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Need Tires

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by slickyd, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Oct 8, 2009 at 10:52 AM
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    slickyd

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    I need 2 new front tires. I don't really go off ride a lot and they would mostly be for highway use. I wouldn't mind some A/T's. The ones on the back are some "Fusions" They seem like ok tires but are there any better ones. I don't want them to be too loud while driving. Any help would be great. The size i need is 265/70R16.
     
  2. Oct 8, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    if your truck is 4wd all 4 tires need to be the same :D
     
  3. Oct 8, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    its 2wd but i didn't know that.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    ck the the firestone destination le or
    the general HTS :D
     
  5. Oct 8, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    I wouldn't say they need to be the same. It's a good idea if they were. Just like it's a good idea to change all 4 but not necessary. I would not recommend 2 mismatched tires on the front and 2 mismatched on the back.
     
  6. Oct 8, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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    PIRELLI SCORPION... have had them for about 20k and very happy with them... great traction in snow and rain... never really been in the mud tho... kind of expensive tho... about as much as michelin...
     
  7. Oct 8, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    on a 4wd all 4 tires do need to be the same you may do damage
    to the trans and or deff i have seen it many times :D
     
  8. Oct 8, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    not any different then having 2 more worn then the others. I can understand 2 different sizes but not thread pattern.

    But i'll agree to disagree :)
     
  9. Oct 8, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    ok then we will :D
     
  10. Oct 8, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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    There are several suggestions that have been offered to drivers who are replacing pairs or individual tires on their four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. Some vehicle manufacturers recommend that all tires maintain the same rolling radius and circumference, while others suggest that all tire circumferences remain within 1/4- to 1/2-inch of each other. Other vehicle manufacturers recommend that all four tires remain within 2/32-, 3/32- or 4/32-inch of each other, or within 30% of each other in relative remaining tread depth.
    Regardless of the vehicle manufacturer's recommendations, the least stressful application is when all four tires are the same tire brand, tread design and equivalent tread depth.
    Before buying pairs or individual tires for all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles, drivers should read their vehicle's owners manual or contact the dealer's service department for confirmation of their specific vehicle's requirements.
     
  11. Oct 8, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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  12. Oct 8, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    get nitto A/Ts dont go the cheap way and only change 2..... change all 4
     
  13. Oct 9, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    dont just change 2. you gotta do all four. I mean, you dont HAVE to, but you really really should.
     
  14. Oct 9, 2009 at 7:08 AM
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