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I want bigger tires

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by OldSchoolNY, Dec 31, 2003.

  1. OldSchoolNY

    OldSchoolNY Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I'm currently running 235/75/15 on my '86 GMC K1500, but I want something bigger and "badder" Someone suggested 31/10.50/15
    I want to keep it under $100/ea. (student on a budget)

    Any suggestions???? Brand, size, price, style...


  2. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Stick with high profile tires and narrow. They cut through snow better. Don't go WIDE except for Blizzard 810. If you can afford it get 16" rims. Maybe salvage yard.
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951 are a good size i run them on my dakota i like cooper st's
  4. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    go with 265 75 16 they add about 2 inches in riding hieght
  5. gt_racer50

    gt_racer50 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 484

    I'm running 33x12.50x15's, Trxus m/t , same company that makes Super Swampers. Great tire, quiet, nice ride and big!!! Slightly over $100 at 4Wheel Parts. www.4wheelparts.com. I haven't had any trouble yet getting around. I used to run 32x12.50x15 pulling tires, they were horrible.
  6. jo2fst4u

    jo2fst4u Member
    Messages: 98

    This is my first year with a lifted truck and some 315/75/16's I just put the plow on today

    plow truck 018.jpg
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    that pic looks great :drinkup:
  8. jo2fst4u

    jo2fst4u Member
    Messages: 98

    I need to get the bumpers back on............Thanks!

    as you can see no damn snow here!!!:realmad: :realmad: :realmad: :realmad:
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2003
  9. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

  10. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    I believe Tirerack has the Yokohama Geolander's for like $85 a piece, that's what I plan on getting when the worthless Wrangler's AT/D's on my truck wear out.
  11. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 144

    We have 31-10.50's 15in on our 1984 Chevy K10, look good and fit good- no rubbing. The are Firestone Wilderness AT III's, not being made anymore I've heard, I would recommend the BF Goodrich radial All-Terrain TA's in the same size. We have those on all of our other trucks and they are great, that size should be around $100 or a little more.
  12. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    the geolanders are a directional tread and cannot be rotated side to side unless they are dismounted and remounted