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61 pound tires on a 4 banger?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by tacoman101, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. Aug 24, 2009 at 6:24 AM
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    tacoman101

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    can i run a 61 pound tire on a 4 banger without re gearing, if so, how much gas mileage will i loose, i have a '01 xtracab
     
  2. Aug 24, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    61 pound? what you weighed em? mine are heavy but I dont have the weight 265-75 r16
    just keep in mind it is a 4 banger and no you wont be roasting em. I can smoke em but I saw dollar signs the one time I did and decided thats a kids game, other than that you can but may find the ride suffers.
     
  3. Aug 24, 2009 at 6:27 AM
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    i went on tire rack and looked at the specs
     
  4. Aug 24, 2009 at 6:43 AM
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    WHat size is the tire?
     
  5. Aug 24, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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    285/75/16 its D load range
     
  6. Aug 24, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    You should be fine. I was running 215/75R15 BFGoodrich - 34 lbs. tires according to Tire Rack. I remember reading somewhere the stock steelies on a 5 lug is ~26lbs. So the two combine I was running about 60 lbs.
     
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    The stock dunlops AND WHEELS on my 2.7 weighed 59.5 lbs.

    You will have approx a 85 lb tire/wheel assembly and a noticable
    change in performance.
     
  8. Aug 24, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    k thanks guys
     
  9. Aug 24, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    Higher tire/wheel weight adds unsprung weight to the chassis and creates higher centrifugal force. Your braking performance may suffer a bit and you MAY go through brakes pads faster. On trucks this isn't as noticable as it is on cars so it may not be an issue.
     
  10. Aug 25, 2009 at 3:52 AM
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    alright, thanks
     
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    wats ur flowmaster 40 sound like on your 2.7l??
     
  12. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:01 AM
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    I run Toyo MT's, they are 10ply and weigh a ton. I notice a diffrence in performance and probably won't buy them again because they weigh so much. They are an awesome tire tho and would use them again if I went offroad all the time.
     
  13. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:53 AM
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    it has an ok sound

    its not incredibly loud but has a nice hum to it
     
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