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Old 07-11-2010, 04:03 AM
Dantforth Dantforth is offline
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Default Winter wheels for my 2010 Ranger XL, 2.3

I am looking ahead to our horrible winter weather, salt and sand. My "XL" came with 15 inch aluminum rims. I would like to have a set of winter rims with tires which will give me a little more height. Question....can I find 16 inch steel rims which will fit and......would this have any adverse affect on my computer, traction control, anti-lock brakes or warranty?
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Old 07-11-2010, 04:24 AM
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Default Re: Winter wheels for my 2010 Ranger XL, 2.3

No change on warranty. If you want to gain height, 15" tires will also do that for the same price (sometimes cheaper) as 16s. Height will change your speedo's reading, my 31s show me 5km/h slower than i really am driving at.

You might want to check your local canadian tire, they seem to liquidate end of line tires now (at least in quebec they do). Since each store has different remaining stock, they don't advertize them.


Edit: Of course the warranties will be affected if you overdo it, lol.

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Old 07-11-2010, 04:50 AM
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Default Re: Winter wheels for my 2010 Ranger XL, 2.3

You are right about 16" wheels being more expensive and I can go a couple of tire sizes larger than the 225/70R15's that come stock. I drove a 4X4 (1990) until this new truck so I believe I'll go with the ice and snow winter tires all around. In Quebec I believe they are mandatory in winter???? Thanks Ranger Sport.
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Old 07-11-2010, 04:58 AM
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Default Re: Winter wheels for my 2010 Ranger XL, 2.3

Yeah. Although my provincial gov placed a hold on trucks equipped with LT tires till 2014, i got the stupid mountain and snowflake logo in case they change their minds .

You can see my tires in my profile's album.
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