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Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:44 am
by Laramiewagon14
Makes ya wonder if less weight translates into less strength...
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Bill2014 wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:27 pm
Or - You get what you pay for
I don't think so the specs all seem to be very similar to the Toyo MT except the inflated section width showing .6" wider they're identical IF they turn out to be garbage my next set will be back to the Toyo because I've had good luck in the past with them on Wranglers.




Toyo specs Yokohama
Tire Size : 37X12.50R17LT 37X12.50R17LT

Load / Speed: 124Q 124Q

Load ID: D D

Tread Depth (1/32"): 21 21

App. Rim Width(in.) : 8.5-11 8.5-11

Weight (lbs.): 84 76

Infl Diameter (in.): 36.8 36.8

Infl Width (in.): 12.5 13.1

Max Load (lbs.): 3525 3525

Max Pressure (PSI): 50 50

Revs Per Mile: 565 565

https://www.yokohamatire.com/tires/geolandar-m-t-g003
https://www.toyotires.com/tire/pattern/ ... tion-tires

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:12 am
by DamageWagon
I didn't think the Yokos were wider, I liked the Toyos because they were skinny. If someone made a reliable 37x10.5R17 I'd probably run it. Those Yokos do look nice in the tread and if they took cues from their other tires they would probably do better in the wet than the Toyos. Being in Portland I would like a better wet weather tire than the Toyos. They've done well almost all the time but there's been a few scenarios out of the blue where ABS kicked in on a stop that wasn't that hard or tires started spinning when I wasn't on the throttle too hard. I've noticed this on wet roads after rain stopped.

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:37 am
by Laramiewagon14
DamageWagon wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:12 am
I didn't think the Yokos were wider, I liked the Toyos because they were skinny. If someone made a reliable 37x10.5R17 I'd probably run it. Those Yokos do look nice in the tread and if they took cues from their other tires they would probably do better in the wet than the Toyos. Being in Portland I would like a better wet weather tire than the Toyos. They've done well almost all the time but there's been a few scenarios out of the blue where ABS kicked in on a stop that wasn't that hard or tires started spinning when I wasn't on the throttle too hard. I've noticed this on wet roads after rain stopped.
It says they're wider but are they measuring contact patch or are they measuring OAW. hard telling W/O them being here yet but when they arrive I'll measure contact patch and maybe we can compare to Mike key's TOYO's or whomever else wants to chime in.

what's the best image hosting site now that photobuckets being stupid? i'll get it all set up now so I can post when I get them and after install.

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:42 am
by olyelr
I switched over to Imgur.

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm
by Laramiewagon14
olyelr wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:42 am
I switched over to Imgur.
I'll give that a shot thanks

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:49 pm
by olyelr
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm

I'll give that a shot thanks
It is still quite new to me, so I almost dislike it. I have to put in more time to figure out how everything works. But at least the pikchurz show up on a forum again :roll:

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:57 pm
by Laramiewagon14
olyelr wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:49 pm
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm

I'll give that a shot thanks
It is still quite new to me, so I almost dislike it. I have to put in more time to figure out how everything works. But at least the pikchurz show up on a forum again :roll:
if you had just posted photos from IMGUR in the Airlift 5000 thread I can't see them on my work computer will have to check when I get home to see if it's just on my end

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:49 am
by olyelr
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:57 pm
olyelr wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:49 pm
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm

I'll give that a shot thanks
It is still quite new to me, so I almost dislike it. I have to put in more time to figure out how everything works. But at least the pikchurz show up on a forum again :roll:
if you had just posted photos from IMGUR in the Airlift 5000 thread I can't see them on my work computer will have to check when I get home to see if it's just on my end

Yep, I did! Works on my end, even when im not logged in.

What the sam hell you doing at work this late?!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:59 am
by Laramiewagon14
olyelr wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:49 am
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:57 pm
olyelr wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:49 pm


It is still quite new to me, so I almost dislike it. I have to put in more time to figure out how everything works. But at least the pikchurz show up on a forum again :roll:
if you had just posted photos from IMGUR in the Airlift 5000 thread I can't see them on my work computer will have to check when I get home to see if it's just on my end

Yep, I did! Works on my end, even when im not logged in.

