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Old August 21st, 2011, 12:25 PM
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Tire size help for Boost wheels on D110

Hi - I just got a D110 NAS and have purchased a set of 16x7 Boost wheels from a fellow board member. Was going to order a set of BFG KM2's to put on the rims, but wanted to make sure I get the right size. I'm currently running stock steel wheels and the tires are BFG AT's (dont know what version) with sizing of 265/75/16. So would appreciate suggestions on sizing as I don't know the differences between the stock wheels and the Boosts (I admit I like the look of the 265's vs something like 235 stock, but recognize that's personal opinion).
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Old August 21st, 2011, 12:55 PM
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Truck looks good. Why do you want to go from the ATs to KM2s?
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Old August 21st, 2011, 02:18 PM
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265 will fit but sometimes rub on the radius arms unless you use spacers. You can also adjust your bump stops so that this doesn't happen.
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As much as I like Boost wheels, I don't think alloys look right on NAS 110s. The truck has a certain look to it and alloys sometimes say something else...stick with those steel wheels. They look good and are hard to come by. Plus, with alloys on those axles, you can't put center caps on which then makes the alloys look incomplete. If you don't like the white, change the color and put some KM2s on.
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Old August 21st, 2011, 04:22 PM
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As much as I like Boost wheels, I don't think alloys look right on NAS 110s. The truck has a certain look to it and alloys sometimes say something else...stick with those steel wheels. They look good and are hard to come by. Plus, with alloys on those axles, you can't put center caps on which then makes the alloys look incomplete. If you don't like the white, change the color and put some KM2s on.
Well that's a good point on the center caps.... I had figured I'd just try them for a bit and see how they look, and if I really didn't like them, then re-sell them. I have liked them on 110's (including NAS) that are different colors, but can't recall seeing a photo of a white NAS 110 with them (perhaps for a reason?). Curious why the other installs of these wheels on 110's (including a couple NAS) had the center cap on? I think one or two may have been ECR builds.
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You can put the center caps on if you use spacers.

I assume ECR trucks get updated axles which don't need spacers.

I say keep the wheels you have.
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You can put the center caps on if you use spacers.

I assume ECR trucks get updated axles which don't need spacers.

I say keep the wheels you have.
We typically install wheel spacers to make the alloys look right for customers. Helps with turning radius as well as the alloys are a narrower offset than your ANR1534PM rims. Our favorite rims on a 110... are exactly what you have, the stock D130/NAS110 steel wheel.
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a suggestion. Put your current at's on the alloys and the km2's on the steels. Off road use will destroy the expensive boost's quickly
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We typically install wheel spacers to make the alloys look right for customers. Helps with turning radius as well as the alloys are a narrower offset than your ANR1534PM rims. Our favorite rims on a 110... are exactly what you have, the stock D130/NAS110 steel wheel.
Do the alloys not fit without spacers if you update axles? Why do they fit on a 90 and look correct but not a 110?
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All of the wheels will fit it is just a personal preference on what looks good. The NAS 110 came with the white steel wheels, some people like it the way it came. But it does limit you on tire size if you stick with the steel wheels.
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Thanks all for the feedback and ideas (and clarifications!)
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Why do you want to go from the ATs to KM2s?
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I'm currently running stock steel wheels and the tires are BFG AT's (dont know what version) with sizing of 265/75/16.

Daniel who is on the board (INI88) might be interested in the A/T's. He is in the city as well. He has some Boost with Km2's if you want to see them. His are a little bigger than what you are looking for I think.
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Geoffrey lets get together. We can swap rims/tire real quick if you want to check out the look!
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Geoffrey lets get together. We can swap rims/tire real quick if you want to check out the look!
With your Photochop skills you dont even need to meet up....


We need to do another NYC meet up anyway.
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Geoffrey lets get together. We can swap rims/tire real quick if you want to check out the look!
I forget what size you have but I remember my 285/75s are smaller. If you guys end up meeting up let me know...need to get the fan back to you anyway!!

I have Boosts w/KM2s in 285/75 R16s with spacers so you could try that as well.
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I forget what size you have but I remember my 285/75s are smaller. If you guys end up meeting up let me know...need to get the fan back to you anyway!!

I have Boosts w/KM2s in 285/75 R16s with spacers so you could try that as well.

Might be best to meet up at my house. Got the tools and a fridge full of frosty beverages.

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I don't need the fan. pay me for it or get it back to me when you can. I have a HUGE radiator now.
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