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33" tire

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I know this has been asked a lot, even by me but now is the time i need new tires for my truck. I want to go with 33's and nothing lower. I have been calling tire shops around my area today and they keep telling me 33's will probably not fit stock. I have a 2005 ranger edge with 16x8 rims and max torsion crank. I also have 1.5" wheel spacers for my front wheels if that makes a difference.. So my question is will 33's fit on my truck the way it currently is? I need to know because i will be buying tires ASAP.

Most of all the tire shops are telling me i need to purchase the tires first and if they don't fit them im out a good amount of money. I would think they would be more helpful but i guess they don't want to tell me they will fit, then have issues.. If anyone could clear this up it would be WONDERFUL
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If your truck is 4wd yes
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If your truck is 4wd yes
NO, my truck is not 4wd. How does this apply?
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NO, my truck is not 4wd. How does this apply?
It doesnt since you have a edge!
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ditch the wheel spacers. get 285/75/16s done.
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It doesnt since you have a edge!
WOOOHOOO

So that means i can fit 33's on my truck with most likely minimal rubbing (if so ill trim) ?
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WOOOHOOO

So that means i can fit 33's on my truck with most likely minimal rubbing (if so ill trim) ?
YOur going to have to crank the bars!
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I have already cranked my torsion bars basically all the way. I have yet to put on my wheel spacers so I will leave those out for now and most likely sell them. Isn't 285/75/16 a 31"?
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nope they are like 32.8" or something like that

I have an 06 fx4 with 285/75s and a tbar crank (not fully) and I only rub at full lock turning...you should be alright
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Well I just looked it up.. It's 32.8 inches so basically a 33 which is good enough for me. Thank you evilclown, best news yet I've heard today!
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Well I just looked it up.. It's 32.8 inches so basically a 33 which is good enough for me. Thank you evilclown, best news yet I've heard today!
No problem man, thats what were here for!
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ditch the wheel spacers. get 285/75/16s done.
Agreed. My torsion bars aren't even maxed and I clear my 33's fine.
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Oh and just in case you ever go to a 15" rim, you can clear 33x12.50" tires with minimal rubbing at full lock.
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Agreed. My torsion bars aren't even maxed and I clear my 33's fine.
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nope they are like 32.8" or something like that

I have an 06 fx4 with 285/75s and a tbar crank (not fully) and I only rub at full lock turning...you should be alright
Thanks guys so much! Went ahead and purchased the tires, ill have them on tomorrow!

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285/75R16 will work, might have minimal rubbing though.
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4x4 trucks are bigger than 2x4 trucks but since you have an edge i guess they have the suspension heights of a 4x4.
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Thanks guys so much! Went ahead and purchased the tires, ill have them on tomorrow!

What did you go with?
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I ended up going with toyo open county AT 285/75/16 , i thought a i got a really good deal at $800 flat for everything. Getting them installed tomorrow. Will have pics so check back :)

Once again thanks to everyone, i would of ended up going with a 30" tire which i know i would of regretted.
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Not to rain on your parade but Nitto Terra Grapplers are the same as the Toyo OC's and they cost about $600.
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Not to rain on your parade but Nitto Terra Grapplers are the same as the Toyo OC's and they cost about $600.
HAHA, funny you say that i had no idea. I was going to go with nitto grapplers and the price was set at $785, they couldn't get them in till tuesday which is a problem so they offered me open country's which he said usually run at over a grand, would be $800...
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Haha well if you were going to pay $785 then I guess it was worth the extra $15 to get them by tomorrow. I ordered my tires off Discount Tire and they were at my door in about 4 days. Paid $615 for them. It would've been $605 but I bought valve stems.
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Haha well if you were going to pay $785 then I guess it was worth the extra $15 to get them by tomorrow. I ordered my tires off Discount Tire and they were at my door in about 4 days. Paid $615 for them. It would've been $605 but I bought valve stems.
Nice I would of purchased online also but I need them really as soon as possible. I thank you for pointing out the terra grappler and open country is the same tire, basically. I would never of known. Even that being the case I bet the Toyo open country is a better tire. Anyways I'm excited
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You gotta post some pictures.
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Oh that's the first thing I'll do :)
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WOOOHOOO

So that means i can fit 33's on my truck with most likely minimal rubbing (if so ill trim) ?
I have a 2001 edge and I put a 3" spindle lift on the front no lift in the back and 33x12.5x15 fit fine.....I had to tri mthe front bumper a little bit because when i turned the wheel they rubbed a little bit...
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