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Rim-Tire combos
#1413479 Thu Jun 10 2021 10:55 PM
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need upgrading, what has everyone done for rim and wheel combos, i know i can get ford rims from the 90s that work well. what tire size goes good with them? a 265/75/16? which converts to a 33ish by 10.4 ish??

Re: Rim-Tire combos
jrich #1413838 Mon Jun 14 2021 02:23 PM
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Re: Rim-Tire combos
John L. #1413937 Tue Jun 15 2021 01:42 AM
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i am in dire need of the specs on this!

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jrich #1413978 Tue Jun 15 2021 02:31 PM
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The rims are 19.5's and I purchased them from southwestwheel.com the kit is SWWC2A. The truck has a 14 bolt rear axle which made installation easier and I drilled out the front the front hubs for larger studs. The kit comes with 4 aluminum and 2 steel rims with center caps. The only problem I had was the steel rims in the kit were closer to the rear springs than I liked but I had some other rims that solved that problem. I also changed the center caps to GM center caps so that meant installing metric studs which is no problem because the metric and standard studs are the same size where they press into the hubs.

Re: Rim-Tire combos
John L. #1414423 Mon Jun 21 2021 03:41 AM
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What steel rim did you substitute for the ones that came in the kit?


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Re: Rim-Tire combos
jrich #1417204 Fri Jul 16 2021 05:29 PM
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They are factory rims off of a 1 ton chevy short bus.

Re: Rim-Tire combos
jrich #1420019 Mon Aug 09 2021 11:05 PM
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My 1 ton just got these wheels and tires today.

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Re: Rim-Tire combos
Chris McKenna #1420785 Mon Aug 16 2021 01:34 AM
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Chris,
Out of curiosity, what wheels and tires are those?

Re: Rim-Tire combos
593ETow #1420797 Mon Aug 16 2021 04:40 AM
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They look like Dexstar trailer rims. P/N : Am20766.

https://www.etrailer.com/s.aspx?qry=Dexstar+AM20766

I used these on my one ton with a 215/85/16 (IIRC). They cleared my Canadian tie rods with about 1/2” of clearance. You lose about an inch of ride height. This combo has been great on my 1951 1 ton. I still have to rivet on my original hubcap clips, but haven’t got to it in over 1500 miles!


Here is a link of my build showing these rims. I also attached a picture of it completed. I’d use these rims again in a heartbeat. The only negative I have to say about them is that they didn’t clean off the welding spatter 100% on the backside, so there are bumps in the paint around the backside welds. This stopped me from giving a 5/5 rating. I gave 4/5.

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Re: Rim-Tire combos
jrich #1420901 Tue Aug 17 2021 10:17 AM
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I run 16 inch Ford 3/4 ton 4X4 rims from the eights with 235/85's on my 46 3/4 ton and they fit nice.

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