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Tires and Mileage

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Y0TA, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Jul 10, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    Y0TA

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    I'm looking to see everyones mileage(tread life) on all types of tires from M/T to A/T. I have to decide this way since money doesn't grow on trees. :rolleyes:
     
  2. Jul 10, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    badguybuster

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    I am getting awesome mileage from my Nitto Terra Grappler A/T's.
     
  3. Jul 10, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    What would you classify as awesome?
     
  4. Jul 10, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i get worse mileage w/ my 33" TG's than my 32" bfg mt's....its all in the size u are getting.
     
  5. Jul 10, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    I understand that totally, but what I meant is how many miles to a set of tires do you actually get. Sorry for the confusion.
     
  6. Jul 10, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    ahh...misundestood.
     
  7. Jul 10, 2009 at 11:12 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    my old 265/70/17 Cooper STs lasted about 40K. My new 255/75/17 BFG mud terrain's have about 12000 on them and they're down to about 75%. Seems like good wear for a M/T. I'd like to add that I drive with a very 'spirited' style on all the curvy roads we have out here in the PNW and I'm getting that kind of mileage.
     
  8. Jul 10, 2009 at 11:17 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I'm not getting very good mileage on my BFG A/T's for some reason. They have about 15,000 miles and are at about 50%. I'm thinking the offroading has something to do with it.
     
  9. Jul 11, 2009 at 12:35 AM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Its probably alignment issues. I dont think they'd be wearing like that even with lots of offroad. I do plenty of offroading on mine and they're fine.:cool:
     
  10. Jul 11, 2009 at 4:18 AM
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    I was getting excellent mileage (distance) from the BFG M/T's but they were killing my mpg. It is hard to say with the NG's but I am getting 22 mpg!!! Of course, the CAI helps. I got around 60,000 with the Dueler's that were on it. They had 4-5/32 when I got rid of them.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    My bridgestone duelers were fine for the 1st 25k,then they went to he!#....at 32 k they were pulled and replaced with Geo-Trac xlt's.....these now have 12k and still look brand new,tire wear is almost nill....

    Price wise the Bridges were way outta site and TownFair stands behind the Geo's 100%.....

    Now I do NOT get out and "Play" as hard as some BUT when it snows ,I need to trust my "Taco" to get me there no matter what and with last years record amounts in NH ,I never missed a "Plow" gig;):cool:

    No loud road noise,will carry any "safe" load put in the bed and carry me through anything "nature" puts out PLUS great mpg's....

    Just my 2 cents..

    Snoope back quiet
     
  12. Jul 11, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    Does anyone have the Kumho KL71 M/T. If so what do u think of them?
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  13. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    I have had a set on order for over a month now. They were out of stock and said 2 weeks till they came back in. So much for that. I am sick of waiting, gonna cancel em and find something local in stock.
     
  14. Jul 15, 2009 at 7:32 AM
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    That sucks man. Let us know what you get and what you think of them.
     
  15. Jul 15, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    I just canceled my order and went to a local shop. Getting these installed next week.
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    Wheels are Helo HE842 16x8.
    Tires are BF Goodrich KM2 285x75x16.
    I just couldnt wait any longer on the Kumho's. I really wanted to try em out but after a month of backorder they still have no idea when they will come in stock.
     
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