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Im looking to replace my tires before winter comes around.

I have 265/16 tires right now.

I would like to be able to put on the biggest tires I can get for my truck without of coarse scrapping anything.

So what is the biggest I could get and brands/types.

My brother suggested 305's on my truck.

My truck suspension is mainly stock besides have a 2" coil leveling kit on the front and had new BDS shocks on the front.
The rear with have a 1" block lift to it.

Ive got a 2003 f250 rear wheel drive turbo 7.3
 

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Well im hoping someone can help me and tell me what the biggest is that I can put under the body and a good brand!

305's would be a good size if they will work and if I could Id wanna go even bigger.
 

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For a 2wd truck on stock rims, I'd go with 285s. I think 305s are too wide for stock rims.
 

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For a 2wd truck on stock rims, I'd go with 285s. I think 305s are too wide for stock rims.
how much of a lift would a 285 give me vs my 265 on the truck already
 

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A what? :dunno:
lift* sorry


Can you put a 70R 16 on a rim that has a 65R 16.

I'm assuming that is more of a width thing but will that fit still or no?
 

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i have a 99 4x4 with a leveling kit and 315 75 r16 and they clear no prob unless ur at full lock in a turn and then they rub the leaf a lil
 

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i have a 99 4x4 with a leveling kit and 315 75 r16 and they clear no prob unless ur at full lock in a turn and then they rub the leaf a lil
So then a 305 at least should fit no problem.

Since you have a 315 on yours.

Now what about brands?

and also being that the tire I have now is a 65R 16, would a 75R 16 fit on the rim still or do I just need to stick with a 65R 16?
 

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I am running 285/75R16 Bridgestone Revo 2's on my 04 4x4 250 and will have the same tires on my 2000 4x4 250 by the end of the week. Load Range E. I ran 305/70/16's on my 96 250 with no issues and would have gone with those but they don't make the REVO2's in 16's any larger.
 

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I am running 285/75R16 Bridgestone Revo 2's on my 04 4x4 250 and will have the same tires on my 2000 4x4 250 by the end of the week. Load Range E. I ran 305/70/16's on my 96 250 with no issues and would have gone with those but they don't make the REVO2's in 16's any larger.
So you saying even though the tires on my truck are 65r 16, a 70 or 75r 16 shouldn't affect anything.
 

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IF i remember correctly...the 65R means the sidewalls are 65% of the width of the tire..
 

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IF i remember correctly...the 65R means the sidewalls are 65% of the width of the tire..
Ha ya Ive tried to learn what all that means but get confused every time I try to learn again.

So honestly I dont really know what that means being 65% of the tire.

I just want to know since I have a 65R 16 on my truck now, if a 70 or 75 would work on it.
 

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Yeah, basically the higher the 65-70-75 number the larger the diameter of the tire. You want a low rider? Put 50's on it. lol
lol I don't think I'm going to put a 4 door 7.3 f250 as a low rider.

So I know kinda what the 65-70-75 numbers mean now. The diameter.

Is 75 pushing the width on that? on a stock 16" rim?
 

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What do you do with the truck and what kind of tires do you want
 

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What do you do with the truck and what kind of tires do you want
Well I work on at a motorcycle shop on 200 acres of land. we do some farm work here. And also when we have our motocross races here, we use my truck to set it up. Other than that, Its a normal driving truck I use from A to B.

Probably would like some all-terrain tires.

What do you think?
 
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