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Had these tires fitted to my px2 xlt ranger from new. have just gone over 75k and have been quite happy with their performance. Good grip on road and fairly quiet. Handled snow on gravel skifield access roads fine. Had 2 punctures in their lifetime. Would buy again, just waiting for next Bridgestone sale!
Durable with road noise
Durable tyres that are lasting us around 60-80k with a mix of highway and city driving. Road noise starts to creep in after 10k and gradually increases, but not as bad as some other brands. Good grip in both wet and dry conditions, and decent grip for a road tyre in snow (of course have snow chains).
Wouldn't buy again.
I have had these tyres for about 4 years, I guess they have only done about 40 - 50,000 K's, but they are very disappointing. I started to hear noises coming from the wheels which I thought were wheel bearings, as my car is nearly 20 years old. I have a RAV4, never taken off the bitumen and is maintained within an inch of its life. Since new I have had these tyres rotated and balanced every 5000 K's and ensure correct pressures are running. So back to the noise. This whirring noise kept getting worse, and so my mechanic told me that all the tyr...es are scalloping and this was common with Bridgestone off road tyres. Ok, well there is heaps of tread left so I went back to Costco where I bought the tyres from and luckily or unluckily the Bridgestone rep was there on the day. He rubbed his hand over the tyres, he said their showing signs on the outside of solar deterioration and suggested that they are not that bad, and suggested another cross rotation to even out the wear. He informed me that these tyres were within the 5 years warranty period, but wasn't interested in honouring that. I told him what my mechanic said about Bridgestone's scalloping, which he dismissed out of hand (of course he would) and said the mechanic was only trying to sell me new tyres. Tyres rotated, still noisy, so no more Bridgestones for me thanks. If they won't help their customers with genuine issues, I won't buy anymore of their tyres.
Bridgestone Dueller LT 116 A/T 265/65 x17
Had LT 116 Desert Duellers 693 very noisy tyre didn't wear very well only got 50,000 kms , bought 697s LT 116 265/65 x17 same size as before have now done 78,000 kms on them still quiet reckon will get maybe another 8/10 thousand kms great tyre that's towing 6mtr boat which weighs around 2 tonne of which has 5 Supercats on it 200 kg down on tow hitch also 5.3 caravan with supercats great tyres early day had Dunlop had several blowouts on the van went to Bridgestone have been there ever since
Long lasting all rounder.
Had these on my Ranger for just on 130K kms. They have just hint the wear bars. Rotated every service (10K). These were good well as good as you get for grip on a ute. They have gone "hard" now so a bit scary in the wet. Used mainly on urban streets and Sand...lots and lots of sand :-). Have never used them in Mud so can't comment on that. I will be going these again. Vehicle is not modified at all.
I got told these tyres were great. what a huge dissapointment. only bonus was the grip. had them rotated and balanced and alignment every 5000 klms. sadly they barely reached 40000 klms on bitumen, considering they say you will get 80000 klms , what a load of rubbish. I have gone back to the bfg"s ko2"s
Quiet on road
Wanted a strong tyre for all round use including towing a caravan, our previous OEM Continentals were getting very rough to the point of being uncomfortable with steering feedback. The car has been transformed with the fitting of these tyres, steering is excellent on or off road and there is no longer harsh feedback through bumps etc through the steering wheel. Went a size larger than OEM (still within specs) and very happy. And quiet on road - at least as the OEM.
Lovely tyre that is very quiet on the road
Fuel economy has slightly improved. Steering seems very positive and very little road noise. Only driven a very short distance off road at this point of time, but felt very good. Have towed our 2 tonne van and it all felt good, will test this even more over the next few weeks, cant see any reason why it would change.
One minus is back cover is very thin and looks like a cheap material. I hope it will keep last for 5 years. very good for sand driving and good for mudding ( nothing serious) will definitely buy again next time i need tyres, my last tyres had a loud humming noise when driving, these tyres are so smooth on the road with almost no noise
Long Lasting and economical
Tyres have been very good regarding durability. The tread allows for on and off road driving to a limit. Is a smooth ride along freeway. Changed to these from my previous tyres and fuel economy improved. Were recommended by my mechanic who is very reliable, cannot complain these are awesome!
will definitely buy again next time i need tyres, my last tyres had a loud humming noise when driving, these tyres are so smooth on the road with almost no noise and great in the sand. Bridgestone fitted them within 30 minutes so i wasn't left waiting long at all
Excellent .Great job bridgestone
Tyres have very good grip. Although the air has seemed to decrease out of tyre very quickly despite not driving too often. Also It eorks perfectly with my Holden Cruze and in which I drive to work which Is a long distance away without any wearing. Purchased back in 2013 and still have them until now.
Good performance, used on different whether. Originally installed on my car and recommended tyres.Selected from tyre sales as these are the OEM tyres for my vehcile. $30 less than what i paid for a pair of these tyres previously. Tyres delivered to and fitted by a local garage at the same time as a service which worked out very convenient for me
These Tyres were recommended to me for their durability which you can see is obvious by the sturdy, deep tread. They are used on emergency vehicles for their durability and reliability. Well worth the price for the peace of mind on the road. Keep your family safe with these tyres.
Great sturdy tyres for SUV
These tyres make you feel safe on the road. They are sturdy and durable. We just had our tyres done and they have been great on the big open road over the holidays.
Improves performance of your car like all good tyres should.
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Questions & Answers
I have a 2019 Isuzu DMax with 18x7 inch rims can I legally put on a dualer A/T 697 on my vehicle
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|Width||215 mm to 285 mm|
|Aspect Ratio / Profile||60% to 95%|
|Rim Diameter||15 to 18 inches|
|Load Index||96 to 123|
|Speed Rating||H, R, S, T|
|Release date||May 2012|
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