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Old 06-23-2012, 09:10 AM
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tires for new truck with sensors

hi, I am looking at putting new tires on my truck. The stock rubber is fine on the road but I hate the fact that I get stuck on wet grass. There are a few brands I like but my question / concern is to do with the TPMS on the wheels. Some of the tires are rated for 65 psi and stock is 80 psi. Will I have an issue with the pressure sensors if I go with a 65 psi rated tire? I do plan on keeping my stock 18" wheels but am looking at a slightly bigger tire than the 275/70/18 size [ 33.2" ]. I'm after a 35" or close to it 325/65/18 maybe. Also any recomendations on an all terrain tire would be appreciated. Thanks for anyones suggestions, Steve
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:25 PM
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no you should be fine, I run 65psi is all tires with no issues
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I run a 295/70/18 (34.5) and love it. Get your computer recalibrated to 20" rims and tires (because those are 34.5 inches from the factory) and you will only be .5 mph off.
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check out the 295/70/18 nitto I noticed it is an 80psi tire and is the only tire with a load rating over 4000lbs....if you don't tow heavy, go with an e-rated 65psi and you will get a better ride....BTW Nitto has that 295 size in the terra grappler and the new trail grappler if you need some aggressive tread
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