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Old 01-21-2009, 12:15 PM
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I need some answers . . .

i know this is beatin a dead horse with the "will these fit" threads but i have searched and searched and cant find and answer. will either
295/70R17 or 305/70R17 terra grapplers fit on my stock "wannabe big rig" wheels WITHOUT A LEVELING KIT or should i just go with 285/75R17?
and show some pictures of these setups if anybodys got em
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i know this is beatin a dead horse with the "will these fit" threads but i have searched and searched and cant find and answer. will either
295/70R17 or 305/70R17 terra grapplers fit on my stock "wannabe big rig" wheels WITHOUT A LEVELING KIT or should i just go with 285/75R17?
and show some pictures of these setups if anybodys got em
the 295/70/17 is basically the same height as the 285/75/17. The 305 is only 10mm wider and approx. 1/16"-1/8" taller. If the 285's fit then the others should fit also.
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Old 01-21-2009, 03:08 PM
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your 295/70/17 is basically 33.3 x 11.6 .. the 305/70/17 is 33.8 x 12 the 285/75/17 are 33.8 x 11.2 any of them should fit
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:12 PM
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ok i got a pretty good quote on spacer installed, but i dont wanna shell out for rims right now (definately will down the road) so would i be ok runnin toyos 35x13r17 on the stock 7.5"? wide rims?
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:21 PM
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I run 285/75/17 Toyo Open Country A/T's on stock wheels with a 2" level kit no rub, no problem.
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Old 01-22-2009, 06:51 PM
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realtree250 your wheel is to narrow to run a 13" wide tire correctly. I aint saying it cant be done but if it was me, I wouldnt. You would have to run to low of air pressure to get a good flat contact patch. Fuel economy would suffer. A 9" wheel would be much better. I am in the same situation wanting wider tires but I have to get wheels because I have the 17x7.5 and it sucks. I wouldnt consider anything wider than a 285 on those wheels.
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Old 01-22-2009, 06:54 PM
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If you run a wide tire on a narrow wheel and lower the air pressure, the sidewalls will build up too much heat and could prematurally fail.
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Old 01-23-2009, 04:04 AM
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alright thats confirms my thoughts. i just wanted to hear somebody else that might now what their talking about say it instead of me.
thanks guys
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