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Should I get bigger tires?
I know this has probably been beat to death, but I can't find the threads to prove it, so here goes. I need new tires, soon, and I was considering putting slightly larger ones on, because even though these tires are large they still look small on my truck. And they're completely worn out, so I need to replace them very soon. Here's my situation:
I have an 08 F350 CCLB with stock 18" wheels, standard 275/70-18 tires, and no lift or levelling kit. I have a Mini Maxx, and I'll be buying Gearhead tunes as soon as I have my MCC program figured out. I don't have studs or a built transmission, although I figure I'll probably need both someday. I have stock suspension and steering components.
I like to run my truck hard sometimes, because it's really fast, and I like that.
I also tow often, because that's what these trucks are made for.
I don't want to do anything that's going to sacrifice my towing ability. I also don't want to do anything that will necessitate upgrading suspension or steering components, and I'd prefer not to do a lift or level (although I'm not completely opposed to a levelling kit if I need to). I don't want to make my mileage much, if any, worse. I don't want to end up with death wobble or anything else.
I've been looking primarily at stock size Toyo Open Country A/T II's until today, when I started considering larger tires. What should I look for if I want a slightly larger tire that wouldn't have a negative impact on my truck?
Thanks for the help!