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post #1 of 22 Old 07-16-2012, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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Ballistic wheel, jester with red ring question

Hey everyone. Im about to pull the trigger on these wheels and can't figure out the specs for what i want..2004 f350 with leveling kit, I would like to get 18's, 17's will work, 305 nittos terra grappler's. I want the wheels to fill out the wheel well and stick out past the fender wells about an inch say? Does anyone have this setup on there rigs? And or does anyone know what wheel width i need/ backspacing i need to achieve this? Thanks
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Since you have leafs, you will need 4.5" of backspacing at maximum. Any more than that and you will severely limit your steering ability. I used to run 325/60/R18 with my leveling kit and I LOVED the setup. (18x8, MotoMetal 950's with Mickey Thompson MTZ's)




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Your trucks looks baaaaad ***. Great job with those mods. Thats exactly how i want my wheels to look on the truck other than black ones of course. Thankyou
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325/60/18 Thats 33's i believe?
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325/60/18 Thats 33's i believe?
Yes. 33 inches tall and a bit over 13" wide. I've since gone to a bit narrower tire.

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MTW Stage 1 Turbo
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BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
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Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
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Good deal Im going to go with that combo. That's the look I'm after
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Sweet! Keep us posted on what you end up with. I'd like to see it.

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Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
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SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

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Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
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Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
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Sure will. Why did you go with a narrower tire? Did the ride stink on the
13 inch?
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Sure will. Why did you go with a narrower tire? Did the ride stink on the
13 inch?
Nope. I loved the look and the ride of it. My MTZ's started to come apart and after a while, I wanted something that would fit a bit better in the wheel well. I got tired of hitting a puddle and the entire side of my truck getting dirty. The new tires still do it, so when I get my next set of wheels, I am thinking about another half inch of backspacing to put them at 5.5" and hopefully tuck the tires up under the wells.

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Engine Mods:
Fluidampr
CCV Reroute (Reinstated)
4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
Bulletproof 53V FICM
BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
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I dont suggest them.... they are ugly



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