What the sam hell you doing at work this late?!
work mid shift more money for toys lol

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:31 pm
by Laramiewagon14
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They have finally arrived!!

Installation is on Black Friday

Then we go on vacation, I’ll have some road driving to compare sound levels to the duratracs.

The last photo there is the stock Jeep tire it looked ridiculous next to the 37’s

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:25 pm
by DamageWagon
Damn those look good!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:28 pm
by Colibri
Man tires!!!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:32 pm
by Laramiewagon14
DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:25 pm
Damn those look good!
Hope they look better mounted up

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:11 am
by olyelr
Well hells yes.

Whats funny is those 255/75/17 jeep tires look like a nice size tire on a stock jeep lmao.

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:38 am
by Laramiewagon14
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Looks goofy with a lift though.
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35’s look better

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:50 am
by olyelr
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:38 am

Looks goofy with a lift though.

35’s look better
Agreed! I drove around like that for a year before I got 35's for mine!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:59 am
by Laramiewagon14
olyelr wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:50 am
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:38 am

Looks goofy with a lift though.

35’s look better
Agreed! I drove around like that for a year before I got 35's for mine!
the wagon looks goofy next to the jeep now with the Duratracs but it will soon be remedied

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:02 pm
by Juday
Yep, I'm pretty sure these are going to be my next set of tires. I'll be curious what your thoughts are on them.

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:23 am
by olyelr
Juday wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:02 pm
Yep, I'm pretty sure these are going to be my next set of tires. I'll be curious what your thoughts are on them.


Judaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.... where ya been!? :mrgreen:

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:30 pm
by olyelr
Laramiewagon14 wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:31 pm
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They have finally arrived!!

Installation is on Black Friday

Then we go on vacation, I’ll have some road driving to compare sound levels to the duratracs.

The last photo there is the stock Jeep tire it looked ridiculous next to the 37’s
Welp, black friday is about over.... lets see em!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:16 pm
by Laramiewagon14
olyelr wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:30 pm
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Welp, black friday is about over.... lets see em!
Don’t tell me what to do !!

Lol

First thoughts: Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003

Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:25 pm
by Laramiewagon14
So here are my thoughts

Keep in mind I’m on stock rims and I’m running a Thuren Overland 1.5” front


Really quite!! Which I see getting louder when they break in a bit. I only put about 60 miles on them driving home from the shop and to dinner with some friends.

Shop sucks. Couldn’t spin balance them “too big” after I called and told them what they were.

Had to bead balance them. It’s ok. Small shimmy and I mean very small @ 75 mph

Tires themselves. Look great but sadly only measure 36” even. No scrub on fender but it does hit my wonky mudflap due to it's weird bend. I’ll be hacking off the inner portion of the flap. To me that’s not a “clearance issue “ but poor engineering of the rubber flap without a metal reinforcement piece. BUT at max turn I hit the sway bar not enough to damage them again only really a 36” but it’s easy to avoid in normal situations. Cranking into a parking spot I scrubbed slightly


No protrusion stock rim helps I think
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Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:35 pm
by nts007
37" tires are not too big to spin balance. Lazy cheap shops will tell you that. One shop told me that years ago. I walked out and went somewhere else. Tires look good!

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:40 pm
by Laramiewagon14
nts007 wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:35 pm
37" tires are not too big to spin balance. Lazy cheap shops will tell you that. One shop told me that years ago. I walked out and went somewhere else. Tires look good!
Their machine is the issue. Hood wouldn’t close. I was already pissed but the main reason I went there was for an alignment after the thuren suspension. I’ll ride it like this till spring then get them balanced again at TDI. they do semi trucks. But couldn’t get me in today and I’ll be gone for the rest of the week out of town.

Thanks man. I like them even though they’re almost BFG KO2 small

Re: Tire Feedback

Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:01 am
by olyelr
:rockon:


Do they measure 36” with the truck on them, or 36” before they are installed on the truck?

Depending on air pressure, I think it is pretty normal for a tire to loose an inch in height with an 8000 pound truck sitting on them.

My 35” bfg’s measured 33.5” with the jeep on them, but were more like 34.25” before they were mounted (still quite undersized in my mind).