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Thats a 30x10.5x16 which you can easily fit, especially if you do a mild crank
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Thats a 30x10.5x16 which you can easily fit, especially if you do a mild crank
hell he prob wont even need a crank. i would go with those. gice the truck a little more aggressive stance w.out sacraficing anything
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i just put a set of firestone destination a/t's on and its quiet but still has traction(haven't really used in rain much yet), they also have the 50k warranty and they were about 500 installed before a 50 rebate
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I really like those Dura Graplers and they come in a P235 stock :-)
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Check the load range though. Those are meant for tow vehicles so its probably a E
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CHOICES: 235/70-16 , 235/75-16, 245/70-16, 245/75-16, and 255/70-16...

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255, the wider the better, the end
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So why is 265 not an option? Either lower it or put on a meatier tire, stock sucks.
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255 will be a noticeable difference. my reasoning I drive this truck about 50 miles a day 7 days a week I still want decent fuel economy but assurance that if I have to go down some backroads etc. that I'm good.

Secondly, I don't wanna do any modification of the suspension. I don't want to fool with those Torsion Bars...
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Do the 265/70R16 Terra Grapplers!!!
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I would if I could find a damn tire shop that carries them. Its ridiculous

Went by Wal-Mart I was impressed with their selection... I got some pics to post.
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I wouldn't let anyone at any walmart anywhere near any vehicle I owned lol. Order the tires online from Discount Tire (free shipping) and then bring to somewhere to get mounted and balanced. Tada!
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Agreed, screw that. I barely trust those morons to ring up my items correctly, I would never let them touch my truck.

The Discount Tire here rocks, those guys are so cool and helpful and the prices are actually really competitive. My local store was actually cheaper than the Discount Tire Direct site too, wish I had known that before hand.
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I wouldn't let anyone at any walmart anywhere near any vehicle I owned lol. Order the tires online from Discount Tire (free shipping) and then bring to somewhere to get mounted and balanced. Tada!
Exactly what I did. Saved a lot of money that way. Most shops around here wanted around $700 where I only paid $615 on Discount Tire.
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For everyday driver, go with the BFG Long Trail T/A's I 'll have to look up what I paid for them but it was under $500.00 with road hazard.
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how much you guys pay for balancing...

I'm not gonna buy tires from Wal-Mart just nice to go look at the tires in person and not be haggled by a tire guy... I find it annoying!

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For everyday driver, go with the BFG Long Trail T/A's I 'll have to look up what I paid for them but it was under $500.00 with road hazard.
Was that for a 15 or 16" rim?
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whatabout General AT2?

edit: i give up on tryin to make a link out of it cuz it wont work lol but ya.

id say, tirerack then take em to america's tire co...that place never ceases to take care of me......
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Alabama sucks as far as having all these different chain stores. We don't have any of them. :-(
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Discount Tire charges 10-12 per tire for mounting, then lifetime rotation. Pretty normal price
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I wouldn't let anyone at any walmart anywhere near any vehicle I owned lol. Order the tires online from Discount Tire (free shipping) and then bring to somewhere to get mounted and balanced. Tada!
Agreed. Walmart had a special on Monroe shocks, but they installed the wrong ones on my Explorer and wouldn't install the correct PN. Ordered wheels from Discount Tire yesterday morning, and they came @ noon today!
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Michelin LTX M/S gets my vote. If I didn't like the BFG's so much I would get these. I had them on my truck when I first got it and they were awesome! I have nothing bad to say about them at all!


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Sorry , 15, 235, 75 R 15 , on the stock rim. Ask about TPMS sensors too. I didn't know it was an option on my 07 till the light came on.

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Go tomorrow to possibly buy a set. Gonna keep it a surprise to what I picked. :-)
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Let us know ASAP, lol. It better be a good looking meat.
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