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Rims and Tires ?

I want to get a set of wheels and tires. My question is the sizes of both. Im not sure what to look for. I do have a leveling kit on the truck right now. I bought the truck with it already on. I believe it a 2.5 or 3" lift in the front. I would like a set of 20" American racing cannons, but dont how wide to get the rim. I also want the biggest and widest A/T tire I can fit on it w/o rubbing. Anyone have any ideas? thanks

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You should be able to run 20x10's with a 305/55R20 no problem. That tire is a 33x12.50R20

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I changed my mind on the wheels and I have a couple more questions. I want to go with the Mazzi Hulk wheels instead. I am going to go with the 20x10, but what backspacing and offset do I need. Im confused on what backspacing and offset is, and what the measurements mean.

I would like to get a wide wheel, but I also dont want it to stick out 4 inches past the fender. I want the tire to stick out a couple inches or so. I like the wide tires with a big lip on the wheel.

Here is a picture of what I want, but that setup looks to big to fit my truck.
They are 20x12 mazzi hulks and 38x15.50x20 mickey thompson mtz's

2003 Black F-350 Ex.cab FX4
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2.5" leveling kit W/ 20" KMC Rockstars
35x13.50R Mickey Thompson ATZ SLT's
SCT X3 With Custom Tues from Innovative and DJ
ARP Head Studs
Bullydog Intake
FBD 3.5" Down Pipe to 4" to 5" y to 6" Black Stacks
Power Slot Rotors and Hawk pads
WARN Hubs
Pricol Gauges(EGT, Tranny, Boost)
N-fab Steps
Recon tinted cab and mirror lights.
Harley Headlights
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Those would be way too wide on your truck. Mine are 13.5" wide and rub slightly on full turn with just a leveling kit. Oh and I have coils up front. You couldn't run those unless you lifted it.

PS. mine stick out a bit and I can't ever keep my truck clean because of it. Here's a pic:

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Nice rig. wish I could get a set of tires like that to fit. Whats the widest tire I can get to fit?

2003 Black F-350 Ex.cab FX4
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35x13.50R Mickey Thompson ATZ SLT's
SCT X3 With Custom Tues from Innovative and DJ
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Thanks. With the right offset, you might get 13.5's to fit, which I believe are available up to 37's. You might contact AYP tires (he's a vendor) and see what Scott suggests...

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i wana put some new rims on my 04 f 350 i wana try to do a 17 inch fuel hostage on either 37x1350 or 36x1350 but im not sure what offsets i should run or back spaceing i dont mind if it makes the tire stick out a lil bit just not to much cuz maryland dont like that
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