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Old 02-07-2011, 02:57 PM   #1
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Offroad Tires? Max tire Size?

Anyone know what how much room / clearance there is for tires? I know it isn't going to be able to fit huge tires or anything. I'm just interested to know what a good number would be for the maximum tire clearance. Thanks
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Old 02-07-2011, 04:14 PM   #2
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Would like to see an answer to this from well. Maybe someone who knows something about Vehicles. Unlike myself lol
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Old 02-07-2011, 04:30 PM   #3
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Based on my calculations, the Limited comes with:
255/50R20 tires = 30" x 10" Tires.

I am guessing you could fit at least a 31 x 10.5 tire. Thats just an assumption though. Anyone have any info on this? Thanks
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Old 02-07-2011, 05:01 PM   #4
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I'm wondering if you could fit 31.8" x 10.7". I see a nice set of tires this size that I might be interested in
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:14 PM   #5
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Doubt it, you'd probably rub very badly if you'd even be able to fit those. 31" would probably max it out, the 30"s on the 2011 Limited look pretty well stuffed in there as is.
Most tire shops will let you try to fit stuff though - just ask around.
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:41 PM   #6
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Ya, I hear what your saying. I have just had bad experience with this situation. I usually get the " keep the stock size, or buy at your own risk" treatment when I stop by the tire shops. I think I found some 30.7" x 10.7" that I am going to try and pursue.
These are the tires I am looking at:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes
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Old 02-08-2011, 05:57 PM   #7
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I guess that'd work, but if you want something like the BFG AT's I'd recommend just getting some General AT2s (these are closer to stock size, but you can up-size if you like). But after looking around a bit more I found that you can get GY Duratracs that cost less than the BFGs, have a better tread design (except maybe not for sand) and a just a bit smaller than the BFGs too.
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Old 02-08-2011, 06:06 PM   #8
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Good stuff, good stuff. Im checking out your findings. Yea I'm definitely considering price. Im probably going to be taking the truck in to get an opinion on what I could fit. I wonder if anyone else has been looking into this. I'm looking for something between 30"-32". I'm pretty sure I could fit 31", but I still dont know if you could fit more than that.
Where are you looking? What website(s) are you looking at?
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if BFG all terrains are what you want there is no match , i have them after having a bunch of other brands and there is no comparison , except the BFG cost a bit more/

the BFG say on the side Baja Champion, and they are, i would say best A/T's you can buy,,




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I just use tirerack all the time. I'll hop over to Interco Tire's website sometimes, but I usually do my research on tirerack.
Also, if you find a few tires you like, chuck their names into goggle and a comparison of those various tires will probably show up on some offroad forum.
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What do you guys think about the firestone brand. Is firestone all right?
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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

I found these, they would be $812.00 for a set of 4.
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BTW, How much do you guys think it would cost to ship a set of tires
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on the tire rack site they can give you shipping quotes,,




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Im thinking about buying from somewhere else. Im thinking about $200.00
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I'm sorry but your 2nd link keeps going back to the BFGs. Firestone's usually pretty good. Lots of people rave about the MTs, I'd love a set. AT's are ok, but I don't think they have the best tread pattern.
I think tirerack used to quote me around $90 extra for shipping, depending on conditions etc.
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sorry for the confusion, that link was for BFGs again. I found a set that costed less than the original link set. Funny enough, the bigger 2nd set costs less than the smaller sized set. I'm trying to aim for $1200 or less. Wheels and tires included. Possibly the tire pressure sensors too. I built a set based on those BFGs and 17" wheels. Its costing $1,168 without the sensors, $1,344 with sensors. Shipping not included. hmmm. I wish I could get it a little bit cheaper. I am already choosing the cheapest wheels ($89)
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try onlinetires.com , hard too beat on prices, any brand.




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try onlinetires.com , hard too beat on prices, any brand.
Just checked them out. Same price, unfortunately
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So I was wondering still, what tire size could fit on this truck. I tried to find the most flat image I could find, and I applied the extra inches to the tires (ignore the rims, they are changing size too). I did the changes mathematically, but you know, its just an incredibly rough example. hmmm. Im not really sure what will fit. Let me know if anyone finds anything out



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