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    Tires for highlander for light off roading?

    Yeah, as much as I hate the highlander Hybrid it's pretty quite at speed (when the CVT is not holding the engine at max revs over amount pass) so anything that is remotely noisy is verboten on this vehicle! And lately the 26Mpg for a big SUV is also not too bad especial for 1500 mile road trips.
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    Tires for highlander for light off roading?

    Thanks for the suggestions, the 5h drive is from front range CO out to UT. And I'm mainly doing 75 and normally the slowest car on the road - got a little vibration that's not been solved in 2 years of ownerships (another thread on Toyota nation forum). I think I'll go with the contis after all...
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    Outer tread wear / worn sipes bad for wet weather driving?

    I still have grooves in the tires so it's not like I'm running F1 racing slicks :) I think he was trying to sell me new tires, fair enough but not by give me a BS reason, 4/32 is basically the wear limit recommend right .... from tire review.com At what tread depth should tires be taken out...
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    Tires for highlander for light off roading?

    Yes it's probably overkill but seems like other tire options (all season) are not that much cheaper no? I have my other wheel tire combo for the winter so this is just for summer road trips.
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    Tires for highlander for light off roading?

    Running a 2008 Highlander and I was going to get these: FALKEN WILDPEAK A/T TRAIL 245 /65 R17 107H SL RBL - $500 now $800 !!! I see that they've jumped in price by about $300 in the past year or so! These seem to have a good road noise rating. Continental TERRAINCONTACT A/T - SIZE: 225/60R17...
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    Outer tread wear / worn sipes bad for wet weather driving?

    I went into discount tire to have my TPS reset. I commented that I was aware that my tread depth was for 4/32 and probably on the cusp of needing new tires and the associate commented that the outer tread was worn devoid of sipes and my wet weather traction was now zero. Obviously comparing...
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