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You can go with Billet in 22x8.5 with 6" of backspacing. As for 20s you can get away with inproper backspacing if you compensate with a really low pro tire such as 245/40/20 or 255/35/20
 

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615-28538 20x8.5 18 (offset) 5 7/8 (backspace) 6x5 1/2

That one looks like it will almost tuck. You could probably run a 255/45/20 on that wheel and be ok!
 

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Y2KSierra said:
615-28538 20x8.5 18 (offset) 5 7/8 (backspace) 6x5 1/2

That one looks like it will almost tuck. You could probably run a 255/45/20 on that wheel and be ok!

something doesn't add up with their math. a 8.5 inch wheel with 18mm offset is right at 5.5in backspacing. 5-7/8 backspacing is closer to 28mm offset:think:
 

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mood_indigo said:
toyo makes a 264/40/22 that will work at 4/6 on a 22x8.5 hoop with 6.0 backspacing. :)
dont forget the 265/35/22 as well :)

i agree about that math not adding up, maybe its a misprint?
 

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I really didnt think that you could run a 40 series tire or even a 35 series tire on 22's without any rubbing up front.

I've been looking around to make sure that I get the RIGHT size drop for my 99 NBS sierra.

The wheels I want a Oasis Titan 22x9's, and i believe they come in a few higher offsets in this size.


I have been looking at a 3/6 drop or a 4/7. At the same time, I have been looking at 35 and 30 series tires.

Will a 35 series tire rub on 22's with a 4" drop in the front??? and who makes 35 series in something wider than a 265??
 

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a 255 70 r16 is 10.2 inches wide and 30.1 tall. I had like 4.5 inches in the front, and they rubbed over hard bumps, but if u take it easy it wasn't bad at all. a 265 35 r22 is 10.6 wide and 29.4 inches tall, so you'd be running a tire about the same size as the stocker. If u can deal with a lil wheel well rub, when u hit bumps i'd go for it. Some people dont like that though. I guess u should lower it and drive it with the stockers to see how often it'll rub. Dont forget it'll settle another 3/4 of an inch to an inch after you drive it around for a few weeks. Good luck
 

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Silvlowrdr said:
a 255 70 r16 is 10.2 inches wide and 30.1 tall. I had like 4.5 inches in the front, and they rubbed over hard bumps, but if u take it easy it wasn't bad at all. a 265 35 r22 is 10.6 wide and 29.4 inches tall, so you'd be running a tire about the same size as the stocker. If u can deal with a lil wheel well rub, when u hit bumps i'd go for it. Some people dont like that though. I guess u should lower it and drive it with the stockers to see how often it'll rub. Dont forget it'll settle another 3/4 of an inch to an inch after you drive it around for a few weeks. Good luck

thats a good idea to drop it first and see how it goes with the stock tires..... i know I want my tires to be close to the stock tires in size if I run 22's.

I just find it hard to believe that it'll settle another 3/4 of an inch with just control arms up front(not replacing the springs). The stock coils should have settled in already in the first 70k on my truck. In the rear, it'll be a flip kit and a notch.
 
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