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2004 duramax tires

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by jhakarter, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. jhakarter

    jhakarter Member
    Messages: 32

    I am putting a plow on my 2004 2500 duramax. I am going to crank up the torsion bars in the front a little as well. I am looking at putting a 9.2 boss v or vxt on there. Question I have. I need new tires as well. Putting 265 or 285s on. I have 265s right now and without a plow the dont rub. I know with 285s, without a plow they sometimes rub, and may have to cut my air dam and inside fender a little, do any of you guys have a 9.2 on a 2003-2007 chevy truck with 285 size tires? do they rub real bad or not? thanks
  2. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,709

    I have 285 BFG AT's on my 05 Duramax. I cranked the torsion bars, installed timbrens and shock extensions and I have no problem at all. Nothing rubs and I never cut anything.
  3. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    285 revo's on my non-duramax, nothing rubs.
  4. Q101ATFD

    Q101ATFD Senior Member
    Messages: 277

    If I could do it again, I would have put 265s on instead of the 285s on my 2006 Duramax. After trimming, I still get some rubbing on a full-crank turn, and less than full when going over a good bump.
  5. coral

    coral Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    285's on my crew cab duramax, no issues. (2003 2500hd)