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14" Rim tire options

Well ive been calling a few tire places, and well there isnt much for selection of tires in a 14" size rim. The rims on the truck now are stock and look decent. But i really think eventually id like to go to a 15" rim. But anywho I was thinking on either going with a sporty street truck, or have it somewhat look more aggressive with a BFG A/t KO's. If i went with the street truck look id want like a 12.50" wide tire on a nice set of rims. But if i could, id go with a 30x9.50x15 (or 14??) BFG a/t tire. So im not quite sure which direction i would like to go in. Its a 2wd, so i wont be offroading it, but i do live in New England so the weather can be bad at times, especially winter. Ill try to get a picture sometime this week or next. I need to forward the plates and sticker it and all that jazz. But as of right now it has 225/70/14's. What you guys think? Being its 2wd?
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get on summitracing i come and get some cheap cager soft 8 rims in 15s then get tires or some other cheap rim you like.
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Well i mean right now the cash is a little low because i have to register it, get an inspection sticker, i had to buy a new headlight although that was cheap 25 bucks new. You think black would look good on a black truck? Or would chrome look better??
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Look at 07ranger's truck. He has black cragers on a black truck and I think it looks great. Defn move up to a 15" rim theres so many more tire choices out.
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Look at 07ranger's truck. He has black cragers on a black truck and I think it looks great. Defn move up to a 15" rim theres so many more tire choices out.
Oh you aint kiddin.. Dont get me wrong, i dont mind the "deer hoofs" rims that the truck came with lol but, i wanted some BFG's but they only make them in a 15" rim. And ill take a look at 07rangers truck.
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You can get 15x7 Daytona's for around $45 each.....My 15x8's were $50, and I always rock the daytona's.

Daytona's have 10 "D" shaped holes.....unlike the 8 "deep hoofs" of the Soft 8's.
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Got a picture of those rims fx4wannabe? I mean for extra 5 bucks id get the 15x8's. Where could i buy them? I guess a local auto place has these black rims with a red line around the rim for 50 bucks a piece. Not sure on the brand name tho.
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Sure thing......

You describe my rims to a T. Just go to your local tire shop and see what they got. Tons of manufacturers make these style steelies....U.S. Wheel, American Racing, Cragar, Pro Comp Xtreme steel just to name a few. I know the Xtreme Steel ones have no stripe, american racing has a blue & red stripe, I believe mine are US wheel.



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Yeah i think thats the one my local auto store has. 50 bucks a piece. They also have these chrome ones that look like the mickey thompson classic II's for 68 a piece. But i like those rims. If i get some cash saved up i want to get those and perhaps 30x9.50x15' BFG a/ts. Doubt i could get 31's on there being its a 2wd but 30's would be cool too.
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going with 15 inch rims is deff. your best best for a bigger tire if you want to keep those stockers and go with a more agressive tire try 27x8.5 r14 general grabber at2's
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i wouldn't go with steel wheels..

try to find some 15" alloy or aluminum wheels then get some a/t tires.
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your definition of street truck is wrong. were lowered on bigger rims and smaller tires..
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do you live where it snows..?

if no.. go with like mustang wheels..
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get alloys i hate my steelies
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i got steel...they are ok...alloys will be next...i fit 31s fine without a lift on my 97 2wd but the coil spacers make it look so much better...gas mileage now sucks..weny from 25mpg highway to 20
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I live in northern new england.. just to get an idea i still have a little bit of snow in my yard lol. Ive had the general grabbers and they were great. I might have to just keep the 14's and go with the grabbers in that size.
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Just an update buy im getting just stock sized tires for better gas mileage, but im getting Uniroyals Liberator A/t's tommorow. They look nice, and i wont have to give up much power, gas mileage or money. Anyone have these tires?? They seem to look like one of the BFG tires. They have 50,000 mile rating for them i believe.
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so your running around 65psi?

thats just retarded..
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i wouldn't run anything over 35psi on a ranger.

go by what the door sticker says for stock size tires, you should never go by what the side of the tire says.

fell free to call your local tire shop and ask them about it.

i ran 30psi in my 31" bfg at's and they were fine, i also run 30psi in my 32's.
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( if your going to quote me and **** and moan bout me running 5psi over max tire psi on a ranger save it.)


not going to save it, your an idiot and you are putting your life and more important other drivers life's in danger.

there not designed to run at those pressures and neither is your truck designed to run those pressures!

your not gaining anything buy doing this. your tires are running hotter then there designed to and are wearing faster then they should.
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Ok then... lol i def. missed something, but anyways got the tires today and i have to say the tread looks very nice. I got the 225/70/14 Uniroyal Liberator A/t's. They seem like they are a very good all terrain tire. Anyone have these tires before? Far as i know uniroyal is a very good tire brand.
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Ok then... lol i def. missed something, but anyways got the tires today and i have to say the tread looks very nice. I got the 225/70/14 Uniroyal Liberator A/t's. They seem like they are a very good all terrain tire. Anyone have these tires before? Far as i know uniroyal is a very good tire brand.
i have the tires. i had a opinion about them posted be others seemed not to like one of my comments so i leave it at that.

like i said i have them..... ive got around 25k on them. so far im very happy with them. still looking to upgrade to 15's and different tire but in due time.
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