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I am in the market for new wheels and am looking at 285/65/18. Does anybody have a pic of their stock level truck with t-bars cranked and this size of tires? I am worried about clearing them without having to trim a whole lot. I'm not really good with tire sizes so if these wont clear real easy... what size should i get to clear but still keep the truck looking good?
 

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just what u wanted with cognito uca also , still had to trim metal though-but worth it
 

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Where did you have to trim metal at?
 

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behind wheels , u cant see it from outside . worth it though to look better.
 

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God your my idol

Ordering mine this week! So pumped for some 33x11.5's.. Or that size pretty much. Going to try Mickey T ATZ's I think. You do anything on the rear lift or what.

I want the UCA kit and 1.5 blocks in rear.
 

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Idk if an 04 would be different as far as trimming or not. Does anybody know?
 

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Pm... sent!! I think that the classic body styles are not as squared off on the backside of the fenders so it shouldn't be as bad.......
 

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I am in the market for new wheels and am looking at 285/65/18. Does anybody have a pic of their stock level truck with t-bars cranked and this size of tires? I am worried about clearing them without having to trim a whole lot. I'm not really good with tire sizes so if these wont clear real easy... what size should i get to clear but still keep the truck looking good?
I'm running 275/65R18 without too much issue. In fact i lowered the back end by 2" and the front by 1". I trimmed some plastic off the front bumper and tucked back the fender liner slightly and I have zero rubbing.

I think you'll fit the 285's without any trouble if you're planning on cranking the front up a little.

If you haven't purchased your wheels yet, you will have better fitment with a positive wheel. Something in the neighborhood of +12 to +18 should work very nicely.

See pictures in my signature.
 

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lb7 did you have to do much trimming? it looks like you did a little on the plastic below the bumper, but cant tell other than that.
 

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I'm not real good with wheels and tires so this may seem like a dumb question to you guys but what does the positive and negative offsets mean? I was also wondering about backspacing and what it does? I thought these determined how far the wheels and tires stuck out but wasn't sure what did what...
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I'm not real good with wheels and tires so this may seem like a dumb question to you guys but what does the positive and negative offsets mean? I was also wondering about backspacing and what it does? I thought these determined how far the wheels and tires stuck out but wasn't sure what did what...
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Check this out, should help.
 

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lb7 did you have to do much trimming? it looks like you did a little on the plastic below the bumper, but cant tell other than that.
no i didnt need to trim the front plastics. i took it to a shop and got it back like that. i was so pissed. but it cleared before they cut it.
 
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