Last post on Oct 17, 2006 at 8:34 PM
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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet Silverado 3500, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Sierra 3500, Truck
#5684 of 5688 Re: Tire Question for Obyone [shiftless]
by KCRam@Edmunds HOST
Sep 26, 2006 (5:14 pm)
I had LTX M/S tires (LT215/85R16E) on my 96 Ram dually, outstanding performance. I put over 55,000 on them in just 3 years, and they still had tread left. They even held their own in light to moderate snow.
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#5685 of 5688 Re: Tire Question for Obyone [shiftless]
Sep 28, 2006 (1:05 pm)
The "P" tire will give better ride results. I'm assuming you have a 1500 series truck. If that's the case, I don't see any benefit from owning a LT series tire since the weight rating of the P series exceeds the max load for the truck.
#5686 of 5688 Bounce and/or vibration at 40mph+, 2006 gmc sierra crew cab 2wd
Oct 06, 2006 (6:56 am)
I recently purchased a 2006 gmc sierra crew cab 2wd and I have a vibration or bounce that comes in just above 40mph. It turns into more of a vibration at 50 and above. I think it is related to the aluminum driveshaft. GMC is saying they are working on new body mounts to stop the problem.Anyone else have this problem and know what to do to fix it?
#5687 of 5688 Re: Bounce and/or vibration at 40mph+, 2006 gmc sierra crew cab 2wd [vickery8]
Oct 12, 2006 (5:27 am)
If your truck came with factory General tires, I would start looking there and replace the tires with Michelin LTX M/S. These General tires are of such horrible quality that some Silverado owners insisted on another brand of tires when the tires were repeatedly replaced by dealers under warranty for various vibration problems.
Who determined that your driveshaft is the root cause of the problem? I have the same aluminum driveshaft on my '06 crew cab Z71 and no vibration. If the driveshaft is bent or out of balance, it should be replaced/rebalanced. That's not that hard to figure out. As for body mounts being the culprit, I have not heard that.
Oct 17, 2006 (8:34 pm)
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