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revo or revo 2

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by gupster88, Aug 10, 2009.

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revo or revo 2

  1. revo

    24 vote(s)
    41.4%
  2. revo 2

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    58.6%
  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    gupster88

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  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    I'm in the same boat and I am hoping the revo 1's go on sale when the 2s come out
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    germ the revos are on sale at tirerack for like 119 for a 16in wheel
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:19 PM
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    Revos are cheap right now...They are a proven tire. The R2s look like they will be more of the same...but who knows.

    I'd go the Revos (In fact- was going to until this set of Nitto TGs fell into my lap...even with the Revo2s coming and a tire dealer buddy working on getting me a deal)
     
  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    Just a quick look at the tread they dont look that different.
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    Ugh im going to hold out a little longer. I don't need tires for about 10-20K more miles so I am not going to pull the trigger yet
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    I'd go with the Revo's. They're a dependable tire, and will hold up. We had them on the Sierra before the Tacoma, and wore just fine.
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    If you've got room...Stockpile!!! I almost bought a set just to have..but my garage has no space.
     
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    that and they might run out like tirerack has for the 265/70/17s that i was planning on buying
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    tell me about it, now its either 265/65/17s or the revo 2's. i did just watch the website videos for the revo 2 (http://www.bridgestonetire.com/images/media/revo2/index.html). they dont look too bad, i MIGHT try them out
     
  11. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    on my 2nd set of revo's now. love them. voted for the first.....hopefully revo 2 will be as good.
     
  12. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    you running the p-metric or lt? im thinkin i just need a p metric since the most off road it will see is my gravel road
     
  13. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    p-metrics for the revos on my truck....daily driver tires. i have a set of mud tires for when i go wheeling. plus....the p-metrics are smoother than the lt tires.
     
  14. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    I can't imagine that Bridgestone would make a HUGE leap BACKWARDS with their tires...The Revos are good...the Revo2s should be too.

    Let the rest of us know how they are!!
     
  15. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    thats what i think. supposedly theyve made up for the decrease in tread aggressiveness by changing other things. they look really good! now i just gotta decide...265/65 or 265/70?? hmmmm
     
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    265/70...All day long...
     
  17. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    yeah ive been debating that since im returning my truck to stock, i wanted stock size tires. but i just saw a picture of the truck with stock tires, they look way too little. so prob gonna go with 265/70 and be ok with the slight variance in rpm's, speedo, and maybe a small decrease in mpg from stock
     
  18. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    Have you played with the tire calc to see what the differences between the two are??

    Looks like a 2mph @ 65mph...so like a 3% change...Very slight especially on a speedo with an analog output and a wide variety of errors already...
     
  19. Aug 11, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    yeah ive looked at the 2 sizes on the calculator. i know the change isnt much, but my odometer will still be off a little, and im unsure as to how much of a mpg effect itll have. but i like the way the 265/70's look better than the 265/65's so ill prob suck it up and get them. but im still thinking :cool:
     
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    guys i think we are going to miss the revos
     
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