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Which 35" Tire Size Would You Pick?? Specs included.

I am in need of new tires... I currently have Toyo M/T 35x12.5x18. I am running stock rim and these tires really mushroomed out towards the end. I also would like a slimmer tire to reduce some weight and hopefully save a MPG or two...

Here are my options for the Toyo ATII I am considering...

285/75R18 34.8x11.3 65#
295/70R18 34.3x11.8 64#

Here is the Toyo A/TII in my current size
35X12.50R18 34.5x12.5 81#

And my current tire
Toyo M/T
35X12.50R18 35.0 13.2 81#

I googled pics on both sizes for the F250 and don't mind the skinnier look... I am thinking the 285 to stay closer to 35" but fear it may be too skinny.

Any input appreciated.
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Skinny tires look bad on these trucks for sure. I wanted a 36" tire but in a 15" width ended up with 38's to get width I like ?
Take a look at the a Terra Grapplers they are similar to the Toyo A/T and come in nice wide widths.
One more comment as far as the Toyo M/T's I have 34,000 on mine with more then 50% tread still. They do go the distance !!!


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The 295s I feel look pretty good, I had those on my truck...the with trail grapplers but same size...got pics if you want to see...they weren't on stock rims, but might give ya a little idea
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Skinny tires look bad on these trucks for sure. I wanted a 36" tire but in a 15" width ended up with 38's to get width I like ?
Take a look at the a Terra Grapplers they are similar to the Toyo A/T and come in nice wide widths.
One more comment as far as the Toyo M/T's I have 34,000 on mine with more then 50% tread still. They do go the distance !!!
What size rims are you running and do you have any bigger pics?

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I have seen pics of the 295s. I may go that route as they are close to a 12" tire and only .5" shorter. I just don't want to loose too much height and look silly with the truck leveled on short tires... LOL

Maybe I just suck it up and stay with the size I have. Surely the weight and width can't eat up a full MPG or more...
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Here are my options for the Toyo ATII I am considering...

285/75R18 34.8x11.3 65#
295/70R18 34.3x11.8 64#


Here is the Toyo A/TII in my current size
35X12.50R18 34.5x12.5 81#

And my current tire
Toyo M/T
35X12.50R18 35.0 13.2 81#

I googled pics on both sizes for the F250 and don't mind the skinnier look... I am thinking the 285 to stay closer to 35" but fear it may be too skinny.

Any input appreciated.
These sizes will fit the OEM wheel better and have a slightly higher load rating.


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[QUOTE=ramz trk;7729410]What size rims are you running and do you have any bigger pics.



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18X9 Pro Comp 3021 or something like that.


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These sizes will fit the OEM wheel better and have a slightly higher load rating.

I am thinking the 295 would be the best bet. The ATII '35"' tire is only 34.5 so I wouldn't see much difference in height and still have close to the same width.
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I just ordered some cooper sst tek 3 I think is what they are called. 35x12.5x20 though. Not a bad price and looked good. From what I've gathered, they should hopefully last a while and are made in Texarkana

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What size rims are you running and do you have any bigger pics?
They are 18X9 Pro Comp 3029 Extremes but are no longer available. Want to buy another set for some Terra Grappler 355/65/18 for summer time. But it looks like 8-1/2 is as wide as they come now.
Tires and wheels are not available like the used to be. Could get all kinds of 15" wide tires 5 years ago?????????? Obama and his fuel wasting tax shut the wide tire runs down!!
Way I understood it is anything over 12" wide has a 35% surcharge on it.



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CAT EC-1 Coolant, IPR Coolant filter
Fass-125 to a Adjustable Pressure Reg.
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6.4 starter, DC Power 270 amp alt
Die Hard Platinum AGM all 2/0 Cables
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2008 up Carli/Deaver rear springs
All riding on some Fatty-Daddy 38/15.50/18 Toyo's
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