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My 255/85/16 Cooper ST on 4.5 bs

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 08pretaco, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Sep 25, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    Wheeled today with the 255's. The traction was really good, slipped a lot less than with the mud terrains. Aired down to about 20psi in the rear and they drove pretty well.

    They RUB :( It might just be the alignment which I can increase the caster but the way I think about it I might as well just do a cab mount chop just because... the wheels are not centered right in the middle of the wheel well so I think with some increased caster I can get them to work fine without rubbing. They do not rub at full lock only when the wheels are about 45 degrees.
     
  2. Oct 24, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    Oliver any updates? Anyone else running these with 8 inch wide wheels?
     
  3. Feb 21, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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    revive an old thread. doing some research on these tires and size. how has your wear on these tires been?
     
  4. Feb 21, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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    Speaking on his behalf, they've worn well..He's got about 90% tread left on them.....



















    They're sitting in his garage in a pile :laugh:
     
  5. Feb 21, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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    Sitting in a garage? Is that why he has 90% tread left? Most unhelpful...
     
  6. Feb 21, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    Actually 95% tread left. I used thwm for a good 6 month I think with a bit of off-road on them. I'd guess I put 7-8k miles on them
     
  7. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    Would you recommend them?
     
  8. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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    How is that un-helpful? They've worn brilliantly so far :laugh:

    He bought a set of 35s....he's been running those.
     
  9. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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    just do it dude.... haha and sell me your old ones
     
  10. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    I loved them, did extremely well in the mud. I would have definetly kept them but with a wide ass front end they look/looked goofy
     
  11. Feb 21, 2012 at 5:49 PM
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    wont be for at least another 9 months or so...

    thanks :cool:
     
  12. Jul 31, 2014 at 8:52 AM
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    Would you recommend a mud tire with 150,000 mile tread life?
     
  13. Jul 31, 2014 at 10:04 AM
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    Huh?
     
  14. Aug 1, 2014 at 2:13 PM
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    He put 7-8k on and has 95% left. That's a 150000 mile tire. It's okay, I don't blame him, I exaggerate too. :)
     
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