Fit 285/75-16 w/o trimming?

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by raueda1, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. raueda1

    raueda1 Member

    Has anybody managed to fit 285/75-16s on a full size truck WITHOUT any trimming or lifting? If so do you know what your wheel specs were? My rig is a stock 2001 Surb K2500 which is substantially higher than the K1500. The stock 245's look tiny under there! Thanks!
  2. sc99z71

    sc99z71 Rockstar 100 Posts

    My 99 Silverado 1500 4x4 5.3 fit 285/75-16's on it with stock rims with no problem at all, no rubbing, trimming at all. Now I have added a Rough Country Leveling Kit with the rear blocks and the 285's look small now.
  3. wallstetter

    wallstetter Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    my dad cleared 285s on a 2500 pickup but it had a small rub only in reverse with the wheels cranked all the way
  4. vncj96

    vncj96 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I would get a programmer if you go to that size tire, your 245s are roughly 30.5 overall diameter and going to a 285 is 32.8, that could really mess with ABS and speed sensors.
  5. tlperry68

    tlperry68 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I think you'l be fine. If any trimming is needed you can probably do it wih a box cutter.
  6. raueda1

    raueda1 Member

    I got a Diablo Predator for just that purpose! :great:
    Thanks for the comments, doesn't sound too bad.

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