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mean ss



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PostSubject: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:22 pm

where is the best place to get 4 16" tires for my 99 Tahoe
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:32 pm

mean ss wrote:
where is the best place to get 4 16" tires for my 99 Tahoe


VIP has been good to me sometimes.Did u check Tire warehouse?
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mean ss



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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:40 pm

my nephews friend is the manager at town fair tire, but I was just looking for the best prices
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:42 pm

mean ss wrote:
where is the best place to get 4 16" tires for my 99 Tahoe

Bobby, I can get pretty good prices from work. Tell me what you are lookig for.


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mean ss



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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:54 pm

I have LT 245-75-16 on it now but I would like to go taller and wider, I need a good snow tire like a goodyear wrangler or something better Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:08 pm

mean ss wrote:
I have LT 245-75-16 on it now but I would like to go taller and wider, I need a good snow tire like a goodyear wrangler or something better Very Happy

If you want "good in the snow" I personally would'nt put a wider tire on. I'll PM ya some prices later.
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:26 pm

how about a 265-75-16
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:51 pm


Sent ya a PM dude Cool
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:26 pm

http://www.tires-easy.com/start.html Try this site. Firestone Winterforce maybe? cyclops
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:47 pm

craigslist if you don't mind used
usually get 'em with wheels
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:29 pm

Seconded on that.

Also, highly consider a set of new-take-off wheels on eBay. I got 09 Tahoe/Silverado Z71 wheels with brand new Bridgestone Duelers in 265/65/18 on them, shipped to my house, for what it would have cost me to buy 4 new tires and have them mounted on my 16" wheels, lol.

I would put 285s on the truck. They fit this body style with no rubbing, you might need a very small crank on the torsion bars. Skinny tires are better in the snow, but with these trucks it doesn't make much of a difference in my experience when you have 4x4. I wouldn't put wide tires on a plow truck though if you have one on there.

I got a great deal on Discount Tire Direct before too, then sold my old tires when they still had tread on them. A lot of times these websites have 70 dollar-ish rebates on Michelin, BFG, etc. Free shipping on DTD as well.
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:11 pm

Bobby
Head to Pepboys of Nashua. Definity Dakota A/T2 265/75/16s or 285/75/16s Buy 3 get 1 free after rebate.

I have used these tires, and my brother inlaw runs them now. We have nothing bad at all to say about them. They wear well, and are quiet for a all terrain. They are great in the snow. Very similar to the BFG A/T at a much better price, and perform better as well.
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:48 am

http://nh.craigslist.org/pts/2179278406.html
Pair of 265 75 16 Goodyear Wrangler RTS New - $230

http://nh.craigslist.org/pts/2180395916.html
4 centenial 265/75r/16 tires w. rims - $200 (Nashua NH)
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mean ss



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PostSubject: Re: tires   Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:18 pm

I got new Goodyear Wranglers at Express Tire center in Milford for $481 Smile I would have got the 285's but their alot more money

before


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PostSubject: Re: tires   Sat Jan 29, 2011 11:56 pm

Sheesh, we almost need a 2 door Blazer/Tahoe/Yukon section on here.

Looks awesome!!! I LOVE those tires, and I didn't realize they were still in production until last year when I found them for sale online. They're supposedly pretty nice for what you have to pay for them. My stupid BFGs I bought in 2006 or so cost me about 800 out the door.

The Wrangler TD was the factory tire supplied all the way back in '92 and the design is still the same. My spare still has never been used in my truck and it's one of those, a 265 one. I will probably find a nicer set of the original sawblade wheels someday and put a set of these on them, then run BFGs on my newer wheels. I like the knobby tread and they make the truck look more "correct".

You can even see them in the factory literature:

95 Tahoe



92 Blazer



93 Blazer (I like this color combo)

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boojum



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PostSubject: Re: tires   Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:49 am

That is one ugly truck.






Would you like to sell it?
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PostSubject: Re: tires   Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:55 am

Looks great, Bobby! Good deal, too. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: tires   Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:41 am

My buddy has a 92 Yukon 2-door, and I put-on a set of those Wrangler td's for him at My work(in replace of uniroyals) and he loves them
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