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Hi - I do some off-roading, fire roads, and general exploring. The Hankooks are not so good for anything other than road driving - I've already punctured one and would like to replace the OEM Sport tires with the next larger size tires - 275 R55 20. Has anyone done this? Curious to know if they will fit. I'm looking at both the BF Goodrich Rugged Terrain, the Bridgestone Revo 2, and the Firestone A/T. Any feedback on this would also be appreciated. Thanks! :)
 

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The BF Goodrich Rugged Terrains would probably be a great tire for you. I've always run BFG all terrains on my trucks and never have had any issued.

Another one to consider is the Cooper Discoverer A/T3. Those are fairly lightweight and have a nice "off-road" style tread design.
 

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Thanks for that. I've found that I am very limited with AT options in the OEM size 255 / 45 R20 for the 2013 Exp Sport. There are many options for the next size up 275 / 55 R20, but I could not get a definitive answer for whether or not they would rub on the shock tower with travel in the suspension. The top of the mount is actually quite close to the top of the stock tire.
 

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All Terrains??? Um, no...

If you're looking to off-road then DON'T go with a BFG All-Terrain... They clear mud about as good as the stock Hancook's will... I speak from experience with BFG All-Terrains I went with on my Wrangler. They are good for street driving and sand, but little else. If you want to hit fire roads and anything other than pavement I've found the only ticked are a true Mud Terrain. My personal favorite is the Dunlop Mud Rover. I put (2) pairs 50K+ miles on; for a grand total of (10) tires and 75K miles in the Highly modified (by me), Wrangler I traded in for my Explorer Sport. I loved my Wranger, here is a pic of her... But after an accident where I was stopped and an idiot hit me going 40+ MPH I decided to sell it after it was fixed. I no longer liked the idea of my (4) year old riding back there with little to NO crush space available.
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So I bought this Monday! I love my new ride, my wife, myself, and our child has named her, "Ellen"...
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