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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
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    Exclamation tires on dually

    stupid question:
    im running LT235/85/R16's on factory steels and im trying to figure out if i can go any bigger without having to buy a spacer set.
    please tell me there are some options..... id like to get a bit atller and a bit wider.

    thanks folks,
    k3500man a.k.a kevin
    Kevin K. Nor-Cal Redneck
    '98 Chevy K3500 Dually Cowboy Cadilliac,VIN "F" L65 6.5TD, , 2" body lift, FSD Heat Sync, FLIGHT SYSTEMS upgraded D-TECH PMD,#9 pmd resistor, 6' extension harness, home-made redneck intake,3" stright stainles exaust with faux cat, upgraded and rebuilt 4l80eod,4.11 posi, 13-15 mpg at 55-60mph. Other goodies, Cobra 25-LX Cb radio with 8 foot whip, Rawson-Koenig Steel Tool box.

  2. #2

    Default tire calculator

    If you go to discounttire.com they have a calculator on the site that gives you the height and width ratios you are looking for. You enter in the tire sizes and it will give you height inches and width inches and the difference between tire sizes.
    1994 C3500, vin "F". PMD w/heatsync, mech. waste gate, 4" exhaust, cold air intake. 165,000 miles

  3. #3
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    Wooster, Ohio
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    Im running 215/85/R16's and they are great. get great mileage and the front tires aren't wearing down.

  4. #4
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    now thinking of ditching dually set up for single rear wheel, keeping dually axle for bigger brakes............ going 265/75/16 all around.....
    Kevin K. Nor-Cal Redneck
    '98 Chevy K3500 Dually Cowboy Cadilliac,VIN "F" L65 6.5TD, , 2" body lift, FSD Heat Sync, FLIGHT SYSTEMS upgraded D-TECH PMD,#9 pmd resistor, 6' extension harness, home-made redneck intake,3" stright stainles exaust with faux cat, upgraded and rebuilt 4l80eod,4.11 posi, 13-15 mpg at 55-60mph. Other goodies, Cobra 25-LX Cb radio with 8 foot whip, Rawson-Koenig Steel Tool box.

  5. #5
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    Jan 2012
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    Default Super Singles...

    With the fat rear end like that would a pair of super singles work out? Im just spitballin here as i havent seen any on a p/u. But they seem to be really awesome in the snow and mountains.
    “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.”
    ― Roger Crawford

    Ex-Military, Wroking in Iraq.

    96' C2500
    240,000mi on 6.5TD "F"
    OBD II
    12.5mpg
    No mods YET!


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