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I've got AALs in the rear and Ford keys leveling out the front. I'm planning on going to a 33" tire. Can I run a 305/70-16 on a 16x10? If not, then on a 16x8? Or am I stuck going with 285/75-16s on 16x8s? Here's my truck on 265/75-16s.

 

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My truck? 315's on 16x8's and trim a little bit of plastic...
 

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I'm not going any bigger than a 305. Will they fit my truck on 16x10s without anything more than trimming the lower bumper valance? I don't have a body lift.
 

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x10 will be harder to clear the tires. The gay mud guards have to go because tire will chew them up for lunch. 305 on x8's with 4.5" of BS
 

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...gay mud guards...
'bout time someone dogs on my mud flaps:gayfight: I figured I'd catch flack immediately when I posted pics of my truck. Surprisingly, it took a while.:rofl2: I bet my rockers are in better shape than yours and my truck stays clean a little longer. Oh well, I'm an old guy compared to most of you anyway. I can take the heat for my "grandpa" mudflaps.

Where do you measure a rim for the width? Is it from edge to edge or from bead to bead?
 

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width= bead to bead seat. backspacing is bead to back mating surface on wheel.
 

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I think what that I'm hearing is that I should stay away from 10" rims. The 305s are fine as long as I go with 8" rims.
 

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Now, with that all figured out..... What would look better with my lift on 16x8s? 285s or 305s? I'm looking at Helo Maxx 6 rims with Revos or Dick Cepek F-C IIs. The Revos only come in 285s. Is the F-C II a little too agressive looking for my truck with that wheel?
 

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Now, with that all figured out..... What would look better with my lift on 16x8s? 285s or 305s? I'm looking at Helo Maxx 6 rims with Revos or Dick Cepek F-C IIs. The Revos only come in 285s. Is the F-C II a little too agressive looking for my truck with that wheel?
I had Revo's on my '94 (bought it with them), they were about 1/2 tread, I loved them, did awesome in the snow and sand, didn't play too much in mud with them but the little I did do, I didn't get stuck, I'd highly recommend them.....after I put my 285's on, I gave them to dad to put on his 2wd Dodge, and he's still running them a year later, great tread wear
 

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Definitely get a 305! 285's fit on stock trucks easily and avys too... it would look way too small under there IMO. With only 3" body lifts I have seen 35's on x10 wheels and 37's on stock wheels... im just pointing out that a 285 is too small IMO... anways, a 305 on a 8" wheel will fit the best and look very proportionate...oh and are those the only two tires you are considering?
 

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...oh and are those the only two tires you are considering?
Unless you can point me to something I like better. This truck is street driven 99% of the time. Therefore, I'm looking for an all-terrain tire that has a little more aggressive look. Got some ideas?
 
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