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Little overwhelmed - need simple

Hi guys-

Ive posted a couple times in the 7.3 forum as I currently have a 99 (completely stock) and then in the 6.4 forum as I was looking to buy a 6.4 - but changed mind and bought a 11 6.7 dually (engine has incredible stock power but not the reason for this post).

The truck has the stock steel wheels on it and 245/75/17 tires. I am getting vision crazy eight wheels (stock size) installed tomorrow - the tires are still good and will stay - for now.

My question is - with the new wheels (stock size) - what are the largest tires I can install without having to lift or level? I assume suggestions will require a spacer which Im ok with.

I occassionally pull a 43' 5th wheel tow hauler and dont want to get to high up is my rational for staying away from a lift - although a levelling kit might still be an option.

Very new to the wheel/tire customization thing.

Appreciate any help.

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Regarding current tires... the truck has 32K miles on it - looks like PO did not rotate so fronts are 70% worn - don't want to get 2 new tires tomorrow (bf goodrich rugged trail ta) and then make a decision on larger tires 2 months from now.. It is a 4X4 but Id like it sitting a little bit higher.
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My dad has a '14 6.7 and was getting tired of getting stuck in the woods with his stock tires. He wanted to go up a size and switch to a mud tire. We ended up deciding on a 285/75-17 (34x11.50) toyo MT. He hasn't gotten around to ordering them yet but we figured this size would definitely fit.

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Regarding current tires... the truck has 32K miles on it - looks like PO did not rotate so fronts are 70% worn - don't want to get 2 new tires tomorrow (bf goodrich rugged trail ta) and then make a decision on larger tires 2 months from now.. It is a 4X4 but Id like it sitting a little bit higher.
I have no clue as to what size will fit, F250's seem to be able to run 35's with no rubbing on a leveling kit, so I would assume the same for a F350. If it were me I would rotate the worn tires to the back and run them for 2 months instead of spending the money on a couple new tires just to replace them soon.
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