Can I put bigger tires on my truck without a lift?
In most cases, you can put bigger tires on your truck without a lift.
You can fit up to 33” tires on most trucks with no lift required.
Other modifications like adjusting the torsion keys, using wheel spacers, cutting fenders, and using leveling kits may be required depending on your truck and tire combination..
How big can my tires be without a lift?
On average, if your truck isn’t lifted, you can fit tires up to 33”. In case the vehicle is lifted, you can find a good set of 37” or larger tires to fit.
Do bigger tires affect ride?
As a general rule, bigger wheels result in a rougher ride. Switching to a smaller wheel and a thicker tire can give you a smoother ride without any major modifications to your car. However, if you go too crazy and change your wheel size too much, it can cause some problems.
How much bigger is a 285 tire than a 265?
The larger 285/70R17 tire in the photo above stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider than the 265/70R17 size. The larger 285/70R17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire in the photo stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider in total than the exact same model of tire in size 265/70R17.
How big of a lift do I need for 33 inch tires?
A 2.5″ suspension lift coupled with a 1.25″ body lift is adequate for 33’s. The body lift will give you the needed clearance so the tires don’t destroy your fenders at full stuff, otherwise you’ll need to add more bump stop extension, which lessons your up travel. Up travel is important for better ride quality.