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Lifting truck - do I need tires/rims?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by whitebread, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    whitebread

    whitebread [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I did a quick search and didn't find anything.

    I am going to probably go with the Toytec Ultimate Lift Kit and some TC UCAs. Do I need rims and tires? I really like the looks of the OE rims and can't justify replacing the tires just yet (1600 miles on them).

    Any input is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    You don't need them but your truck might look funny with a big lift and little pizza cutter tires.
     
  3. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    Delmarva

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    You will need wheel spacers to run your stock wheels. Look into Spidertraxx spacers 1.25"

    :thumbsup:
     
  4. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

    Ghost96Romeo What is the Search Tab for????

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    Ditto... You can run 285's on the stock rims. Take your wheels to a wheel and tire place and see what they'll credit you for the tires. I got 400 bucks credit when I "convinced" discount tire co. to take my old tires for a new set of 4.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:54 PM
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    Thanks for the info. So, 1.25" wheel spacers and 285/65/17 rubber?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    it'll actually be 285/70/17 for your 17" wheels
     
  7. Feb 18, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    whitebread

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    Damn, that is going to set the speedo way off. ;)
     
  8. Feb 18, 2009 at 1:03 PM
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    only by 5 mph on mine at 65, could differ though
     
  9. Feb 18, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    Okay. Thanks for the help!
     
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