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Old 03-29-2012, 01:03 AM
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Ok so a ferd lightning came in to work and got some new tires and alignment. We took off some NITTO NT555. 2 were bald and the other 2 have some good tread still on them. I asked if he wanted to keep the 2 good one's and he declined so i kept them for myself. Not the dilemma, they are in the bed of my truck now. Problem: They are for an 18 inch rim. Does anyone know of any other rims that will fit our trucks that may have a factory 18 inch rim? I don't believe dodge has any rims from the factory that are 18's. I'm just trying to get the times down on my truck without spending a crazy amount of money right now. thanks in advance!
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check vtcoa boards..those guys run 18's on some of their setups, might find a wheel style there..
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this wheel will work...it's the same wheel i have but in 18" and correct bolt pattern..

http://www.4wheelparts.com/Wheels/Se...n=PXA1079-8985
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Early 80's through mid 90's F150's and Bronco's are 5 x 5.5 if you're looking for a cheap wheel. Hit the junkyard to find the "best selling pickup" wheels...should be easy to find a set.
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Yeah i may just not worry with these 18's. I cant justify buying a new set of wheels w/o buying new tires and i doubt i would find an 18 in an early 90s anything. These tires dont have a terrible lot of tread but they would hook better then the goodyears
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Oh sorry I wasn't even thinking about the wheel diameter...

Maybe crown vics?
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So they are the nt555 not the nt555r's?

Some Durango and Dakota factory rims are 18's but not to sure on width.

I was at that point too. Had a nice set of 17" rims/tires but needed more traction on the street. Ended up buying the XD Addicts 17x9 front which i could run my 275/55/17 Toyos tires and then brought 18x9 XD Addicts rears for my 305/45/18 Nitto NT555r DR's. the overall diameter is very close.



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Kay9--Do you have any issues running those 305/45/18 Nitto NT555r DR's on a 9" rim?
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