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Old 05-19-2014, 06:23 PM
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Hey guys, I have a 2/4 Belltech on my 2012 reg cab. I had a guy offer to trade me an almost new set of 305/50R20 Nitto 420s's for my stock tires...anyway, does anyone know for sure if these will fit without rubbing with the drop kit? Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!
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Yes they fit no problems. A number of guys on the forum have done the 305's with with different drop kits.
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Question, do you have the gray powdercoated wheels or chrome clads? I think the gray powdercoated are 20x8 and the chrome clads are 20x9...so the 305 will fit fine on the clads, not sure on the gray factory wheels.
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Thanks guys, this was alittle while ago...I went ahead and got them, 2012 5 spoke chrome clads. They rubbed the sway bar on full lock, so I got 1/4" spacers, they still rub on full lock, not nearly as bad, but I don't want to go any wider with the spacers...I have the belltech 2/4 btw
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I was gonna say I didn't think they would run without spacers. 305's will not run on a stock 4th gen without 1/4" spacers. And for future reference Graygoose, I think you may have it backwards. It's the narrower (8" vs 9") painted rim that will sometimes allow a slightly wider tire without rubbing. This is because the 8" rim will pull the sidewall in more and create a tad more clearance than the same tire on a 9" rim.

Glad you got them working for you though. Enjoy!
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I And for future reference Graygoose, I think you may have it backwards. It's the narrower (8" vs 9") painted rim that will sometimes allow a slightly wider tire without rubbing. This is because the 8" rim will pull the sidewall in more and create a tad more clearance than the same tire on a 9" rim.
I was just going off Nittos site, says the 305's prefer a 9" rim or larger, so you think the 305's will fit on an 8" rim?
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Oh yeah, sorry, I think we were talking about two different things. I agree with you that I would probably be worried about a 305 on an 8" rim. I do think it would mount and run but everything I have seen recommends 8.5" as the minimum for a 305 and tire safety is nothing to chance with. Not to mention, it would probably look like crap with that much ballooning from the sidewall being pulled in so far.
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WOWzers !!!!! 305 50 20s !?!?! I'm riding on 285/50/20 420 nittos on stock silver 5 stars and I rub all the time ..... but then I have a 4/6 drop ..... headed for 245/45/20s ....any ideas or suggestions on this size



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ok so here are 3 pics .... 2 of My Ram with a 5/6 drop riding 285/50/20s ....the other pic is an Older Ram with 245/35/20s on stock 20s ....... I keep hearing that that low a profile tire is not safe being the weight of the truck .....any tire experts out there that REALLY know what they are talking about ? http://www.ramforumz.com/PHOTOPOST/d...red_Ram_ll.jpg and http://www.ramforumz.com/PHOTOPOST/d...owered_Ram.jpg and finally http://www.ramforumz.com/PHOTOPOST/d..._style_Ram.jpg


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