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Larger tires on OEM rims

Discussion in '2007 - 2010 Explorer Sport Trac' started by Mud74, June 15, 2011.

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    1. Mud74

      Mud74 New Member

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      I have 18" OEM wheels on my '08 ST. I want to put slightly taller and wider tires on but am not sure what my limits are.

      I have had AT Revos on a previous vehicle and loved 'em. I had to buy them off stock size for this vehicle. I want to buy the Revos II's for my ST but the closest size I can find is a 255-70-18 vs the stock 235-65-18.

      Has anyone tried using a slightly larger tire on stock rims?

      Thanks in advance!
       
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    3. spencer785

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      Supposedly you can fit up to a 32" tire and the tire you want is 32.05" so it might be a touch too big.
       
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      If you go to tire rack they can tell you about upsizing.
       
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      Thanks for the feedback. Looks like I am going to go a little smaller tire - 265-65-18 and I should be good to go. GSU - those Grabbers look sweet! Perfect look for the wheels. Might have to look into those as well.
       
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      I have 265/70/18 Grabbers on mine, I do have the truxxx lift though and still had to massage the rear inner fender plastic t ostop rubbing, there is also a slight amount of rub at full lock on lower A arm.
       

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