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Well the first legitimate change I made to my truck just happened: new tires. After a lot of research and debate, I went with the 235/85/16 because reasons. Honestly I've been impressed thus far, especially with how the truck rolls after letting off the gas. I can legitimately feel less drag, as the truck rolls more smoothly and loses speed at a slower rate than it did with the original tires.

I haven't attempted to crawl up any nigh vertical embankments or the like, but those AT/3s didn't bat an eyelash at a pesky curb I happened upon yesterday. Bam! fourwheelin!
 

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How does the overall height/circumference & weight compare w/ your OEMs?
 

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Nice, hows the road noise?
 
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I'll have to put a tape measure to them, all though I never bothered to measure the stock tires.

The road noise is negligible. I haven't noticed any at all.
 

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This is funny i was going to put on 235/85 r16 good year wrangler duratracs on monday wasn't sure if they would fit or if there is any rubbing on my 2015 4x4 sv model or not. I was actually just about to start a thread glad i seen this.
 

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I had 235s on my truck a few years ago. They worked well enough, but decided to go to a wider tire when my wheels kept getting gouged by rocks.

 

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OP, I think your "less drag" feeling is because the tires are heavier and have more mass, so when up to speed tend to to keep rolling/ be less overcome by the air resistance hitting the truck. You might get the same effect if you have a bed full of weight.
There is a weight to aero drag effect here.
I say this help.
How has the mpg's been? On the highway mainly, as intown driving is too variable. How has mpg changed?
 

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How does the overall height/circumference & weight compare w/ your OEMs?
Cooper Discoverer AT/3: 235/85 R16 = 31.7" x 9.3", 43 lbs.

Stock SV: 265/70 R16 = 30.6" x 10.4". 35 lbs.

Stock Pro-4X: 265/75 R16 = 31.6" x 10.4", 39 lbs.
 
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This thread is from 2017 and the OP hasn't visited the site since Jan 19, 2018.
 

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I think the stock wheels weigh about 23lbs.
About the same as a Method 704,8.5 width/17.
 

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Bumping this post back up top to see if anyone else is running 235’s!
 
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hmmm, I guess the 235 group is extinct! Haha
 
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