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Old 01-23-2008, 11:59 PM   #1
 
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I finally made a decision to downsize to 18's. I am throwing on a 2" level to the front. Having trouble deciding on 35's or 33's (325/60or,65/18) Nitto grapplers. Does anyone have any thoughts on the two that might sway me one way or the other. Having trouble deciding b/c I haven't been able to see the two on a leveled truck. Only seen the 35's on a lifted truck. I am leaing towards the 33's, but could really use some pics of some on a leveled truck to help make my decision. Any help would really be appreciated.

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Old 01-24-2008, 01:29 PM   #2
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Let us know what it looks like.

Don't know anything about lifting though, can't help ya there.

But if yer wondering about the clearance of a 33" tire, the stock size on a 4x4 I believe is 275/60-20. That's a 33" tall tire. Can't help ya if ya go wider, or what it looks like with a smaller wheel though. I'm sure others will be along to help.
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Fireram, If you are looking to only level out the front end and not do any type of lift go witht the 33's. I bought a set of Moto Metal 18x9 with a -12 offset and a set of Nitto Terra Grappler 325-65-18. I had some minor rubbing issues only on the inner fender plastic. I then purchased a 3" body lift and added to my truck because I like the look of a lifted truck. Now I have no issues at all. Hope this helps.
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Old 01-24-2008, 07:49 PM   #4
 
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I am probably gonna get Moto Metal 18x9 with 325/60/18 Nittos. Gottahemi, did you have a level on your truck with the 325/65's before the body lift? I really wish I could get a look at the 325/60 Nitto Terra Grapplers on a leveled ram before I go through with the purchase. Was also thinking about 315/70/17's but I thought the wheels might look a little small. As of right now I am planning on putting on Moto Metal 951's in black. Thought the 17 inch black rims would look small. Seen some pics of chrome 17's and they looked pretty good. Saw a 17 in black and it looked small.I appreciate any help I can get.
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I have no doubt 33's would look good, but 35's (with a body lift to avoid the "stuffed" look) would really make your truck stand out. You could always wait for the 33's to wear out before you bump it up to 35's
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Old 01-24-2008, 09:33 PM   #6
 
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well i have 325/60/20's on the stock 20's, which is a 35" tire. Heres a pic so you can see how the 35's fit. I have no rubbing with the stock rims, but with a different offset Im sure you will rub (I have about half an inch from rubbing).

i do think they look slightly stuffed because of my running boards and fender flares, but the boards are coming off SOON!
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quote:Gottahemi, did you have a level on your truck with the 325/65's before the body lift?
I did the torsion bar crank using the factory keys to level the truck out. I did this right before I put the Moto Metal Wheels on and the 326/65/18's on. With the truck leveled out I had a very slight rub on the inner plastic fender. If you run with the same offset in your 18's as your factory wheels you should not have any rubbing. The wheels I put on had a -12 offset. I put the body lift on after the truck was leveld and the wheels and tires were on. Here is a picture of my truck with wheels and tires and only leveled.
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hey gottahemi do you have any pics of your hemi with the body lift on it? i am thinking about going with a 3 inch body lift and 35 really soon and i want to see what it looks like!
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I can get some. Been waiting to clean up the truck a little so I can get some pics. I will try to get some this afternoon and post them.
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firearm, while you can clear 35's, you will probably have better driveability with the 33's. What year is your truck?
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