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Old 01-12-2013, 06:12 AM
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I have stock 2012 f250. Came with 17" 245's (look aweful). Looking at BFG 285/70/17's. BFG says will fit on 7 1/2" rim. What do you think? Will I have any problems with clearence (at full turn)? Thanks.....
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I have stock 2012 f250. Came with 17" 245's (look aweful). Looking at BFG 285/70/17's. BFG says will fit on 7 1/2" rim. What do you think? Will I have any problems with clearence (at full turn)? Thanks.....
I have 295's on my 2011 18" wheels that are 8" wide. Absolutely no rubbing. I know some guys put 35x12.5 on stock wheels with no rubbing. Are you sure your stock tires are only 245?

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From what I've heard/read about tires in the past, you want to stay within 1" of tread width and rim width for optimal tread wear.
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285s are for chevys
try again!
Try a 295 at least. and bfgs are boring. im unsure about that 245, but if thats what you got, then thats what you got. most of these trucks are at least a 32 inch tire from factory.... and yes there are several that are running a 35s on the new trucks. i think id stick around a 33 or 34 just to be safe...unless you are thinking about leveling or lifting later.....then id buy the bigger. 295/70/17 is a nice 33x11.5 ish wide. I wouldnt want to go much wider then that, i think they look funny when they balloon too much.
you could get by with a 305 width as well and probably get closer to a 34inch tire. Im unsure of what bfg offers in metric.
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