Need help on tire size decision.

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I am going to get a set of MTRs for my truck, but i am having trouble deciding between 285/75R16 and 305/70R16. It is my daily driver and I live where there is snow on the ground from mid oct to mid apr. I would like a few opinions and or experiences.
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Sean
 
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For me the long winter makes it a no brainer - go for the skinnier tiers. You want the tiers to be able to dig down through the snow to get traction on the pavement.
 

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I have 305's, I prefer 305's. The width difference is 20mm. not much. They fiil the wheel wells a bit better and they "look" better. BTW, I imagine you know that "It's not important to be good, it's important to look good. And you look marvelous" :D
 
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Dan,

Do you have a 305 in the spare tire loc.?
 

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Yup, under the vehicle. I spaced the carrier up about an inch in the same fashion described by Rogue(thanks for the idea Rogue). It fit before I did that but it hung down a bit more than I liked. It took longer to go buy a pile of washers and longer bolts than it took to move it up. :D
 
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No problem Dan. I think I owe you a few more though.
 

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