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Biggest Tires You Can Put On Stock 17's And It Still Look Good

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I really like the factory 17" rims and my tires are about shot...just wandering what is the biggest tire I can put on the factory rims and it still look good...

 

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I really like the factory 17" rims and my tires are about shot...just wandering what is the biggest tire I can put on the factory rims and it still look good...

 

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I just put some 265/70/17 on mine, they aren't much bigger then stock but they look really good on it

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Biggest tire - well, the tallest is the Toyo Open Country M/T 34.1 " LT285/75/17...

that doesnt mean it will fit your stock wheel well without leveling and some trimming

 

I think most LT285/70/17's will fit with a leveling kit

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I really like the factory 17" rims and my tires are about shot...just wandering what is the biggest tire I can put on the factory rims and it still look good...

 

Thanks

 

 

I just put some 265/70/17 on mine, they aren't much bigger then stock but they look really good on it

 

 

 

I am in the same situations, time to replace the stock 245/70/17s at 40k miles.

 

I was at the tire shop today getting an oil change and tire shopping. They recommended going with the 265/70/17 to better fill the wheel wells and have more choices in tires. My question is how/what do I need to do in order to correct my speedometer? Is there anything else that will be affected by this change? such as TPMS, TC,... It is a pretty small change and I figure about 3.6% error.

 

I was reading some older posts that had issues but none were on the new body style and I don't know if they are relavent. I have an 07 new body crew cab.

 

This is my first post... guess I need a signature block w/pic, mods, etc.

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I really like the factory 17" rims and my tires are about shot...just wandering what is the biggest tire I can put on the factory rims and it still look good...

 

Thanks

 

 

I just put some 265/70/17 on mine, they aren't much bigger then stock but they look really good on it

 

 

 

I am in the same situations, time to replace the stock 245/70/17s at 40k miles.

 

I was at the tire shop today getting an oil change and tire shopping. They recommended going with the 265/70/17 to better fill the wheel wells and have more choices in tires. My question is how/what do I need to do in order to correct my speedometer? Is there anything else that will be affected by this change? such as TPMS, TC,... It is a pretty small change and I figure about 3.6% error.

 

I was reading some older posts that had issues but none were on the new body style and I don't know if they are relavent. I have an 07 new body crew cab.

 

This is my first post... guess I need a signature block w/pic, mods, etc.

 

Your speedometer may not be off. I know mine isn't and I went from 265 70 17 to 285 70 17... Also, your tire pressure light may come on because you are putting more PSI in the bigger tires

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Bumping to 265s will not cause much difference in driveability. Going bigger will begin to affect your fuel mileage and acceleration / stopping performance. Larger diameter (and heavier) tires can sap mileage.

 

EDIT: If you shop around (like on Tirerack.com) you can find a great tire that is actually lighter than some others. I'm currently looking at 275-55-20s and the Pirellis I have now weigh 48 pounds each. I found Michelin LTX in the same size that weigh 39 and several others that weigh 40- 41 pounds. Most people don't think about this when buying tires but lighter means less unsprung weight and overall better performance.

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my truck has the 285/70/17 bfg at kos and they fit fine. A little more road noise than I like but really nice tires. I may go with the michelin ltx ms next go round same size though.

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EDIT: If you shop around (like on Tirerack.com) you can find a great tire that is actually lighter than some others. I'm currently looking at 275-55-20s and the Pirellis I have now weigh 48 pounds each. I found Michelin LTX in the same size that weigh 39 and several others that weigh 40- 41 pounds. Most people don't think about this when buying tires but lighter means less unsprung weight and overall better performance.

 

i dont think an extra 36lbs will make a noticable difference in everyday driving.

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EDIT: If you shop around (like on Tirerack.com) you can find a great tire that is actually lighter than some others. I'm currently looking at 275-55-20s and the Pirellis I have now weigh 48 pounds each. I found Michelin LTX in the same size that weigh 39 and several others that weigh 40- 41 pounds. Most people don't think about this when buying tires but lighter means less unsprung weight and overall better performance.

 

i dont think an extra 36lbs will make a noticable difference in everyday driving.

 

Might wanna think that one over again. 9 pounds of additional unsprung weight per corner is HUGE. More than enough to make a large difference. It's definitely enough difference to feel and will cost you at the pump.

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Will the 295/70/17 Nitto Terras fit? This is with the Bilstien adjustables on the highest setting, Thanks

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