Primewell PA100


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Okay , i will start this section out

Right now on my truck i have a set of 31x10.50R15LT Primewell PA100's


i know , they do not look like much , but they are a decent tire for basic off-roading , they have stood up to everything i have thrown at them , they are decently priced , the have a decent amount of grip , and they self-clean very , very well

here are my ratings

Highway - 4
Dirt - 4
Mud - 3.5
Snow - 4
Ice - 3
Loose Gravel - 2
Noise - 2.5
Price Per - $92 (31x10.50R15LT)

The scale is
All but Noise 1-5 , 1 being useless , 5 being great
Noise 1-5 , 1 being noisy , 5 being quiet

They do emit quite a bit of road noise , but it is manageable , and not as bad as mud tires

I would suggest these for any truck that is a daily driver , but also sees some intermittent trail use , in the pic they do not look that agressive , but they provide enough bite that i pulled our F-150 and Ford 8N backwards with my ranger

and this is an action shot - i was in 2wd
 


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ive had the tires on my ranger for about 10k and i love them so far. they have worn pretty well considering i only spent about 300 bucks...no complaints. that picture doesnt do these tires justice, they look much better in person. the 31/10.5 has much more space between the treads. they do well in snow and mud and they clean out well as long as you give it some gas

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IIRC, those are made by BFG/Firestone.
 

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wow and i let go a brand new set for a good price cuz i didnt knew them...
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I had them on my 00 for 25k miles and on the 97 for 15k miles before I replaced them , they would have lasted longer if 1. I Had rotated them more than once in that mileage amount , 2. I had not done the amount of smoke shows I did. Even with that , I still had 1 tire with 5/32 tread , 2 with about 9/32 of tread and 1 with 2/32 of tread. I was pleased with them because even when they were bald they still gripped good. But when I changed tires I found a new brand/tire for cheaper that I went with , so I will post a review of them soon. And Dave , I did not know that.
 

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They are NOT made by BFG/Firestone. They are made by GITI of China, which also manufactures the "GT" line of tires. I have read various complaints about the PA100's having "weak" sidewalls, etc..

I just had brand new set of four of these PA100s in 235/75R15 LT on my truck and they are a little louder than the Indy 500's I had on before. So far they have been great and they are definately beefier than I expected. (thats a good thing). The sidewall seemed to be reasonably thick when I inspected them before having them mounted. I wouldn't discourage anyone from buying these tires regardless of where they were made.
 

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You are right, they are NOT made by BFG nor are they made by FIRESTONE -BUT in the future PLEASE DON'T link BFG with FIRESTONE or BRIDGESTONE you guys are KILLIN' ME! Everything the OP said is true they are entry level tires but perform very well regardless of price.I work for a Firestone retail store and we sell lots of them to budget minded individuals and commercial vehicles alike. We have seen NO sidewall issues and as a MATTER OF FACT I haven't adjusted/warranteed a single one for workmanship or material issues! not a bad little tire for the money and truth be told soccor moms like them cause they look more agressive in person -stop by a FIRESTONE STORE and take a look
 

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I put a set on my '92 when I bought it in January, and like how they did in the Iowa snow. The hum is nice, but not overly-loud. 235x75R15s.
 

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I love em and for $70 each new couldn't pass them up...They get me through stuff my buddies 4x4s get stuck in. Only complaint I have is them throwing rocks out at 40+mph Here's a pic of them on my truck 31x10.5x15
 
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Haven't checked yet, but if they come in 35s I wouldn't mind putting a set on my Jeep CJ-7.
 

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they also chop pretty bad and causes alot of roadnoise
 

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they are discontinuing this tire and other tires in sizes that are not popular or fast sellers. Therefore, they are practically giving them away
 

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they also chop pretty bad and causes alot of roadnoise
:icon_rofl:

road noise.

thats funny.

ever driven on a KL71?

They howl. :headbang:



i like the noise tires make, reminds me in not driving on AT's. but those tires are decent, i have a friend running them has had them for 3 years.
 

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1. I like the sound mine make.
2. They were affordable.
3. They work well for what we have around here in the winter.


I talked to the guy at Tires Plus today, and asked him if they were going to discontinue it. He said he hasn't heard anything.
 

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wow i am completely shocked by the comments on these tires to be honest. i know i am bring this back from the grave but i worked for firestone for 3 years and we couldnt give these tires away. i have bought lots of tires since the employee discount is nice. i had a set of dueler revos, 2 sets of destination m/t, and some indy 500. when you put the pa100s next to the destination m/ts you kind of laugh. everyone at the store i worked at thought the pa100s were a joke like all the primewell tires. even the primewell 830 and 850s are just dangerous in the rain bc the rubber is so hard. of course you will get lots of miles out of the tire but every time i drove a car with them i thought they were scary to drive.
 


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