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I am in the process of buying Micky Thompson MTX 285/75 16's with Eagle 589's 16x10's and putting them on my truck. 2001 Ram QC 4x4 with the basic suspension set-up. How will these tires and rims look without any other type of lifting for now? I do plan on gettin the Daystar 2" spacers but will I need them with these tires now or can I wait a bit?
Or will it be better to go with the 305's? I am just curious with the wheel well spacing...will it be too big in there, meaning will the tires look too small (the 285's that is)?

Thanks in advance.

Mark
 

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my friend has that exact same setup with baja radials. but his truck sits two inches lower than stock do to more epuipment for racing but they look great and don't rub.. Only time his have rubbed is when he is in desert races and doing 45 degree turns at 60 mph.
 

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Personally I think you'd be better off with 8" wide wheels for those 285's.
 

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Will the 285's look better with the 16x8's then? I just want the tires not to look like donughts on the truck like the 245's do right now. I would like there to be enough tire in the well to make it look decent. And will it work without a lift?
 

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not a gr8 pic but the best i have i think these are the wheels your talking about and the mtx wore bad only got 20000 out of them
 

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I have the 285/75R16 BFG Mud Terrains on my stock 16x7 wheels with no lift and they don't rub at all. They take up plenty of room in my fender space too. I don't like the "tire looking to small on the truck look" either. They are a bit skinny though and a 10 inch rim may cause them ware unevenly. I'd go with an 8" rim if I were looking for rims.
 
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