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Old 11-20-2010, 03:44 AM
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I have a 2010 Sport 4x4 and was looking at getting some 305/45/22 tires, but when i took a close look there is less than a half inch between my stock 275/60/20s and the control arm...by the looks of it there is no way in hell i could run a wider tire than stock.

i do NOT want to run spacers or adapters and i'd like to keep the truck at stock height...am i missing something?

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You'd need to get a wheel with less backspacing and you may even want to go an inch wider.
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the rims i was looking at have +25.4 offset...
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you will need to get a rim with 0 offset or a negative offset.
something like 4.50 backspace and -6 or -12 offset
5.00" backspace and 0 offset would work
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I am running 325/60 - 20's and needed a 3/8" spacer because of the control arm. It ONLY rubbed during full lock, othewise it was great as it sat with stock 20" rims. Which would make me believe that the size you wanted would be just fine or even 315's. I was surprised at the flex the tire had near that conrol arm during u-turns, and a little bummed that I had to use a spacer because of it.
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