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24 Valve 2nd Gen Dodge Cummins 98.5-02 Discussion of 24 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with VP44 Injection Pumps

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Old 11-19-2012, 08:35 PM
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Tires are getting some good wear on em and with winter approaching id like to get new ones and up size. Question is how big of tires can I fit at factory ride height. Truck is a dually currently I think I ha.ve 235/85/16. I was wondering if I could fit 285/75/16's. Will I need spacers between rear wheels or anywhere else? Any help is great.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:42 PM
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You should be able to fit a 285 at stock ride height, but yes, you will need a spacer.

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:23 PM
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You can fit 255 85 16 with no spacer and slightly taller, like an inch.

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I'm not worried if I need a spacer. I would like wider as well as taller
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:28 PM
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Well, you will need hub-centric spacers if you use a spacer, plan on around $500. I have seen a 305 75 16, looks kind of funny on a factory 7" rim. The 285's are a common size for replacement. Also, I am not sure at what upsize you would want to regear things to compensate for the larger rolling stock, something to keep in mind.
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