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  • Nitto terra grappler tyres

    It's time for new boots for the 120 and am considering Nitto Terra Grappler from Bob Jane. Buy 3 get 4 means $765 with fitting, balance disposal incl, so good savings compared to anything other than real cheap yum Cha brands and I'm not going there. Does anyone here have them and how are they?
    Dealer tells me they are Japanese made by Toyo and reviews online seem to be ok but I tend not to believe all reviews as you don't know the affiliation of the reviewer with the product, however PP has always been a source of good local info so let me know your thoughts.
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    I've been pretty happy with them and have a set on both our 4b's. Got about 25,000k on each of them and have been faultless so far. Have very little wear on them. A bit more road noise but grip is pretty good in the wet and seem to be holding up well offroad as well. At almost half the price of coopers I couldn't fault them so far.

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    • #3
      a mate has them on his lux... i've looked closely and his say made in China... i'd be asking to see the made in japan on the actual units before forking out good dollars. Toyo OPAT2's are made Japan still and can be had for around 230-250 each. my 2cents is made in Japan or USA for tyres...

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      • #4
        On my second set of Terra Grapplers and great value for money. I get offroad regularly and they wear well. They give a good footprint when aired down. Handle OK in the wet. I will check my tyres tomorrow for made in info.

        Some confusion between them and their G2. Do your homework with ratings.

        Toyo are about to release an RT rugged terrain. Going to an info session Next Week in Brisbane. I believe they are made in USA.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by woodwormm View Post
          a mate has them on his lux... i've looked closely and his say made in China... i'd be asking to see the made in japan on the actual units before forking out good dollars. Toyo OPAT2's are made Japan still and can be had for around 230-250 each. my 2cents is made in Japan or USA for tyres...
          My Terra Grapplers definitely say Made in Japan. 265 70 17 I purchased crop BJ.
          Did your mate buy online or from an Australian authorised dealer? What size? Which tyre?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by whynot12 View Post
            My Terra Grapplers definitely say Made in Japan. 265 70 17 I purchased crop BJ.
            Did your mate buy online or from an Australian authorised dealer? What size? Which tyre?
            Maybe the G2s only are made in China?
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            • #7
              Nope my G2's on both vehicles say "Made in Japan" Also bought from BJ last year. May have imports from dodgy dealer if it says China ????

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              • #8
                My G2's from BJ say made in Japan aswell.

                Just had my brakes machined today and even the brake guy commented how decent the grip of the Tyre was during his brake tests.

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