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Old 09 December 2013, 07:21   #1
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Landrover Defender Tyre Choice

I have a couple of tyres which have cracks on main side wall, need to replace a set of 4 as they are just over 10 years old and showing signs of getting knackered.

So those defender owners what would you recommend as choice of tyres and a supplier, my main use is road use, not much off roading but small amount.
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I have a couple of tyres which have cracks on main side wall, need to replace a set of 4 as they are just over 10 years old and showing signs of getting knackered.

So those defender owners what would you recommend as choice of tyres and a supplier, my main use is road use, not much off roading but small amount.
Try Chis Caton in his hospital bed he's good on all things l,rover inc tyres. He could do with some thing to take his mind off things.
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Goodrich all terrain, excellent road tyre occasional off road use. Long life & relatively quiet.
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Goodrich all terrain, excellent road tyre occasional off road use. Long life & relatively quiet.
+1 I always had those on my disco and mark IIa
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Goodrich AT's are the way to go.

Have a look at the ad's in one of the Landrover magazines for a deal. I have plenty if you want to avoid buying one
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I have just replaced all four tyres on my 4x4 due to the same problem, sidewalls cracking badly due to age. My local tyre supplier could not get me Goodrich tyres due to supply problems, so I had Cooper Discovery AT3's. They are 60% off road 40% on road tyres. They replaced bridgestone desert duelers. Very impressed with the Coopers so far.

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I am on BFGs at the mo done 62 k so far with some left great all round tyre but not that good if the Rd is greasy I am off for Goodyear Duratrac next time they are better in snow. Or the cooper discoverer maxx
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I just had BF Goodrich AT's fitted today, not cheap but had to be done. Drove back from christchurch to ringwood, raining slightly, damp greasy road, definately seemed more grippy and quieter than the old Grabber TR's. Very pleased indeed.
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