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Has anyone installed 265/70 on 17's

There are a lot more choices if you went with 265 and the size difference is less then 1 inch in height.

Your comments please

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I have that size on right now for the same reason, plus i got a great deal on them. One thing is they do look a bit small for the titan but i guess that is also depending on your wheels and tire combo. Im running the dueler revos in that size which have pretty "rounded" sidewall plus they are mounted on a wheel with a lip which to me gives the illusion of the wheels looking smaller than they really are.

Check out my gallery for some pictures of my setup in that size.
http://www.titantalk.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=3104
 

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There a lots of 285/70/17s out now. Toyo even has a winter tire in this size now, and for the for a passenger rated AT the Bridgestone Revo is loved by most that have run them. In light truck ATs there are BFG AT KOs (I run these) and Nitto Terra Grapplers. Several mudders too.
 

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NorCal

I do mostly highway driving and would like to find a nice all season. I've had the Revos, right now I have Destination A/T and I find them rough.

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kljp said:
Has anyone installed 265/70 on 17's

There are a lot more choices if you went with 265 and the size difference is less then 1 inch in height.

Your comments please

Kelvin
This is interesting because I was looking at putting on this size also to replace the oem Bridgestone duelers (245/70R17). After doing some research, the tire is basically the same size height but obviously wider. The effect on the speedometer would be only (.3 mph) above the actual speed (i.e. doing 60 mph would actually be 60.3 mph) according to the online calculator. I was looking at putting the BFG Longtrail on as I have had good luck with those when I had my Nisson Frontier. They did well in the rain, snow and mud.

Let me know if anyone is having any type of rub issues.
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I'm running 315/70/17 on my truck stock however they were 245/75/17 you can find pretty good deals on tires on craigslist i got my whole set with about 70 percent tread for 85 bucks total
 

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Thanks for all the replies.
I answered my question today. I had a set of Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza 265/70R17 installed. They were almost 2 inches shorter and 1 inch narrow, they looked like toy tires. I was lucky and was able to return them. I now have Firestone Destination A/T 285/70R17 (OEM size). Firestone makes 2 different Destination, a 4 ply and a true LT 8 ply. I went with the 8 ply. The reason I went with the Alenza was I was trying to get rid of a vibration I have had for the past few months. Assuming the vibration was tire related I would just get new tire. New tires did not help; vibration was there with old tires (Revos), with new tires (Destinations) and with the Alenza, so I am assuming it is not a tire problem. I did a search here on the forum and found that some other people are also having this vibration problem. I made an appointment today at my local dealer to have them have a look. My OEM is 285/70R17.

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kljp said:
Thanks for all the replies.
I answered my question today. I had a set of Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza 265/70R17 installed. They were almost 2 inches shorter and 1 inch narrow, they looked like toy tires. I was lucky and was able to return them. I now have Firestone Destination A/T 285/70R17 (OEM size). Firestone makes 2 different Destination, a 4 ply and a true LT 8 ply. I went with the 8 ply. The reason I went with the Alenza was I was trying to get rid of a vibration I have had for the past few months. Assuming the vibration was tire related I would just get new tire. New tires did not help; vibration was there with old tires (Revos), with new tires (Destinations) and with the Alenza, so I am assuming it is not a tire problem. I did a search here on the forum and found that some other people are also having this vibration problem. I made an appointment today at my local dealer to have them have a look. My OEM is 285/70R17.

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Oh yea the Alenzas in that size look wayyyyyyy toyish. When i got my tires they accidentally installed those instead of the Revos and they couldnt even get it to fit on the rim width wise. I had to drive with them till they ordered the right ones and they just looked dinky.
 

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Update

Nissan replaced the rear end and the truck still has the vibration. The service manager is at a lost at what is causing it. He took the tires and driveshaft form a used Titan on the lot with to no avail. He ordered a new transfer case, hopefully this will fix it. Funny through service manager mentioned while we were out on a test drive maybe I should call Nissan and get them to buy it back. The truck would have 2 new rear ends, 2 new transfer cases, new exhaust manifold, brake fix. I find it hard to believe Nissan would do this, if they did I would replace with a 2008 in a heartbeat.

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