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Old 03-10-2010, 02:36 PM
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1999 4x4 w/ Stock 17" Rims - Largest Tire?

I found several threads listing sizes for 16" rims, but nothing for stock 17" wheels. Can someone please advise the largest tire I can fit? (If it matters, I believe the PO cranked the torsion bars, as the truck sets level.)

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The largest tire you can fit is a 315/70-35x12.50, but you would have to do some trimming.

I would go with a 295/70 or a 305/70.

I had 285/70's on my 2000 4x4 with torsion bars cranked it you want to look at the pics. They are the most popular upsize but always kinda wished I had a little bigger.
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I'm running a full 33x12.50x17 on mine with no torsion bar crank/lift and I don't have any issues. I used to run the more common 285/70/17 size, but like the fuller look of the 33x12.50x17.
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The largest tire you can fit is a 315/70-35x12.50, but you would have to do some trimming.

I would go with a 295/70 or a 305/70.

I had 285/70's on my 2000 4x4 with torsion bars cranked it you want to look at the pics. They are the most popular upsize but always kinda wished I had a little bigger.
Right, a 315/70-17 (35x12.50) will fit but they will rub the frame slightly at full steering lock.
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Thanks guys. I'll keep this for reference when I need to buy my new shoes this summer.

Hawg, I wouldn't mind seeing pics if you'd like to post a link.

Andy
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Thanks guys. I'll keep this for reference when I need to buy my new shoes this summer.

Hawg, I wouldn't mind seeing pics if you'd like to post a link.

Andy

Just go to my gallery, bunch of pics.
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OK. I give up. How the heck do you get to a specific user's gallery??

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Ha, you can go to the gallery section and enter a username or you can just click on my username, go to my profile and it is linked there.
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The largest tire you can fit is a 315/70-35x12.50, but you would have to do some trimming.

I would go with a 295/70 or a 305/70.

I had 285/70's on my 2000 4x4 with torsion bars cranked it you want to look at the pics. They are the most popular upsize but always kinda wished I had a little bigger.
Ill get some pics of mine...but i got a 315/70-17 (35) on my 97 leveled with no rub anywhere or turned anyway! Might rub offroading tho if i hit a big bump maybe.

Edit: Alright...Here are those pics....



Good Luck!

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Old 03-19-2010, 10:38 AM
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285 is probably the most popular but i would go a little bigger like a 295, youll be much happier
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