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Old 08-14-2013, 08:02 PM
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I put 4 new tyres on my 97 4wd Ram way back many years ago upgrading from the original tyre to the bigger tyre on the same standard steel wheel which was available from new. The tyres I fitted were all new and still now show virtually no wear though she doesn't do many miles at all. They are Runway Enduro's LT265/75R16T/T and run at 36 psi all around. They look pretty good but they handle worse than any van or truck that I've ever driven. Any thoughts.

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I did a quick google search and I think they aren't meant for truck/SUV. even the honda civic guys said they are cheap, crappy tires.

I suggest getting some new, well reputable tires.
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Whats the max pressure you can run these at....methinks you have too little pressure in them. I see the tire is an LT (light truck) rated. If max pressure is 55-60 psi you are under inflated which makes the sidewalls squirmy and would kill handling.

It appears Federal makes or distributes this brand as well.

http://tirereviews.net/c/Federal-Tir...-Tire-Reviews/

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