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Old 05-22-2008, 10:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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tall skinny tires

i looked at a bunch of different tire companies and have not been able to find a 35 10.50 16. anybody know of anything?
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Tsl Q78.
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there is a 35x10 bogger on 16's

The Q78 TSL is about a 35x10 and they make them for 16's
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this is a crewcab diesel. are you running the tsl's? i would worry that they will wear out quickly on this truck. what do you think?
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I think they will wear out quickly, yeah. What do you have against a 12.5???
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this is a crewcab diesel. are you running the tsl's? i would worry that they will wear out quickly on this truck. what do you think?
The Q78's would probably wear quickly - but the tread depth is 27/32's! They are deep.
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Swamper makes their ssr radial in a 35-10.50/16 8 ply. I had them on my dually and liked them
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Super Swamper, SSR 35x10.5R16 and other models in Q78 size
Buckshot Mudders in Q78, 305/85R16, or 315/85R16
Michelin XS/XL/XZL 9.00R16
Continental 8.25R16 (33-34" but discontinued)
Coyote A/P 305/85R16 (not very aggressive)
Goodyear HummVee tires (37x12.50 but 16.5 rim)

EDIT: I has the basic TSL Swamper in Q78 on my '95 Powerstroke crew for a short time. The 2600# rating is too light IMO, and the lugs grab the springs at full lock. Much happier with my 9.00R16 Michelins. They just barely graze at full lock.

315/75R16 aren't bad on 7" wide wheels. I know its not recommended, but that pairing would suit my purposes.
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i have mickey thompson mtz's now 315 75 16 and i love them but they rub the front leaf springs. i have a nice set of alcoas that i dont want to get rid of.
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i have mickey thompson mtz's now 315 75 16 and i love them but they rub the front leaf springs. i have a nice set of alcoas that i dont want to get rid of.

so adjust your steering stops out.
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so adjust your steering stops out.
fawk that. it takes a big area to turn this pig around in now. crewcab longbed
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fawk that. it takes a big area to turn this pig around in now. crewcab longbed
A) deal with the tire wear
B) deal with a suck turning radius
C) get new wheels

it's your choice, but somethings gotta give.
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Old 05-23-2008, 04:37 AM   #13 (permalink)
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fawk it, i'm gonna retube the axle 3" wider per side and put on spidertrax 60 degree knuckles. hmm, might do rear steer too. that way i can do monster truck style donuts in the school parking lot
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Too bad we can't get these Makes me think of them every time someone wants tall skinnys. A set of 35x10s would be kewl on my flattie... The come in 35x10 with 15 or 16" rims..

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Several bias designs in 9.00X16. Those are about 35" tall.
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Super Swamper, SSR 35x10.5R16 and other models in Q78 size
Buckshot Mudders in Q78, 305/85R16, or 315/85R16
Michelin XS/XL/XZL 9.00R16
Continental 8.25R16 (33-34" but discontinued)
Coyote A/P 305/85R16 (not very aggressive)
Goodyear HummVee tires (37x12.50 but 16.5 rim)

EDIT: I has the basic TSL Swamper in Q78 on my '95 Powerstroke crew for a short time. The 2600# rating is too light IMO, and the lugs grab the springs at full lock. Much happier with my 9.00R16 Michelins. They just barely graze at full lock.

315/75R16 aren't bad on 7" wide wheels. I know its not recommended, but that pairing would suit my purposes.



I would go with the Michelins.
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Too bad we can't get these Makes me think of them every time someone wants tall skinnys. A set of 35x10s would be kewl on my flattie... The come in 35x10 with 15 or 16" rims..

I :heart: Simex Extreme Trekkers.

Someone should import them, and talk them into making a 40 incher for 16.5's.

(and monkeys might fly outta .... well, youknow)

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I DD the 9R16 Michelins for a year now. they measure out to 35.5x9.5 on a 7" rim.

very little wear, they are a hard compound. Load range D, they are very stiff and will carry a big load without getting warm.

i have never balanced them and they run up to 130km/h with NO vibes ever.

altho they look aggressive, they are actually really quiet on road and handle nice. offroad - good in mud, but too stiff for crawling. they like to spin on rocks rather than conform and climb. but this is on a lite Toy.

i just bought 5 more brand new ones for $400.

they are made local to me. guys who work there get them free and sell 'em cheap.

(i can't see these pics from work here, i think i copied the right ones)







i have a set with a year's wear on them, a grooved set, and a new set.

cliffnotes - awesome for all but dedicated crawling.
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I DD the 9R16 Michelins for a year now. they measure out to 35.5x9.5 on a 7" rim.

very little wear, they are a hard compound. Load range D, they are very stiff and will carry a big load without getting warm.

i have never balanced them and they run up to 130km/h with NO vibes ever.

altho they look aggressive, they are actually really quiet on road and handle nice. offroad - good in mud, but too stiff for crawling. they like to spin on rocks rather than conform and climb. but this is on a lite Toy.

i just bought 5 more brand new ones for $400.

they are made local to me. guys who work there get them free and sell 'em cheap.

(i can't see these pics from work here, i think i copied the right ones)







i have a set with a year's wear on them, a grooved set, and a new set.

cliffnotes - awesome for all but dedicated crawling.
Does anyone know if these tires are still available. Have been searching but can't find anything. Thanks.
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Those are about a million bucks here in the States, and not worth it if you ask me. Very hard compound, traction is not so great on wet pavement. Messed with some of the 42" and 46" versions...
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Can you get Silverstones? They make 35x10.5 it look simular to a simex but the tread is more aggressive.


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