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Old 12-08-2012, 07:32 AM   #1
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I have a 97 4x4 extended cab with 265x70x17 tires . What's the biggest tire I can run with no issues ? I'm running stock wheels also . Thanks for your help .
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Im running 285/70/17 with no rubbing or trimming. You can fit 305/70/17 if you crank your tbars. Might rub at full lock and might have minor trimming, maybe not though.
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Here is my 97 with 285/75/16 = 32.8
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Thanks for the pics that helps .
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And I do have the torsion bars cranked some
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Did you have to crank them or just wanted to ?
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I didn't have to I like the look with it level
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I don't have them cranked in this pic
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305's look pretty good with the torsions cranked



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