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Mud tires question

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by sambojee, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    sambojee

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    I was looking at the km2s at 275-75-16 but they are telling me they dont make that size of tire so does anyone else no another brand that is agressive but still have a long life span? I just want a tire that can last me for along time
     
  2. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:31 AM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    i can't think of any brands offhand that come in that size...

    285-75-16 would be a better option, especially if you ever blow a tire or two and need to find a replacement somewhere...

    would suck to be travelling somewhere, blow a couple tires, then get stuck either running some off-size tires or leaving the truck there while you wait for new tires to be shipped in...
     
  3. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    well thats the size i really want but my small of lift might not allow those tires to fit
     
  4. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    It turns out the 275 tire size isn't all that common.

    You can get BFG AT ko in 275/70R17.
     
  5. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    Lots of folks run and are happy with 265/75R16, which is an oversize 32" diameter tire.
     
  6. Oct 11, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    with all the new trucks getting lower and running bigger wheels, seems like every size is available in 17s...
     
  7. Oct 11, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    i know thats what i have now and i liked how they looked without my lift cus they were stuffed but with my lift they look really small
     
  8. Oct 11, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    With 5100s at 2.5 you ought to be able to run 285/75R16 as long as you cab mount chop, pinch weld hammer, and aggressively trim/melt plastic, and don't go overboard on negative wheel offset.
     
  9. Oct 11, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    Well i dont know where my cab mounts are and i just got new wheels with 4.5 backspacing and 0mm offset
     
  10. Oct 11, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    dont i need those? how hard is it to chop those off? with a saw-zaw?
     
  11. Oct 11, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    if you have no idea then dont attempt it. its somewhat precise and you only have to cut part of it out and then weld it back in. if you dont need an aggressive mud/rock tire then just stick with a BFG AT/KO
     
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