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Hi


I have a question for you. Anyone have LT205/75r16 installed on their Safari/Astro? Is this overkill? i want a softer smoother ride and i assume that more tire height is better? But i don't know if the build of LT tires makes them tough on the road. What are your thoughts about it!

I need a all weather tire set. I have the WRG4 SUV for almost 3 years but i am considering michelin crossclimate SUV. Stock size (215/70r16). I don't want to change my rim size.

Bridgestone weather PEAK
Michelin crossclimate SUV
Nokian Rootivaa, outpost ( but i don't make outroad)
Toyo celcius LT Cargo

thanks a lot for you input

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Hi


I have a question for you. Anyone have LT205/75r16 installed on their Safari/Astro? Is this overkill? i want a softer smoother ride and i assume that more tire height is better? But i don't know if the build of LT tires makes them tough on the road. What are your thoughts about it!

I need a all weather tire set. I have the WRG4 SUV for almost 3 years but i am considering michelin crossclimate SUV. Stock size (215/70r16). I don't want to change my rim size.

Bridgestone weather PEAK
Michelin crossclimate SUV
Nokian Rootivaa, outpost ( but i don't make outroad)
Toyo celcius LT Cargo

thanks a lot for you input
'LT' means Light truck. They are good for the Astros, but I do not know if they would give you a 'smoother' ride.
They have more rigid sidewalls than the 'P'-rated tires, so they handle a bit better, in my opiniom. You will need to use higher air pressure than the P-rated tire, so it might not be for your application.
In general, I think A/W and smoother ride may not go well together. A/W tires also seem to be a bit noisier in general.

Just one opinion...
Rod J
Issaquah, WA
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