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15 inch rims? Cheap Mud Tires?

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Old 07-10-2006, 02:41 PM
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Default 15 inch rims? Cheap Mud Tires?

Okay I know there is no such thing as a cheap mud tire, exspecially when you have 17 inch rims, my question is will 15 inch rims fit on my 2001 dodge ram 1500 4x4? Can anyone tell me what my best bet would be for the lowest priced mud tire?

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Default RE: 15 inch rims? Cheap Mud Tires?

15" Rims might not fit on your '01, as it has the larger front calipers. They're twin piston, where as the pre 2000 trucks were single piston.

It would also depend on the brand of 15" rim. Some will fit just barely...some will fit with grinding...some won't fit at all.
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Default RE: 15 inch rims? Cheap Mud Tires?

you'd be better off finding a 16" rim (they came stock) for cheaper than a 17 but still you're gonna have to shell out the bucks for the tires anyway.

it's all about the inside tire diameter.. you can measure how much space you need by pulling your tire off and using some string from the center of the axel and put it to the farthest point on the caliper and then measure that string.. or use a tape measure. if that is more than 7.5" then a 15 is 99% of the time not going to fit without some work to the caliper.

personally those are things that i'd REALLY not mess with. you can make something go all day long but to make sure it stops... THAT is priceless.
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you'd be better off finding a 16" rim (they came stock) for cheaper than a 17 but still you're gonna have to shell out the bucks for the tires anyway.
The 17s on his truck are stock. He has the off-road package. They're the best rims Dodge put on the 2nd gens in my opinion. Wish they came in 8 lug [&:]
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cheap mud tires: dunlop mud rovers..... i dunno what size you want, but i know for a fact theres a 31 and a 33 mud rover, i think theres a 35 but i aint sure


if you get 33 inch Dunlop Mud Rovers for a 15 inch rim its ~110 bucks..... for a 16 inch rim its about 130 bucks...... thats a 10.5 inch wide tire

those are the tires i have and their really really good, both in the mud and on the road. ive heard that Mud Kings are also cheap but i dont have experience with them, and i also dont know teh price offhand.
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a 35x12.5 r16 mudking is 155 a piece where im at.. i already looked into them.. i had them on my old blazer (32's though).. that thing wouldnt get stuck no matter what i tried
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Default RE: 15 inch rims? Cheap Mud Tires?

i agree you should keep the 17's on it.. but if you are trying to go to a smaller tire you can for sure fit a 16 inch wheel. that's all i was sayin.

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no im going to ban your for that. haha JK man!!! I really love my procomp MT's. i really am impressed by there preformance. they do great offroad, there a soft compound so there very quite yet they seem to hold up very well even with the burnouts every now and then they handle great at hiway speeds and there cheap. i got all of mine for $670. and those were for 35/12.50/R15.
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wild country txr's... i swear my life by them... passing trucks on snow and ice... doing 55. near blizzard conditions at night. yeah fun driving...

glue i tell ya.. glue.

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OK so from reading this I can put 15s like aftermarkets on my 99 cause its single caliper? is this correct I found a good deal on some and what to make sure before I buy.
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