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ablemend



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:23 am    Post subject: Off-roading Tires and Rims Reply with quote

Can anyone suggest offroading wheels and tires that I can check out for my 2013 Nissan Pathfinder S? I am planning to make my Pathy off-road worthy ASAP and have decided to start with rims and tires.
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underworld1001



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Location: Austin, TX

PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a R51 (US 2005-2012), not a R52 (2013+), but for tires I would recommend the BF Goodrich KO2 with a C load rating (6-ply tire). It's the lowest rating they make, but that's like saying the Porsche Boxster is the lowest level Porsche even though it costs about $50k-$60k. I've had mine on for a while now and not once have they ever hummed at highway speeds (thank God since I'm always on the highway), gotten a flat, or anything else. I'm using factory rims because I didn't want to invest in wheels that were going to get beat up. I mostly do sand and some light rock, but the combo that I'm using has performed without a hitch. The only downside is that the tires are heavier and since I also went a size larger (gained 1in ground clearance), my gas mile age went down a bit.
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2011 SV V6 - BF Goodrich KO2 LT265/75 17-C, StopTech slotted rotors (934.42044), free air box mod, Xtreme Truck Performance IMS (http://extremetruckperformance.com/?page_id=6), Bilstein 4600's (F-24-197427 / R-24-197434), Moog springs (F-81280 / R-81119 ), CSF aluminum radiator (7029)
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