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Old 11-05-2012, 08:21 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 08:32 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 08:38 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 08:44 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 11:09 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 11:19 AM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 05:31 PM
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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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Old 11-05-2012, 06:32 PM
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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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Old 11-06-2012, 05:38 AM
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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.
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