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16" stock T-drop. Widest tire i can get?? help!

What is the widest i can go??!?!?!?!? i wanna go 34x10.5.. possible?
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I think the teardrops are 16x7 which will work fine for a 10.5 inch tire.
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biggest tire i would mount is a 285x75x16

there is this little thing called a TIRE GUIDE IN THE WHEELS AND TIRE SECTION read it, it has answers
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i wanna go 34x10.5.. possible?
holy god talk about a freaking pizza cutter, i have seen those before they where on my neighbor's jeep, looked fine from the sides but dear god from the front or back um fugly
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you can run a 12.5, i ran a 315/75r16 on teardrops and they were fine.....
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dont really care how pretty my tires lok but hanks for input, so 12.5 wide work with stock tear drps???? ide hate to get them and not fit haha
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holy god talk about a freaking pizza cutter, i have seen those before they where on my neighbor's jeep, looked fine from the sides but dear god from the front or back um fugly
What's wrong with a narrow tire, they'll work better then a 12 incher. I had 235's on my last truck and they would dig a heck of a lot better then the 31x10.5's I have now.
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dont really care how pretty my tires lok but hanks for input, so 12.5 wide work with stock tear drps???? ide hate to get them and not fit haha

Yep, you can mount that tire on your stock tear drops.


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What's wrong with a narrow tire, they'll work better then a 12 incher. I had 235's on my last truck and they would dig a heck of a lot better then the 31x10.5's I have now.
Thats correct. A narrow tire will dig in dirt or rock vs sand or mud where floatation comes into play. It really does depend on what type of terrian you spend most of you time in if you want to drill it down.
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34x10.5x16 SS LTB`s thanks for the help i`ve decided im gonna cut down into earth,, , thanks yaall
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What's wrong with a narrow tire, they'll work better then a 12 incher.
haha.. Cole no disrespect seriously but that is the oldest debate i can think of.. wide VS narrow tire... its all in personal preference they have done this test in so many mags and it always ends with what you want...

you like narrow i'll take wide.. and you take the low road and i'll take the high road...
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^ except for in snow
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the tire god has spoken.

whatever !

there is NOTHING wrong with a 10.5" tire!

and yes this is about as wide as you want to go with a 7 inch wheel.

see what the tire god dosent understand is that you want to "USE" all the tread, a 12 inch tire on a 7 inch wheel is only going to ride on the center of the tire not the outer edges, this is what you want on the ground (outer edges) with all terrain and or mud tires.
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I don't think there is much debate. You do want all the tire to be used as Mark said and a narrow tire is better in certain off road conditions. As is a wider tire in certain conditions. It isn't about what you want, it could be about what you like to look at.
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agreed 100% Hal.

but i personally would rather have something that works then just looks good.
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agreed 100% Hal.

but i personally would rather have something that works then just looks good.
Yep, go with what works vs. what you like to look at. That why you get stickers come with everything you buy.. to look at them.
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there is this little thing called a TIRE GUIDE IN THE WHEELS AND TIRE SECTION read it, it has answers


How about not being a d**k and just answer his question, if he wanted to search he would, you dont like the question asked then that little button that says "back" on your explorer window works wonders



To answer the question asked, you can get 315/75-16's on the tear drops, so yes a 10.5 will fit without problems
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and if you look at the tire manufacturer websites where it's got all the sizes and specs....you'll see a suggested rim width for a particular size.
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How about not being a d**k and just answer his question, if he wanted to search he would, you dont like the question asked then that little button that says "back" on your explorer window works wonders



To answer the question asked, you can get 315/75-16's on the tear drops, so yes a 10.5 will fit without problems
someone is on there man period........im going ot have to agree with zach, these questions are asked almost daily......gets kinda old, wont kill someone to use the search...........



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and if you look at the tire manufacturer websites where it's got all the sizes and specs....you'll see a suggested rim width for a particular size.
doesnt always mean that you cant go bigger, thats just a suggestion so that ford doesnt get f'ed by some weiner trying something stupid and crash his truck than try to say well it didnt say anything..........
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someone is on there man period........im going ot have to agree with zach, these questions are asked almost daily......gets kinda old, wont kill someone to use the search...........





Negative, it also wont kill either one of you to go to another thread, the time you guys waste being a ***** saying "use the seach" you could answer his question
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OK to simply help him and avoid this war going on you can fit a 285/75/R16 like stated above. Anything bigger than that and your getting into rubbing issues.
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OK to simply help him and avoid this war going on you can fit a 285/75/R16 like stated above. Anything bigger than that and your getting into rubbing issues.

x2 brother man
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How about not being a d**k and just answer his question, if he wanted to search he would, you dont like the question asked then that little button that says "back" on your explorer window works wonders



To answer the question asked, you can get 315/75-16's on the tear drops, so yes a 10.5 will fit without problems
we need more of "you" here!
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thanks guys i going with 34x10.5. its solved sorry to cause ruccuss. if u see a post and dont wanna discuss it dont click on it,, read, then post some . B.S, for those who helped and defended me thanks.. i prefer to start new thhread cuase things change, and so do people opinions, parts, and experience.,. Thanks gain yall
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