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Light truck or passenger load rated tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by swbimny, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    swbimny

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    I've destroyed a couple tires by tread and sidewall punctures off road. I'm looking at Michelin ltx/at2 and bridgestone duelers. The both come in passenger rated and light truck rated. Is there a difference in durability besides the maximum load.

    Thanks for any help
     
  2. Sep 10, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    scottri

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    Light truck tires will have a heavier load rating and more steel belts. They will ride a little harsher but I would never put passenger tires on a truck.
     
  3. Sep 10, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    Archangel

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    Your truck came with either P245/75/16, P265/70/16, or 265/65/17 which are all P-metric tires.
     
  4. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    gobias

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    LTs will be better for off-road, towing, and airing down.

    I'm with Scottri. Had P rated tires on my Tacoma before and now LTs. The MPG hit and extra weight is worth it IMHO.

    The LTS AT2s are awesome tires. Have a few friends that have them on their truck and they're great. Not necessarily the best off-road but capable.
    Dueler REVOs get rave reviews but I have yet to have any experience with them.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    if u wheel it, get the lt for sure.
     
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