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Which Best Tire Size?

On a stock 07 Tundra 2WD TRD package reg. cab I drive extremely aggresive the stock P275/65R18 BFG Rugged Trails are bald at 33k miles already.

I do mild off-roading and just looking for best wet weather/dry grip/puncture resistance

What would you guys recommend on new size

LT 275/70R18 Michelin LTX A/T2
LT 285/65R18 Michelin LTX A/T2

Which will fill up the wheel wells better and look better?

I am looking at this tire due to its longest treadwear rating based on Tirerack.

Anyone run these before? I think I gave up on the BFG A/T KOs it seems like it's too much hype and the test results from Tirerack and user reviews do not justify.
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go with the 285's. you'll have little wider footprint and more traction.

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Get some 305/65's

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Damn on second thought the Michelin LTX AT2 only is available in 275/70R18 no 285's available anyone have second opinions on a good tread life tire?
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go with the bfg's they're pricy but worth it.

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Okay well Discount Tire has them for $257 each on the 275/70R18s in stock so I am just going to go ahead with them. Out the door with road hazard is $1359

The 285's they would have to order and will be $321 each so mounted and out the door will be around $1600 with road hazard as well way too expensive.
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How much for 305 BFG's?

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Man I had a great deal out of another Discount Tire $1292 out the door on BFG A/T KOs but I had to turn it down on the 305s as I am looking more of an on road tire with a/t capability...Tirerack test results show treadwear much better on the Michelin LTX A/T2

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I'm surprised the BFG A/T KOs were so low in standings...I was DISAPPOINTED!
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I'm surprised too. A tire like the BFG's belong on these trucks, not a michelin

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Well I will post results after some driving I will be doing about 400 miles this weekend mostly highway and let you guys know how it turns out....which is why I had to jump on the Michelin LTX AT2 in the 275/70R18 even though I was leaning on 285's as I need them mounted tomorrow since I am driving out on Friday and running bald isn't safe.
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I am a huge BFG All Terrain and Baja T/A fan.. but just FYI.. Michelin owns BFG.
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I got a set of Cooper Zeon LTZ's and couldn't be happier. They are definately one of the best tires I have ever had for light off road, snow and rain.


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