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Old 03-23-2013, 03:38 PM
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Cool. Looking forward to pics. I would do my homework on the tires. 305/50/20 is only a 32" tire, an inch shorter than the stock 275/60/20. I am currently considering 305/50/20 myself and my truck is actually leveled by lowering the back and I am still worried that 305/50 will leave too much fender gap. I'm not saying you shouldn't go with 305/50. I'm just saying you should do some searching and know what they will look like before you shell out the $$$.
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When my truck was new, I had the dealer add an extra leaf to the rear, then we raised the front almost to the max and tweaked it level side to side with my fat arse in the drivers seat. I've been very happy hauling and towing. I like the torsion bars, kinda nice to be able to adjust. I also had dealer install Rancho 9000 shocks. Still doing a great job with over 180,000 miles.
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The tire sizes are confusing to me... I'm trying to see what others have used and how it looks...
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You might like the 305/50 but just know it's an inch shorter than stock. Stock is a 33" tire. 305/50 is an inch shorter but about 1.5" wider. 305/55 is basically the same height as stock but about 1.5" wider. 275/65 is the same width as stock but an inch taller. Those are some of the common sizes that folks go with but not the only ones by any means. Google some images of those sizes and prices for a good starting point.
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