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Got my new wheels. 20 X 8.5 with +30 offset.Whats the widest tire I can run up front?I be using spindals with stock control arms.Soon as I get tires I'll be ordering a 4 link and canti so help me out ya'll.TIA!
 

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Front wont be your problem, the rear will. Mine are 245/40-20s on 20x8.5" wheels with 5.5" of backspacing ..not sure what that is in an offset.

Basically most people run a 245/40-20 up front or a 255/35-20 (smaller).

If you want more rubber, you can even run a 255/40-20 or 255/45-20 but you most likely could not lay frame unless you cut up the front fenderwells.
 

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Dude, I am tuckin ALL of my tire with a 20x8.5 with a 275/45, and my wheel is only a +12mm offset.

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How in the hell are you doing that? Is that laying frame?

EDIT-looks like it but I wanted to make sure
 

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Front wont be your problem, the rear will. Mine are 245/40-20s on 20x8.5" wheels with 5.5" of backspacing ..not sure what that is in an offset.

Basically most people run a 245/40-20 up front or a 255/35-20 (smaller).

If you want more rubber, you can even run a 255/40-20 or 255/45-20 but you most likely could not lay frame unless you cut up the front fenderwells.
I plan on removing the inner fenders and installing tubs for the sole purpose of running a taller tire.I would love to run a 255 40 all the way around.Plus if I ever get the balls to jump to 22's I'll be ready.I'll be notching the rear for 22's also, actually Im gonna do step by step the article Kevin Whipps wrote.Accept Im gonna roll 20's.It gonna be a daily driver also.

Wagonboy: What size are those, 255 35's?
 

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How in the hell are you doing that? Is that laying frame?

EDIT-looks like it but I wanted to make sure




In this pic, I didnt have my front FULLY aired out. I can come down another inch, or 2. Being I still got that large crossmember in, the rails arent fully contacting, AND the rear tires are hitting the bedsides. Its set up to lay out on 22s, hard. Anyday now I should be getting my 255/35/20s, and THEN I'll get my Y-pipe raised and put my crossmember in. I been having the KP flat crossmember for over a year now, and never put it in.
 

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I plan on removing the inner fenders and installing tubs for the sole purpose of running a taller tire.I would love to run a 255 40 all the way around.Plus if I ever get the balls to jump to 22's I'll be ready.I'll be notching the rear for 22's also, actually Im gonna do step by step the article Kevin Whipps wrote.Accept Im gonna roll 20's.It gonna be a daily driver also.

Wagonboy: What size are those, 255 35's?
245/35/20 on a 20x8.5.

Sold them though.
 

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I acutually just sent the mirrors out iamkeniff. Im not sure of the backspacing on my rims. There Boyd Coddington magneato 6's that are 20". I bought them for $500 w/ tires on ebay about a year or so ago. I need to pull my rims off here sometime soon and i will measure it for you. The tires are 255/35r20
 

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Mine are 275-45-20's all the way around. No front fender wells or hood springs... but damn does it knock your teeth out when it hits the frame flat out.:head:
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Too much, just savin for the 22's
 
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