Re: The big question????
I have some 30x9.50 tires (which measure a true 29" diameter) on my 4.3L S-10. The power loss is not too bad, although I could tell some difference. Only real change for me is that I now need to start out in first gear in places where I used to start out in second (like at stop lights). It is also nice getting higher top end speed at lower RPMs. I'm still curious, though, as to how much extra strain the 30" tires put on the clutch, transmission, and engine.
[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/cool.gif[/img] Steven Fairchild [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/cool.gif[/img]
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