1997 4Runner OME 882 front / 891 rear / OME shocks Lifted 2.0" V6/5spd/4.10/rear air locker ============ 16x7 black steel Utra rims from Discount Tire 265/75R16 BFG AT's @ 35 psi (street), 15 psi (offroad)
Fitment problems: Rubs front firewall slightly at full compression.
Wheels: No serious problems. Small annoying issue is the center caps stick way out and bend easy.
On Road: Good handling tire. Slightly noisy. Work very well on wet roads and in the snow. Very good wear from the tires.
Off Road: Acceptable in most offroad terrains except mud. These tires have done really well in snowy conditions on slick rock around Moab.
Overall: I really like these tires. These are my daily driver tires and work very well. Offroad they work as good as any other AT tire that I have seen. I only had one major problem, on the Hole in the Rock trail I got a piece of sand stone stuck between the rim and tire and nearly ruined the tire. I think that this was a freak thing and haven't heard of it happening to anyone else. I would recommend this tire for anyone that wants a good daily driver tire and wants drive offroad on the weekends. ================= Stock 16x7 alloys 265/80R16 Super Swamper TSL Radials @ 40 psi street, 13 psi (yes the size is correct)
Fitment Problems: Rubbing on firewall during full compression. Rubs rear bumper on full compression.
Wheels: Stock wheels. I have found these wheels to be very good for offroading.
On Road: Handling is vague and stopping distances increase. They are very noisy. They do well on wet roads and very good in the snow. I would not recommend going over 75 mph with these. Tire wear is terrible, I will be lucky to 12k out of them. Also, the tireshop told me these tires are a bear to balance.
Off Road: Awesome tire offroad. Obviously they do very well in the mud. Their ability to clean themselves is amazing. They also perform very well in snow and on the rocks. The side lugs work very well for clawing and gaining traction. I've been nothing but impressed with them.
Overall: I can only recommend this tire as an offroad only setup. I only use them for big trips like going to Moab or exploring areas where I need lots of traction. Since they wearout extremely fast I don't recommend as a daily driver tire.
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