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  1. LD RAM - General Discussion
    I'm looking in purchasing some aluminum wheels for my 1998 Ram 1500. They have a back spacing of 3.625", and from my understanding the factory offset is 5". I'm running 285/75/16 tires, which are 31's. How far out in comparison will the tires stick out? They're pretty strict on this in Maine...
  2. Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Leveling
    Hi I'm looking for some info on wheel offset and backspacing. I have a 2014 ram 1500 single cab short box 4x4, I want to put the Bilstein 5100 struts at the 2.1" and I would like to run 295/75R17 tires. (or bigger if I can fit them), I would like to have 17x9 rims but I'm unsure about the...
  3. Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    Hi everybody this is my first post here so go easy on me. I have a 2013 ram crew cab, i have a handful of things I'm going to be putting on and that includes a level and Bushwacker Pocket style flares. I want to run 20" rims (probably black fuel Hostages) on 35" trail grapplers. This leads to my...
  4. Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    Hey guys so I have what seems like the biggest decision in the world and can't make up my mind. I know a fair amount about tires but need some help. So I have a '12 QC 4x4 with fender flares and leveling kit, i plan on getting Fuel Hostage 20X9 rims in either +1 or +14mm offset, the problem I...
  5. Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    I have a 2010 ram 1500 4x4 with a leveling kit,was thinking of taking the factory 20's off and putting 295/70r17 on a 9 inch rim. Same hight as the factory 275/60 20 but an inch wider. What is the best back spacing so they wont rub but dont stick out to far? Thanks
  6. Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    looking to add bigger and wider tires on my 1988 w150 the stock wheels are 15x7in and while finding new wheels i need to know what the best way is to measure the bolt pattern and the backspacing and offset so i can find the right size... i don't know what the heck im talking about...
  7. Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    I'm sure this has been asked and maybe answered before but I can't find it using the search function. Probably not framing my search phrase right. Anyway, I'm planning to swap the stock silver painted 20x8" alloy wheels on my 2011 SLT for something more appropriate in the fairly near future...
  8. Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    Hi, I just bought a 98 Dodge Ram 1500, 4WD. When bought it last fall it had 265/75/18 Dick Creep Bone Crushers on it, and they looked pretty Bad A$$! But, after having plated it, and took it for a ride... I realized WHY I got it so cheap. I bought got it from a spoiled rotten little daddy's girl...
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