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Old 01-09-2011, 04:22 PM
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Default 265/75/16 on 97 4x4?

i looked on the sticky above and it said to consult on the 3rd gens. the truck is a 4.0L STX with 3.73 gears. it came with 265/75/15's stock and thats whats on it now. was wondering if id need a lift or need to regear? im interested in 265/75/16 for when i get new rims. thanks
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:53 PM
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Default Re: 265/75/16 on 97 4x4?

the tires will be the exact same size but the rims will be bigger. 265/75 is 265/75 nomater what rim size you get
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:15 PM
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ha alright cool thanks man.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:18 PM
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yep
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: 265/75/16 on 97 4x4?

incorrect, the tire will be one inch taller, the first number 265 is the width, so that will be the same, now the second number is the percentage of the height to width so its the same percentage but one inch larger rim meaning if you measured the sidewall from the bead to tread it would be the same, but from the center of the wheel to tread it would be a half inch bigger.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:24 PM
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lets put it like this a 31 inch tire with a 15 inch rim is the same hight as 31 inch tire with a 16 inch rim.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:30 PM
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Default Re: 265/75/16 on 97 4x4?

but metric sized tires are different than an english tire size. the tire is measured by the witdh and sidewall ratio. call any tire shop and ask the question that zman asked and see what you come up with.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:41 PM
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Default Re: 265/75/16 on 97 4x4?

265/75/16 is bigger than 265/75/15
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:15 PM
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yeah when i punched it into a converter the 15 is like a 30" tire while the 16 is a 31.6"
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:18 PM
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yeah no offense mazdab2300 but you gotta be careful what you say on these forums, you dont wanna go giving people false information it will give you a bad name, and it can really screw people looking for solid info over. so please make sure you KNOW what your talking about before you throw it out there, cause it would suck for him if he went out and bought tires that werent what he needed.
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Old 01-11-2011, 04:41 AM
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so does anyone know if these will fit on a 97? like i said the sheet said consult first and i see some of the trucks on here are able to squeeze them on w.o crankin any T Bars (considering a 97) doesnt have any.
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Old 01-17-2011, 05:31 PM
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