2009 Dodge Ram SLT Big Horn Quad CabWith so many options and tires to choose from, it can be a hard decision to find just the right tires for your truck. One of the biggest factors when making that decision is the tire size. Each make and model of vehicle comes from the dealership with a specific tire size; not that other sizes won’t fit, just the stock tires are the ideal tires for most people and most driving situations. If you are considering getting new tires in a different size there are a couple things to keep in mind

One of the first things to consult when considering getting bigger tires is your vehicle’s owner’s manual . Inside you will find helpful information on your vehicles tires as well as the effects on load capacity and gas mileage. More specific questions can also be directed to the dealership who has a lot of experience and knowledge about your specific vehicle and can probably tell what works and what doesn’t.

There are several things that factor into the size of your tire. The first is the size of your truck. A Chevy S-10 is not going to be able to accommodate the same size tires as a Dodge Ram. Also the style and size of your truck rims will effect the maximum size tires you can put on your vehicle. Depending on your vehicle make and model, you can sometimes fit up to 33″ tires on your truck if it is un-lifted. Although bigger ones might fit, they can interfere you’re your vehicles balance and suspension. However, if your truck is lifted it could accommodate tires of 37″ or more depending on the size of the lift.

As with most things it is best to consult an expert before you make any purchases. They can advise you about what your specific vehicle can handle so that you can be safe out there on the road.

Use our vehicle search tool and we’ll tell you the maximum size recommended for your unmodified truck.

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    • Hello Craig,

      I apologize for the delayed response. If you are still looking for a tire, we have a feature on our website where you can put your vehicle’s information and it will show you all the tire sizes that will work. Please don’t hestiate to call us at 888-926-2689

      Thank You,
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  1. I have a Ford Ranger 3.0 v 6 , i want to put 235/75 R 15 it came stock with 225/70 R 15 can i do this without harming the drivetrain or motor

    • Good video explaining the basics. Our website is built to offer you the rims and wheels that fit your vehicle without rubbing or modification and without you having to use a tape measure and guessing.

  2. I have a 2012 Ram 2500 4×4 Crew Cab with 265/70R17s on 17×7.5 steel wheels with +45 mm offset – and I want to go up to 18″ wheels.
    My choices seem to be:
    1) 275/70R18s on an 18×8 rim with +57 mm offset, or
    2) 295/70R18’s on an 18×9 rim with +18 mm offset.
    My choices of rims are a little limited as I am looking for a plain matte black wheel – I am trying to fill-out the wheel wells without the monster truck look…..
    Q1 – will going from +45 mm to +57 mm cause problem with stress on bearings, etc. ???
    Q2 – will a 295/70R18 wheel be too much and rub somewhere ???
    thanks, tony

  3. I have a 2002 gmc sonoma 2wd sl regular cab truck, I am getting a rough country 2″ lift designed for 2wd trucks and they recommend putting a 30×9.5r15 size tire on, will this size of tire fit on my truck if I had a lift, I want to try and avoid trimming if possible thanks

    • Hi Jance, we do a lot of lift installations, and the answer about if it will require trimming is almost always “it depends”. Depends on the offset of the heels, the size (and make and model) of tire, and just the truck itself. Usually it’s a very minor trimming that we can easily handle at the shop without any issues. It’s hard to imagine taking a Sawzall to your baby, but you’d be surprised how mice it can look once it’s all done!

    • Hi Hannah,

      “It depends” is the answer I will have to use! Depends on the wheel, if you’ve made any modifications (lift or lowering) to the truck. We can usually give you a safe size if you want to go wider to taller. What is the year, make and model of your truck?

      – Tom

  4. I have a 2006 Dodge Ram trx4 and looking to go up to 33″ Mickey Thompsons but most of what I am coming across is 28″ wheels on other sites. Is there any particular reason behind this besides dealers trying to push off what they have as opposed to what is requested? Thanks.

    • If you go larger than 24″ you are likely to have issues with rubbing and will need to modify your vehicle to fit the larger wheel and tire. We recommend up to 24″ which should fit with no issues. If you go larger you can, but we will not guarantee fitment.

