Looking for pictures of 16" wheel/tire combos on your lowered truck

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Wax13

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I bought my truck last year and it came with these aftermarket 16" wheels. The tires are 245/75R16. The diameter is 30.5" and width is 9.6".

As soon as I got the truck i flipped the rear end and cut some springs (don't judge, I'm building a '51 5-window and didn't want to spend money on a 2nd truck....YET). Anyway, after flipping and cutting a coil and a half, I wanted the back up a little more than it was so I picked up some air shocks and probably added an inch or so.

This is how it sits today....

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I'm happy with where it's at right now, and it actually rides pretty good. Way better than I expected, but man do the front tires rub the inner fenders A LOT. I knew they would here and there, but not this much. I even retrofitted a set of 73-80 inner fender wells to see if it would help. It did a little bit, but not enough.

Where I am right now is thinking about losing a few inches of overall wheel/tire diameter. So that's why I'm asking for pictures. I'm afraid if I go to something like 27" diameter, it'll look weird. I was hoping to get some pictures of 16" wheels with 27" and 28" diameter on a lowered truck to get an idea what I want to do. Thanks in advance!



*****bonus unrelated picture of the 51 I am currently building*****
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I don't have any pics to help but that 51 is bad$$!!!!

I think if you went down to a 245/65 it would give you 1" less sidewall which would still look good and give you a lot more room under there.
 

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I bought my truck last year and it came with these aftermarket 16" wheels. The tires are 245/75R16. The diameter is 30.5" and width is 9.6".

As soon as I got the truck i flipped the rear end and cut some springs (don't judge, I'm building a '51 5-window and didn't want to spend money on a 2nd truck....YET). Anyway, after flipping and cutting a coil and a half, I wanted the back up a little more than it was so I picked up some air shocks and probably added an inch or so.

This is how it sits today....

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I'm happy with where it's at right now, and it actually rides pretty good. Way better than I expected, but man do the front tires rub the inner fenders A LOT. I knew they would here and there, but not this much. I even retrofitted a set of 73-80 inner fender wells to see if it would help. It did a little bit, but not enough.

Where I am right now is thinking about losing a few inches of overall wheel/tire diameter. So that's why I'm asking for pictures. I'm afraid if I go to something like 27" diameter, it'll look weird. I was hoping to get some pictures of 16" wheels with 27" and 28" diameter on a lowered truck to get an idea what I want to do. Thanks in advance!

Yours is a little older than mine but our height looks very close. Unfortunately for me, I was not the one who lowered it(it was my grandfather and he's been long gone) so I don't know if they cut coils or what.

I know I got 15s on it, i believe 235/75s and they rub when I hit a U r a hard turn. Worse doing the U.

This is mine. I'm at work so I don't have a side shot available like yours. I'll drop it when i get home but we look about the same drop
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