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Old 03-19-2011, 05:48 PM
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Hey guys I'm about to install a set of Toyo Open Country MT on my 2011 Ram Sport. My question is will I need a wheel spacer or adaptor and if so how big? I've already installed the 2.5" front leveling kit and I'm going with a 35x12.5x20 tire on the factory chrome 20" rims. Thanks!
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I think 1/4" spacer is enough on your truck. I'm sure thers plenty others who could actually confirm this
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Yea you will probably need a small spacer since the tires will either rub or be very very close to the suspension.
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if you use any spacers, you will likely also need longer wheel studs
there is suppose to be a certain number of stud threads sticking into the lugs, on older vehicles that had open faced lug nuts, they wanted to see at least 2 full threads beyond the nut,
I'm not sure how they would figure that out with the closed face lugs, maybe a micrometer & some mathematics
Discount Tire told me that they won't use spacers, insurance liability thing
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1/4" Should be ok with out longer wheel studs. I had 1/2" on a 2500 with plenty of threads as a temporary fix. I wouldnt recomend anything over 1/4" without longer studs
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