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post #1 of 19 Old 11-05-2012, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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I am in need of some new tires before the snow starts to fly. i am looking at good year duratracks 285-75-16. i am all stock lift wise and have worn out ball joints, will those tires rub at all? I am going to get to the ball joints asap but money is pretty tight.

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Can't say for sure, but we just took a set of balding 285-75-16s off of a stock-height '85 IDI we just bought, and there were rub marks from the tires.
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Your sig doesn't say whether you have a 4x4 or 4x2. I have 285-75-16's mounted on stock Alcoa's on my 4x2 and they do rub.

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I just put 315/75R16 on my truck and I had to shim the bumper out and trim just alittle off the bumper for them to clear. I also have overloads in the front

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i have a 4X4 I wasn't sure that made a difference. when i went and got a price quote on them the guy told me stock tire size was 235-85-16

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i have a 4X4 I wasn't sure that made a difference. when i went and got a price quote on them the guy told me stock tire size was 235-85-16
That is correct but the size you are looking for will fill those wells nice.

On a 4x2




And on a 4x4


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-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4


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I just put a set of 285/75/16 Cooper AT3's on my 350 4x4, and they fit without rubbing. Oddly, the same size Cooper ST's that I took off did rub. The AT3's are quite good in snow, we already had a snowfall here and I was impressed with their performance. I didn't have to use 4x4 on many of the same surfaces I would have had to with the ST's.
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I have 285s on my truck and they rub only if I crank the wheel hard and I also have an add a leaf. They still don't rub bad, just barely.

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even with the add a leaf they rub bad? i am looking into doing a leveling kit and ball joints soon. just need the extra cash.

2005 6.0 ccsb 2" leveling kit, 35" duratracks, blue spring, 4" turbo back, bullet proofed, sct live wire w/ KEM tuning, 58V FICM with KEM tuning, DIY Coolant filter, Batmowheel... more to come

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