Thread: Tires
View Single Post
  #4  
Old 08-19-2013, 01:25 PM
brandonjansen's Avatar
brandonjansen brandonjansen is offline
Lifted Cummins Fanatic


 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Age: 22
Posts: 5,165
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 CCSB 4x4
Trim Level: Laramie Limited
Color: Mineral Grey Metallic
Engine: 2011-20?? 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 800lb/ft
Rep Power: 7
Rep:1945
brandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant futurebrandonjansen has a brilliant future
Default

Yes, spacers give you a more negative offset. You will need 1/4" spacers on your stock wheels which will give you an offset of +12. You will clear an undersized 35x12.5 such as a Federal Couragia MT no problem with that set up as they only measure 12" wide. Both Toyo MT's and Nitto Trails measure 13"-13.5" mounted so you will be pushing it trying to run those tires (if a mud tire is what you're looking for). Any 35x12.5 AT tire should fit no problem.

To clear a full 35x12.5 you'll probably want to go with a 2.5" leveling kit over a 2". Or better yet, the Bilstein Adjustable struts. What you should do is go out and measure all 4 fender heights of your truck and find out how much rake you have from the factory (not all trucks are the same). Then you will be able to tell how much of a level you need to make your truck sit properly. Keep in mind you want to keep at least 0.5" of rake to avoid looking nose high.
__________________
Sponsored by:

2012 Ram 3500 Laramie Limited Cummins Build Thread
8" BDS Long Arm Lift with Fox 2.0 Shocks | Dual Fox 2.0 Steering Stabilizer | 37x13.5 Toyo MT's | AMP Powersteps & Bedstep | Bakflip G2
EST 500 hp/1268 ft-lbs at FW | H&S MiniMaxx Custom Tuned | 4" Flo Pro Stainless TBE | Sinister EGR Delete | ARP 425 Head Studs | S&B Intake w/ Scoop
Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing for 06+ 4wd Ram 1500's
Reply With Quote