  5. I’m picking up a 2018 F150 Lariat. it’s the Fx4 package. What is the largest tires can I put on the 18″ rim (no lift).

    • We haven’t loaded the fitment for a 2017 Chevy Suburban into our system yet, if you call us we can help you decide your best options.

  6. I have Toyota Tundra 2016 with tires 275 65 20 and I want to change it to 33.12.50 R 20. Would it affect my truck will it be rubbing or do I have to make a modification on the truck thanks

  7. Ok I have a 2000 Nissan Frontier crew cab which has a tire size of 235/70r15. Could I swap them out and put some 285/75r16 on my truck?

  8. I have a 2008 Dodge 2500 Slt with a 6” lift. I’m putting on 20×12 wheels with a -44 offset. Can I fit 37s with minimal trimming or only 35s? I don’t want to trim a crazy amount but want the biggest tire possible.

    • With these special setups you are best to call and talk to our of our telephone people, they’ll be able to work with you to figure out what products will fit.

  9. I own a 2015 Ford F250 Super duty and currently have 275-65-20 on my truck. I want to go bigger but not sure how much bigger I can go with out issues. I also tow a trailer. Thanks

  10. I have an 08 ram 1500 leveled with 265/70R17.
    I would like to do 33’s but not sure if it would work. what is the biggest save size for me.

    • Leveling kits make the fitment non-standard – call us and we’ll walk you through measuring your new gaps and working out which sizes will fit.

  11. I have a 2016 Ford F150 SCrew short bed 2WD with a Rough Country 2″ Leveling Lift Kit. My factory tire is a 265/60R18. I would like a larger tire, both width and height. What size(s) alternates can I fit. Also, I tow a 7500 lb trailer about 2-3x/mo so a good towing tire is necessary.

    • Leveling kits make the fitment non-standard – call us and we’ll walk you through measuring your new gaps and working out which sizes will fit.

  12. What’s the largest wheel and tire combo can I go with on a 1997 GMC Sonoma SLS (stepside bed) currently it has stock p205/75r18

  13. Hi I have a Toyota Fortuner 2.4D which fits 17 inch rims, what is the maximum size I can get for the tire so that I can get the best ride comfort, the car has after market shocks which lifts it by 2inches.

    • It is very difficult to give you an exact size with a non-standard (i.e. raised) vehicle – we would need some measurements. Give us a call and we’ll walk you through the process.

  14. I have a 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 2wd with a 2inch rough country leveling kit. What is the max tire and rim size i can run. im looking at 35×12.50×20. Will these fit?

  15. Hey I have a 1998 chevy Cheyenne C2500 I want to put wider and a lil bit larger tires on my existing rims. I also purchased some 2inche wheel spacers. I am wondering what size tire I should buy.

  16. I have a 63 Chevy C-10. What’s the biggest size wheel and tire that would look the nicest on my truck. I want a wide tire. Not mudders This is going to be a truck I will take to car shows and be a nicer cruiser. So rim size and tire size. Thank you

  17. I have a 2017 Ram 2500 diesel Tradesman.
    From factory it comes with LT275/70r18 tires.
    I am trying to find out what the widest tire I can run on the stock 18 rims.
    Im not interested in tires of a larger diameter, just much better, and wider at tires than the Transforce at’s it came with.

  18. I have a 2008 Dodge ram 1500 the size tires I have on it now is 275/60r20, what’s the biggest size tires can I put on my rims?

  19. I have a 2015 Chevy Silverado 4×4 with 255/70/r17 on it was wondering what size I can go bigger without a lift kit and they would not rub

  20. will 33/12.50/R18s fit on my stock 2009 chevy silverado 2wd i have 18 in rims on it now. or can 285/75/R18s fit on it?

  21. I have an 08 f150 stx 4×4 w 4.6l came with 17 inch tires and rims, can I put on 18inch tires and rims or a larger 20 inch without having to do any modifications or will anything larger rub?

  22. Put 2 &1/2 leveling kit and 1&1/2 body lift on my 2004 Sierra gmc 1500. Don’t want anything rubbing. Do want to bring out to edge of wheel well and go bigger on the tires what the biggest with any issues and what about offset on wheels

  23. what is the largest tire i can put on my 2014 ford f150 fx4 4 door without any lift and have absolutely no rubbing or problems.

