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Will these tires make the ride rough?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by clallen03, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. clallen03

    clallen03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 514

    I'm thinking of buying a truck with these tires on it. Just wanted to know if these make the ride rough.

    Thanks:)

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  2. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,480

    It shouldn't. As long as it is inflated to the correct psi, it should be smooth.
     
  3. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    Those are goodyear wrangle mt/r they shouldnt make it too rough of a ride but you will have increased noise. They are bad @zz tires in mud though a couple friends of mine run them on muddin rigs
     
  4. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    No they don't....I have those on my Silverado 2500HD you will have a little increase in noise but not much on ride... I have 285/75 R16 and i love then....& what truck are those tires on???
     
  5. B. L. Landscaping

    B. L. Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    how many miles can you get out of these tires?
     
  6. clallen03

    clallen03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 514

    Its a ford f-150 regular cab, V8 4.6, 4x4. For some reason the ride is really rough in this truck. I thought it was becasue of the tires. You can barely hear the truck running when it is on, so I dont know why the truck rides rough if its not the tires.

    Any ideas?
     
  7. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    I don't know...or it might be because of the smaller truck....What psi do the tires have??...I run mine at 65psi which is the max for the 285's and i have a soft ride....here's a pic..

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  8. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    I have 45,000 miles on mine and they still have about 1/3 of the rubber..
     
  9. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    Arkansas Game & Fish tried running them on several of there trucks
    and didn't get good service from them, wouldn't stay balanced
    and several ended up being out of round but this is when the
    MT / R first came out.
     
  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801


    All you have to do is keep them all at the same psi & do the tire rotation every 5,000-7,000 miles....you have to keep in mind that the Goodyear MT/R'S are made for mud and off-road use and not so much street use....:) :)
     

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