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anyone know why they don't make a 265/75/16 in a "C" load range?

our trucks don't need a "D" or "E" rating. ...mater of fact, it makes them ride like shit. what gives?
 

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Bridgestone REVOs are what I'm running. 265/75/16 load range C. IIRC they are avail in several load ranges in 265/75s so be careful when buying...

The load rating is what got me looking around instead of buying more BFG ATs. The REVOs are pretty close to the BFGs for my use, but the ride is way better because of the load rating being right for the truck.
 

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The reason is that this size was originally used O.E. for HD Chevy trucks that needed the D and E range. There was no demand for anything other than that until Toyota stumbled upon this size. I don't think there are any other trucks OE that used this size besides Chevy and Toyota which kind of puts it in an odd size. In reality now almost every tire is an odd size. The tire manufactures gave in to the car makers and let them dictate tire size. It is good and bad for them. If they get OE on a car with a funky size, you are almost locked into buying from them. It isn't worth it to other tire makers to make a tire in a size that has only one application. Long gone are the days of having 10-15 models of cars with a 195/60 15 that you had 40 different choices.

Just be thankful that you weren't stuck with one of those Ford Escorts from the 80s that had the metric wheels. The tires cost more that the tire was worth and you had no options at all.
 

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I wouldn't trade my 3ply sidewalls in for 2 ply... No matter how shitty the street ride...

Don't the BFGs have 3 ply sidewalls in load range C? Like on the 33/12.5/15s. I remember getting the sales pitch about 3 ply sides. Seems to work, I never had a sidewall problem after owning many (6?) sets of AT TAs. Still happy with my REVOs tho..
 

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I wouldn't give up my ATs for anything. And i don't have a problem with the ride. Don't have them on my Taco, but had them on my Taco. Have them on a F150 in 265/70/17...

What I want is 255/85/16 in C range in an AT tread... I guess the SST is the only option :(
 

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265/75/16 terra grapplers load E
ride like cloud 9
check on em
 

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I noticed that when I was shopping for tires... even BFG stopped making load range 'C' in ATs. If you look around, you might be able to find some old stock, but personally I think BFGs are great, just a bit overpriced. You can still get Bridgestone Dueller ATs (Not Revos, too expensive) in load 'C' -- also check out the Fuzion XTi's..(made by bridgestone) http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires...se&partnum=675SR6XTI&fromCompare1=yes&place=1

I probably would have bought the Fuzion's and saved about $200 if I'd have known about them before I shelled out for the Cooper Discoverer STT's I have in 'D'... actually the Coopers ride quite nice for a load range D.
 

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You can get Goodyear silent armors in load range c. Yokahama makes the geolander M/t in a C range too. 265, and 285-16. It's getting more common.
 
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