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BIGGEST TIRE SIZE I CAN DO?

hey guys i have an 05 ford harley davidson edition f-350 four door shortbed. i was gonna do a leveling kit on the front and wondered if 35's would fit? what is the proper tire size i can go with? right now its a 275/65/20
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Ya 35s will fit. Id go with a 2". The 2.5" may require 1" rear blocks to level.
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youll be able to clear 35s with no problem
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Not to hijack thread, but on my 2004 F250 how high do I have to go to clear 36's?

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hey guys i have an 05 ford harley davidson edition f-350 four door shortbed. i was gonna do a leveling kit on the front and wondered if 35's would fit? what is the proper tire size i can go with? right now its a 275/65/20
While a standard 35 inch tire will technically fit and clear on your truck, you asked about the "proper tire size". Based on the factory rim widths for these trucks, almost all 35x12.50x20 tires are specified for a rim that is wider than what our trucks have. Putting too wide of tire on too narrow of a tire results in funky handling, reduced load capacity, and reduced tire life. For these reasons I reccomend a "skinnier" tire if you want to retain the factory wheels. A good size would be 295x65x20. A little over 35" tall, and about 11" wide. Rated for a 20x8 wheel.

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This had been discussed time and time again... Search this forum and you'll find answers.

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