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285/75R16 Will they fit?

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Old 05-31-2010, 11:27 PM
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Default 285/75R16 Will they fit?

Im planing on buying tires for my 1998 dodge 1500 5.2 club cab 4x4. It currently has the stock 265 but they also come stock in 275's... Just wondering if 285's will fit with out hitting. They should be 33 inches.

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Old 06-01-2010, 01:33 AM
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32.7 inches to be exact. And yes. Might want to through a leveling kit on eventually.
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Old 06-01-2010, 09:45 AM
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Yeah im getting 2 inch coil spacers soon. But my tires are almost bare and i need to pass inspection in a couple days.
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:23 AM
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A 285/75/16 is a 33x11.5" tire. A 255/85/16 is a 33x10.5" tire. The 255 is usually an "E" rated tire, and might be a little harder to find. But it might give you a little more turning before you hit the lower control arms, and MIGHT be a little better fit for the factory 7" wide rims. Just an option I thought I'd throw out there; my 2 cents worth.
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mine came stock with 245's and I have 285's on there now. They rub a tiny bit at full turn on the control arms but thats it... A leveling kit wouldn't change that any, wheel spacers or different offset rims would however...
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Old 06-01-2010, 12:17 PM
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i have 285/75/r16s on mine and they dont rub at all, fit nice actually for not havin a lift on it. i have the centerline rims on it, nothin special.
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Old 06-01-2010, 01:40 PM
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Would the 285/75/r16 fit on my stock wheels? I have the Dodge sport ones. I have 265's on there now, but what's the biggest I can go?

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Old 06-01-2010, 05:48 PM
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as long as you have a 8" wide rim your good, i think you could prob fit them on a 7" too but 8 is better for sure.
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yes. they're fine on a stock truck, fine on stock wheels. look much better than stock ones!
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