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I've had the Nitto Terra Grapplers on my G320 for a few weeks now.
I am running the 285/65-18 with my original 63mm offset wheels.
If I was going to use larger diameter tires, I wanted the least amount of stress on the wheel bearings.
The tires barely rub at all. If I used my 43mm offset wheels, they would not rub at all. Since it's so minor (only turning in one direction), I would rather use the original wheels and offset.

I Love These Tires
• They track very straight on the road.
• They are very well balanced. No shimmys or vibrations.
• While off-roading, they had GREAT TRACTION. No slipping.
• They Look Great! Very aggressive look and feel.
• They have better road feel. They are less "harsh" on the road. They absorb the general bumps and road rash better than the Geolandar, Kumho, and Dueler ATS tires that I have had on my truck (which are mostly highway tires).

I would definitely recommend these tires for anyone looking for something more aggressive.
Let me know if you have any questions.

Chuck
 

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one question i would have is where exactly do they rub? I do a lot of tight parallel parking so how they rub makes a difference. If it's just touching the inside of the fender, it may not matter to me, but if it's touching steering linkage parts...
 

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BrentG500 - 5/1/2005 1:32 AM

Hi Chuck,

Do you have any pictures???? [:D] [:)]
drgork posted a whole slew of them about a year ago. Do a search, and I'm sure you'll find them. (PS. I just did a search; and it comes right up.)
 

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Yup, the Nittos really track straight! It's just amazing how it tracks on the highway. They also balanced better than my BFG AT KO.
 

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ewalberg - 5/1/2005 6:12 AM

one question i would have is where exactly do they rub? I do a lot of tight parallel parking so how they rub makes a difference. If it's just touching the inside of the fender, it may not matter to me, but if it's touching steering linkage parts...
I parallel park every day. I have not found it to be an issue. I will try to take some pictures and show exactly where it's rubbing too.
If I thought that it was an issue, I would use my 43mm offset wheels.

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That's interesting the nitto's balanced better given that they're wider and heavier. When you say balanced do you mean less weights or smoother feeling?

I can't remember, did you have your tires "ride matched"? It can make a pretty significant difference in how the truck rides.

I'm surprised Bridgestone hasn't stepped up to the plate with a 18" version of the dueler revo. On the tundra forums, that and the BFG at ko are their two favorite AT tires depending on the highway/offroad usage and preferred ride style.
 

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ewalberg - 5/1/2005 7:00 PM
I can't remember, did you have your tires "ride matched"? It can make a pretty significant difference in how the truck rides.
I always ask them to check RoadForce/ride-matched on all my tires, including the spare.
 
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