  24. Can someone tell me if I can put 18’s from a 2012 dodge challenger on a 1987 c10 Chevrolet pickup and what needs to be done

  25. I have a 2011 Silverado with a 4/6 drop and I just wanted to know if I put some 22s with 275/35/22 tires if it will have rubbing issues

  26. i have a 2011 gmc sierra 1500 with stock factory rims that are 18,8 but i want a pair of after market rims but they dont make 18,8 they have 18,9 so would that still work or no because my tire is 265 65r18 but it also still has factory lift.

  27. I got a 1984 Chevy c-10 pickup I just bought some 33.12.5.15s tires will they fit on it without any problems it a 2 wheel drive truck.

  28. I got a 2 wheel drive 1984 Chevy c-10 that got p275 60 r15 I bought some 33 12.5 15s well they fit or will I have problems.

  29. I have a 2014 f150 eco boost with no lift with 17 inch rims how big of a tire can I put on there winter is coming !!!!!!!

  30. Hi. My son has a 1998 GMC Sonoma with a 2″ lift. The tires on it now are 32×11.50 15″ rim. He would like to install the factory size tire 235 75 15. Is this possible with the lift?

  31. I have a 2015 F150 2WD sport package with 265/60/18 tires. What’s the biggest tire I can put on without rub? I was looking at the 265/65/18 or the 265/70/18.

  32. Can I put 295/70r18 tires on my 2014 chevy Silverado 2500hd? Presently I have 265/70r18 on it. The door panel lists this as the size for my truck. Can I put the larger ones on instead?

  33. I have a 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 with standard tire size 265/70R17 can I put 285/75R17 tires on it without a lift kit? I seen an alternate tire sizing chart that said it is recommended that you only use size options within 1.5% and -2%. I could go up to a 285/65R17 tires that would be within that range. Would this be correct or could I go up to a 285/75R17 size?

  34. I have a 97 gmc Sierra with a leveling kit and i want to chang my tires i have 31 on 16 inch rims and they are 10.5 inches wide what is the biggest tire i can put on there

  35. I have a 2015 Ford F-150, 2WD EcoBoost if I wanted to upgrade in tire size from 265/60/R18 to 275/65/R18 would they fit without leveling kit?

  36. i have a 2001 gmc sierra 2wd with a 3 inch rough country suspension lift and i want to put 22″ rims with 33″ tires will that fit?

  37. I have a 2004 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4wd with the 15″ rims and wanted to know what’s the biggest size tire I can put on these stock rims without any modification to the truck (although I may put a lift kit on it later) Thanks.

  38. I have a 2018 Ram 1500 quad cab 4×4 Express with a 5.7 hemi. I’m wanting to put 35 inch tires on it with 18 inch trims. I’m not sure what width of tire I can go with and I’m also wondering if I have to put a lift kit or if u can get away with a 2.5 inch leveling kit? I measured the front and rear outer fender from the ground and they are 2.5 inches difference in height. Thank you

  39. I have 2013 ford f150 fx4, tire size 275/65R18. I would to know whats the biggest wheels and tyre sizes i can put on it, with NO lift kit. Going for the street look as they say.. 21″,22″,24″

  40. I have a 2016 Nissan frontier andI’m putting a 17-inch rim on it and wanted to know what width size to get so it’s not sticking out I only want it to stick out maybe one inch if not flush?

  41. I have a 2010 f250 with 245/75/17 wondering if I can got with a 265/70/17 on it without doing anything or messing up the mileage

  42. Leroy Jones says:

    January 2, 2018 at 8:05 pm

    I have a 2016 Ford F150 SCrew short bed 2WD with a Rough Country 2″ Leveling Lift Kit. My factory tire is a 265/60R18. I would like a larger tire, both width and height. What size(s) alternates can I fit. Also, I tow a 7500 lb trailer about 2-3x/mo so a good towing tire is necessary.

    Reply

    Dylan D says:

    January 4, 2018 at 12:43 am

    Leveling kits make the fitment non-standard – call us and we’ll walk you through measuring your new gaps and working out which sizes will fit.

