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Old January 31st, 2005, 10:55 PM
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Tire fit?

I am interested in larger MT's...probably 255 85 16's. I have a '97 Station wagon with stock suspension. Do I need a lift or will these tuck under? Also, will my stock rear tire mount be able to support the added (if any) weight?

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Old January 31st, 2005, 11:20 PM
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you're probably going to need a lift. Do you have anything that may weigh down the truck i.e. after market bumper, winch... these will definitely make it tough to fit the tire. I have the tire with what started as a 2" lift (OME 751 front and 764 rear) but with my bumper, winch and full exterior roll bar I lost almost a inch. The tires fit real well, I would like to get back my inch but it would be only for aesthetics. I like the tire a lot, there aren't too many companies in the US that make a 33"-34" tire in that width. Just get the tires and do the lift, you'll be happy in the long run.
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Old February 1st, 2005, 10:33 AM
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I agree. I have the 751/764 OME setup on my 1997 ST and run BFG MT's in 255/85. No rubbing and I have plenty of lift. Great tire, lose a little power from a dead stop, but not much.
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Old February 1st, 2005, 11:01 AM
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They will fit fine.

Spring lifts do NOT affect tire clearance......
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Old February 1st, 2005, 11:08 AM
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How's that?
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Old February 1st, 2005, 12:51 PM
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They will fit fine.

Spring lifts do NOT affect tire clearance......

AH WHAT! I think the Blue labal has gotten to you!
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