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What is the differnce

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by BlueTaco07, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. Jan 3, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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    BlueTaco07

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    Im looking for 265/70 r18's however when im looking i have the choice of p265/70 r 18 or lt 265/70r 18 what is the differnce between lt and p? Or what do they mean?
     
  2. Jan 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    KeithB

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    Wheels and Tires: 17x8" Ultra Goliath wheels with P285/70R17 Nitto Terra Grappler G2, Suspension: Icon coilovers set at 2.5", TC UCA's, 1.5" lift 3 leaf pack with overload left in, 3* shims, carrier bearing drop, Bilstein 5100 B110 rear shocks Other: TRD SS exhaust, Pioneer AVIC 4100 H/U with Android Auto (awesomeness), sat radio bluetooth, Accessories: Toyota roof rack, black Toyota running board steps, cargo divider, weathertech floor liners, Literider roll up soft tonneau, thule bars over tonneau Cosmetic: window tint, grillcraft black mesh upper/lower grill, eyelids, tinted tails and third brake light, vinyl armrest in doors and center console Lighting: fogs only mod, bed lights in pockets, back up lights, amber interior accent lighting, amber 10" LED light bar in hood scoop, 33" LED bar behind the lower grill, amber lamin-x on fog lights
    P stands for passenger car and LT stands for Light Truck. You can get either for our trucks. The P rated tires will have less ply's and be lighter weight providing a quieter smoother and more comfortable ride on the street. The LT tires will have more plys and be heavier- better for off-road and less likely to puncture but will be stiffer and provide rougher ride on the street. Personally, I am a street queen so I went with the P rated tire for mpg and a nicer ride.
     
  3. Jan 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    does it effect size at all?
     
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