Best tires size for pulling a trailer

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by David*BJ70, Jul 10, 2005.

  1. David*BJ70

    David*BJ70 Looking forward to reach the end of the world

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    Hello everyone. here a simple question.

    I want to pull a trailer with a maximum load of 1000lbs. (Anyway... don't care about the weight... ).

    I have 2 set of tires : 32" and 235/75/15.
    My gear ration is 3.70.

    Witch tires will make the best job for my Cruiser. (power/fuel economy and performance)
    I have to make a 350 miles ride.

    Thank
     
  2. krzyabncanuck

    krzyabncanuck USFS HOTSHOT

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    My guess is the 235's.
     
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    Its Diesel David it doesn't care which of those two you put under it!
     
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    I would think if the whole trip is very flat the oversized tires would give you a overdrive. The smaller tires would give you more power for hills.
     
  5. David*BJ70

    David*BJ70 Looking forward to reach the end of the world

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    Thank for your opinion.

    ;)
     
  6. sandcruiser

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    choose the ones that have the less aggressive tread and are narrower. That'll make a bigger difference in mileage than the radius difference.
    If you've got the 5speed, go with the smaller tires, will help on your starts and climbs.
     
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