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    Rear Tires

    I’m running 255/55s in the rear now, I wanna go to a bigger tire but I’m not sure on what is the biggest size that can be put on the stock wheel. Any suggestions?


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    265 is about as wide as I'd go, I also run 255's. You can squeeze a wider tire on and some have, but you start to run into safety issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Man View Post
    265 is about as wide as I'd go, I also run 255's. You can squeeze a wider tire on and some have, but you start to run into safety issues.
    Ok l, thanks for the info.


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    If you have traction control and exceed 6% dia. Difference front to back, it will activate...can run a 285-50-18 depending on front size.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubberCtyRauder View Post
    If you have traction control and exceed 6% dia. Difference front to back, it will activate...can run a 285-50-18 depending on front size.
    I have an 03 300A so no traction control for me. Im running 235/55s in the front now but thinking about going with 255/45s.


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    Many of us run 295/45’s on the rear with no traction control issues or any other issues on stock wheels. 255/45 is to short and imo would look funny. If you’re not going wider than stock why not just run the stock size?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blakshukvw View Post
    Many of us run 295/45’s on the rear with no traction control issues or any other issues on stock wheels.
    That’s what I wanted to hear! Thanks man!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Blakshukvw View Post
    Many of us run 295/45’s on the rear with no traction control issues or any other issues on stock wheels. 255/45 is to short and imo would look funny. If you’re not going wider than stock why not just run the stock size?

    So running 295 tires on a stock rim would be ok with no issues


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    No issues with a properly paired 295/45.

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    255-45-18 is fine for front tires and are wider than stock
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    I have continental cross contact UHP 285/50/18s on mine. In the rear only. Continental also lists our stock rims as an available minimum size to mount on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevengerard View Post
    I have continental cross contact UHP 285/50/18s on mine. In the rear only. Continental also lists our stock rims as an available minimum size to mount on.
    Oh ok. I was looking into getting some Nitto NT555 G2 295/45/18


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    I run the Nitto NT555. Decent tires. I prefer the Cooper summer performance tire but they don’t offer a 295/45.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blakshukvw View Post
    I run the Nitto NT555. Decent tires.
    Ok good to know


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    I would NOT run 295's on a stock width wheel.

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