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View Poll Results: Which Size of Terra Grapplers?
275/60-20 6 40.00%
305/55-20 9 60.00%
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Old 01-25-2012, 04:15 AM
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275/60-20 Terra Grapplers or 305/55-20 Terra Grapplers

Any benefit to the wider tires or is it just a waste, I have no immediate plans of lifting or dropping. MAYBE a rear -2 leveling later on down the road.
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There is no real benefit to the wider tires other than appearance. I have actually heard a few people mention a few drawbacks including a slight loss of MPG and more pulling on uneven road surfaces. I'm sure either of those problems would be extremely minor if at all but just so you know. Also, regarding lifting or lowering....305/55 is just barely (like 1/4") taller than the stock 275/60 so that isn't really going to matter. I voted 275/60 simply because they are a fair bit cheaper and unless you just really want that super wide look I don't see the point.
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305 rear 275 front :P
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mixed tire size on a 4x4 really ???
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275/60-20 Terra Grapplers or 305/55-20 Terra Grapplers

Any benefit to the wider tires or is it just a waste, I have no immediate plans of lifting or dropping. MAYBE a rear -2 leveling later on down the road.
looks better! but is alot worse in the snow and slush than a narrower(stock size) tire, heavier, more rolling resistance, so worse on fuel by a bit, not a ton though...
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Hence the :P .............. but i do agree. Skip over my post(s) Ghostknife. Cheers.

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275/60-20 Terra Grapplers or 305/55-20 Terra Grapplers

Any benefit to the wider tires or is it just a waste, I have no immediate plans of lifting or dropping. MAYBE a rear -2 leveling later on down the road.

For the mostpart, the more rubber touching the road, the better handling and control. Now in Snow and heavy rain, wide tires may have a harder time touching the road because of displacement.

If you drop a bicycle tire through a foot of snow, it will slice through, where as if you drop a car tire, it may stop halfway. So you have a small patch of rubber vs no rubber touching the road. (extreme example).
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Well i just got back from Discount Tire, i ended up going with 305/55-20 Cooper Zeon LTZ's only reason is because my boy up there discounted them from $326/tire down to $295 a tire. I was stuck between the coopers and the Nittos, he couldn't discount the Nittos
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You will like them. Both are excellent tires and they look similar but I actually think the Coopers have a slightly more aggressive tread pattern. We need pics!!
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they had to order them out of chi town so they will be in and installed friday
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