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06 Dump

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by ptllandscapeIL, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. ptllandscapeIL

    ptllandscapeIL Senior Member
    Messages: 495

    I have a 06 3500 dump (10ft) long wheel base 4x4 with a 8.5 ultra pro my question is i wanna get bigger tires 215 80 r 16 arent cutting it the plow bottoms out all the time and the bars are cranked all the way up will 245 80R16 be 2 big???
     
  2. turbo5560

    turbo5560 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    I know exactly what kinda truck you are talking about and i don't think you'd have a problem in the back of the truck... but you should be able to fit a 245 no problem. Paybe even go with a 265. That way you'd have about 2 more inches to play with in the front. I've heard those timberns are worth every penny.... those would help too. Good luck.
     
  3. ptllandscapeIL

    ptllandscapeIL Senior Member
    Messages: 495

    thanks yeah im doing timbrens as sson as the tires are done,215 are crap on that truck they eat them liek water and i was told by the tire shop if i put a 245 id easly have a good 2 inches all around