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285/75/16 fit under truck as spare???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by especk, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Will a 285/75/16 tire fit in the spare tire mount under the truck without modification?? Or do I need to look into a bed mount carrier? Thanks
     
  2. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    It will fit with minor modification.
     
  3. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    I have one, only slight modification with a bfh. I think it was two rails on either side needed to be adjusted out of the way.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    If it's just a spare ..... Wouldn't it be cheaper/easier to use a smaller tire??
     
  5. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    ya it's either mod it or use one of these
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    and that way I'll be able to have an extra 305/70/16 in the bed to match the rest.​
     
  6. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    I just put one under last night, it was a pita.
     
  7. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    I've heard of someone fitting it in without cutting the tabs off.
     
  8. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    Ya I could do that, but I dont wanna drive around with a dinky spare if it comes down to it.
     
  9. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    Get the shock hoops too. :laugh:
     
  10. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    I fit a 285/70/17 "old school" KM2 under mine without any mods.
     
  11. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:34 PM
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    hhmmm well it looks like ill just have to wait until I get em and actually see how hard it would be to fit. Then I'll get a bed carrier if needed.
     
  12. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    I got a carrier because if I was in a sticky situation or in mud or something I didn't want to go through the hassle of getting it out. Plus it looks cool.
     
  13. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    Main reason you got it. :p
     
  14. Jan 22, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    Ehh. Kind of. Got a decent deal on it. And it was way cheaper than a tiregate.
     
  15. Jan 22, 2011 at 9:49 PM
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    Alter the under-bed mount. You don't need to spend a lot on a tire gate unless you enjoy blowing your money
     
  16. Jan 22, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    I'd get the tiregate bed mount because its cheaper and I feel like it wont bounce around as much because it has less moving parts.

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    Cheaper than what? I've got a 33.4" diameter tire under my bed and it cost me nothing (but, admittedly, I already owned a sawzall)
     
  18. Jan 22, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    Cheaper than a real tiregate. $150 vs $950
     
  19. Jan 22, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    thats a real tiregate, but i'd just go with the bed mount one.
     
  20. Jan 22, 2011 at 10:21 PM
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    What's the width of the spare tire wheel? Will it fit a 305/70/16? If it's 8", it will. I'd probably just use the spare wheel for the bed mount tiregate.
     
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