09 Silverado Z71 LTZ Need Better Riding Tires

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by topgun_technology, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. topgun_technology

    topgun_technology New Member

    Has anyone replaced the stock Bridgestone Dueler A/T P265/65R18's? Looking for a better riding and performing tire especially for wet and dry road traction. If I go up to a 275/65/18 there are considerably more tires to choose from. Any problems going to a 275 with the stock 18" aluminum wheels?


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  2. CTsilverado

    CTsilverado New Member

    There are plenty of different tires to choose from in the stock size. What width are the those stock wheels? Moving to a wider width would depend on the width of the wheel.

    edit: Nice truck, btw!
  3. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the site and congrat's on the new LTZ! As far as better riding tires, the best I've ever tried was Michelin. Much better than OEM!
  4. Darknesss23

    Darknesss23 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    I'm sure they're just the Regular Bstone Dueler A/T's... The Dueler A/T REVO's are considerably better in my opinion... I've never had a problem with them! and Never got stuck in snow or mud either
  5. topgun_technology

    topgun_technology New Member

    Thanks everyone! Lovin the new ride except for the horrible wet traction the stock Dueler's have. Lots of wet roads in South Florida! The stock aluminum wheels are 18X8's. There's roughly 6 tires in the 265's and dozen's in the 275's. I'm thinking I can get away with the extra 1/2" in width.
  6. Jimmiee

    Jimmiee Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    If you want better riding tires buy some smaller diameter wheels. The bigger the diameter of the wheel the smaller the sidewall and the harder the tire is going to ride.
  7. Z71_guy

    Z71_guy Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

  8. Coneklr

    Coneklr Member

    Also Mich LTX if you wish to move away from on/offroad tires.

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