JG Pasterjak
JG Pasterjak Production/Art Director
12/17/20 9:06 a.m.
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Truck tires? On a truck? That’s crazy talk.

“Most half-ton pickups sold in the U.S. don’t actually come with truck tires,” says Maxxis Tire’s John Wu. And, bafflingly, he’s not wrong. Most 1500-series pickups sold in this country come standard with P-metric passenger-series tires. To get a true LT-grade tire on your new truck, you’re either going to have …

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iceracer
iceracer MegaDork
12/17/20 9:44 a.m.

what are the load ratings of the tires vs epected gvw ?

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
12/17/20 9:50 a.m.

It's true, Toyota puts the wrong tires on their trucks. I've seen massively rapid wear on a brand new stock Tundra because the stock tires and pressure recommendations were way off, trying to make a truck feel like a Camry. Meanwhile, my very similar Tundra on Michelin LTXs running more than double the tire pressure worked much better and lasted far longer.

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