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Width vs Diameter? for fitment concerns

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Blkturbo!, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Feb 6, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Blkturbo!

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    Okay for fitment issues/concerns, im wondering which factor is most important (towards rubbing) when considering 2 close tire sizes for a 3in lift.
    Is width most often the culprit for rubbing fenders/cab mounts, or is it overall diameter?

    According to TW tire calculator:
    305/60/18 (32.4 dia / 12.0 width)

    295/65/18 (33.1 dia / 11.6 width)

    **18" rim with 4.5 BS

    So with all this in mind, which tire size do you know/think would rub more or less with 3in coilover lift on '08 Sport truck?
     
  2. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:44 PM
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    ....was this a dumb question or something? :D

    lemme know
     
  3. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    They will most likely rub.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    Which ones? Because of width or because of diameter?
     
  5. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    My 255/85/16 do not rub and they are 33.3" in diameter and about 10" wide.
     
  6. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    wow, what BS are your wheels?
     
  7. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    stock. Its the width that rubs the cab mounts.
     

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