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Getting my new shoes today

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 1G3-TRD, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. Feb 18, 2016 at 7:35 AM
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    1G3-TRD

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    Im getting my new tires today, I decided on 275/70/18 Firestone Destination MT
    I had these on my 05 Tacoma and loved them, cant wait to see them on my tundra
     
  2. Feb 18, 2016 at 8:42 AM
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    I've always had good luck with stones. Post a picture when you get 'em mounted.
     
  3. Feb 18, 2016 at 3:59 PM
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    I also had some hell-wig helper springs installed so the rear end dosnt sag when I put the horse trailer begin it
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    Ill try to get better pics of them tomorrow
     
  4. Feb 18, 2016 at 4:21 PM
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    Camburg Fox factory 2.5" lift Xd monsters with 295/70/18 nitto terra graplerrs Corsa cat back Weather tech liners Wet okole covers
    Looks good! Nice choice. Crazy how much tires can change the look!
     
  5. Feb 18, 2016 at 4:56 PM
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    Thanks, are you the same guy thats on the hot rod forum with your rhino?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2016 at 5:00 PM
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    I pushed the stock Michelin's as far as I could. I put 42,820 miles on them
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    They were pretty smooth
     
  7. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:16 PM
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    I am.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:17 PM
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    I recognized you profile photo
     
  9. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:20 PM
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    Cheating on us with a hot rod forum.
     
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  10. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:21 PM
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    Its not what you think......
     
  11. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:28 PM
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    I'm glad you're cheating on us. They probably gave you things we couldn't- like STD's and terrible OTPHJ
     
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  12. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:32 PM
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    OTPHJ?
     
  13. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:36 PM
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    It's a rhino forum.... You know the yahama sxs? Not a actual hot rod forum! :rofl:
    Variety is the spice of life..:cheers:
     
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  14. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:38 PM
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    Lol. Nice. He has my rhino right now working on it.
     
  15. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:39 PM
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    @jberry813 offers to demonstrate it quite often.
     
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  16. Feb 18, 2016 at 6:40 PM
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    I have the extreme sheave 16g weights and a slugged wet clutch in my viking and the difference is amazing, what are you getting done to your rhino?
     
  17. Feb 18, 2016 at 8:23 PM
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    Looks great. If I hadn't just installed KO2s I might be all over that. Speaking of Firestone, if those helper springs don't do it for you, Firestone makes a great airbag set.
     
  18. Feb 19, 2016 at 6:36 AM
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    Wow, you really did push to the limit. Way to get your moneys worth :thumbsup:
     
  19. Feb 19, 2016 at 6:41 AM
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    Thx, these destination mt's will look the same way when they are done. I dont buy cheap tire but I get all the money out of them
     
  20. Feb 19, 2016 at 11:41 AM
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    I make sure my wear indicators are REALLY showing before I buy new tires as well, they are too expensive not to. I have had a set of Destination ATs on my Tacoma and got 44000 miles out of them, they were great in snow & mud and fairly quiet on the road. I wouldnt hesitate to buy another set
     
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    Hoping to drag my duratracs out till next winter. Might cut it close. but not as close as you did. Dang.
     
  22. Feb 19, 2016 at 12:56 PM
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    Purchased the truck with ~25,000 miles. I now have ~49,000 now so i should be around 24,000 miles on them.
     
  23. Feb 20, 2016 at 4:54 PM
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    I cant believe how much more I look my truck with the new tires
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    Amazing what tires can do to a look of a truck.
     
  25. Feb 21, 2016 at 5:49 PM
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    I pulled the horse trailer today for the first time with the new tires and hellwig leaf springs and what a difference the leaf springs made in the way the truck sat with the weight and the way it rode, no more bouncing. Thats the only thing I will say negative about the Tundra, it has plenty of pulling power the rear suspension is just to soft.
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    Before i had to use a straight hitch insert and the trailer would sit level but the truck was sagging in the rear, today a used a 2" drop and the trailer sat nice and level and so did the truck. Hellwig make a great product that does exactly what they say it will do
     
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    I found this pic and thought I'd show a comparison
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    This was when the truck was a few months oldest a straight insert
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    And this is now with a 3 1/4" drop
     
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