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Old 03-19-2007
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Tire and Wheel info help!!

so i've got a 2001 ranger edge..stepside yada yada yada..you can see by my avatar..and i want new wheels. ? is i dont kno what size to get..i want some that stick out past the fenders, but not too much. maybe like an inch or 2. and how big of tires could i run w/out any rubbin WHAT SO EVER. just need some info if any1 wants to help..thanks guys
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32x11.5x15 on a 15x8 is prolly the biggest you can run without any trouble

you can run a 33x12.5x15 with some rubbing
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it's at stock height right now..didn't know if you guys knew that or not....would i have to do any crankin on the t-bars?
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no not with 32's your good... 32x11.5x15 and 15x8 with 3.75-3.25 BS
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good deal..i'm even thinkin of 31's..i dunno..i'm still in h/s, and in august i'm headin off to college about 4 hours away from home so...i will be limited on budget for a good while..i saw a jeep this mornin with 32's and black rock crawler wheels and i started drooling(sp?)..lol..
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ok i'm givin myself a bumb lol...but i do have another ?

the tires i have on my truck right now are the OE replacement (piece of shat!!) 235/75/r15...i have a buddy who has 245/75/r15 with 15x10 wheels on...and they look the tire wheel set up looks really really nice...i still have new tires pretty much w/ about 75-80% tread left...and i don't really want to buy new tires..so my ? is, would i be able to run my OE tires (235/75/r15) with 15x10 wheels?
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not to highjack the thread but I put some cut out fender flares on my truck what kind of tires can I run if I want them to come out to at least the edge of the fender flare if not past? Thanks
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i just want them bad boys to stick out and i'm not sure how far they would...the wheels i've wanted for the past year are 15x8 with 3.75 BS..will they stick out any past the fenders?
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just go 15x8 with 3.25 bs
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Yeah and 31x10.5 seem to work the best from what i have seen or read. I had 31x10.5 on my old 97 ranger and never had any problems at all.
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32's fit great on the newer tbar suspension hell i have 32's on my 93 and i love them
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