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Old 09-22-2010, 12:51 AM
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Re: Need new tires

I went from 235's to 245's with no issue but 245's come stock on some WK's anyway. I like the look and ride of my Bridgestone Dueler d695's. Great in snow and dirt and snow as well as paved roads. Im more into the street end of Jeeps but wanted something that could handle a foot or 2 of snow with no problems.
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thanks, so 255/65 will fit without rubbing??

They will fit, but your Jeep will be slower and the speedometer calibration will be off. Tires are also gears and a taller tire means taller final drive ratio, so slower accelleration results by going to larger diameter tires.
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Re: Need new tires

i got a quote from a place today...$750, for no name highway tires...apparently my parents dont believe in buying tires online...
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Re: Need new tires

Grabber AT2's or Revos. Go with the 255 size. Mine don't hit at all.
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Re: Need new tires

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...for no name highway tires....
Don't do it! Print out the tire that you want on TireRack's site, and head to a good tire store in your area. Most shops will price match the TireRack cost plus the quoted shipping price. My local Firestone store didn't add in the shipping cost, just sold me the Destination A/Ts for the TireRack price.
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Thanks!! Will do, btw, I hope nobody would ever spend $750 for no name tires....it's just outrageous....
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Re: Need new tires

255/65/17s will fit with no issues. I work at a tire shop (town fair tire) take it from me as a tire tech, never buy cheapo no name brand tires. They will never balance right and will handle like shit and wont last long.
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Re: Need new tires

ok guys, i think im gonna go with these...http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

online quote of 599.88 installed/recycled, plus i have a 10% off of tires through Tire Choice....so 540...what do u guys think?
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Re: Need new tires

bump...is that a good price for that tire??
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Re: Need new tires

Honestly, we dont sell many of those. They wear a little fast. But they are not a terrible tire. If your getting a tire that comes in a stock size i would get that as well, those come in a 245/65/17 and wider tires will be worse in snow as well, the 255/65/17 is just wider, not taller, the amount its taller is so little its not noticable.

If you want a Yokohama Tire get the Geolander AT/s, they seem to last a good amount of time and handle well for an AT.

I would look in to the hancook ventus as RH07, we sell alot of those to suv owners and they have good reviews.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

Also if you want an AT tire, look in to the Hancook Dynapro ATM rf 10, great reviews and looks great too. We sell tons.

steel clear of Continental tires and General tires (except for the Grabber at 2 its a great AT tire with a 60k mile warranty)

Continental and General are the same company and many tires are identical. They wear really fast and dont perform very well.

The Bridgestone Dueller at revo is a good tire but pricy, and we dont sell many other Bridgestone/Fire stone tires besides the revos. They also tend to wear fast.

Dunlops an Kumhos suck.

If you have the cash and want a good 70k + mile tire, Get the Michelin LTX MS2. Expensive but its a great tire and will last a long time. They last long and perform well. Michelins are well worth the money.

Pirelli makes great performing tires but they only last about 20k miles.

Personally i am getting Hancook Dynapro ATm RF10 tires. Nice beefy AT but 50k mile warranty great reviews and we sell alot of them with no complaints. Or if i have the $$$ i would love to buy a 235/75/17 Michelin LTX MS 2.

Seems like ive ruled out alot but i am going by personal research ive done (i do tons of research when buying tires because its such a big expense) and i learn from what the customers are saying and what i see in the tires when i work on them.
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Re: Need new tires

Im am also in need of new tires but I am going with a more aggresive tread

Here are my two options

# 1 Wild Country XTX 255/70/17 $ 850.00 All Inclusive



# 2 Toyo Open County AT 255/70/17 $950.00 All Inclusive

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Re: Need new tires

I just put on new wheels and a set of Hankook 265/65/18 $765 out the door for the tires in 18" and a similar tread to the toyos

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