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Life of Stock Dunlops

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DanGer, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer [OP] Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    I know there is a thread about this somewhere but the search is so cluttered with crap I can't find it. Mine are wearing incredibly well while aired up to upper 30's psi.

    What have others experienced?

    Here are mine a touch over 30K miles
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  2. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    sweater914

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    The stock dunlops are crap, I put them on my Ranger because my Revo's wore out after 65000 miles and I needed something to hold up the truck. The Ranger is a little lighter but I haven't been friendly to them at all, if they get 30k-40k out of them I'll be happy.

    Remember most OEM tires are designed to be quiet, help the EPA mileage numbers, and not cost a whole lot. The Dunlops do that at the expense of traction, ride quality, and tread life.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    Dang, I see the watter cut things in the middle tread, I have ~14k and those things are gone on the rears
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    DanGer

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    Ya the traction with these tires is not the greatest but they are wearing very very well
     
  5. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    mine lasted 8k miles, then i traded them into discount tire for 200 dollar credit twords my BFG's
     
  6. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Couldn't tell you. They were removed at 8K miles because they are complete garbage.
     
  7. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Wow 3 for 3 mine were gone at 8k too ;)

    I wish I got $200 in trade for them! It was difficult selling them on CL.
     
  8. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    skistoy

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    only lasted 4000 miles.
    wanted the goodyear duratracs before winter, plus they make the truck look so much better.
    sold them to my wifes co-worked who desperitly needed tires for her ford suv for 75.00 for all 4 tires. considered it my good deed for the day.
     
  9. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    itsmyturn

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    42000 miles on my 08 and i still have at least 10-15k left on them.
     
  10. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    Incognito

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    Mine on my previous Tacoma were great....



    although I only had 600 miles on them... :eek:
     
  11. Oct 20, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    BlueXenon

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    Cant speak too much about the dunlops. However, my neighbor has a DC TRD sport long bed. It has the original Bridgestone dueler HT's on there. He's pushing 67k miles and its not even pushing the wear marker yet. I don't know how he did it, but they are lasting him a long time.
     
  12. Oct 20, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    I put them on CL. Couldn't get anyone to take them for $50. Maybe I'll plant a tree in the backyard and use them for swings in about 50 years.
     
  13. Oct 20, 2009 at 9:37 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    I'm on 50K...I wish they'd just go already.
     
  14. Oct 20, 2009 at 11:05 PM
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    rossk35

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    i got 20k. Worst tire ever.
     
  15. Oct 20, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    I was able to get 55K on them.:)
     
  16. Oct 20, 2009 at 11:45 PM
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    9k 70% life left
     
  17. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:38 AM
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    Holy Crap? . My Duellers have 20K miles on them and they're about 1/4" tread left. I wanna have an excuse to buy something else....hopefully they'll suck this winter and I can get rid of them next year.
     
  18. Oct 21, 2009 at 7:23 AM
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    Just replaced mine at 52k. All of my previous (9) Toyotas original tires only lasted 30k or so. This one suprised me.
     
  19. Oct 21, 2009 at 7:47 AM
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    I didn't leave mine on long enough to lose any tread. I hated them. No traction at all in wet weather. Replaced them with Michelin's and am very happy with them.
     
  20. Oct 21, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    i got 17k out of mine :eek:
     
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