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I acquired a set of weld 18's friday and need some suggestions. Right now they have a worn set of 325/60/18 toyo open country's mounted up. When turning sharp they rub and they just look too wide for my taste. I was thinking of going down to a 305 but im having troubles finding anything other than toyo proxies. I really want a nice AT tire. If i stick with 325's whats the preferred AT tire and best way to lift the front end up a couple inches?? Ive heard something about a spring pack kit from donahoe? Sorry for the stupid questions im not a wheel/tire/ suspension guy:doh:

Here's a couple pics, its been raining nonstop the last couple days so i havent cleaned the truck up:(
 

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if you check ebay, there is a sale on Pro-Comp tires right now...A/T and M/T both buy 3 get 1 free...

i'm looking at a set of 4 285's delivered for under $600
 

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Someone over on TDS recently bought those Pro Comp tires and did not like them at all. He said the side walls were too soft and truck wondered because of that.

I like my Nitto Grapplers in a 285/65/18 on my stock height 2wd. I had my Nitto's installed for around $630. Unless you take them to a cheap tire shop, they are going to be somewhat expensive to have them mounted and balanced if you buy them online.
 

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I acquired a set of weld 18's friday and need some suggestions. Right now they have a worn set of 325/60/18 toyo open country's mounted up. When turning sharp they rub and they just look too wide for my taste. I was thinking of going down to a 305 but im having troubles finding anything other than toyo proxies. I really want a nice AT tire. If i stick with 325's whats the preferred AT tire and best way to lift the front end up a couple inches?? Ive heard something about a spring pack kit from donahoe? Sorry for the stupid questions im not a wheel/tire/ suspension guy:doh:

Here's a couple pics, its been raining nonstop the last couple days so i havent cleaned the truck up:(

Gosh damn those are ugly too bad they won't fit an obs. :poke: Hey those look like the same style wheel Amanda from DI has on her truck.
 

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Thats what I paid for mount and balnce and bought them elsewhere. $10 a piece. And x2 what they said --Pro-Comp extrreme mud terrain-- kinda soft in the sidewall. Took them about a week or two to start getting a "feel" for the road. Felt like it was sliding in corners. Now their starting to wear a little, and its much better. Of course the firestone at's were the same when new.
 

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Not sure on tires but you can try a spring shop and see how much they will charge to add a leaf. I got a quote locally last year of a $110 to add one leaf to each side and they said it should bring it up 1 to 2 inches.
 

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bfg makes the all terrain in a 305/68/18 its about 34 inches tall. the 325 are just two wide if you ask me. the bfg will be little over an inch skinnier.. just my .02.
 

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go over to 4wheelparts.com and check out their pro comp blems. you can normally get some very nice tires pretty cheap.

also to lift the front like the guy above said check out a spring shop, but also ask how much theyll charge to have the front leafs re-arched.
 

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What about when you don't buy the tires from them is it still the same price.
Yep, I bought my S/Ts & had them mounted on my Dodge. When I sold the truck I kept the tires & took them back in there to put on my IDI. I asked if they could remount them for free (had to try) on my IDI because I had the recept but they said it didn't matter. It's $10 per tire mounted & balanced reguardless where you bought them.
 

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ive narrowed it down to nitto terra graplers or toyo open country (leaning towards the toyos). Im thinking of going 325/65's to get a little more height, i think they are about an inch taller than i have now. I also plan on doing a donahoe spring pack lift to bring the front up 2 inches which should level the truck out.

Shocks..... whats the brand to go with? Im thinking of going with bilsteins.
 

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Well crap, i didnt know they were on backorder thats handy :(. I saw teh DR signatures on a site, but didnt know if they were any good.
 

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ive narrowed it down to nitto terra graplers or toyo open country (leaning towards the toyos). Im thinking of going 325/65's to get a little more height, i think they are about an inch taller than i have now. I also plan on doing a donahoe spring pack lift to bring the front up 2 inches which should level the truck out.

Shocks..... whats the brand to go with? Im thinking of going with bilsteins.
I'm thinking of selling my 325/65/18 Toyo A/T's(not sure if you're interested in used tires), too bad your not closer. I've got about 15k on them I think. Great tires, but I'm looking to go more aggressive(Toyo M/T's maybe).
 

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I have been told Bilstien 5100's were the best. However I don't know. I currently have ProComp ES9000 and they have softened up a little more than I like for towing as much as I do. I too am looking for a good set of shocks.
 

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Im running the nitto terra graplers and billstien 5100s the shocks ride nice and I picked them up on ebay for about $278 for all four. The tires are nice but the 325-65r18 is a D rated tire. I would not go to 4wheelparts for any thing every time myself or anybody I know has bought from them they screw up the order.
 
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