Common questions

What kind of tires do you use on a 2008 Chevy Silverado 1500?

What kind of tires do you use on a 2008 Chevy Silverado 1500?

The previous owner of my 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 had done some things to hurt the fuel mileage like putting on oversize off-road tires and rims. I replaced these with stock tires and all season BF Goodrich tires. Unless you really need them for off use, don’t use large mud grip tires.

Which is the best all terrain tire for a CUV?

Our best all-terrain tire for light trucks, SUVs, and CUVs with a treadwear warranty of up to 65,000 miles. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

What should the tire pressure be on a Chevy Silverado?

The recommended tire pressure as stamped on the tires that I own is “no more than 40 psi”. On a warm day, I make sure that each tire has exactly 40 pounds, though you do have to adjust your tire pressure by adding some air in the winter. One of the easiest ways to get better full-sized truck fuel mileage is to slow down.

Is the Chevy Silverado 1500 4 wheel drive?

That’s not ideal, but since my job requires a full-sized truck it is pretty good compared to the fuel mileage of most models with V-8 engines, especially four wheel drive ones. There is no one magic bullet that will get you better fuel mileage on a Chevy Silverado 1500 or any other brand.

How big of a tire can I fit on a Silverado 1500?

The biggest tire you can fit on a 3rd and 4th generation Chev Silverado 1500 running factory stock suspension and rims are 33.5”. The factory standard tires are 31.6’ in the form of 265/65/R18 and 33” in the form of 275/60/R20, so an extra inch is possible.

Which is the best tire for a Chevy Silverado LT?

Best Tires for the Chevrolet Silverado LT and RST 1 Bridgestone Dueler H/T D684 II – Best budget tire 2 Firestone Destination LE 3 – Best mid-priced tire 3 Goodyear Wrangler Fortitude HT – Best superior tire More

When to replace the tires on a Chevy Silverado?

Most buyers of tires for their truck will consider the best Chevrolet Silverado tire replacement timing to be when the tread life or age of the tires is becoming a concern. Most tire shops and professionals can quickly assess tires to determine replacement.

What’s the average life of a Chevy Silverado tire?

Thus a Chevrolet Silverado tire with a UTQG rating of 500 has a 50,000-mile average lifespan expectation. Given that these numbers are very relative and highly dependent on actual usage scenarios, the expected lifespan numbers should be taken as a possibility, not a hard-and-fast rule.

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