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Old 05-30-2013, 05:15 AM
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Tires and fuel milage ?

I am installing a 2 to 3 inch lift and want to also install a new set of 33 inch tires on my 17 inch stock wheels. I was going to install the Good Year Dura Trac's and noticed they have a load range D and are quite heavy 65 Lbs. Because I also ride bicycles and am aware of rolling resistance of different tires . Are there better choices of tires out there that will work for me and still not kill my fuel millage ?

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Honestly, it may be cheaper to go with a 33" DT (load c) and a 15" alloy wheel. Regardless bigger tires with a larger contact patch will hurt mileage.

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I have 17 fuel offroad wheels and p metric toyo at2 (48 lbs)....I "average" 19-20mpg on a 2012 3.21 stick. I have yet to go below 19mpg.
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