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Old 01-23-2018, 11:45 PM
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Question Looking at a good deal on tires; will they fit? Help!

I have an 02' Quad cab 4x4 that needs tires.
My truck came with the 6 lug 265/70/16 tires IIRC.
Found a set of Cooper Discovery ATP for $400 (and they only have 2000 miles on them).
Problem is is size... they are 285/75/16.
Calc says stock is 30.6x10.4 and the ones Im looking at are 32.8x11.2.

Most threads I can find say 31 is largest for stock and 32 largest but will hit frame.
Mine is stock...
Will I need a lift? Would it help?

Looking at this one; https://www.ebay.com/itm/87-04-Dodge...IAAOSwLjxaVM5Z

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Old 01-24-2018, 08:51 AM
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You are going roughly 2" taller and 1" wider. Back will be fine. Front will probably rub without a leveling kit at least...I always use a tire size calculator to figure out the difference in sizes before buying tires that are different from stock...

https://tiresize.com/calculator/
 
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Old 01-24-2018, 09:35 PM
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You'll have some rubbing in the front at full turn. Also may have issues with hitting the fender at full compression.
 
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Old 01-26-2018, 12:45 AM
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Thanks guys, tho this is what I was hearing about the 31's.
How would I do with the lift I linked?

Also, I did the tire calc, that's how I was able to list the exact tire sizes
 
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Old 01-26-2018, 01:13 AM
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I rub the back of the fenders at full lock (but not the A arms or sway bar like you may, in addition to the back of the fender). Turning 1/2-3/4" into the torsion bars will clear the top of the fender at compression.
 
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