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Looking to get larger tires? The size of the tire you can run depends on various factors. The factors include:
  • 4wd or 2wd?
  • Lifted, leveled?
  • stock wheels?

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Old 05-03-2012, 05:28 PM
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Largest tire size for stock f150 Xl

Whats the largest tire size I can put on my stock f150 xl I was thinking about 265/70/17 can that fit on stock 17 inch wheels?
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:20 PM
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They will fit ok
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I messaged you back with the more technical aspects, but a 265/65/17 would be a better option in my opinion as it falls within the TIA 3% guideline for plus sizing.
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I ran a 285-70-17 on my old 05 XL..but aftermarket rims..17x9 i think they were..stock suspension.

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2wd 265's not leveled.
2wd 285's leveled.
4wd 285's not leveled.
4wd 315's leveled.

That's what i've seen personally at least.
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^^ on stock wheels, if you put aftermarket wheels they will rub so you may have to do a little trimming
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I have aftermarket 17x8.5 inch wheels with 265/70R17 tires on my 2WD XL w/ rear end dropped 2 inches to level it.

I also know for a fact you can fit 275/60R20's, which are 33 inches tall on a 2WD XL with the rear dropped 2 inches to level. Did this on a truck at work that belongs to Extang Tonneau Covers. They have 20x9 wheels on it. I think they stick out too far with the 9 inch wide wheels. I wouldn't go wider than 8.5 inches wide.
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I have 315-70-r17's (34.6x11'') on my stock wheeled 2.5'' leveled 2wd!
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I have 315-70-r17's (34.6x11'') on my stock wheeled 2.5'' leveled 2wd!
man it must look stuffed
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man it must look stuffed
Nah, Here!
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did you add the tow hooks? because that sure looks like a 4wd
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Won't work on aftermarket wheels!

I wouldn't put tires that wide on stock 7.5 inch wide wheels. No way, no how. It's gonna pinch them like crazy and crown the tread, cause irregular wear in the center of the tire.
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Old 05-09-2012, 11:46 AM
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Won't work on aftermarket wheels!

I wouldn't put tires that wide on stock 7.5 inch wide wheels. No way, no how. It's gonna pinch them like crazy and crown the tread, cause irregular wear in the center of the tire.
Lol Nah, it's 2wd 4.6l 3.55's NO hitch and yes I added the tow hooks for Looks. These Tires are about done with and have had them there whole life and NO irregular wear in the middle of the tread, but I thought that too since they say to have at least 8'' rim for these. Sorry I stated wrong - 3'' up front ( 2'' level spacer + Bilstein 5100 Adj Struts at 1'' = 3'') and a 2.5'' Block in the rear. Just put the Bilstein on last month and thought they were gonna be a worse ride do to adding the extra 1'' but this thing drive like it BRAND NEW! Did Ball joints and Tie rods as well too.
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Lol Nah, it's 2wd 4.6l 3.55's NO hitch and yes I added the tow hooks for Looks. These Tires are about done with and have had them there whole life and NO irregular wear in the middle of the tread, but I thought that too since they say to have at least 8'' rim for these. Sorry I stated wrong - 3'' up front ( 2'' level spacer + Bilstein 5100 Adj Struts at 1'' = 3'') and a 2.5'' Block in the rear. Just put the Bilstein on last month and thought they were gonna be a worse ride do to adding the extra 1'' but this thing drive like it BRAND NEW! Did Ball joints and Tie rods as well too.
Aftermarket wheels might work with that lift. Just gotta be careful with offsets.
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2wd 265's not leveled.
2wd 285's leveled.
4wd 285's not leveled.
4wd 315's leveled.

That's what i've seen personally at least.
Try this:

2wd 265/70r17 non leveled

2wd 285/75r17---315/70r17 leveled (my opinion at least 2.5" level)
4wd 285/70r17 non leveled
4wd 285/75r17---295/75r17---315/70r17--- leveled (same as above) looks better than 2wd

Obviously all these are on 17" rims based on XL stock rims

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