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Picture Request. 285/70/17 On Various Wheel Widths.


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#1 cbsaf

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 08:01 PM

Can some of you guys post pictures of 285/70/17 on factory 7.5" wide wheels and also on aftermarket 9 inch wide wheels. I am interested in how the tread width looks compared to how wide the rim is. Some 45 degree angled pictures would be great for perspective. Also some 285/65/18 or 305/60/18 would also be nice. Just please list the wheel width.

I am torn between ordering a set of 285/70/17 tires for my factory wheels or just ordering a 285 or 305 package on a 9" wide wheel. All the pictures I can find from the sellers are stock pictures and don't always match the true product being sold.

#2 rgv

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 08:47 PM

does this help? 285/70/17 E-ply on a 7.5"

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#3 cbsaf

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 09:17 PM

Yes. I thought about going with a 9 inch wheel but all the 285 pictures I have seen show the tread narrower than the wheel. It's kind of a reversed ballooned look. Your picture looks darned near perfect.

#4 Big Whiskey

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 09:54 PM

Here's 285's on a 17x8.5 rim...

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LT Z71 -- Silver Ice Metallic

6.0 Gas -- 6L90 -- 4.10 -- 1.5" Lift -- 285/75/17 Falken AT3W -- 17x9 +18 XD798 Addict

20% Tint -- Plasti Dipped Emblems -- Husky Floor Liners -- N-Fab Bed Access Steps -- Xenon Depot LED's 

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#5 beave84

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 11:15 PM

Here's 285's on a 17x8.5 rim...

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Man thats a nice looking rig..... sorry i know its off topic but I love black trucks with tint...

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2010 Silverado C/C Z71 2LT Summit White 6" Pro Comp Lift 35x12.50 Mickey Thomson Baja ATZ's on 20" Incubus Wheels 2.5" Flowmaster Stainless Duals Aries Bull Bar and Nerf Bars Custom Colored Extang Tonneau Cover Recon Lighting LED's In Every Socket Added Heat To My Leather Seats A and R Motorsports 6000K HID's GM Tail Light Guards.Black Bear Tuned

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#6 Big Whiskey

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 10:29 AM

Man thats a nice looking rig..... sorry i know its off topic but I love black trucks with tint...


lol thanks man...yeah tint looks good on black trucks. I would much rather trade my tint for your lift, tires, & rims though! :seeya:

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LT Z71 -- Silver Ice Metallic

6.0 Gas -- 6L90 -- 4.10 -- 1.5" Lift -- 285/75/17 Falken AT3W -- 17x9 +18 XD798 Addict

20% Tint -- Plasti Dipped Emblems -- Husky Floor Liners -- N-Fab Bed Access Steps -- Xenon Depot LED's 

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#7 sab316

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 02:03 PM

Here is mine with factory 17's and 285/70/17's

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#8 Loopedout

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 06:41 PM

Here's one more.

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'08 Sierra SL, DIC, RC 2", Katzkin Leather, Firestone Destination AT 285/70/17, 4.8L, 3.73