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I'm looking at getting some Terra Grapplers (325/60 R18) for my truck. I have the stock 18'' harley davidson rims. I know it will rub a bit at full lock, im not too concerned about that, but im afraid that my rim will be too narrow for the tire. Which will cause it to wear really fast in the center.

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I run 35's on the stock 17 inch rim and dont have any problems. you shouldnt eather.
 

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isn't your truck 2 wheel drive?
 

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Oh, i couldn't remember...:oops:
 

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That's the same size I am running on a 18x9 rim. Those tires should be rated for 8-10" rims and I thought the stockers were 8.5" so your HD rims, which I would imagine would be 9" should fit.
 

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Do a leveling kit too....then it shouldn't rub.:thumb:
 

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That's the same size I am running on a 18x9 rim. Those tires should be rated for 8-10" rims and I thought the stockers were 8.5" so your HD rims, which I would imagine would be 9" should fit.
are they wearing pretty evenly
 

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way ahead of you clay :dunno:

it has been on for a couple months now

Really? For some reason i don't remember it looking like it had one? :dunno:
Was i drinking when i saw your truck? :hehe:
 

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It didn't seem level when i drove it either.....
Oh, the drinking thing again :tard:
 

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pretty sure 325's translate into 35" tires. I rub easily at full lock and whenever I'm turning into a parking lot and the suspension is compressed. I think a 35" tire would rub a lot with only a leveling kit on a leaf sprung truck. Once these babies are bald I'm going to a level kit with 305/60 terra grapplers, fwiw.
 

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It didn't seem level when i drove it either.....
Oh, the drinking thing again :tard:
We will just chalk to up to old age :hehe:





just kidding buddy :poke

pretty sure 325's translate into 35" tires. I rub easily at full lock and whenever I'm turning into a parking lot and the suspension is compressed. I think a 35" tire would rub a lot with only a leveling kit on a leaf sprung truck. Once these babies are bald I'm going to a level kit with 305/60 terra grapplers, fwiw.
they told me the next size down in nitto terra grapplers were 285/65 :dunno:
 

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are they wearing pretty evenly
Yes, they are wearing great. Even with a leveling kit the 13.5" is a very wide tire and they still rub a little bit at full turn.

Oh and for David, 325/60's are 33x13.5 and 325/65 are 35x12.5... Both tires clear nicely with a leveling kit apart from the slight rub at full turn.

Here's 2 pics when I still had my Mickey Thompsons...

 

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A few things...

I'm pretty sure the 04 HD wheels are 18x8s


A 325/60R18 tire is approx. 33" tall and a little shy of 13" wide.
The 325 is the width in mm, and there are 25.4 mm per inch.
Most manufacturers rec. a minimum rim width of 9" for those tires.


However, a 325/65R18 is a ~35" tall tire.



However, I ran 325/60R18 Goodyear Silent Armor Pro Grades on the stock 18x8s on my 07 and now I run them on 18x8.5 Weld Renegades. I have 24,600 miles on them and still have over 50% tread with towing/hauling heavy and driving hard.


Pics on stock wheels:



They do look better and wider on the 8.5" wide Welds I have now though:



 

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evil and DC got it. you want the 325/65/18. the 325/60 IS a 32.99" tire according to nitto's website. But that is only a D rated tire. I don't see an E rated tire. :dunno:
 

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With only a leveling kit on a 99-04 SD the 325/65R18 will be a tight fit, and possibly rub.
Definitely will rub on the leaf springs while approaching full lock when mounted on stock wheels.
 

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Is there a E rated 35" Terra Grappler? Not seeing one on their site.
 

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