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Cost of 33-34" tires

I currently have 265/75r16 tires on my 01 SD with 3.73 gears. I want to get a larger tire basically for better looks. What are the real world consequences of going with a 33 or a 34 inch tire? I was thinking 285/75r17 or 285/75r16. I plan on towing a travel trailer here in a couple years so factor that into your assessment. Thanks for any advice.
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I went up to 285/75r16 from 265s (Toyo Open Country AT2). They've been great. I do have a Hypertech programmer that allows for tire size adjustment so the speedo is correct. The only issue I have: I have Duraflap mudflaps on my truck. The left front tire rubs that flap @ hard left.

I think I paid ~$1300-ish for my tires. You can check with our tire Supprting Vendor, @Discount Tire . He could give you some pointers.
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I paid $1050 and some change for my 285/75R16s from America’s tire in Chico in 2017. You’re gonna be paying over 1,000 for a quality tire. Mine had two promotions going on otherwise it would have been around $1300.

Bfgoodrich, Cooper, Falken, Goodyear, Toyo, any big name tire should work.

Stay away from cheaper tires just not with the hassle usually.

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I’m going with kenda klevers my bro in-law and a couple of buddy’s all got 50000 plus out of them and they are 10 ply... I priced it at 900ish for all six plus mount & balance
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Thank you for the referral, SuperCrutyPS!

As mentioned, the ODO and speedometer will be off but you should be able to calibrate for this. Also, larger tires tend to weigh more and if you go wider too you'll be increasing rolling resistance so fuel economy may be slightly impacted.

285/75R-16 is very common, though, and the tire selection is pretty vast. Just keep in mind that 285/75R-16 tires on the O.E. 7-inch wide wheels will "flex" a bit more when compared to stock so handling will feel different.
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Thank you for the referral, SuperCrutyPS!

As mentioned, the ODO and speedometer will be off but you should be able to calibrate for this. Also, larger tires tend to weigh more and if you go wider too you'll be increasing rolling resistance so fuel economy may be slightly impacted.

285/75R-16 is very common, though, and the tire selection is pretty vast. Just keep in mind that 285/75R-16 tires on the O.E. 7-inch wide wheels will "flex" a bit more when compared to stock so handling will feel different.


Hanks for the info! I have been mulling this over for a few days. Do you think a 285/75/17 would be too much for stock gearing (3.73) ?


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Hanks for the info! I have been mulling this over for a few days. Do you think a 285/75/17 would be too much for stock gearing (3.73) ?


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not even an issue by the slightest. The 285s are only a couple inches taller and strong inch or 2 wider. no issue for a diesel with 3:73s. your odemeter will be off jut a tad because a taller tire will have less revolutions per mile. my stock was a 265/75r16 and I have to multiple my odom by 1.038 to get the correct mpg.

I learned that forescan a free software for computers update came out and you can reprogram the odometer on the 7.3ls now so gonna do that this weekend.

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I'm not a gear guru but I know a lot of guys here run larger tires up to 35" without issue.

As for the 285/75R-17, depending on the wheel dimensions you may have rubbing. 285/70R-17 would be another option and it maintains the same dimensions as 285/75R-16.

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I run 37Ē with 3:73 gears. Itís not awesome but it works. You wonít have any issues running 285ís.
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