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The OFFICIAL Lift and Tire Size Thread

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Old 06-28-2012, 10:23 PM
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I hope this can become a "sticky".

Keep in mind, if you reduce your factory backspacing...prepare for additional trimming. Also, consider tire choice (A/Ts and M/Ts will require a little more trimming)

3G Dakota factory tire sizes
-245/70/16
-265/70/16
-265/65/17
-265/60/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with factory lift and slight triming
-265/75/16
-265/70/17
-265/65/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with 1.5" or 2.0" leveling kit with zero to slight triming
-265/75/16
-265/70/17
-265/65/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with 1.5" or 2.0" leveling kit with serious triming
-285/75/16
-285/70/17
-285/65/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with 1.5" or 2.0" leveling kit, 3" body lift with minor triming
-285/75/16
-285/70/17
-285/65/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with 1.5" or 2.0" leveling kit, 3" body lift with moderate triming
-305/70/16
-305/65/17
-285/65/18

3G Dakota tire sizes with 1.5" or 2.0" leveling kit, 3" body lift with insane triming
-315/75/16
-315/70/17
-325/65/18

3G Dakota with JMR 6" lift
...we know 35s fit...as of now

3G Dakota with SAS and 8"+ of "peace out-ness"
...37s

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Old 06-28-2012, 10:53 PM
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Added the 265/60/18 tire size that came on some of the later 3rd Gens from the factory.
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Added the 265/60/18 tire size that came on some of the later 3rd Gens from the factory.
Thank you, I also added. DOH!
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Old 06-28-2012, 11:27 PM
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Figured I would throw in, JMR 6" + 3" Body Lift could easily clear 37's, with maybe some minor trimming.
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Old 06-29-2012, 02:38 PM
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Mods, can we make this a sticky? I don't mean to pry, but it may answer a humpteen million questions that 3G members have.
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I do believe I just made my first official sticky! All hail me! Now! lol
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you forget RCX 2.5'' leveling kit! (using it since 3 years)
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:31 PM
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i suggest a +1'' offset!
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I am under the asumption that these tire sizes only apply to 4X4 models?

I just purchased a 2wd '08 Extended Cab. Going to have 2 Goodyear Authority's
from Wally World put on the rear next Friday. 245/75/16's. Allready have 2 really nice used 245/75/16 Cooper Disc. ST tires to put on the front.
Mind you, my truck will be used for 90% driving to work & back and 10% hauling in chopped wood in the winter months.
Would like to run 265/75/16 Duratracs on all 4 corners the next time around.
I just put (2 months ago) a brand new set of 33x10.50x15 BFG AT KO's on my '94 Trooper. Cant say I am all that impressed with the BFG's, in spite of the $960 it cost me for them.
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I am under the assumption that these tire sizes only apply to 4X4 models?
4x4 and 4x2 models have the same suspension and clearance.
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