1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Best tire in AZ?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by AZoutdoors53, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. Sep 12, 2013 at 9:42 AM
    #21
    mh.meier

    mh.meier RAGEAHOLIC

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2011
    Member:
    #65707
    Messages:
    5,320
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    MAD MIKE
    T-TOWN
    Vehicle:
    Truck Norris Silver Unicornimus Prime
    NAHBITCHTRUCKNORRISUNICORN
    All of these are good. I like my KM2's despite everything people try to say about them. I have seen all of these tires perform well in the desert first hand. Just depends on your preference.

    Also I have about 45,000 miles on my KM2's and they have about a quarter tread still and have worn even. Just need to take care of whatever tire you get
     
  2. Sep 12, 2013 at 1:31 PM
    #22
    AZoutdoors53

    AZoutdoors53 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2013
    Member:
    #111332
    Messages:
    52
    Gender:
    Male
    Gilbert, AZ
    2013 Access cab TRD 4x4 3in OME w/ 885 coils XD Hoss 16x8 BFG KM2 255/85/16
    Awesome feedback guys, i appreciate it. Has anyone seen how the Goodyear MT/R performs in the sand? That's my only hesitation with that tire.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2013 at 1:47 PM
    #23
    TheRedHorseman

    TheRedHorseman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Member:
    #68700
    Messages:
    454
    Gender:
    Male
    Wondering what the hell I just stepped in....
    Vehicle:
    01 DC 5speed
    5 speed swap, 4x4 conversion
    I have a set of ATM 265/75/R16 on my truck. They're quiet, work great offroad, drive GREAT in the rain, do pretty well in the snow, and wear like iron.

    I've got just about 35K on my set and they're about halfway to the wear bars. I just wish they made them in 285/75/R16.

    I used to be a huge BFG AT fan until I tried these things, they're superior in every way for my purposes.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2013 at 3:14 PM
    #24
    signalbobby

    signalbobby Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2008
    Member:
    #11007
    Messages:
    984
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Robert
    Arizona
    Vehicle:
    14 TRD O/R
    me and my boss run Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor's. Didnt chunk up on me when I went to Rice peak with the folks here, lasts quite a while. My boss has 33's on his 00 jeep and has over 100K miles on it.

    Doesn't wobble/wander on highway and very capable off highway as well. Not noisy IMO comparatively.
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2013
  5. Sep 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM
    #25
    Moose1988

    Moose1988 ____livevil____

    Joined:
    May 29, 2011
    Member:
    #57449
    Messages:
    14,469
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Josh
    Chandler, AZ
    Vehicle:
    THE BOOSTED STORMTROOPER
    Check Build >>>>
    Another here for Toyo ATII's. Favorite tire so far. Quiet. Smooth. Aggressive sidewall for an all terrain.

    Previous tires were Nitto Terra Grapplers. Also great tires. Were my favorites until i tried the Toyo's.

    Prior to those I had 3 sets of BFG AT's.. always chuncked. Held onto rocks. Will never go back after having the two previous tires.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM
    #26
    Kyouto42

    Kyouto42 Iron Beard

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Member:
    #8614
    Messages:
    9,157
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jake
    Ahwatukee, AZ
    Vehicle:
    BSP '10 4x4 TRD Off-Road DC
    See build thread in signature
    Even though they chunk and such, I still like my KM2's too... but I do wanna try something different just to try....
     
  7. Sep 12, 2013 at 5:24 PM
    #27
    mh.meier

    mh.meier RAGEAHOLIC

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2011
    Member:
    #65707
    Messages:
    5,320
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    MAD MIKE
    T-TOWN
    Vehicle:
    Truck Norris Silver Unicornimus Prime
    NAHBITCHTRUCKNORRISUNICORN
    All tires chunk if you really use them
     
  8. Sep 13, 2013 at 6:40 PM
    #28
    Jaime

    Jaime Maibatsu Monstrosity

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2012
    Member:
    #75144
    Messages:
    253
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    James
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Vehicle:
    Base model FTW
    ARB bumper with Warn M8000-s and Rigid 20", Icon coilovers with Camburg UCA's, Dakars with OME shocks, CBI sliders, ASFIR skids, 16x7 OEM FJ alloys with 255/85R16 Cooper S/T's, DT short tubes
    Yep I've already taken some decent sized chunks out my Toyo M/T's, and I generally take it pretty easy on the trails.
     
