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tire question?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by dodgegmc1213, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. dodgegmc1213

    dodgegmc1213 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,011

    just looking for some info. i have a 04 ram 2500 4wd my stock tires are LT265/70R17 on stock rims. i want to keep the stock rims and put like a 35" off road tires on if i could at stock height. the tires im looking at have 35" tires for 17" rims but its LT315/70R17. just woundering if that would work on my stock rims for this truck since i have no freakin clue. lol
  2. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    I had the same combo on an 07 with no issues.
  3. jhenderson9196

    jhenderson9196 Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    Just be sure it's an E rated tire. Anything lighter and your truck will handle poorly. You may need a leveling kit for front tire clearance with the plow mounted.
  4. dodgegmc1213

    dodgegmc1213 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,011

    i figured a level kit. i just checked it its a D rated tire guess that wont work. i guess ill just look at the LT285/70R17 atleast there alil bigger then stock
  5. oldbluehairhemi

    oldbluehairhemi Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    285/75r17 its 34" by 11.50" approx.
  6. dodgegmc1213

    dodgegmc1213 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,011

    im actually thinking of buying some 18" wheels and throwing some LT305/70R18 tires on them. there 35.1" tires 12.2 section width 9.8 tread width. hopefully all i gotta do is a 2" level kit. and hopefully still have room between the truck and tires when it comes to the weight of the salter loaded