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Tire size/load range/mpg's

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by sebiotacoma, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. Nov 2, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    sebiotacoma

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    Stock 265/70/16, load range C , City 15-16 Highway 20-21. 2009' TRD 4x4 dc
     
  2. Nov 2, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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  3. Nov 2, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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  4. Nov 2, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    265/70/17 bfg AT
    nice info, wiki.
     
  5. Nov 5, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    sebiotacoma

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    Just looking for feed back on tire size , load range and mpg's. Looking for the best tire combo for my truck. Just want a balance of great looks and good mpg's from a A/T or M/T.Just trying to figure out which tire size and weight gives you the best mpg's so that I can buy the right tire the first time.
     
  6. Nov 5, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    Load range vs type: p-metric usually goes to 36 psi and is lighter than a LT series but has 4 not 6 plies. An LT series will be 6 ply and often goes to 50 psi for more load. Looks... a wash, no difference. THAT IS A GENERALIZATION, please research further. AT vs MT mpg generally is a bit better in an AT AS for the rest vagueries: for better mpg get skinnier, lighter and higher psi.

    In the end there is no absolute answer, everyone will swear their choice was best. You said great looks,I won't fault that, start there and find 5-7 you like , then research them. Burn an hour on TireRack's tire surveys , they go by AT or ASR or MT. Many great choices... as long as they serve your needs accurately
     
  7. Nov 6, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    sebiotacoma

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    Thanks for your advise.
     
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