DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires


Notices

Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires General discussion related to wheels and tires.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-27-2012, 02:59 PM
99gp's Avatar
99gp 99gp is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,520
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 dodge ram 1500 reg cab
Trim Level: SLT Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:155
99gp has a spectacular aura about99gp has a spectacular aura about
Default Every heard of nokian vatiiva tires?

So I got my truck a few months ago and I thought it had pretty new tires on it. The tits on the sides were still on and all. I now have one almost bald tire and one getting there. I have never heard of this brand of tire even. I have had to get tires rotated twice and balanced. Just wondering if anyone ever heard of this tire?
here is a picture of it


Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 09-27-2012, 03:38 PM
GTyankee's Avatar
GTyankee GTyankee is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member

 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego East County, Ca
Posts: 17,987
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 2X4
Trim Level: quad cab SLT
Color: sunburst orange pearl
Rep Power: 18
Rep:2597
GTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond reputeGTyankee has a reputation beyond repute
Default

This is what their website reads
Nokian Tyres has worldwide sales and distribution network. Its own sales companies operate in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakstan, The Czech Republic, and the USA

They are made & used in Europe, they are a Nordic tire, like in Finland, where they are mostly used as a winter tire

http://www.nokiantyres.com/products
__________________
Ram 1500 SLT Quad cab, 5.7 HEMI(R) MDS VCT, 5 speed auto 545RFE, 3.55 differential gears, 18" Magnaflow muffler, EGR bug deflector, Bushwacker fender flares, customized Nfab nerf bars, CB radio, Autonet wi-fi router, custom soft tonneau cover, Line_X bedliner, DEBO Step, build date 10/15/08 a Wednesday built vehicle
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-27-2012, 06:34 PM
Grubrunner's Avatar
Grubrunner Grubrunner is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 4,240
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Rep Power: 12
Rep:3872
Grubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Never heard of them.

Looks like a dead-on winter tire [snow, ice, slush, etc].
__________________
Truck was sold today [5/19]. I got an offer I couldn't turn down. I had no more need for a pickup so I cut it loose. About to purchase a '14 Jeep SRT8 this week.

Grub out!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-28-2012, 08:09 AM
lmcanje lmcanje is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Montreal
Posts: 45
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:13
lmcanje is on a distinguished road
Default

Nokians make probably the best winter tires. The winters are all called Hakkapeliitta <something>. The ones you have are not winter tires. This a premium tire company, so those tires you have aren't a cheap set of tires.
The reason why we don't hear much about the brand is because most of their sales are in Europe and Russia.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-28-2012, 08:24 AM
Grubrunner's Avatar
Grubrunner Grubrunner is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 4,240
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Rep Power: 12
Rep:3872
Grubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond reputeGrubrunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lmcanje View Post
Nokians make probably the best winter tires. The winters are all called Hakkapeliitta <something>. The ones you have are not winter tires. This a premium tire company, so those tires you have aren't a cheap set of tires.
The reason why we don't hear much about the brand is because most of their sales are in Europe and Russia.
....where they get REAL winters.
__________________
Truck was sold today [5/19]. I got an offer I couldn't turn down. I had no more need for a pickup so I cut it loose. About to purchase a '14 Jeep SRT8 this week.

Grub out!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-28-2012, 11:04 AM
lmcanje lmcanje is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Montreal
Posts: 45
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:13
lmcanje is on a distinguished road
Default

Haha, true that. But I will put a Montreal winter up against anyone...unfortunately..
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-28-2012, 07:31 PM
primo spaghetti's Avatar
primo spaghetti primo spaghetti is online now
Dodge Ram Forum Member



 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 2,192
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Ram Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Maximum Steel Metallic
Rep Power: 5
Rep:898
primo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to beholdprimo spaghetti is a splendid one to behold
Default

Noikian makes makes great tires...both models here are excellent excellent products.

im going to suggest that something else is making one of your tires go bald...either a lead foot or something off in your steering/front end.

i bought a set for my 96 ram, put 140,000 km on them, and they still passed the safety with tonnes of meat on them...and while my vaativa's werent winter tires as mentioned above, the really pushed my 2 wheel ram through the snow...almost as goods winter tires.

they actually came in a bit cheaper than other "premiuim" tre brands too...
__________________
2014 Dodge Ram 4X4 Sport, BakFlip F1 cover, Weathertech DigiFit Liners, BedRug bed mat, PIAA Extreme White Fog Bulbs, ProComp 2.5" / 1.5" Nitro Level Lift, Zone Off Road Upper Control Arms, ProComp 5050 20" -12 offset, MT Deagan 38 35x12.5.20, iron Cross Step Bars, DeeZee Tail Gate Strut

I am the heir to the primo spaghetti sauce fortune!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-28-2012, 07:49 PM
99gp's Avatar
99gp 99gp is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,520
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 dodge ram 1500 reg cab
Trim Level: SLT Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:155
99gp has a spectacular aura about99gp has a spectacular aura about
Default

The weird thing with it is the my center wore WAY down, like over inflated but They have never been over inflated. I then had my tires rotated and stupid them, they put that tire on my right rear. So ya it is my fault why one is bald (kinda)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:46 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum