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265/70R17 or 285/70R17 Nitto TG's for 08 silv

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by BRAINTUMORBOB, Jul 5, 2010.



    Alright ive spend about 3 hrs look for a post on this but it has come down to me asking i guess im stuck between two sizes of the nitto terra grapplers 285's are a big jump in the price area.. is there a big difference in look and feel of the two shapes or any suggests for a cheaper 285 any info is appreciated... and agian sorry if this is a mad repost
  2. ajarman

    ajarman Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I put on a level kit and stayed with the stock 265 70 17 tire size, but went with the GY DuraTrac's and I have had them about 3 months now and wish I would have spent the extra $$$ on the 285's.


    see thats wat im thinking 265's might b too narrow. but id like to see some comparision pics of a 08 with a 2in leveling kit one with 265 and one with 285 that would be nice


    any more opinions are much appreciated thanks
  5. kgibson181

    kgibson181 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I would say definately go with the 285's. You would be surprised at the much more wide and beefier look just from one size jump. I have 285/75/16 terra grapplers on my 03 and love them. Not loud at all and even with 35,000 on em' they still have about 30% of tread left. Rotated them every 5,000 miles.
  6. Silverado Junkie

    Silverado Junkie Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Definitaly 285's man. I had 285-75-16's on my truck when I first got it, and lator put on a set of 265-75-16's. Definitaly wasnt worth the saved money. Next time im goin back to 285's.


    thanks guys for the opinions 285's its gunna be i think cant friggen wait
  8. ajarman

    ajarman Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Post up some pics when you get those bad boys on!


    will do first thing when i get them on
  10. I had the same question when I got tires for my stock 05 z71 suburban. I ended up going with 285s and am extremely happy I did. they look great and fit well! better handling too with them.

    **EDIT** I forgot to mention I went with the Goodyear Silent Armour Pro tires.

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