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biggest wheel and tire combo

im going to use coil spring spacers in the front 2" so it will level the truck out.

what is the biggest i could go?

what would look good?

opinions welcome

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perhaps a 33

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You should be able to run a 285.
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i was thinking instead of buying nice rims lol,
if i could find some stock rims and wrap them in some nice tires something like this
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c3...sticker010.jpg

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MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
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It would probably be easier to get some American Eagle wheels. That's what I did. I think this setup cost around $1400 with wheels, tires, and insallation.

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hm ill check that out.

if i go with American Eagle wheels i know witch one i want lol

Eagle Alloy Wheels - Series 186

or

Eagle Alloy Wheels


and maybe wrapped in BFG MT's?

or at's?

any suggestions?
and does anyone know how much the wheels are?

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hm ill check that out.

if i go with American Eagle wheels i know witch one i want lol

Eagle Alloy Wheels - Series 186

or

Eagle Alloy Wheels


and maybe wrapped in BFG MT's?

or at's?

any suggestions?
and does anyone know how much the wheels are?
For price just type the wheel brand and wheel model into a search and you get sites with prices. They shouldn't be more than $170 a piece. As for tires I would go with Nitto Terra Grapplers. Thats what I have on that truck and one morning driving through one of my jobsites it was dark out drove through some mud made it out and didn't even notice it untill one of the labors got stuck.
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any sponsors got a deal on tires?

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I would decide on tires based on what the truck does...Being 2wd I would assume you are not going to be taking it offroad too heavily...if thats the case I would lean towards more of the A/T for treadlife, better in water/snow, quieter...

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i was thinking bfg at's but gotta find something within my price range

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7.3L Powerstroke
Built Auto Tranny
MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
Straight pipe!
Isspro Gauges.
Boost, Pyro, Tranny temp.
Tint
20% up front 5% in the back


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