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spymac 04-19-2012 09:00 PM

285/50 on stock wheels?
 
I've been searching on and off for months and have yet to find a stock or leveled (lowered) ram running a 285/50/20 tire. I'm very curious to see what this would look like. I'm thinking of getting a set of 20x8.5" or 9" wheels and using those tires if it looks ok. I've seen this on a stock truck, 3rd gen but I have a 4th gen express and want to level it. Just want to see if anyone has seen this or am I going to be the first! Thanks.

spymac 04-23-2012 09:39 PM

I guess I'll keep searching and post up when I find my answer!

Zevox 04-25-2012 01:11 PM

http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/.../Photo0161.jpg

Mine has a 2/4 drop with spindles and 285/50r20 Toyo Proxes STII's. Looks good but it has a little too much wheel gap for me.

BlackRamHemi 04-25-2012 02:01 PM

305/50R20 Terra Grappler's (measure 32.2" tall by 12.2" wide) on my stock 20's, lowered 2/3 4x4

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/a...2006/001-1.jpg

Zevox 04-25-2012 02:47 PM

That pic is no help man, it's too murdered put to see anything but the shiny rims! :LOL:

BlackRamHemi 04-25-2012 02:54 PM

Better?

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/a.../Dropit027.jpg



http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/...tiDip/0709.jpg






http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/...dynoday019.jpg

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g4...une2012022.jpg

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g4...une2012008.jpg

BlackRamHemi 04-25-2012 02:56 PM

17 pages of pic's of my ride here: :D

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=65939

Zevox 04-26-2012 06:31 PM

Took a few more pics for you-

http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/...-52-49_308.jpg http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/...-52-29_474.jpg http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/...-53-31_243.jpg

spymac 04-28-2012 12:39 PM

Zevox, those were exactly the kind of pics im looking for! The only references I had were 3rd gen, and even though they are similar it looks like with a 2/4 drop and the same wheel/tire combo they appear lower, kinda like the guy below. I think the 4th gen has a larger wheel wells to accommodate the larger tires that come stock. Personally, I love the look of your r/t. I think the stance is perfect. It seems like the only way that tire would look good is on a 2/4 drop. Probably look way too small at stock height or leveled in the rear. Did you put the tires on before or after the drop? How did it look? I still need to tow occasionally so I'm a bit concerned about going 2/4 but leveling may be a good compromise. And if I'm going to level, the 305's might make things look a bit more proportional. Thanks again for the pics! This really helps me decide what route I want to take with my ram.

http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/6...c00433totm.jpg

Gantman 04-28-2012 01:06 PM

Hey spymac! I've been considering the same with running 285/50-20's (31.2") on my stock 20x9s with stock height too. I currently have 275/60-20's (32.99") with my 3.55 rear gear and could use a little off the line umph for my boat towing. So getting closer to the 31.6" tire diameter is my main objective for a "corrected" rear gear. I may just stick with a 275/55-20 (31.9") and speedo calibrator to keep things looking proportioned. Nice pics by the way Zevox and BlackRam! You all are helping me decide on my choices as well.


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