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Old 08-02-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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Im looking at some AT tires for a 03 jeep i made a offer on today. Im going with a 31 inch tire and my question is this. Being the same tire make and same tire.......is there a real difference between a 31 inch LT tire .......and a 31 inch P tire?

I've looked at AT 31 / 10.5 / 15...........and the same tire in P 255 / 70 / 15 ? Sidewall strength ? I'm not hauling / pulling a trailer......I'm NOT fat...lol

LIving here in Florida ........I was just wondering the pros and cons of LT's vs P rated tires on a lite weight Wrangler.

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Old 08-02-2012, 11:48 PM   #3
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There is no difference the strength of the tire between a LT or a P. Sometimes tire makers will run different load ranges available for the difference between LT or P. To me its kinda of a guessing game on that, but will find more available in the 31/10.50/15 then the P225/70/15.
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Thanks ! Just found it interesting most jeep owners here run LT tires over P tires ! In the towing circles, I understand the need for LT......in the jeep world, still learning !
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #5
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Yeah most people use LT tires because most of the aggressive tread patterns only come in LT sizes. Especially as you go up in tire size. For an A/T you'd probably fond more sizes in the 31x10.50
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #6
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Thanks ! Just found it interesting most jeep owners here run LT tires over P tires ! In the towing circles, I understand the need for LT......in the jeep world, still learning !
Lt, come in bigger and more aggressive sizes and treads
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Old 08-04-2012, 04:47 PM   #7
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Thanks guys.

again, since I'm looking at 31" tires........I"ll go with the best price then!

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