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Old 11-10-2012, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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285x75 vs 295x70

So, I am still trying to decide if I want to drop the money on trail grapplers. My current tires are 285x75 terra graps.


If I decide to do it, what tire size do most of you think is better? Slightly taller tire, or slightly wider? The 295s are also a tad cheaper and lighter.
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I swear I make the worst threads.
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 285x75 vs 295x70

Haha it doesn't help that you made it after midnight!

If I had the choice to buy tires again, I would have rather had the 285/75 size...

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Old 11-11-2012, 01:28 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 285x75 vs 295x70

I got 16" wheels that's why I went with 285 75 16.

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Ya I always forget about time... I work 1800-0600 eastern time... So I think everyone should be awake with me!
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Re: 285x75 vs 295x70

You can always make a skinny tire fat (airing down), can't make a fat tire skinny
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Re: 285x75 vs 295x70

I just ordered a set of 16" wheels with 285/75R16 tires to replace my 17" setup with 285/70R17 tires. I actually would have preferred to go 17" with 285/75R17 but the tire choice is very limited.
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You can always make a skinny tire fat (airing down), can't make a fat tire skinny
What if you make a fat tire fatter?
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Haha it doesn't help that you made it after midnight!

If I had the choice to buy tires again, I would have rather had the 285/75 size...

Just curious, but why?
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Re: 285x75 vs 295x70

I love my 295 Trail Grapplers. No issues, no problems. I have a 3" OME lift and bmc. Barely any rub if totally cut wheels...but has never been an issue. Go big or go home!
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