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size tires with a 2 1/2 inch leveling kit?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by sparkmaster2013, Jan 19, 2014.

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  1. sparkmaster2013

    sparkmaster2013 New Member

    I am putting a rough country 2 1/2 in leveling kit on my 2000 chevy silverado z71 and i was originally looking at some 265/70 r17 nitto terra grapplers with KMC addicts. And i have seen pics of this these size tires with the same kit, but my question is should i go up to 285's or keep it at 265's?
     
  2. TimTom64b

    TimTom64b Member 2 Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner Gold Member

    285's will fit... 33x12.5 will fit with the correct wheel offset.
     
  3. sparkmaster2013

    sparkmaster2013 New Member

    What do you think would look better, the 285's or the 265's?
     
  4. TimTom64b

    TimTom64b Member 2 Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner Gold Member

    285's... I've had both. The 285s will fill the wheel wells better. 285's are what I am running in my pic's.
     
  5. sparkmaster2013

    sparkmaster2013 New Member

    Thanks, I was leaning towards that also
     
  6. Rocketmanh5

    Rocketmanh5 Rockstar 100 Posts

    x2 on 285s. They are almost 32.5's. A true 33 as stated above will be perfect for that truck with that kit. I've had some kids want to hack up their truck and I've even put 35's on them.. Looked good, just in a straight line.
     
  7. JimmyA

    JimmyA Member 1 Year 100 Posts

    I did 33/12.50/18 on my stock wheels with a 2.5" readylift!
     
  8. bigfoot16

    bigfoot16 New Member

    I have the stock 22" wheel with 305/45/22 (33") tires on mine.
     

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