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Old 10-20-2010
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Ultra Drifter Pics? Getting Tires (and maybe Wheels) this week. Help!!!

I've got a 2005 Ranger FX4 and I'm getting BFG A/T tires within the next week. I'm going to level the front end approx 1.5" and am trying to decide whether to go with 265/70R16s, or just go all out and get 15x8 wheels and 32x11.50R15 tires. It would only cost an extra $250 to get wheels and tires, but I can't decide on a wheel. I love the clean, factory look and don't want to make it look too cheesy. Any suggestions?

WHEELS IíM CONSIDERING:
*Ultra - Drifter
*Ultra - Nomad
Ultra - Roca
American Racing - Ventura
American Racing - Baja

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I would keep your stock wheels and go with 265/75s here is my truck with a 1.5in 2 bar crank and 265/70s for reference.

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yea dude the fx4 rims are **** IMO ... id rock those mike riders trucks got a great stance
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the FX4 wheels are some of the best looking factory wheels

(i'm kinda biased though)

stick with those wheels and a good A/T and you'll be set
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I would keep your stock wheels and go with 265/75s here is my truck with a 1.5in 2 bar crank and 265/70s for reference.

Funny that everyone is suggesting I stay with the factory wheels. I was kinda leaning that way anyways. Hey Mike, so you're running 265/70s but you suggest 265/75s??? Any reason you dislike the 265/70s? I've concidered the 265/75s but I've just always thought they looked a little too big for the factory wheels. Thoughts?
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yea dude the fx4 rims are **** IMO ... id rock those mike riders trucks got a great stance
x2 thats why I kept my stock wheels when I got new ones.
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whatever you do dont get nomads! as overplayed as DC1's haha

i also love the wheels you have. i'd say rock those.. even though tires are so much more expensive for them
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kmc makes some good lookin wheels too!

or make a drive to oregon and buy mine! LOL KIDDING

mine would look killer on that black truck though!
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fx4 wheels in a black powdercoat would be sweet too and probably about the same cost as replacing them!
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Yeah the FX4 wheels look great. Be glad your truck don't have the tear drop wheels that used to be on my truck before I got a new set. Man those things looked like ****.
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I still can't stop thinking about these:

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15" x 8" Ultra Drifters w/ 31x10.50R15 BFG All-Terrains!!! What do you think?

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looks good!
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ok awesome choice....stock looked good but this is way better
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Looks awesome! I think I bought the wrong wheels.
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one of the tire places in my town has those drifters on sale for under 90 per rim ...... thinking strongly on it but i cant justify replacing my stocks with plenty of tread even if they are steelies.
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looks great! i dont care how many people love the stock wheels you had, the right aftermarket wheel can totally change the look of the truck for the better.
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looks great! i dont care how many people love the stock wheels you had, the right aftermarket wheel can totally change the look of the truck for the better.
Agreed. It's amazing what new wheels can do for the overall look. An easy way to set your vehicle apart from the rest.
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Get some 06+ corners. Those all amber ones kill the look.
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Those look good. I need new rims. I hate my factory steelies.
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265/75 on stockers on stock height
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