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18" or 20" What tire sizes (3" lift)

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by NiceTaco, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. Dec 8, 2008 at 4:30 PM
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    NiceTaco

    NiceTaco [OP] Canadian Redneck

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    if i got a 3" lift set at out 2.5 - 3.0" and i wanted to go either 18 or 20" for rims what tire size can i go with?? ive checked out the tire size calc's but i dont understand them

    i want an aggressive looking tire not a sporty low pro tire
    i know most people are here dont like 20's, thats another thread...i just want to know tire size and brands i can look at
    Will i have any rubbing issues?
    also what width can i go with rims these trucks some i see are 18x10,18x8.5.... 20x9,20.8.5 where do i need on either 18s or 20's

    thanks ahead guys!!!
     
  2. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:19 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Im running 18x9 Helo Maxx 6 with 285/60/18 tires. I have about 3" lift, and am pretty sure I can fit 285/65/18's without much rubbing.
    285/60/18 = 32" 11.5 wide
    285/65/18 = 33" 11.5 wide
     
  3. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:29 PM
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    06Bluez

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    Chris I have same wheels exactly and tired except mine are 285/65/r18 and they fit quite nicely with no rubbing after trimming a little peice of the front fender.

    As for the 20" wheels I would reccommend against them if you dont like the low profile look. With a tire size of 285/60 its about 32" and with a 20" rim there will be very little rubber and wont look right. Run the 18" rim it looks real nice with a 32"/33" tire. I would only go 20" with a 35" or larget tire. thats just my 2 cents. :D
     
  4. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:50 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Rubbing dont bother me. If I decide to go with the 285/65/18's, I will most likely re gear also.
     
  5. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:04 PM
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    kristopherl

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    Hey Chris,
    if I go with 17x9 can you fit 33 x 12.5? with a 3 inch lift? I would rather have fatter than taller. I would love 32 x 12.5
     
  6. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:04 PM
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    NiceTaco

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    i wont need to re gear with the 285/60.18's will i ?
    truck will be brand new so i dont wanna have to spend more coin.. after a lift with diff drop and rims tires atleast right away
     
  7. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:14 PM
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    NiceTaco

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    who makes tires in these sizes, so i can check em out
    also how does this setup drive on the road
     
  8. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:46 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The width of the tire is what causes most of the rubbing issues. Many people run a 33 10.50 tire to avoid rubbing.

    You wont need to re gear. Most people dont re gear with 33's either, but I tow, and like to mod my truck, so if I get 33's, it gives me the green light to re gear. :D
    Nitto, and many others I cant name off hand.
     
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