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Old 10-31-2011, 03:24 PM
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how noisy is this tire?

I have a line on a slightly used OE set of these tires - Bridgestone Duravis M773II



I plan them for our 2WD Suburban that sees highway duty. My concern is how much noisier and stiffer they'll be over the set of these it rolls on currently - Uniroyal Laredo HD/H



The Laredos are a big improvement over the A/Ts on it previously.

I'd really like to put on a set of passenger tires in place of LTs since we don't do any heavy duty hauling or towing. In fact I'm looking for a set of half ton knuckles and springs to tame the C2500 ride.

Thoughts?

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Old 10-31-2011, 03:37 PM
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Ever since having two brand new Bridgestone truck tires fail in less than a hundred miles on a loaded 14 passenger van, I won't touch a Bridgestone or any of their related brands.
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I've worn out two full sets of Firestones and I'd still be using them if they made that model of tire to fit my current cars.

Full disclosure: I used to work for Firestone, however I have no specific knowledge of the tires in the OP.
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Old 10-31-2011, 05:00 PM
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I had two used cars come with Bridgestone Eager tires. Noisy, difficult to balance and sensitive to misalignment. I'm thus not a big fan of Bridgestone myself so I hesitate to jump on this otherwise good deal.

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