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Old September 3rd, 2012, 11:03 PM
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What size of tires?

What is the max size of tires that you can put on the stock alloys without rub at full travel? What can you use with a two inch lift?
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Old September 3rd, 2012, 11:17 PM
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If you search around just a little I'm sure you'll find at least a few threads dedicated to this topic - just use some of the keywords you used in your questions.

That said, I have 285/75 R16s with 2" lift and 1.5" spacers for the wheels and do not rub.
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Old September 3rd, 2012, 11:21 PM
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255/85-16s here on the 90. Looks/works well.
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Old September 3rd, 2012, 11:51 PM
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255/85-16s here on the 90. Looks/works well.
Is that with stock suspension and alloys?
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Old September 4th, 2012, 12:04 AM
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285/75 on stock alloys, with no lift or spacers here. Rubs the radius arms at full lock but nothing anywhere else.
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Old September 4th, 2012, 12:44 AM
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285/75 on stock alloys, with no lift or spacers here. Rubs the radius arms at full lock but nothing anywhere else.
Exactly the same for me, except I have an 85 ROW 110. FWIW, I can live with the little bit of rubbing as it is not much of an annoyance, but will soon install 2" of lift and 1.5" wheel spacers anyways.

Doesnt look like you have your truck yet, or if you even have one picked out, but if you are wondering if the fitment is different for early 110's/90's as opposed to NAS trucks, it doesnt seem to be. Happy hunting, and let us know what you end up with (truck and tire choice).
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Old September 4th, 2012, 09:36 AM
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my rear flares rub with 255/85 w/med duty springs when things are fully flexed. sounds bad but i've not sustained any damaged from it yet.

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I'll be going with 285's with stock springs , spacers on factory alloys. From what I've heard I may get a little rubbing but I plan on moving to an OME lift over the next few months
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OME lift over the next few months
You should not rely on a spring lift for controlling compression travel..... If you need compression travel limits, then put in longer bumpstops....

IMO, it is cheaper and better to get rims with the proper backspacing instead of getting spacers.
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You should not rely on a spring lift for controlling compression travel..... If you need compression travel limits, then put in longer bumpstops....

IMO, it is cheaper and better to get rims with the proper backspacing instead of getting spacers.
The shocks/springs are very tired and need replacing anyways. Love the looks of the tornado style wheels and know many here have had success with stock alloys and spacers
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Old September 4th, 2012, 02:55 PM
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You should not rely on a spring lift for controlling compression travel..... If you need compression travel limits, then put in longer bumpstops....

IMO, it is cheaper and better to get rims with the proper backspacing instead of getting spacers.
Agree on the bump stops - did that when I went up to 35"s.

Also see you point on the rims with proper backspacing but there aren't that many available and the ones that are just aren't my style. LR rims can usually be had for cheap and might be a little more durable overall. Best of both worlds, if possible would be to get the Disco Steelies centers cut and re-offset. Not sure how much money it would be or if anyone even does it.
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Yah. Still hunting... Looking on possibly even importing one. Had one that I wanted and offered a deposit but they just had someone do an inspection so they gave him first dibs... Kinda bs if you ask me. First one that puts up the cash should get it... I'm asking about the tires because I'm going to do some work on te truck I do get and wanted to know a decent setup. I can't see myself going moe than 33 s though.
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255/100R16 michelin ( 35" ) or 900R16 on steel wheels with a custom made 3" lift Rubs the radius arms at full lock
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...Rubs the radius arms at full lock
People do realise there are adjustable steering stops.....
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FWIW i have 255/85/16 on Wolf wheels, I have stock springs with a 2" spacer block.

Rubs on full steering lock, and on really really hard articulation, but not enough to bother me. Its usually just for a second
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