  9. Sep 13, 2013 at 9:20 PM
    #29
    HamerMan

    HamerMan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2013
    Member:
    #108319
    Messages:
    2,821
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andrew
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    '02 prerunner
    Not racetruck
    Lol my BFGs have one chunk gone. I'm replacing them in about 2k miles haha if that tells you about how my truck is treated
     
  10. Sep 14, 2013 at 12:48 PM
    #30
    Kyouto42

    Kyouto42 Iron Beard

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Member:
    #8614
    Messages:
    9,157
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jake
    Ahwatukee, AZ
    Vehicle:
    BSP '10 4x4 TRD Off-Road DC
    See build thread in signature
    2k miles? Even my G35 that had horrific camber, drifted nearly every corner.... went 6k.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2013 at 12:55 PM
    #31
    Moose1988

    Moose1988 ____livevil____

    Joined:
    May 29, 2011
    Member:
    #57449
    Messages:
    14,469
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Josh
    Chandler, AZ
    Vehicle:
    THE BOOSTED STORMTROOPER
    Check Build >>>>
    I dont think he meant that's how many miles he has on them.
     
  12. Sep 15, 2013 at 4:24 PM
    #32
    mh.meier

    mh.meier RAGEAHOLIC

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2011
    Member:
    #65707
    Messages:
    5,320
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    MAD MIKE
    T-TOWN
    Vehicle:
    Truck Norris Silver Unicornimus Prime
    NAHBITCHTRUCKNORRISUNICORN
    I would hope not. The white undersides of my sidewall are showing in some places and I have chunks missing and I am still gonna drive more than 2k with 45k on them already.
     
  13. Sep 17, 2013 at 2:41 PM
    #33
    MaverickTRD

    MaverickTRD Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Member:
    #72903
    Messages:
    2,842
    Gender:
    Male
    AZ
    Vehicle:
    Taco, 4runner
    Toyos are just okay IMO....they are insanely heavy.
    I like Hankook Dynapro MT's and GY MT/R personally
     
  14. Sep 17, 2013 at 2:48 PM
    #34
    HamerMan

    HamerMan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2013
    Member:
    #108319
    Messages:
    2,821
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andrew
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    '02 prerunner
    Not racetruck
    Yup. Theres so little tread left and I finally found out how to kill the last of it off
     
  15. Sep 18, 2013 at 9:03 PM
    #35
    Javi22RE

    Javi22RE Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2013
    Member:
    #97865
    Messages:
    33
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Javi
    Chandler
    Vehicle:
    1993 Pickup 5spd/4x4 chassis swap
    Anyone ever try the Mickey Thompson Baja Claws? Most reviews are negative for that tire; but that's based on people who live on the east coast where its all wet swamp lands. The minimal good reviews I found where from people living in California. Pretty similar terrain here.

    Anyone run them before?
     
  16. Sep 18, 2013 at 9:19 PM
    #36
    TheRedHorseman

    TheRedHorseman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Member:
    #68700
    Messages:
    454
    Gender:
    Male
    Wondering what the hell I just stepped in....
    Vehicle:
    01 DC 5speed
    5 speed swap, 4x4 conversion
    Had a couple friends with them in the past and they wore out in a hurry.
     
  17. Sep 20, 2013 at 9:44 PM
    #37
    Javi22RE

    Javi22RE Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2013
    Member:
    #97865
    Messages:
    33
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Javi
    Chandler
    Vehicle:
    1993 Pickup 5spd/4x4 chassis swap
    Ah that's what I've read. My bro in law has some on 15x10.5 wheels that I want with 80% tread on 3 and 40% on one. They are super noisy as well. Not sure if its worth it.
     
  18. Sep 20, 2013 at 10:39 PM
    #38
    HamerMan

    HamerMan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2013
    Member:
    #108319
    Messages:
    2,821
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andrew
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Vehicle:
    '02 prerunner
    Not racetruck
    I like the falkens that amaes got. Really agressive. Fairly cheap.
     
  19. Sep 20, 2013 at 11:25 PM
    #39
    TheGloryFades

    TheGloryFades Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Member:
    #61861
    Messages:
    1,175
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Seth
    Arizona
    Vehicle:
    09 PreRunner Reg Cab
    OME 884's, LightRacing Uca's, Bilstein 5100's, Ironman 4x4 leaf springs, Relentless Fab ubolt flip kit, differential breather, 2011 grille
    I've ran them on my k5 and had no complaints
     
  20. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM
    #40
    GTABurnout

    GTABurnout Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2011
    Member:
    #61724
    Messages:
    843
    Gender:
    Male
    Tucson AZ
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Off Road 4X4
    ICON Mid travel, Method Double Standard's with MTR 285/75R16's, Dakar Rear leafs, BHLM, Locking storage,
    MTR's are the best looking, but I am going BFG or Toyo next time. The MTR's get feathered real easy and that makes the road driving horrible.
     
To Top