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Discussion in 'Defender 90 / 110 / 130' started by BigJock2005, Aug 12, 2019.

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  1. BigJock2005

    BigJock2005 Active Member

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    Time to rubber up my 2006 Defender 110.
    Road use, with some minimal greenlaning during the summer holidays. I live in a very hilly town, and any snow whatsoever becomes very interesting without decent rubber. I like a nice tread that suits the Defender, but something a bit less extreme than my Insa Turbo mudders.
    I'm thinking General Grabber AT2s as I've had them before, and their performance in heavy rain is exceptional. However, I see the BFGs are still commonly recommended.
    Anyone tried that AT2s recently, or got a view over the BFGs?
    Thanks!
    Jock.
     
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    BFGs are good. I'm currently running Cooper Discoverers. Not run them in winter yet, but they're damned good at the moment. Quiet as well, I can hear my transmission whine now.
     
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    which 1, st or at?
     
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    AT3. STs are a bit hard.
     
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    Those work great in snow/ice/slush. With 6 months of the snow season, I drive lots of miles on them.
    But then again any of the ats are good for winter and year round. they do have a mud/snow rating after all
     
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    I'll admit, I have the white lettering on the outside.
     
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    I love my BFG AT KO1s, mine are about 10 years old and still loads of tread left, I might have to replace them this year though as the rubber is starting to perish a bit. My mate has BFG AT KO2s and they certainly look the part, grip is supposed to be improved, possibly at the expense of longevity.
     
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    I've used Discoverer STT and BFG AT. I prefer the former for offroad and sand but the BFGs for normal road. Only used 265s though, so narrower versions will perform differently and might change my view.
     
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