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Old 01-22-2016, 12:39 PM   #1
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tires......

getting ready to buy 4 tires for the back of R1. 11R22.5's.
where do i want to buy them and how much should i be planning to spend?? safety is a must, family will be on board. need good highway tire but def would want a bit of grip for dirt roads and possible snow.
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Old 01-22-2016, 02:07 PM   #2
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I run these and will buy them again when I need them. Great on bad roads.

Z35A | Hankook USA

$1500 probably
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Old 01-22-2016, 02:45 PM   #3
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What do you run on steers opus?

I've got firestone steers with goodyear drives, but the drives are recaps so I can't really comment on them as far as traction/treadwear. All 6 tires were take offs so I got them for a deal so I can't really comment on price either.

Depending on the brand, and the number you buy, they will cost between 200-600 per tire.
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Couple years ago I go Double Coin steers. Lots of people have them here and they have good reviews.

I like them, in spite of everyone yiping about buying Chinese tires. [yawn].
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Old 01-22-2016, 05:27 PM   #5
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found the z35a's! sweet lookin tires, managed to get 4 for 1400$ thanks for the intel.
wait to get them then get them put on! should be 2 weeks
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found the z35a's! sweet lookin tires, managed to get 4 for 1400$ thanks for the intel.
wait to get them then get them put on! should be 2 weeks
Really....thats a deal! Mine are going to wear out on the date before the tread.
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good to hear! i will get some pics up and let you guys know how they roll. hope to get 2 yrs on road out of them.
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Old 05-15-2016, 07:42 PM   #8
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ok guys n gals check these out.
http://www.amazon.com/TIRES-11R22-5-...A341K7YSK9N5OH
what you think. the time for tire is here. now i have to decide between the hankooks and these. the amazon ones do well for skoolie??
with money i save i can have cp sensor, gp relay selinoid, scan gauge, and my new ipr valve and seals. i going to do those before the trip as well and could use the extra gas $$$
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You get what you pay for. Unless you are willing to take a chance on something cheap, I'd suggest buying something that has a reputation that you feel comfortable with. Also, are you going to install these yourself after the Amazon drone drops them off? Suggest you talk to a couple of your local truck tire places and see what they can offer you. I do my own tire work and I wouldn't buy something like that from Amazon or anyone else.
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Changing a tire by hand is a handy skill to have. It's bearable under normal conditions. In a gravel put far away, when I was a much younger man, I've changed as many as 27 tires in a day on dump truck. I don't recommend it.
I could maybe still do it in an emergency situation. I went the high confidence route and bought name brand tires. Yeah it was painful in the wallet, but this thing rolls silently on the highway now and will for a good number of years.
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