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Old December 13th, 2005, 02:05 PM
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Tires and Wheels

Thinking of running 33x12.5x15 tires on 15x8 rims....with stock suspension any thoughts on rubbing etc? thx

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Old December 13th, 2005, 05:52 PM
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I dunno. I'm running 285/75R16 on stock alloys with OME springs. Stuffs well.
My OME springs didnt really net me much height (I measured before and after, rear went up ~2" at the hitch, front unchanged). YMMV on this.
Your wheels/tires will have a different offset and so will likely stick out a wee bit more than mine. Dont know how much more. Worst case rubbing on the flares. I dont remember how much room I had with my tires stuffed, I recall plenty. YMMV.
But then there is the question of how often you are going to really stuff the tire?

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Old December 14th, 2005, 09:57 AM
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I'm running 285/75 R 16 BFG AT/KO on my stock alloys with the 1.25" Alum spacers to get more width, however, no lift whatsoever (the truck is a D90 soft top that has been lightened to the rear seats, etc...)

I do get some rubbing, but nothing drastic...
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Old December 14th, 2005, 11:01 AM
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Rob, you should be ok. I am running 35x12.5 on the same rims with a 3" lift and they only rub a little on the rear wheel arch when fully compressed. You would prob be a little better with a 1.5 or 2" lift though. Might look cooler too..
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