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Can you run front mudflaps with 255/85/16 or 255/80/17 ?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by OZ-T, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    OZ-T

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    As the thread title states , can you run front flaps with pizza cutters ?

    I've seen a lot of side pics and it looks like there is room but what about at full lock ?
     
  2. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] Thats what it is to be a slave ...

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    I found these pics , but will the flaps get ripped off when it's running ?

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  3. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] Thats what it is to be a slave ...

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    Barlowrs is running them too here

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    Maybe I answered my own question

    Search Noob !!!!

    LOL
     
  4. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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    :rofl:
    I really like the look of the 255s
     
  5. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:00 PM
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    JK :>
     
  6. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    No front flaps , but I liked this pic of the rear well stuffed

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    Yeah thats a bad :censored: regular cab.
     
  8. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    It sucks that they're pretty hard to find and expensive :(
     
  9. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:20 PM
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    I'm trying to decide between 255's and 285's for my next set of tires

    Keeping the front flaps would be nice for the roads I drive , but there is such a limited number of 255's availible
     
  10. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:20 PM
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    I buy from discounttiredirect and the only 255 85 16 they sell is the km2 for around $200 (last I checked).
     
  11. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:21 PM
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    You can about double that price to get them up here
     
  12. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    I would run them if I could afford them. My current 265/75/16 BFGs still have good tread left. I want to run 255s but I'm probably going to go with 285s because they're cheaper. It would be between the KM2s and the Cooper Discoverer s/ts for me if I went with 255s.
     
  13. Jul 21, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    Wow really? Why? Maybe some cali guys can sneak them to you?
     
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    Everything is more expensive here , just the way it is .
     
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    And 500 miles . and two ferry rides from me .

    LOL
     
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    Damn OZ why you no live closer to border!
     
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    I live south of the 49th parallel by about 20 miles , but no where near Idaho
     
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    I noticed that when we were up there last month. Not sure why, but everything is so expensive.

    From the border (Bonners Ferry) to Banff, we noticed 8 US license plates. Not a lot of Americans up there anymore. I would like to go back, but price-wise it just doesn't make sense anymore...
     
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    Our dollar hit $1.06 US today
     
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    That's good for you, I guess?? On top of everything we buy up there, Visa tacks on another 3% Foreign transaction fee. Ouch.
     
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