Tall narrow tires 33"+

98dango

Expedition Leader
I have been looking for new rubber for the beater she is getting a 4" lift and I would like to lower my hwy rpm from 3000 closer to the 2500 range at 65. I have been searching for a while the standard hear is 255-85-16 is the ticket well I want closer to 35" not 32". I have even thought of the 37" military humv tires.

What I can find

q78-16 super swamper 35.5x10x16
900r16 if you can find them 36" x9.5 to 10
255x100x16 michlin hard to find and pricy

dose any one have other's

I was once able to get coops buckshots in odd sizes

I would rather stay narrow yes stability but its a full size long box
 

82fb

Adventurer
255 85 16 is closes to 35 than 32

Official specs on the bfg km2 is 33.3 inches tall. Most 35's measure about 34 inches, so it is very close to a 35x10 tire.
 

redthies

Renaissance Redneck
Search/read Redlines thread on 255/85R16 in the general vehicle mod section. It gives you the measurements (real world) for most of the tires in that size. He is the resident guru on tires...
 

98dango

Expedition Leader
I have a set of 255s there not big enough I have searched I want bigger the 255 is basicly a 33-10.5 I want a 35 34 would be ok the 255 is not nor will ever be the rubber for me!
 

redthies

Renaissance Redneck
All right, how about this... If you find any 9.00-16s let me know. I would like a set too!
 

Spencinator

Adventurer
Ive been down this road and ended up staying with 315/75 and got myself some new yoko geolanders. 255's were gonna be too small and unstable. I looked into 9.00-16 and 99% of those tires come into this country on imported vehicles. If you find some used your lucky. All other options were going to be either speed rated or the wear rating would be terrible for daily driving. I just found out that geolanders are made in a 37X12.50X17 which I would have rather ran but Ill have to wait till my next set of tires. Personally I think 37X12.50s give that same tall skinny look even tho they are a wider tire. Only problem is, can they fit?
 

98dango

Expedition Leader
I have a line on some 90016 ill let you all know but my dad has me all but convinced to get 37-12.5-16.5 on recenterd Ummer wheels
 

redthies

Renaissance Redneck
The Hummer wheel thing will give you a supply of stupid cheap tires, if you like old technology Goodyears. (I have a set on my truck now). Let me know about the 900/16s if you don't buy them. Thanks!
 

98dango

Expedition Leader
Ya that has been a big problem with the options out there. there are a few options out there and the used 37-12.5 are way cheap I can buy 3 full sets for what I can get 5 small 255 special order in
 
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