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Old 08-06-2011, 09:09 AM
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Without a leveling kit I would either stick to stock 275/60/20 or the 305/55/20. The difference is that the 305/55 is 0.21 inches taller and 1.18 inches wider than the 275/60 so really the wider width is all you will notice. I cannot say for certain that the 305/55 will not rub somewhere but with 0 offset wheels I don't see how in the world they could. Using 0 offset wheels in the stock 9" size is basically the equivalent of putting a 0.74 inch spacer on the stock 20" wheels.

Something else to consider....if the 305/55 is 1.18 inches wider than the stock tires then the wider tires alone would add half of that width sticking out from under the fender. So basically simply switching to 305/55 on the stock wheels would actually make it stick out 0.59 inches more than stock. Add that to the 0.74 inches from the 0 offset wheels and the new wheels with the 305 tires would stick out 1.33 inches more than stock. If you don't like the tires sticking out from under the fender I don't think you will like that so the 275/60 might be a better option for you with the new wheels. Run out and put a tape measure or ruler against the sidewall of your tire and see what you think at 0.74 inches and 1.33 inches to help you get an idea of how they would stick out.
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