Discussion in 'Tires & Wheels' started by Joe93, January 11, 2003.
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Nice chart, that was helping me but since i've no money i got this
So since i don't have a lot of money to change my rims, i was looking for the perfect size to get in my car.
I found this website :
I don't want them too large so this is the good one.
See ya guys
I got a 01 sport trac with some pro comp 15x8s and I was seeing if 31 would fit on my trick with just a leveled out suspension. And then after i got them I was gonna lift the front higher than the back would all this work?
Can I fit 33x10.50x15 on my sport trac with a Cali lean or california squat on it. From stock height? Or do I need 32?
I'm hoping this is the right forum to post in !
I have a 2000 Ford Explorer Sport with 15 inch rims and tires 2wd.
I'm looking into something to help me get through sand and a little bit of mud, any advice or ideas ?
bambangs 33s might be tight in the rear with no lift. Spacers might be able to help you out. You could do a body lift and then crank the tbars up a little to fit the 33s
hey guys this is an awesome site.... question though, i have a 2000 explorer limited 4x4, is there any chance of me being able to fit 265/75r16's (32x10.5) on my stock explorer or in reality am i limited to a 265/70r16 (31x10.50)... the chart didnt say about the 265/75r16 for a 2000 but it said for a 2002 it would fit stock so i was curious if anybody had tried this...
Getting a bit big there, you'll probably find they'll rub at the top of wheel well every time you go over an everyday speed-bump. When I had 265/70's on & a 40mm suspension lift (my old 98 XLT) they rubbed at this spot at any large bump or wheels in the air type 4wding, I had to slow down a fair bit more than I was used too. Also don't know about how much harder your auto box has to work?? :australia
do you think that would be rubbing that could be corrected with some trimming inside the wheel well?
It rubs on the PLASTIC right above the wheel, if you put your arm in there & move your hand around you'll feel a large "shaped lump" as if it's there because of something, especially on the left hand side. I don't know if "trimming" would work or make something liable to be damaged that isn't protected anymore, sorry.
Let us know what you do ok, cheers :australia
There's really no room to trim the the top of the wheel well. If your tire is hitting that a lot it means you have too big of tire. Trimming is really just for at the bottom of the wheel wells to clear a turning (as in turning the steering wheel) tire.
I got a set of 33x12.5x15 for my $250 ranger, It looks like it might have about a 2" lift on it though.
I'm just going to keep cutting until they stop rubbing! lol
Just for reference, here are a set of Wrangler RS/T 265/70/R16 on a 2002 Explorer with stock suspension. No Rub, MPH dead on accurate on GPS, highway tested.
I did the 1.5 body lift mod on my 2003 explorer awd and want bigger tires. thinking about doing a 2 or 3 inch spacer lift soon. for now I got a set of 305/70/16 for $100 will they fit with wheel spacers or the spacer lift or should i just sell them?
Hey bud post your question here (http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=98) instead. You'll get better/faster answers than on the sport trac sub-forum.
new to the Explorer game. Picked up a stock 99 sport, 4x4 and manual. love it so far. needs a lil work like basic maintenance/tune up. ANYWAY! i been reading up on tire sizes and see a lot of stock sizes but my sport comes with 16 wheels. i would want aftermarket 16 inch wheels with maybe 31 or 32 inch tires that fit perfectly, no rubbing or mods
I have a 2002 sport trac and I have a 3" body lift I will be putting on very soon. I have 20" after market rims and I can get a set of tires that are 275/60/20, will these fit without trimming? I really don't want to trim at all...
If I have an 05 ST Adrenalin, do I go by these guidelines?
Nope we have much larger wheel wells. Check out the link I posted earlier to the ST section.
ok so i got american racing outlaw II wheels today. i thought they were 15x8s, but when i got home they were 16x8.5 with a -21 offset. back spacing is around 3.75. now my concern was i wanted 31/10.50/15. now i have 16s. what tires do i need to make them to 31? is it just the diameter need to change to 31/10.50/16? also will those fit without a lift? im gonna try the wheels on tomorrow to see how they fit. but if anyone has answer let me know thanks
31x10.50x16 will be the same outer diameter as 31x10.50x15. The standard numbering does not rely on wheel size for tire diameter.
so i did more reserch and 275/70/16 is closer to 31" tires. so im gonna get some tires soon for these wheels.
Max tire sizes
Hello, I'm new to this forum but came here to ask about tire sizes. I'm looking to get wider tires on my 2003 explorer, but I have no idea how wide I can go, or which number on the tire size represents width... I'm currently at 255/70/16s on 16 inch rims, and as I said I'm trying to figure out what I could put on there. Thanks for any replies
255 = section width
70 = sidewall height
16 = wheel diameter
divide section width (255) by 25.4 (number of millimeters per inch) = 10.03 inches
sidewall height 70: sidewall is 70% of section width = 7 inches
wheel diameter 16: to determine tire diameter in inches mulitply the aspect ratio (sidewall height) by 2 and add the diameter of the wheel = 30.05 inches