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Old 01-14-2023, 07:08 PM   #21
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Thanks to all for the opinions and advice. I have tried to find tires listed as LT but so far the only one that has that designation is the Michelin Defender LTX A/T. Don't need All Terrain extra expense tread. Will continue to shop for a good LT tire my size with highway tread.

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Old 01-14-2023, 08:26 PM   #22
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Thanks to all for the opinions and advice. I have tried to find tires listed as LT but so far the only one that has that designation is the Michelin Defender LTX A/T. Don't need All Terrain extra expense tread. Will continue to shop for a good LT tire my size with highway tread.

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I had the same P-rated Wranglers on my '14 RAM 1500 and they did fine towing as long as I inflated them to the max cold sidewall pressure of 44psi. When it was time to replace them I stayed with the P-rated A/T tires but went with a Les Schwab Backcountry A/T. Those towed equally as well as the Wranglers when inflated to 44psi.

If you do want to consider moving up to an LT I see Discount Tire shows 2 or 3 All-Season LT tires that might be worth considering:

Nitto Dura Grappler
Toyo Open Country H/T
Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015 (Technically an A/T but tread design is less aggressive than most)
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Looking for opinions/advice for the best type of tire for towing a travel trailer. Time to put new shoes on my 2018 RAM 1500 Express. Towing is mostly on highways or paved surfaces, no off-road boondocking. Looking for best tire for wear and quiet. Currently have Goodyear Wrangler SR-A P275/60R20 114S, worn pretty much at 47,000 miles.

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You want HT (Highway Traction) not AT
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Thanks to all for the opinions and advice. I have tried to find tires listed as LT but so far the only one that has that designation is the Michelin Defender LTX A/T. Don't need All Terrain extra expense tread. Will continue to shop for a good LT tire my size with highway tread.

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The Michelins LTX can be XL personscartire upto E-load LT, if max pressure 44psi given in the specifications, its a personscar tire, but I think they dont put P infront of the sises.
A bit confusing but now you know what to search for.
And its an A/T tire, and you did not want that.
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LTX are not all the same

Be sure you are not mislead by the "line" name LTX. Some Michelin LTX are "P" type and some are "LT" type.


Pay attention to the details.
Know the load you are placing on your tires when fully loaded.


Be sure the tire load capacity is AT LEAST 115% of your actual measured load, not your eyeball estimate.
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My personal experience is LT tires. No matter what I did, there was no way to completely stop the sway I had with my tt and p- metric tires. That is until I put a set of LT tires on. They eliminated it immediately, and it was at times a white knuckle drive! The stiffer sidewall was what it wanted. The downside...on the not so good roads, you'll notice the firmness of the ride unless they're aired back down.
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