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okay i just traded my titan in for a 2500 ram. i'm doing a 6" lift and 37's. what is a safe load rating to run on my truck? i don't tow anything to heavy, mostly just snowmobiles. i plan on running a sled deck which puts 2 sleds on a deck mounted in the bed of my truck. i might tow a 2 place sled trailer behind that. at the most i would pull a 4 place sled trailer or the possiblity of towing a race car trailer with 4-5 sleds ( doubtful). whats a safe rating in terms of weight? so d rated can handle 3k lbs plus. is that enough or do i need to be up over 3500 on an e rated? i just want to be safe.
 

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okay i just traded my titan in for a 2500 ram. i'm doing a 6" lift and 37's. what is a safe load rating to run on my truck? i don't tow anything to heavy, mostly just snowmobiles. i plan on running a sled deck which puts 2 sleds on a deck mounted in the bed of my truck. i might tow a 2 place sled trailer behind that. at the most i would pull a 4 place sled trailer or the possibility of towing a race car trailer with 4-5 sleds ( doubtful). whats a safe rating in terms of weight? so d rated can handle 3k lbs plus. is that enough or do i need to be up over 3500 on an e rated? i just want to be safe.
It's better to run a tire that is rated to carry more weight than you would ever think about carrying than less. Once you pack up your snowmobiles, gas, cooler, extra clothes, people, riding gear, your buddies, gas, gear and cooler, you'll have plenty of weight in and on your rig.

I would recommend sticking with an E (10 ply) rated tire if they are available. E rated tires have a higher max pressure than D rated tires. When loaded you will be able to run the higher pressure to help stabilize your load. This will really help when and if you load your snowmobiles up on top of the truck's bed.

-Travis
 

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thats what i thought. i just wanted to hear it from someone who does it for a living. thanks.
 
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Good advice from the above poster. You definitely want an E rated tire for your 3/4 ton. I tried running D rated 35's on my old f-250 diesel and ended up with a catastrophic blowout while doing 65mph with a bunch of stuff in the bed. NOT fun! If you're looking for a mud tire, Toyo Open country MT comes in 37x13.5 with E rating for both 17" and 20" rims, and even on a 22" rim. However, the Toyos are only D rated on an 18" rim. But IMO Toyo MT is the best mud tire out there, and the E rated ones are perfect for 3/4 and one-ton lifted trucks that still want to have the tire strength to tow heavy loads.
 

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did dunlop discontinue the maxx traction?
 
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