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Sorry another tire size question?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by GASH, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Jan 28, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    GASH

    GASH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm getting Fox C/O's soon and was wondering if I can fit 285/70/17's. I know you can fit them with a 3" lift but I'm planning on only going to 2.5". So does the extra .5" make that big a difference or would I just be better of going with 265/70/17?
     
  2. Jan 28, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Regardless if you have a 2.5" or 3" lift, your gonna have to trim some stuff.
     
  3. Jan 28, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    Blackened Taco

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    I run a 285/70/16 on my truck with a 3" inch lift and I think I could have gone to 33x12.5. I am running TRXUS Super Swamper. 2 1/2 inches of lift should handle 285's
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    GASH

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    I'm aware that I would need to trim so am I just going to have to trim more than I would if I went with a 3"?
     
  5. Jan 28, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yeah, not much more, just a little.
     
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