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Old 05-10-2010, 06:25 PM
blockbuster blockbuster is offline
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i currently have p255 75 r16 tires on my truck. when i get new ones i would like to put on 265 75 r 16 lt's. will these change the speedo that much or will i be shifting down more. i have 410 gears.
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Old 05-10-2010, 06:45 PM
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Default Re: tire size

you will hardly notice a difference its a good all around size
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Old 05-10-2010, 07:04 PM
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Default Re: tire size

A 265 tire is 3.9% larger than a 255 tire. So your speedometer will be off about 3.9%. So as Zach said, you will hardly notice a difference.
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