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285/65-18 for a 2" lift?

i have a 99 ranger on a 3-3 drop now im looking to lift it & put 285/65-18 NITTO DUNE GRAPPLERS on. Does anyone know if thats to much tire for a 2" suspension lift i dont want to be rubbing the fenders rolling down the street or when im turing the coner
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i take it ur truck is 2wd....i have a set of 285/70/18 nitto dune graplers i run sometimes on my stock 4x4 with a slight torsion crank and they rub on the fender-wells at full compression in the front but thats it
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you need more lift than 2"
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yeah my truck is 2wd will a 2" suspension & a 2" body lift work
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dude just go with 3" spindles and body lift then you can run 305x75x16
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can you suggest some spindles? I already have 18" rims so i want to get a tire i can run with them. im not planning on going to crazy with the truck im just want to use it at the ranch now, cant due to much with the drop kit i got on it
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doestch, fabtech all good spindles
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oh i didnt see the 18 on the first post LOL... you prob gonna have to run a spacer or something idk i wouldnt keep those 18 personally
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yeah baller rims on a lifted ranger doesn't exactly fit....
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yeah you guys are probably right but why fit in when you can stand out..lol..the only reason im keeping the rims is cause i dont use the truck anymore so dont want to spend anymore $ than i have to. i just want enough clearence for the Texas backroads.
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you can run 18 but from the tiny *** pic it looks like FWD rims which isnt good with large wide tires
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you can get a full set of wheels for 150 plus your tires will cost a sh*t load cuz of the odd size....
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heck the wheels on my truck I only paid $120 for.. Craigslist does wonders. after market wheels for jeep works too so keep your eye open
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heck the wheels on my truck I only paid $120 for.. Craigslist does wonders. after market wheels for jeep works too so keep your eye open
listen to this guy he knows!
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