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Re: Tire Thread

I wanted to try the 275 / 315 setup for one, the toyos have an awesome wear rating (420) and I got them from Tires Direct. I bought the front two tonight, and I'll order the rears on the 15th (venom hood payment is coming up) so I'm tight with mod money this month...

$335.00 shipped for the fronts

$440.00 shipped for the rears

$775.00 total

I really didn't research tires to tell you the truth, I just needed something. I was just mad after finding my tire today in such bad condition it was sort of a reaction purchase of sorts.
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:16 AM
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let me guess....front drivers side inside tread worn?
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Re: Tire Thread

Yes Scott, the one you sold me is still in great shape, the other one is such a mess, it's almost like it just burst open from sitting in storage for awhile... Grrr if it's not one thing...

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all of them wear on the drivers side inside tread........its pretty crappy....
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Old 05-01-2010, 07:38 AM
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Is it true with AWD vehicles you must have the same tread pattern all the way around or it messes up the drivetrain?
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LOL....urban myth
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LOL ok thanks Scott!!!
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Fronts showed up today, sorry for the crappy cell pic but I figured I share anyways!



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those are purrdy! nice buy...let us know how they roll!
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those are purrdy! nice buy...let us know how they roll!
Will do! Can't wait, from what I've read online it should be a nice change. My run flats were beat too new tires were a must before did anything else.
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IMO Goodyear futeras FTL in the rain.
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Re: Tire Thread

Be careful with the ST-IIs. The sidewalls are fragile. I have the 275/315 setup and the 315s sidewalls like to get bubbles when you hit potholes. I've had to replace one of my rears twice in a year.

Oh and be aware that the 315s hydroplane real easy. Keep your speed below 60 in the rain, or you will lose the back and spin the truck. Been there, done that, on the LI Expy. Same in the snow, not good. If you stop, you won't be able to get going again without fishtailing.
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