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Tires/Wheels for an '04

I have found some nice wheels and tires on Tirerack.com and according to the website they will fit my truck. I assume that means without a lift?
Also I wanted to know what everyone thought of them... My Ranger is an '04 Bright Red

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Wheel...ip&showRear=no

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....cleSearch=true
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Those are sweet rims. And those tires will fit with no lift if they are the 245/75/16 I read.

You can squeeze up to 33s on there without a lift.
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Thanks, I was lucky finding those beauties. Will any bigger tires fit on those rims? Also what does each number in 245/75/16 mean?
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You can easily fit 265/75/16 you go could go larger if you wanted. 245/75/16 is metric this converts it to standard for you.

http://www.redrock4x4.com/tech/tire_...&method=metric
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245 is the tire width in millimeters. 75 is the sidewall height in millimeters and 16 is the diamater in inches.

If you go down to a 15x8 rim, which will fit, you can put on 31x10.5x15, 32x10.5x15 or 33x10.5x15 and if you go up to a 15x10 rim, you can fit a 12.5" wide tire.

Those 245/75/16's overall diameter is slightly under 31" It's like running a 30x8x16 tire if that makes more sense.
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haha i was just lookign @ those kinda wish i didnt get my cragars now.
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Thanks outdoorsman. I needed that, I am just getting into cars/trucks now. Loved them always just never really learned anything about them. How is the Gibson exhaust on your truck? And which exhaust system do you have?
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gibson haha i'd run a Flowmaster before that
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haha i was just lookign @ those kinda wish i didnt get my cragars now.

Cragars FTL.
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if you go up to a 15x10 rim, you can fit a 12.5" wide tire.
Im running 12.5" wide tires on a 15" x 8" rim no problem
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Those are some sweet-looking rims!
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well yeah,you can, but kinda defeats the purpose of running a wide tire on a narrow rim because you don't get the 12" wide footprint.

I run 10.5" wide tires on an 8" rim and I just went out and measured the width of my tire on the rim and it's just a tad over 9.5" wide.
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Could everyone post some links to big tires (bigger than the ones I posted) that will fit the Ultra Baha Champ 16x8. Preferably AT or something more aggressive.
I am currently searching Discount Tire by size.
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Will 315/75/16 size tires fit the Baja Rim which is 16x8
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gibson haha i'd run a Flowmaster before that
What does that mean? I really like my Gibson. Thanks for the useless post asshat.


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Thanks outdoorsman. I needed that, I am just getting into cars/trucks now. Loved them always just never really learned anything about them. How is the Gibson exhaust on your truck? And which exhaust system do you have?
I love my exhaust. It's not annoying loud. To me it's just right. When I get on the gas it sounds nice. Driving aorund town and on the highway it's nice with a little rumble. Nothing obnoxious. I've also heard the Magnaflows are somewhat similair and have a nice sound to them.

Here is my exhaust. Listen to the beginning and end. It wasn't ment to be an exhaust vid but it works. This is at idle.

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Will 315/75/16 size tires fit the Baja Rim which is 16x8
That would fit the rim but not the truck. You would need a body lift or a suspension lift to run that.
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Wow that sounds perfect. You've convinced me, Gibson sounds great and isn't expensive at all. Thanks. I might get the Dual Exhaust just because of the price and look.
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I'd say the largest you would want to run would be 285/75/16. You would probably need to crank your torsion bars. It would be close but you could run them. If you wheel a lot I'd recommend a lift eventually or run a smaller tire. You need room for your tires to flex.
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What are the biggest tires I can run with that, with the rim, and without a lift?
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Wow that sounds perfect. You've convinced me, Gibson sounds great and isn't expensive at all. Thanks. I might get the Dual Exhaust just because of the price and look.
It is a fairly quiet exhaust. I think there might be a few other clips of other exhausts. If you like loud Gibson isn't the way to go. It has a great tune but it's not super loud. It doesn't set off car alarms nor annoy the neighbors. Flowmaster is pretty good at that if that is what you like.
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No, I don't need that attention. I just like a nice rumble, nothing that will **** of the elderly couple next to me haha.
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Then there you go!
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So what size tires are the largest I can run without a lift?
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I'd say the largest you would want to run would be 285/75/16. You would probably need to crank your torsion bars. It would be close but you could run them. If you wheel a lot I'd recommend a lift eventually or run a smaller tire. You need room for your tires to flex.
285/75/16 or if you don't like the sounds of that (above) you could run 275/70/16 or 265/75/16. Those last two will fit without any problem. The 275 is a tad shorter but wider. Whatever your style is. BFG makes both of those in the All Terrain. The 275/70/16 is kind of an odd size but they make it. If you look at other brands they might not have that size.

275/70/16 = 31.2x10.8/16

265/75/16 = 31.6x10.4/16
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i believe without a lift and cranked tbars you can run squeeze a 285/75/16 which is equivalent to a 32. something
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