    Interested in what you came up with for this question. I have the exact same set up and was wondering the same thing.

  43. I have 35 x 12.5 r15. Will they mount on my
    Stock 98 Sonoma mags? (Tires on them now are
    225 x 70 r15)
    And if they do. Would they fit on my truck stock. No lift??

  44. I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 extended cab with a 3 inch lift,right now I have 20×12 rims on 33×12.50 tires and they rub, what is the biggest tire I can run without rubbing?

  45. I have a 2018 F150 with 20” stock rims and plan on putting a 1 3/4” level kit. Will 33/12.5/20 tires fit on my stock rims? Thanks!

  46. I have a 2011 ford f-150 xlt super crew what is the biggest tire I can put on my pickup it doesn’t have a lift and 17″rims

  47. Hello my Silverado has Lt 275/70r18 on now. The door panel says P265/65r18…someone’s trying to sell me 275/65r18. Will there be significant difference if I put the 275/65r18 on??? Thanks, Howard

  48. I have a 2016 Dodge Ram Power Wagon. I have 20” rims, what is the maximum size tire I can put on without scrubbing while steeeing?

  49. On a stock 2004 GMC Sierra 2500 crew cab I have 265 X 20-rims, can I put any spacers on and get a wider tore of would I need to b

  50. I have a stock 2012 FX4 no lift.no leveling kit, no suspension modifications. Currently have 275/65R18
    Can I put on 295/75R18 or 275/70R18 without having any issues?

  51. I have a 2019 ram 1500 bighorn wit 275/65/18 and I just put a 2 in leveling kit on it and was wondering how big of tiers I could put on it please let me know.

  52. I have 2013 2500 hd regular cab what tires and wheel combos fit with out lift or leveling kit i hve stock 17 look small what do recommend.

  53. What is biggest size tire and lift I can fit under my Chevrolet 1972 C-20 4×4 pickup?

    thanks

  54. will 285/75/r16 fit a 89 chevy scottsdale extended cab without rubbing on stock suspension

  55. I have a 2015 4wd Chevy Suburban with 265/65r18 can I put 305/70r18 on it or what is the largest I can go?

  56. I have a 92 dodge w150. What’s the biggest tire I can get without it scrubbing with no lift. Thanks.

  57. I have a 2015 F350 Stock with 275/65/R20 Tires and was wondering if either 285/65/R20 or 35/11.5/R20 would fit without any rubbing issues. Thanks

  58. Hello looking for some tire advice I have a 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 with a 6 inch lift I am currently running Cooper discovery S/T35 x 12 50R20 on Fuel rims don’t like the amount of space I have in the wheel well really want more sidewall or a higher tire I am not opposed to going with a all season tire either, problem I’m currently having is I get a very slight rub on the bottom outside corner of my bumper. thank you for any help

  59. I have a 2007 tundra with a 6 inch rough country lift and 22×12 -44 offset. How can I fit 37 inch tires without a new lift?

  60. Hello I’m interested in 285/70r 17 tires. I have a GMC Canyon 2016. The OEM does not match. My question is can they be installed anyways.? I don’t mind modifying (cutting edges) to prevent rubbing. Also, will I need a custom lift kit now before tire upgrade OR can I install a lift after the tire upgrade?

  61. I have a 2004 1500 z71 chevy suburban it currently has 265 on it and I want to put 245 on it will they be to small? thanks in advance.

  62. I have a 2013 gmc Denali 2500 with a leveling kit! Will 35/12.50 fit on my truck??? Need answers everyone is yes and no answers!

  63. I own a 2018 chevy colorado centennial edition Z71 and currently have 265 60 18 tires on the stock 18″ x 8.5″ rims no lift or spacers. Will 265 65 18 tires fit to allow no rubbing.

  64. I have a 2017 Chevrolet 3500 HD 4 dr long bed dully 4×4, I’d like to put the largest size A/T tire I can, can you tell me what my choices are in tire size

  65. I wanna put fuel lethals on my stock 2006 Chevy I do not have a leveling kit my tires are 265/75/16 and wanna put 18s on would I have to do trimming or would it fit just fine??

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