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Old 01-30-2010, 08:27 PM
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So its tax return time and im runnin on a spare and one tire with a broken belt(holdin air though for now) so i figure id buy some tires. I was just wondering what the tallest tires i can fit on my 99 dodge ram would be. I have no lift or leveling kit, my tires now are 265/75/16's. I want a taller more agressive look so i was thinking of going newhere from 285-315/75/16 if possible..I really dont want the tires to rub when turning tho.. My "kno it all buddy" says you can adjust your torsion bars so your tires wont rub. Any thought or input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and hello to all i'm new to ramforumz!
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Welcome. You can fit 33s without touching your torsion bars, but you can jack up the torsion bars easy enough and fit 35s, but might rub due to width.
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And the 315/70/16 would be 33 right? Makin sure my calculations are correct.
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I've seen plenty with 285's and 305's on them without lift kits.
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I have 265/70/16 Terra Grapplers and they rub on the lower control arm if I crank the wheel all the way in one direction. Those are on the stock 16" steel wheels
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And the 315/70/16 would be 33 right? Makin sure my calculations are correct.

yes,almost a 33.5 x 12.50
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Thanx for the input guys. The tires would be mounted on stock rims forgot to mention that. Thinkin of 305 70 16 kumho road ventures or hankook dynapros. Ne one had either of these tires?
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I have 305s on mine they sit 33" tall. I have rubbing when I crank the wheel to the lock. It's only in parking lots . I also have a 2.5" lift, but its an '07 so may be different. Just wanted to put my $.02 in, try and help haha
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