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Old 09-19-2011, 09:02 PM
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I don't get on here much so I've not looked around as much as I should. I just have a quick question. I have an 06 1500 Sport that I plan to put a 2" leveling kit on very soon and plan to switch wheels and tires at the same time. I'm looking at 17" Ballistic Jesters with 33x12.50 Nitto Mud Grapplers, not really the tire I want but it's a pretty good deal. Will I have any rub issues with this setup? will I need wheel spacers in the front? I know sometimes there are clearance issues on these trucks with the upper control arm. I know that backspacing will be a deciding factor but the site doesn't list the backspacing, it says the section width is 33 but I'm not sure what that is! Also does anybody have a picture of this setup, mainly these wheels on one of our trucks(preferably black 3rd gen)? Thanks. Here are a few pics of the truck. I forgot to mention, the same setup with 35x12.50's is only $90 more.....can those fit without major modification?




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  • 2" Leveling system for improved handling and stance
  • No cutting or welding necessary
  • Cleanest, simplets, most effective design on the market
  • Cast aluminum construction for long term durability and good looks
  • Works within the OEM suspension geometry
  • Fits up to 35x12.5 tires
this is the rev tek 2 inch leveling lift info from there web site
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You might be able to fit 35"s, but it depends on the offset of your wheels.
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Like dillon said it' depend on the backspacing. With a levelin kit you could probably squeeze 35s but if your getting a good deal on 33s stick with them
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Like dillon said it' depend on the backspacing. With a levelin kit you could probably squeeze 35s but if your getting a good deal on 33s stick with them
Definitely... 35"s would be cool, but there wouldn't be a lot of room for the tire to travel and 33x12.5s will still look awesome on your truck. Especially with those jesters... Your truck will look very aggressive.
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I would normally say that most everyone would like to have 2 more inches, but in this instance i think the size wouldnt be that noticeable. I would stick with the smaller tire, especially if you are getting a good deal on them.
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you might rub with thoes tires as the sidewalls stick out quite a bit i just put a set of 305/55/20 nitto trail grapplers on my 09 sport and i had to use spacers
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Great, thanks for the info everyone. I will just stick with the 33's then and keep some money in my budget for wheel spacers just in case, but I do agree that they have an aggressive sidewall which will probably cause a problem. It currently sits on 305/50's and they don't leave much clearance at the upper control arm.
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