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Old 12-06-2012, 02:38 PM
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I really want some taller tires on my leveled truck and it's probably going to be a year or so before I can swing a new set (hoping to buy a new house come Spring and money is tight). Found this used set of exactly what I want (285/65/20 BFGs). Now I realize they are used but I need tires that I can get another 10K or so out of. What do you guys think? Especially you BFG owners. I originally thought the tire was down to the wear bar in the center but after looking closer I don't think that is a wear bar. They also look more worn in the center but it's hard to tell from the camera angle and the tires are a good drive away for me to go look at.

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Old 12-06-2012, 03:02 PM
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The centers look pretty close to done. Probably from over inflation.
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If the seller sent you that image
ask for an image using a coin for tread measurement

otherwise keep looking for another set
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Those are toast, I would pass. Just as Sean said, over inflation has ruined em
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I wouldn't waste my time on them.
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Oh boy, if the seller is asking for a 12 pack of domestic then yes, go for it. Import would be questionable.
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Thanks for the opinions guys. Seems to be a consensus, lol. That is actually the image posted on Craigslist.

The tires are actually about five hours from here but they are 30 minutes from a friend's house whom I happen to be going to see this weekend anyway. The issue is whether or not they are worth driving the Ram on the trip and going to look at them versus driving the wife's car and not bothering. The difference is twice the fuel bill for the Ram, lol.

Thanks again for the input. I will keep looking but dang used tires in 275/65/20 or 285/65/20 are hard to find. I can find Goodyear Wrangler AT/S in 275/65 all day long but they aren't a very aggressive looking tire.
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if ur in a dry area and no snow or rain id say fine they'd prob last 5k.....i personally wouldnt bother otherwise.
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