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Just as title says... I bought 4 Brand New 35/12.50/20 Toyo Open Country M/T 10 ply load range E tires that were made the 52nd week of 2008. I purchased them a week and a half ago and I have had nothing but trouble. If you air the tires up to the recommended pressure of 65psi the truck floats around the highway very unsafely. The tire shop I bought them from keep telling me I have to "break them in" I am not a stanger to buying new tires, and I have never had to so called break them in. It is totally impossible to tow a trailer behind my truck with these tires. I have them aired down to 30 psi just so the truck will be safe to operate. I pull heavy loads long distances and I know this cant be possible with 30 psi. I have caused such a stir up there, they are supposed to order me 4 new tires in the morning and I get to pick out which tire I want again... I thought I made the right decision by going with toyo but I guess I was wrong. I am open to any suggestions and I want to run a mud tire not a A/T. please help guys
 

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Are you used to running a 20 inch wheel? I know that when I changed to them the lack of side wall took some getting used to.

My wife's car is crazy in ruts with low profile side walls that are on it.
 

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You really need to establish a wear pattern on them before they will ride right

Had mine now for about a month and they are just now starting to behave on the highway and mine are 37's
 

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You really need to establish a wear pattern on them before they will ride right

Had mine now for about a month and they are just now starting to behave on the highway and mine are 37's
But the problem is, is that I tow with this truck and I can't establish a wear pattern with a truck that is unsafe to tow a trailer. I have 750 miles on them now and if they arent broke in by now I don't know what to do. I bought the most expensive tire possible to have the best tire possible. It upsets me more than anything because I am going to have to settle with a different tire.

I am running a 20x10 wheel
 

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I'm one my third set of them and the only bad thing I've heard was that they make 3rd gen trucks pull to the right. I put some longer lower arms on and an offset ball joint and mine is totally neutral even when loaded.

I love them. The hold the weight great, are quiet, last a long time.

I'm on 18's and not 20's though. I've seen a bunch of trucks in my area running them with 20's. A few of them tow/haul, but most of the guys running the 20's around here use them for grocery getters.

I've also heard that these tires can amplify other suspension issues.

Good luck and keep us posted.
 

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Never heard that before, I'm on my third set of toyo M/T's 37's on 22's and tow 10k daily. I love mine I keep them at 55psi

Call your toyo rep and complain, something is wrong with the tire if your not happy. We jsut put a set of 35's on 20's on my buddies chevy and they ride real nice even at 80mph on the highway
 

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If you tow frequently, why have a mud tire anyway? I loved my Toyo's and kept them at 45 psi. If you want the MT look, go for the Mickey Thompson ATZ's. They are an agressive looking AT tire. I'm running them now and have no complaints.
 

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I just like the looks of a MT, it don't make sense but thats what I like. This is the first bad thing I have heard about a toyo tire and I am experiencing it first hand.

I had 36/13.50/20 IROKS before these and they were great but they only lasted 15,000 miles. The tire store blamed my truck for the problem and I went home got the Iroks and told them to mount them up and take it for a test drive and tell me that my truck has a problem. They drove it and thats when they agreed to order me a new set of tires. I am debating between the 325/60/20 km2, Mickey Thompson MTZ, or Mickey Thompsom ATZ. I had the Mud Grapplers before the Iroks, I loved them but I didn't like the noise they made
 

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I am also considering the Kuhmo Road Venture M/T in the 37
 

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Sorry for your problems, I don't know how you could stand the Iroks for towing.

As for towing with MT's I like the toyos the best of any I have had. They look killer, last as long as any AT i've owned. I also have to pull equipment across nasty tore up worksites, and don't like being stuck.
 

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I've had 35x12.5x20 toyo mts for 20k now and they have always been great tires. I tow heavy and from 35psi to 65psi max they have handled and wore great. They did pull a little to the right but my steering stabilizer fixed that.

:confused013: dont know why you're having such issues.
 

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Went to the tire store this morning and I am going to try another set of toyos. I hope I just got a bad set....
 

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I have a set of the Toyo ATs on my shortbed dually gasser. When I first got them the truck seemed to 'float' around the road as you mentioned. They don't seem to do it any more though and I have a couple thousand on them.
I just hate to admit I have a shortbed dually gasser on this website, but hey its a ranch truck! LOL
 

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depending on what you are towing try and run a lil more in the front than the rear. i never tow more than about 5k so i run 50psi up front and 45psi in the back. my tires are wearing great at 30k and still seem to have atleast another 10k more. good luck with your new set.
 

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Two things to check, are your rims within the recommended width range and have to done anything to affect your trucks alignment? I had 37" Toyo muds on 17" wheels on a Ford and still dont have the words to describe how scary it was by itself and amazed that someone didnt get killed the two times I towed with it. I thought it was the large sidewalls because of the 17" wheels. Shortly after that my friend Bret put 37's on 17's on his and had the same problem, he had his replaced with Pro Comp X Terrains and his problem went away, I traded that Ford in on my 1st Mega cab. I had 35's on 17's on that one and 35's on 20's on my current one and havent had a problem with either of those. I think you have a bad set, I never broke in any of my 35's and they are true. Do you have a bud with tires and wheels you can swap with for an hour to see? Its alot of work but if yours drives anything like my old Ford, let me know if your coming through Vegas so I can stay off the roads, its wicked!
 

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I am running a 20x10 wheel and I am not going to waste the money on a alignment because the only thing to adjust on our Dodges is the Toe-in. There is no way to adjust caster and camber. I have tried different tires and wheels, I also had the shop put my old Iroks back on my wheels just to make sure it was the tires.
 

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I bought the most expensive tire possible to have the best tire possible.

I am running a 20x10 wheel
That can't be true... They cost $335 at my local store, and aren't the correct tire for daily driving & towing. My KO's cost $490 each and drive like a dream (I've had them up to 128mph on the interstate) and tow rock steady.

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That can't be true... They cost $335 at my local store, and aren't the correct tire for daily driving & towing. My KO's cost $490 each and drive like a dream (I've had them up to 128mph on the interstate) and tow rock steady.

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Well the KO's and the Toyo MT's are the same price at the tire store I deal with. I just don't like the look of a A/T on my truck. I don't want to start an argument, I started this post to see if anyone has had problems with their toyo's.
 
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