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Tire advice for new to me stock 08 TACO 4x4

Discussion in 'Texas' started by SATXguy, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Apr 28, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    SATXguy

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    Hi all I am new here this is my first post. Hope I posted in the right place? I selected the Texas region because I thought you guys would be more familiar with the terrain. I am needing to get new tires for my new to me Tacoma. I currently have bfg rugged trail 265 70 60 on stock rims. I am thinking about the BFG all terrain KO. I will not be doing any rock crawling. I will do some 4 wheeling at my hunting lease and a bunch of Padre Island summer trips and some loose rock river bed trails. Any tire recommendation for these applications? I had some Hankook mud terrains on a f250 4x4 diesel but they seemed to dig to much in the sand at the coast. Maybe that heavy arse truck had something to to with it though? Any opinions\advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. Apr 29, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    Interesting lots of folks looking and no one has any suggestions?
     
  3. Apr 29, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    Stick with an all terrain since you will be in the sand. Be sure to air down for the beach to around 16-18psi.
    The BFG AT is a proven tire and would probably serve you great. I have heard and read great reviews about the hankook dynapro AT.
    I would also step up to a 265/75/16. It will give you a little more ground clearance and no lift is needed.
    Also the good year silent armor is a good tire. My buddy has them on his 06 tundra and they have served him very well. Great wear and seem to handle the dirt roads at the ranch with ease.
     
  4. May 11, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    I am using BFG AT 265/75/16s on mine. I like them. I had no problems at the beach either.
     
  6. May 12, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    I'm a fan of the Silent Armors also. - Really pricey though
     
  7. May 13, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    are you planning on lifting your tacoma? if so i would do the lift first then tires that way your able to pic a good size.. thats besides the point tho lol
    next month im gonna purchase the bfg look alikes off of treadwright.com
    500 for all 4 tires i cant pass it up... a/t will be good especially for sand
     
  8. Jun 8, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    Thanks for the input! I went with the BFG AT! They look good on the Taco, but I did notice my mpg went down about 1mpg per gallon. I am assuming it is the additional weight of the tires?
     
  9. Jun 8, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    Post some pics up... Lets see em
     
  10. Jun 8, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    You are correct about the weight dropping your MPG. Mine dropped when I went to an AT and dropped again going to a MT.
     
  11. Jun 9, 2011 at 5:17 AM
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    im still getting 18.6 with my BFG AT
     
  12. Jun 12, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    Here is a pic of my truck @ PINS this weekend! I hope the picture shows up?

    TW pic.jpg
     
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