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super swamper and rim question

i have a 94 f350 dually with the powerstroke diesel motor.

I plan on lifting it 6 inch.

I am thinking of putting 35 or 36 inch super swampers that are 12.5 inch wide but i was told that our stock dually 16x6 rim is to narrow. I can not find any wider rims to do this. how are you guys putting super swampers on your dually's? Can I use the stock rims? Do i have to buy custom rims? Where can i get these rims to do this? and what tire size should i go for with a 6 inch lift. Any advise or opinions would be great!
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I am running Rockstars which I think are a 1/2 inch wider and have no problems. One of my cousins has 38 x15 x 17 boggers and all he has is a 4" spacer in the rear. BTW i am not running a spacer on my truck.With 6" I would go with at least a 38 and trim what ever rubs.

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i have a 94 f350 dually with the powerstroke diesel motor.

I plan on lifting it 6 inch.

I am thinking of putting 35 or 36 inch super swampers that are 12.5 inch wide but i was told that our stock dually 16x6 rim is to narrow. I can not find any wider rims to do this. how are you guys putting super swampers on your dually's? Can I use the stock rims? Do i have to buy custom rims? Where can i get these rims to do this? and what tire size should i go for with a 6 inch lift. Any advise or opinions would be great!
Im running 37/12.50/17 Super Swamper SSRs on my stock wheels with 2 inch spacers in the rear and a 8 inch lift. I've had no problems at all.

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Im running 37/12.50/17 Super Swamper SSRs on my stock wheels with 2 inch spacers in the rear and a 8 inch lift. I've had no problems at all.
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So if i put 37x12.5 or 38x12.5 on a 16x6 rims with the 6 inch lift i should be ok then right? I might get a 2 inch spacer in the rear just for extra comfort.
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So if i put 37x12.5 or 38x12.5 on a 16x6 rims with the 6 inch lift i should be ok then right? I might get a 2 inch spacer in the rear just for extra comfort.
You will definatly need the 2 inch spacer in the rear. You might even need a one inch spacer in the front. I'm not real sure on an obs. Cant wait to see pics!

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so i talked to the tire and rim place today and they will not put a 36x12.5x16 tire on a 16x6 rim. they said the rim was to narrow.

So now i guess my question is where can i buy rims that are 8-10 inches wide to fit my dually?
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I don't know of anybody that makes a 10 inch wheel for dually. Who are you trying to get to mount those tires? keep looking around somebody wiil do it for you. I just had a new set put on yesterday and nobody ever asked any questions.

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you can run 315s on your stock wheels just get spacers

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If you are set on running swampers, have you ever heard of the swamper LTB? these are designed for duallys. and vehicles with narrow tires. I see they make a 34x10.50 for 15, 16, and 17 inch rims.....the smallest rim you can fit a 12.50 comfortably on is a 8 inch wide wheel...these 10.50's ought to fit well on the 6 inch wheel




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