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tires so expensive :(

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by gacandido2010, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Nov 28, 2011 at 9:49 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    need to get tires soon, i offroad enough to need them and my current tires are just getting worn. trying not to spend over 500.


    any suggestions??:confused:
     
  2. Nov 28, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    maybe some re-treads?
     
  3. Nov 28, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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    steve o 77

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    x2 on the retreads for under 500.
     
  4. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    wuts rethread?
     
  5. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    tacocolin

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  6. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    not 'thread' its 'tread'. ;)
    A retread tire is where they shave the outside of a worn out tire, and bond a new tread onto it.
     
  7. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    tht would b a good idea but my current tires arent offroaders
     
  8. Nov 28, 2011 at 10:31 PM
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    They dont re-tread yours. LOL they use tires that are designed for it. haha. Click on that link to learn more. or google it.
     
  9. Nov 28, 2011 at 11:55 PM
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    haha r they recycled tires??
     
  10. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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    Yea they take old worn out tires then they "put" new fresh tread on em. You buy em and ride em like new haha
     
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    lmfao
     
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    tire looking at Kumho road venture ml7
     
  15. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:31 AM
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    Might be able to find some hankook dynapro atm's for somewhere around $500

    You're not going to get ANYTHING new that isn't a piece of shit installed out the door for under $500. Tires are expensive
     
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    im in the same boat, i need new tires. when i started looking i was shocked at how much tires have gone up in price. ive been checking craigslist with no luck. has anybody here bought the retreads from treadwright? i looked through treadwrights site, they dont have any in stock size (265/65/17) for us, they do have 265/70/17 but im worried they will rub.
     
  17. Nov 29, 2011 at 6:18 AM
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    Don't skimp on tires, you will regret it in the long-run.

    It's like buying a mattress, they are ridiculously expensive for a good one, but you use it for 8 hours every night so it better be comfortable.
     
  18. Nov 29, 2011 at 6:19 AM
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    Stock rims and stock height you should not have any issues clearing 265/70R17. Plenty of people have run them on stock trucks with no rubbing. I'm running that size now but slightly lifted.
     
  19. Nov 29, 2011 at 6:23 AM
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    I have the same size on my '01 PreRunner all stock with no rubbing. I think that 265/70/r17 was a factory upgrade option. You shouldn't have any trouble with them. I can take pics if you like.
     
  20. Nov 29, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    265/70R17 will fit stock but there is no factory upgrade option to go to that size tire, at least not on the 2nd Gen. Stock is 265/65R17 on the TRD Sport. Maybe a dealer-installed option but none of them came from the factory like that.
     
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