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can someone give me an idea of what rims to get

Ive decided if I don't keep the stockers ill get some 16x8s....just need somehing to get the creative juices flowing...looked at pro comp and saw a couple but they were black and black wouldn't go with my truck...so I need some ideas

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polished looks mean on a blue truck
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What style ultras are those.....
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I am not sure if you can get a 15” Rim to fit the truck, if you can do it… why because I found that most tires that we as truck owners look at and want to ride, are rated in the “E” and “D” Load Range. That mean the tires are “LT” tire (light Truck) but the Load Range puts them on F250 and up.
I have 16” wheels and as most of us think our stuff looks great with the KM2 and a Load Range “E”, even with lower pressure than stock they ride hard. If I had it to do again I think I would go with a 15” Rim and Tire.
Just me but it is IMHO the right thing to do is 15’s, IF a 15” Rim will work on the front end of the Ranger with Disc Brakes ?

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So grev what your saying is stick with a 15?
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15" would be cheaper for tires
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Ya it deffinately would...but I don't really want the steelies you know? Idk of ant 15x8s that would look good with my truck
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First and for most the truck has to make you happy so stick with what you like… that said.
If I were to do it again I would run 15” wheels if I could; again why, because 15” tires come in lower Load Range and a softer sidewall which INHO will result in a softer ride, at least somewhat.
The weight of the Ranger is so light that the tires need to be fit to the truck, not the truck to the tires as I did.
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Thanks grev....personally I don't know how a ranger rides with 16s but it rides so smooth right now on my stocker 15s
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My 16's ride awesome
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Well alright then...so now my question is can I get some pics of some options?....
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My 16's ride great too. A lot of Ranger's come with 16's stock.
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Klc where'd you find those method race wheels...I scoured that whole site and didn't see those...im digging those
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What are my options for gray besides nomads
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Klc where'd you find those method race wheels...I scoured that whole site and didn't see those...im digging those
I just searched for the Ranger bolt pattern at 4wheelparts.com. They were about the fourth search result that came up.
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those ultras are "badlands" i think...

and my 17's ride great! haha.
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had to go clean the keyboard when i saw these
Pro Comp Xtreme Alloy Series 1031 - Polished-RH1
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I love my procomps... I have the 7031 or something like that. 17x8 but they are black and stainless
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I am not saying the 15 vs 16 what I am saying is usually the tire that most of the 4x4 truck guys run are load rated too high for the Ranger, that is what makes for a harder ride.

Go 16" but watch the Load Range of the tires you use, that is all over and out !
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oh ok gotcha lol
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yeah 6 ply is really the highest i'd go

which most 33's are available in :)
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your not jdm if your not rocking 15's
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forget jdm...i want to go bigger
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