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Old 05-11-2014, 08:05 PM
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Just received and installed some new rims and tires on my 2012 Ram 1500 ST.

The only mod that I have up untill now is Bilsteen 5100 set at 2.8" to level out the truck. I decided to go with the 20x10 hostages -24 offset and Toyo MT's 35x12.50R20. I think I read every thread on offsets, backspacing, rubbing, max tire size on a leveled ram, and I figured I would go with this setup and crossed my fingers that everything would fit.

I get a little bit of rub making tight turns but I fixed this by heating up the plastic tab inside the wheel well with a heat gun (took about 5mins on both front tires).

I purchased a new Nissan Frontier CC in 2010 and had a heck of time getting my dirtbikes in the truck so I traded it in for a new 2012 Ram and I am just now started getting it setup the way I wanted.

I have the RCX 6" lift I was going to install over the weekend but my buddy was not able to give me a hand so it will have to wait a few weeks. I took a bunch of photos.. hopefully they are not too big.




















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Those wheels and tires look great! Can't wait to see the pics of the lift as well. Do you plan on getting flares for your truck?
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Looking real good, love how those hostages and Toyo's look.
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nice truck....will look even better with the bikes in the bed
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That looks nice those wheels are really cool any rubbing with those tires at the front of your wheel well it looked a little close i was wondering if it rubs when you turn at all
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Those wheels and tires look great! Can't wait to see the pics of the lift as well. Do you plan on getting flares for your truck?
Thank man.. I wish I could of knocked out the lift over the weekend but my buddy bailed (too hungover) early Saturday morning . I plan on getting flares at some point. The -24 offset looks killer but they do stick out rather far.
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That looks nice those wheels are really cool any rubbing with those tires at the front of your wheel well it looked a little close i was wondering if it rubs when you turn at all
I have no doubt there would of been rubbing but I used a heat gun to push the the plastic guard (not too sure what its called, looks like a fender guard) before I mounted the tires.

There is about 1" of clearance after using the heat gun but it definitely would of made contact had I not done that.
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nice truck....will look even better with the bikes in the bed
No shit! I went out riding for a few hours early yesterday morning and I am so sore.. getting old sucks
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Looks good. Dales is some good brew.
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Looks good. Dales is some good brew.
Dales is great! $11 around here for a 6pack of cans is rather expensive but man it is good stuff
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