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The SKINNY on skinny tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by LadyRed, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. Nov 16, 2019 at 11:44 AM
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    Sna

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    Have had the 255/85R16 Dick Cepek Extreme Country tires on 3rd gen 16” Toyota TRD wheels for a while and they have been very good so far. Just a few updated pictures of the truck. Lost some go with the bigger wheels but will be re-gearing next year.
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  2. Nov 19, 2019 at 9:31 AM
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    Arctic Taco

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    Finally got the right combo, 235/85 R16 Toyo ATll on stock 16x7” OEM spare steelies, rides better and seems to wear better than the 16x8” Tundra steelies...
    Time will tell, but I like the look.919D98A4-9D51-425A-ADE5-083F2E8B554E.jpg Tundra 16x8” steelies C874C27C-F892-4B1D-8400-FB1256E69748.jpgStock OEM spare 16x7”
     
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  3. Nov 19, 2019 at 3:49 PM
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    Finally ordered Cooper Discoverer ST Maxx today to be installed next week. 255/85/16
    fingers crossed they work out...5 of them.
     
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  4. Nov 19, 2019 at 5:34 PM
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    gr8tacsprt10

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    What PSI do you guys run best on 255/75/17?
     
  5. Nov 19, 2019 at 5:41 PM
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    IvanhoeTaco

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    Bilstein 5100s with OME 885 @.85. 5160s with OME dakars HD rear. Extended rear brake lines. 285/75/17 toyo ATIII. Procomp la paz 17x8.5. FJ cruiser transmission and transfer case. 3.73 4runner front diff. Diff drop. DRL mod. JBA upper control arms. Overhead console 4x4 switch and light switches. Coastal offroad front bumper. Coastal offroad rear bumper. Airflow snorkel. Cut exhaust. Front and rear diff breathers extended. Softtopper
    I run my nexens at 35psi in the winter
     
  6. Nov 19, 2019 at 5:42 PM
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    IvanhoeTaco

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  7. Nov 19, 2019 at 8:51 PM
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    Adude

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    16x7 oem steels kick ass.
     
  8. Nov 19, 2019 at 8:55 PM
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    How do you like your nexen tires? Are they the AT or MT’s? I was thinking of switching to nexens.
     
  9. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:22 AM
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    IvanhoeTaco

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    They are A/Ts. I love them, they are light, quiet, aggressive enough and grip very well.
     
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  10. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:28 AM
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    RobP62

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    That's a lot of smiles in that pic! :thumbsup:
     
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  11. Nov 20, 2019 at 3:29 AM
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    Can't wait to see that J?
     
  12. Nov 21, 2019 at 10:52 AM
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    Just went tall and skinny...Yokohama Geolander A/T 235 85 16
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  13. Nov 21, 2019 at 11:01 AM
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    Very Nice!!!
     
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  14. Nov 21, 2019 at 12:37 PM
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    Loving this thread.

    Can we talk about tires brands that flex/conform when aired down?

    I’ve heard some brand/loads dont really deform when deflated because they’re so tough (too tough).
     
  15. Nov 21, 2019 at 12:58 PM
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    Nice! Those Yokohama’s were my second choice. Read awesome reviews.
     
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  16. Nov 21, 2019 at 7:23 PM
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    I do, it fits good under my 1st gen with the rearmost tabs on the tire holder bent out. Shouldn’t be a problem on your 2nd gen.
     
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  17. Nov 22, 2019 at 4:29 AM
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    Is that an airflow snorkel?
     
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  18. Nov 22, 2019 at 4:36 AM
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    Sna

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    Yes.
     
  19. Nov 22, 2019 at 4:54 AM
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    Has anyone tried the mastercraft cxt? Debating between those and the dick cepek extreme country in 255/85r16.
     
  20. Nov 22, 2019 at 1:53 PM
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    I have them. so far so good.tires1.jpg truck bow.jpg
     
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