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Old 01-11-2011, 08:39 PM
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Default Buying some new shoes for the truck...

Hey guys, I'm going to be buying some new tires for my truck and am wondering about size...

I don't offroad, but do some mountain snow driving on roads, other than that, just city/highway driving...this truck's my daily driver.

I found a good deal on some used 235/75r15 BFG AT KOs, but I could probably spring a bit more cash and buy some new General Grabber AT2s in either 30x9.50 or 235/75r15.

My questions are:

1. With a 2wd 4cyl 2.5L manual with 3.73 gears, is running a 30x9.50 going to put too much load on the engine and axle?

2. Will a 30x9.50 fit under the truck in the spare tire well?

3. Which tires are better in the snow?

Thanks guys!
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Buying some new shoes for the truck...

Buy BFG
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Old 01-12-2011, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: Buying some new shoes for the truck...

ok got it...any particular reasoning? Any thoughts on my questions?
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Old 01-12-2011, 05:51 PM
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Default Re: Buying some new shoes for the truck...

i herd bfg have the worse wear ratings
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