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Old 02-17-2014, 10:18 PM
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Ok, I am confused. How can one go from a 285/75R17 to a 315/70R17 and gain a .8" in height? Isn't the 75 and 70 the sidewall of the tire? Wouldn't that mean a smaller tire diameter? *confused*
Yes the second number does tell you the sidewall height of the tire, but it's a ratio of the tread width, not a hard measurement number. Check out the Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing linked in my signature, it explains how to calculate the total height of a tire.
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Hey I figured I would add some information to anyone out there don't a front level with only a 2.1 setting. I have a 2011 sport and did the bilstein 2.1 level. I'm running a 295 60 20 trail grappler on a fuel wheel with 1 for an offset. I do occasionally get a bit of rubbing on the back side of the fender well when the wheel is turned most of the way and the suspension flexes a bit. Just an fyi for anyone choosing this level option. I think if I had to do it again I'd go to full 2.8 and possibly add a spacer if I thought the front looked nose. high. now I am very happy with how the truck looks right now but if you wanted to eliminate any rubbing that should do it I'm assuming.
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Is a Bilstein at 2.1 the same as a 2" HBS spacer?
As far as height goes, yes. But the Bilsteins will provide a better ride.
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I Just ordered a truck and I'm looking for wheel tire packages with a level kit. I like the setup you have in the second photo. What wheels do you have? And do they have a plastic cap in the middle?
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Sorry, I just saw this. The wheels are Fuel Anza's and yes, they come with a plastic center cap.
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