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These tires are not working for me

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    50 F and rain. Like I'm driving on ice or snow. I may even look into getting these tires replaced if my tire shop offers a pro rated replacement.

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  2. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    whats wrong with em?
     
  3. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    2nd gen?
     
  4. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    2nd gen, TRD Offroad. They just have horrible traction. I ran stock and Bridgestone Dualer A/T Revo 's before. Both surpassed my current tires in the climate I am in (Missouri)
     
  5. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    tire section?
     
  6. Oct 26, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    Jester243

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    how much tread is left?
     
  7. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    They are not bald although I am not impressed with tread life either. They will need replacement in like 10,000-20,000 miles I would guess. (and that's not completely bald)
     
  8. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    And I do know the Tacoma's lightweight rear end is a factor in this. I also know though I've had better experiences with other tires.
     
  9. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    KM2s baby. I can blast through puddles at 60 and not hydroplane :) Had snow up the hood and still made it through... bring it on! They balance like shit though... fair warning.
     
  10. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    I want a good balance for highway and dirt. Haha. The Revo's were great
     
  11. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    KM2's are great on the highway. I have 50k on mine now.... still have another 10-20 to go. They're louder than a stock tire, obviously, but not nearly as loud as normal mud terrains.... Don't be afraid to run a M/T on a light truck if you're worried about wearing them down... they wont. Oh and I ran the first 40k with stock UCA's so they scalloped and STILL are lasting forever.

    For reference my stock dunflops were bald at 40k.
     
  12. Oct 26, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Gas mileage? Cornering on paved roads? Or grip on paved roads?
     
  13. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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  14. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    Uh oh, I started a tire thread (o_o)
     
  15. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    My gas mileage will differ, since I am running 285s, you can get them in stock size.

    Grip? Can't say I've ever had any issues with grip, Only time I ever lose traction is pulling onto a road if I step on it, but that's due to posi...not tires. Hard to break em loose otherwise
     
  16. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    I guess if you factor my speedometer error, I have closer to 50k on my tires already, expecting 10-20k more before I "consider" new tires.
     
  17. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    Yeah km2s suck in the rain and the snow.
     
  18. Oct 26, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    Yep, I'm 7.4% off have to fig it out. Stock BFG Rugged trail half tread crap was a 30.4" now i have 33" it's 7% off.
     
  19. Oct 26, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    Ther're not overinflated are they? That can cause a serious loss of traction as well. I had a tire shop do that to me, they inflated ONE of the rears to 50 psi, the rest were at 32. When empty I could break the back end loose cruising in 2nd gear on wet pavement, with otherwise very grippy tires.
     
  20. Oct 26, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    Nope, they are properly inflated
     
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