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Best tire?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by DanGer, May 5, 2009.

  1. May 5, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    DanGer

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    This is the exact opposite of what you expected and have seen ENTIRELY too much recently.

    What is the best tire for solely ON Road use If i decide to keep two sets of rims (one for on road, one for off)?
     
  2. May 5, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    A rubber one. Actually, for a truck, at least 4.
     
  3. May 5, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    i have done some research on similar vehicles and a good tire for street only is the yokahama geolander, good wear, traction wet and dry low noise

    edit: you will need 4, and used usually saves.
     
  4. May 5, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    What about a spare[​IMG]
     
  5. May 5, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    I said "AT LEAST" 4.....feel free to get as many spares as you may need.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. May 5, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    [​IMG]
     
  7. May 5, 2009 at 9:27 PM
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    u know i did alot of research for my brothers truck to find a good tire that would last then share with all, and yall just bicker like a couple of small children
     
  8. May 5, 2009 at 9:30 PM
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    i have yoko geolander a/ts there okay not great but for the price cant rele beat em.....pretty quiet, rides smooth...good to go. wanna buy mine :)
     
  9. May 5, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    lol 17" rim?
     
  10. May 5, 2009 at 9:37 PM
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    sorry burgman. How are they on gas mileage? Or is there not much difference on street tread tires?
     
  11. May 5, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    he hasnt gotten them yet and i dont know the "friction they make on the road" i hate that i cant ever remember words
     
  12. May 5, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    damn, 16 haha, i need to get rid of them
     
  13. May 5, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    I mean this is a long way off So I am in no hurry. I am going to replace my stock dunflops when they finally wear out (At 26K with good tread left). I am probably going to run a set of ATs on my new 17" rims and keep my stock steelies for future off roading use. Once the ATs are done I will probably be in a better financial situation to buy two sets of tires
     
  14. May 5, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    yea i wanted to wait and wear the yokos out but i got a new job that pays better so i could get some new tread. alrede sold the stock wheels so now im stuck with tires lol
     
  15. May 5, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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  16. May 5, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    haha well if it werent for my 17" being alloy I would buy yours and run my 16" on road and keep the 17" for offroad
     
  17. May 5, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    Aren't those BFG A/Ts?
     
  18. May 5, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    its all good man :thumbsup: if u kno anybody who wants em keep me in mind...theyre abt 7 or 8 months old. im wanting to get around 150 bucks or so for em
     
  19. May 5, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    youve got that backwards...use the 16 offroad and the 17 on road

    using a smaller wheel creates more sidewall...and can create a larger footprint when aired down
     
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