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Old 01-31-2007, 11:52 PM
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Question Dually Tires???

OK, I am starting to think about tires, so I will be ready when I need to get some. I have a dually. I have been looking at these, BF Goodrich® Commercial T/A Traction.



What do yall think, and how big can I go? I would like to go a little bigger, and if I need to use a spacer, I dont think that will be a real big deal. So, what do ya think?
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Hey there Logan, I have had the BFs on all my trucks for years. I think there a great tire, good mileage, great traction in snow, and wear well also. When this one needs tires, that's what I'll be putting back on. Hope that helps you out.

Gord.
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You will probably need spacers if you want to go wider/bigger than 235's. I have never ran the BFG's, but I'm sure they are good tires. They look good.
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OK, I am starting to think about tires, so I will be ready when I need to get some. I have a dually. I have been looking at these, BF Goodrich® Commercial T/A Traction.



What do yall think, and how big can I go? I would like to go a little bigger, and if I need to use a spacer, I dont think that will be a real big deal. So, what do ya think?
I'm watching you... I'll be looking soon for some new shoes on my beast. Tough to find nice skins for a dually with the narrow @ss rims. I have added a Pro-Comp leveling kit to mine and I'll try to get some pix on here so you can see the diff. I LOVE IT!! Good luck on the rubber hunt; keep me posted!!!
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:32 AM
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Yeah, I was figuring I would need some spacers. Has anyone run spacers, I know Joe has. And if you have, what size and what tire size did you go with?
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:34 AM
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I'm watching you... I'll be looking soon for some new shoes on my beast. Tough to find nice skins for a dually with the narrow @ss rims. I have added a Pro-Comp leveling kit to mine and I'll try to get some pix on here so you can see the diff. I LOVE IT!! Good luck on the rubber hunt; keep me posted!!!
Will do, yeah, kinda tough to find what you want. I would love to even go to a 265, but I am not sure what size spacer to go with. And since those are the commercials, they are less than the regular BFG A/Ts.
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:42 AM
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Just throw

some big tires on and let them rub together!
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:46 AM
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some big tires on and let them rub together!
Um, how about...No
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:47 AM
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Just throw some big tires on and let them rub together!
Thats what we call "Tar Far" LOL!

I'm running 1/4" spacers on mine because the tire I'm running have a little wider profile, but are still 235's. If you can find 'em look at some Dayton Timberline MT's. They wear good and pull hard.
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:49 AM
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Derrick, is that what you are running?
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