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Old May 15th, 2009, 02:09 PM
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Do 255/85s on a stock suspension rub? If so, where? I know that many of you have said 285/75s rub.
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Old May 15th, 2009, 03:43 PM
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I imagine they will. I know my 255's catch the rear wheel arch but I am not running stock rear links. Ive got the OME HD/MD. Stock 235/85 would be ideal. I've lost about 2-3 mpg with the 255/85.
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Do 255/85s on a stock suspension rub? If so, where? I know that many of you have said 285/75s rub.
285/75's, on stock offset wheels will rub in several places. First they will rub the radius arms at full steering deflection (though you can adjust the steering stops to prevent this, at the cost of turning radius). On articulation, they will rub the front shock towers in the front, and the tub in the rear. Significantly enough to hinder absolute articulation, depending upon your suspension configuration.

I run 1.25" wheel spacers with the tires, and I'm very happy with the results. It resolved the rubbing issues, gave me some turnig radius back, and who wouldn't want the extra 2.5 inches of track width on a lifted truck?
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