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Old 10-14-2010, 09:05 PM
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I own a 09 Ram SLT my truck says P265/70R17 but finding tires for it are pain! Unless I switch to LT265/70R17. Is there anything I should be warned about or know before I switch over?
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The only difference is the LT is a 6 ply tire with a greater load carrying capacity.
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I have always preferred LT's vs P's
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Oh well thats good then. As this is my first truck i had no idea haha All this time i was like damn Nothing in the P's I want.
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Light Truck tires are sometimes marked with an LT for "Light Truck" before the size, passenger tires are often marked with the letter P for "Passenger" before the size.
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LT tires give a harder riding but are more resistant to road harsards (rocks,etc) but if you never load your truck with heavy stuffs you should stay with P tire for ride confort.
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Just put on a set of goodyear wrangler territory

Sure its a little noisey but my exhaust and music covers that! haha! Wish i had larger rims!
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