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Old 08-11-2010, 10:10 PM
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I'm looking for the biggest set of 17" tires I can find for my truck, but, I want to keep the car tread. (I don't want Light Truck or off road tires).

Nitto used to make a 305/60/17 in their NT404 line, but, they don't make them anymore. However, that size would be perfect.

I'm just looking for a little more meat, and something better than my Goodyears. I love the look of the Goodyears, but, thats whats limiting my trucks cornering now is the tires. Plus, I'm getting due for new ones anyway.

But, I'm not looking to spend $1000 either...lol

The biggest I could find, though, was the Toyo Proxes ST II in a 285/60/17 for $150 a tire, which is what I'll get if I can't find anything else. But...

If anyone has the ability to locate some larger ones for me, please let me know.

I've checked Tirerack, a bunch of tire manufacture websites...

but, something larger than 285/60/17. I want the tire at least 30" tall as well...in a car tread like I have now

Thanks in advance to anyone internet search savvy
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That's gonna be hard. I don't think the Proxes 4 is what you are looking for.

Did you look an Hankook?
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Old 08-11-2010, 10:17 PM
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That's gonna be hard. I don't think the Proxes 4 is what you are looking for.

Did you look an Hankook?
The Proxes ST II is a nice tire. I have 3 brand new Proxes STs, but, they discontinued them, and completley changed the tread and sidewall design for teh ST II, so, I won't run mismatched tires...lol

But, as far as Hankook...they were on Tirerack, but, I don't know if they have more on their website or not.

It kind of sucks having 17" rims though...lol But, I like them and don't want to get different ones as these are special to the truck...so...I'm in a bit of a pickle.
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How about these?
http://www.yokohamatire.com/tires/advan_st.aspx
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Falken has a 275/60R17 - 30" tall with an 11" wide section width.

I have been greatly impressed with the handling of mine.
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