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    Tire question

    what is the widest tire you can put on a 01 t/a with the factory 17" rims on it?

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    Really shouldn't go wider than 285's...otherwise the wear will be much more uneven due to ballooning of the tire.Those rims are only 9" wide.
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    Yes.
    bunch of them

    Nitto 555R 315/35/17 Is as much as you want on a stock wheel.

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    what is the actual tread width on those nittos like 10.5 or what

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    i am also looking into tires.. something like these..http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Sizes....um=74YR7F1GSD3 wondering if the 275 on front and 315 would fit the stock 17's on my '00 if not the 315, def. the 285. i love fat tires.

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    I'm running 285s on mine. It seems to me that anything wider would present a problem on the 17"x9" stock wheels.

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    sounds good.. prob. looks awesome too.

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    how wide are 285s tread wise?

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