantedaDodge

    WantedaDodge 1/2 ton status

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    so my local tire shop is trying to talk me into a deal on a set of Dynapro M/Ts by Hankook. A couple of the guys working there have them on there trucks. Gonna be way cheaper then trying to order BFGs or anything else really that is 35x12.50 on a 17. They look badazz too. Think that I am going to give them a try.
    Any thoughts?

    http://www.hankooktireusa.com/product/tire_detail.asp?pid=22
     
  2. MaxPF

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    Hankook=Chinese POS. Well, at least that is the case for the street radials th etire shop installed on one of our work vehicles. Here we are 5 months later and we lost a sidewall on one of them, and the other 2 (one has already been replaced with another brand because it wouldn't hold air) are looking pretty sad. Granted I have no experience with the off-road tires, but since they like to make their stuff in China and the ones I have experienced are pieces of $#!t, I seriously doubt they are any better.
     
  3. WantedaDodge

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    they are the RT 303s I think.

    I have seen a lot of trucks locally with hankooks, they had one that looked kind of like a BFG for a while.
     
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    Korean actually. Never had much luck with Hankook tires. One fleet at work LOVES them. Swears by them. I like their choice because the damn things cup and wear so terribly I put on new tires every 15k miles.

    Talk to people who have that specific tire. I can only speak from what I have experienced with the RF04s and a few other tires here and there on cars. A couple of American tire companies make a way worse product I think.
     
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    hmm... maybe the few hundred bucks I save ain't worth it...
     
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    The ones on our work truck are clearly marked "Made In China" on the sidewall.
     
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    I believe they also have manufacturing plants in China though, if you read the rest of the article, I think it discusses that.
     
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    remember pearl harbor....im just sayin
     
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    um, dude, that was the Japanese....
     
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    Not sure what kind of deal you can get there, but just a quick check at discount tire on line and at 4 wheel parts...(yeah, I know, I know, but they're an easy place to check prices)...for 305/70/16's the Hankooks you're looking at are the same price as just about all other major brands including BFG, Dick Cepek and Super Swampers. Maybe $100 difference on a set of 4. Just a thought.

    Rich
     
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    WTF does Pearl Harbor have to do with anything? :doah::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha:

    I have a Hankook on My car only because the darn Michelin it was replacing would have set me back $260 instead of the $100 that I paid for the Hankook. I could quickly tell the difference in performance once I rotated it to the front.

    You get what you pay for.
     
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    Have you checked into a local pep boys? Dakota M/Ts..very cheap. I was quoted 517 out the door a while back 35x12.50x15.

    40k mile warrenty with one line of sipe going through each lug.
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    A friend has em (only for a couple hundred miles...his mazda engine blewup!) Said they are AWESOME in mud for the price. Not quite as good at cleaning as a higher end BFG/Pro comp etc, but awesome all around offroad. Great onroad too with low noise in his opinion. I havent driven on them personally though.
     
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    Remember US History from High School? Just sayin'... :p:

    We did have the Korean War, but that was mostly the Reds' (commies) fault anyways, so you still don't need to worry about a bomb in your tire or anything. South Korea is on our side; it's the North you need to worry about...
     
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    I got Hankook Ventus II's on my Thunderbird V8. Also had them on the SC. They're H rated, and I had them all the way up to 150. They handle the corners well too. I know its not off-road based, but just food for thought. They're 245/50/16's on 16x7's.
     
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    i just bought a set of them in 33x12.50x15 and so far i love them...set me back $688 out the door but im impatient and didnt want to wait for tires to be shipped to me so.....

    heres a pic of them on my 77 K5

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    Read the rest of the article, son:

     
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    Those are the ones

    those are the tires I am looking at...

    hmm....
     
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    i try not to buy anything overseas is my point about pearl harbor....does'nt matter where it came from. i'd rather help my economy than anybody elses.
     
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    Thats a hard thing to do. Damn near everything is made in China nowdays.
     

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