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QUIET TIRES

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by kungfupanda, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Jun 23, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    kungfupanda

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    My buddy has a 2009 TRD Sport, four door taco. He needs tires and he does not like any outdoor/road noise from tires. What is the best quiet tire you suggest he gets? He has stock size tires, he does not care if they look aggressive or not. He is willing to spend top dollar for the most quiet tires. He goes to vegas alot from cali and just wants quiet tires. Does not go off road. Boring type of guy....LOL!

    Suggestions?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Jun 23, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Michelin tires.
     
  3. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Monkeysuncle

    Monkeysuncle My Cat's breath Smells like Cat Food

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    Buy a Civic? I Kid, I Kid. My BFG Radial Long Trail TA load range C tires are quiet, and I get 45K out of them easy, not too heavy, many highway miles, moderate off road abilities.
     
  4. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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    DirtyTacos

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    Sorry.....I was too tempted.
     
  5. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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  6. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    i heard those are the quietest and smoothest tires out there
     
  7. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    neoflex

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    Put these on the wifes 4Runner. I don't think they are all that quiet. Not loud like some all terrain or mud terrain tires but someone looking for a super quiet ride will not be satisfied with these. I would probably have him look in the Michelin family.
     
  8. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    rcbs204

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  9. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    Mescalero

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    been hearing a lot of good feedback on the hankooks, and theyre lots cheaper....but yeah, michelin is also a great tire....
     
  10. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    yotamikez

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    After about 10k miles they are the smoothest quietest tires... they are drag slicks.
     
  11. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    Michelin LTX M/S.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    My toyo Open country Mt's are super quite for Mt's
     
  13. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    Exactly what I have on my truck. Good tire.
     
  14. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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  15. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    BFG tires are made by Michelin......I think ...no I am pretty sure on this one, but to each their own
     
  16. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    Lolz... Those are so quiet, so quiet they would put you to sleep while driving.
     
  17. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    Thats why they are very dangerous. Many cases in which people have fallen asleep while driving with 'em....:laugh:
     
  18. Jun 23, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Yep, some highway specific Michelin wiull be hard to beat. There are planty similar to those too, any road tire will be quiet.

    There is no such thing as a quiet mudder.
     
  19. Jun 23, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    I ran them on my truck when I first got it. Only way they made noise was when I mashed the skinny pedal and made them squeal.
     
  20. Jun 23, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    toyotatacomaTRD

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    x4 on Michelin. If you are looking for a quiet tire, look no further.
     
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