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Hey guys new to the forum,

Here is what I am looking for. I am looking for an offroad rim that is in the range of 17-18 maybe even 20 depending on what tires are available. I am going to be putting a 2-2.5 leveling kit on the front. Wondering if anyone had any advice on a nice rim (crome to go with the rest of the truck) and what the max tire size I could fit with no to minimum rubbing. Really dont have much knowledge on tires. I am currently running a 265/75R16 I would like to keep the wide look. Thanks for any info given!!

Adam

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Welcome to the Club Adam!!! Do you have any pics of your ride you can post?
 

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Hey guys! Thanks for the welcome and for the links telorvehc! I have been looking at the XD series myself. Also if anyone has any idea on what the max tire size I can fit on the stock suspension/ with the leveling kit greatly appreciated!
 

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Nice lookin' ride!! Now it's really easy for people to make rim recommendations with visuals of your truck.

If you end up going with 17" rims, this info may be helpful. I had 2 1/4" ReadyLift leveling kit and was able to squeeze 285/70/17s on without rubbing...but it was tight.

Here also a handy tire size calculator so you can compare tire sizes with different rim sizes.

Good Luck!

http://www.1010tires.com/TireSizeCalculator.asp?action=submit
 

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Thanks alot! My buddy just bought cooper discover at3's and said he loves them. Otherwise I think I will go with Toyo Open country a/t's. Any thoughts on what to go with? Im looking at probably 60% in town 40%offroad fun usage. Thanks again mfleetwood!
 

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Welcome to the club. With a leveling kit and a 17x8 rim you should be able to run a 285/70-17 (narrow 33" tire) without any issues. You will need to align the front end after installing the leveling kit.
 

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Thanks for the input. How narrow are we talking? And the front end needs an alignment anyway. Its not bad but could use one before it gets worse. I really would like to stick with a wider tire. BTW love your truck. Hope to be able to lift mine like yours. Always been a dream of mine.
 

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When I say a narrow 33, its wider than a stock tire, but not as wide as a 33x12.50.

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Also, thanks for the comments about my truck.:glasses:
 

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Welcome to the club. With a leveling kit and a 17x8 rim you should be able to run a 285/70-17 (narrow 33" tire) without any issues. You will need to align the front end after installing the leveling kit.
is there any chance i could fit 265/70R18? anyone ever try it?
 

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is there any chance i could fit 265/70R18? anyone ever try it?
The 265/70/18.....have a Overall Diameter of.....32.6ins" and a Section Width of.....10.4ins".....Compared to the 285/70/18's which have a Overall Diameter of.....33.7ins" and a Section Width of....11.2ins"......as you can see the 265/70's being a little Smaller would have less of a fitment issue, than the 285/70's.
 

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With a leveling kit you will be able to fit a 305 series tire if you want, 305/70/17 is 33.8" tall, 305/65/18 is 33.6" tall and 305/55/20 is 33.2" tall. Just so you get the idea, I'm running 305/50/20 (32.1" tall) I had the same wheel and tire combo when I had the leveling kit on as I do now with the truck lowered 2".

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Thanks guys im starting to get it now. Adam are your rims 20x9? I like thr size but might stick with an 18. 20x9 Meaning 20 inches tall and 9 inches wide right? Just confirming. Im kind of a wheel and tire retard.
 
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