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post #1 of 13 Old 04-10-2010, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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Ready to order - Need to know!!!

I'm ready to order the DC-1 Black in 18x9, 4.5 Backspace & -13 Offset for my '03 6.0 Leveled.

My question is will 325/65R18 fit? I really want the Duratrac Goodyear instead of the 295/70R18 Nitto Terra's.

Will the 325's fit?


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Goodyear doesnt offer a 35" tire with the weight capacity I need until I hit the 325 size and they dont offer anything over 285 - which for them are all 33" tires. I want the 35" tire with respectable E load range - at least 3500+

I need to get these tires & wheels ordered - please advise!


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Anybody? I'm ordering today!


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Your backspacing sounds perfect for those tires and should fit just fine. You may have a little rubbing at full turn, but you can trim the fender liner to eliminate that.

BTW, who are you ordering from if you don't mind me asking?

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Matt & Kellen at Discount Tire Direct. They have the best overall pricing based on free mounting, valves, & ballancing considering I'm buying new 18x9 wheels and tires at the same time. Then free delivery - its a deal when you add up ordering tires seperately, then wheels somewhere then delivery of both then having them mounted, stems and ballanced locally -
Discount Tire Direct comes all done - all I hve to do is bolt them up.

I have front leafs - so I suspect a little rubbing at full lock but that isnt any different then the stock lariat 16x7 rims with LT305/70R16's I'm running now. They rub at full lock too.

I figured with these wheels, backspacing and offset I should be a little better off even though the tires are 2" bigger and a little wider.

right?????


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Exactly! Sounds like you are getting a great deal! Congrats and we want to see pics once you get them installed!

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Those wheels will fit 325's under your truck and there should be zero rub on springs at full lock. I have a 05 EX and run 18x9 4.61" BS -10 offset with 325 65 18 Hankook MT's and have no rubbing. I have a 3.5" lift and had to trim plastic valance and pull back driver side fender where ebrake is located.

Post pics when you get it all done!
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Those wheels will fit 325's under your truck and there should be zero rub on springs at full lock. I have a 05 EX and run 18x9 4.61" BS -10 offset with 325 65 18 Hankook MT's and have no rubbing. I have a 3.5" lift and had to trim plastic valance and pull back driver side fender where ebrake is located.

Post pics when you get it all done!
Yeah - but the difference between the '05's and the '03/04's is our earlier trucks have front leafs where you have front coils.

Right where the corner of the tire tread to sidewall is - is our leaf!

I'm anticipating pulling back the plastic fender stuff & for my current tires I have had to trim the plastic valance already.

Discount tire is telling me this is an agressive tire size and there will be rubbing. I'm really thinking of going with the Nitto Terra Grappler 295/70R18 - 35x12x18. The 325/65R18 is 35x13x18.

Thinking the 1" difference in width wont make much difference. Still hoping for a little fender buldge of the tire though. I like that look!


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I have a 05 EX. All EX's have leaf springs. My tire spec'd out at 34.9" tall and 13" wide and zero rubbing.
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Also, if you chose a reputable shop, they should mount tires on to test and exchange if your not happy. Some shops are not as flexible due to shipping costs, etc. The good ones always take care and make sure their customers are happy.
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