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So the people at the tire dealers (actually all the ones I inquired at) have been trying to dissuade me from getting a LT-rated tire because it has like 10 plies or something, and they say it's going to be extremely stiff.
My other trucks are considered heavy duty class and have LT-rated tires, and they seem fine, and I don't really care about ride quality as long as I don't end up getting stuck in parking lots.
It's not like 'bouncing you into the air' kind of stiff, right? This is likely dependent on the tire pressure...
They're recommending the Wrangler SilentArmors in P-rating instead, which is $1200 vs. $1400 for the Duratracs which only come in LT E-rating. I want to know if it's worth the extra $200. As far as I understand the LTs also have more tread supposedly meaning they last longer...
2011 F-350SD - SRW XLT FX4 CCLB: 6.7L PSD, 6R140, 3.55:1 EL, Job 2 (Daily Driver)
With BDS 6" 4-Link & Rear Leafs, Fox 2.0 IFP, Toyo MT 38x13.50R18 on 18x9 Fuel D525, Bulletproof Prerunner Bumper, EGR/DPF/SCR delete.
1994 RAM 2500 - SLT Laramie 4x4 RCLB 5.9L 6BT NV4500 (Project)
2009 Tundra - SR5 4x2 RCLB 5.7L 4.30:1 (Sold)
Others: 1995 F-350HD DRW 4x2 CCFB 7.3L-T444E PSD // 2004 F-350SD SRW 4x4 CCLB 6.0L-VT365 PSD.