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I'm thinking of purchasing the Toyo Open Country AT2's in 10 ply for my 2013 Sport. Will I have any issues running these with 3.55 gears vs the tires that came with the truck?

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Are you sticking with the stock size or going bigger?

Either way you will lose a bit of power and fuel economy because of the increased weight of the tire. If you go with a larger size as well there will be a more significant drop of both. But I wouldn't let that stop you from doing that. I'm running 35x12.5 Toyo MT's on my 4.7 with 3.55's and it drives fine to me. Yes it takes a lot more fuel to get it going (especially up hills) but it's not near as bad as I thought it would be. I'm getting around 15.5-16 MPG with the tires so far. Which isn't bad at all.

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Thanks for the link!

I'm sticking with the stock rim, however the tire is slightly taller then stock. I believe they are LT285/55R20.
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A 285/55R20 comes in at 32 5/16" which is slightly shorter than stock (33")

With that set up you shouldn't notice too much of a difference. It will feel very similar to how it does with the stock tires.
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I'm having them installed today. I will have to double check the size. I know they are slightly taller then stock.
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You'll notice maybe 1/2 a MPG loss, but doubt you'll see anything
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They are LT275/65R20
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They ride nice! Hooked up my GPS and the speed is the same. I'll have to see how the MPG is once I fill up next time. Now I just need to purchase a leveling kit.
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