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Old 12-23-2010, 02:55 AM
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Default 15s or 16s???

im gonna do a 32" tire if i go 15... but im thinking about 16 also since theres more choice of rims. Will 16 rims and 32 tires rub on stock height? Will be adding a 3" bl soon. ?
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:28 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

Crank the t-bars and you will be fine.
16" tires are generally 100-150 dollars more then 15"
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Old 12-23-2010, 06:59 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

I just went down to 15x8 from 16x7. STL's right - tires and wheels were not much more than just tires for the 16s.
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Old 12-23-2010, 07:04 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

I think i said this on a thread the other day lol but if your are getting new wheels go with the 15 its more economical all around IMO I would only invest in 16" tires if your already have 16" wheels. FYI: I have 16's (Stock) with 32's (285/75/16) and have no problems rubbing (T Bars leveled)
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:01 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

16s and 32s will work fine, and look better IMHO but as everyone else has pointed out you pay dearly for that extra inch.
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:20 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

And this is why I wish Ford had made more appealing wheels in the 15" size. The only rims I like on 1998+ Rangers are 16".
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:25 AM
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And this is why I wish Ford had made more appealing wheels in the 15" size. The only rims I like on 1998+ Rangers are 16".
This is true
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Old 12-23-2010, 11:09 AM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

The way I look at it. It's all personal opinion. It all depends on your taste and wallet. 16" tired are more expensive, but I think 16" wheels look best on a ranger. However if I was running a truck that see's more offroad then street action I'd be on a 15" wheel without a doubt.
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Old 12-23-2010, 11:44 AM
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go with 15s and 33s. they are cheaper and easier to find. plus if your doing a bodylift ir wont matter
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:32 PM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

ok made up my mind earlier. I just sold my cold air kit and programmer from my stang. Im officially saving up for a set of BFG 33s! Annnd try and find someone to crank the T bars...
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Old 12-23-2010, 05:27 PM
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Default Re: 15s or 16s???

yea go 15s tires are alot cheaper.. heres a good site for wheels

http://www.4wheelparts.com/
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Old 12-23-2010, 06:46 PM
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yea go 15s tires are alot cheaper.. heres a good site for wheels

http://www.4wheelparts.com/
thats where ive been looking but the bfgs are near $600.. i found them somewhere for just over $400 like $450 or so
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Old 12-23-2010, 07:02 PM
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well for tires there espensive but look at wheels
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Old 12-25-2010, 12:01 PM
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ok made up my mind earlier. I just sold my cold air kit and programmer from my stang. Im officially saving up for a set of BFG 33s! Annnd try and find someone to crank the T bars...
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...sion-bars.html

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