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milleda31

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docjay wrote:

Thanks for the pics. Looks great!
What tires are you running?


Toyo AT III


2016 Ford F350 6.7 PSD CC LARIAT DRW

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Vision 401 Rival wheels, Toyo ATIII tires

2007 LanceMax 981 Fully loaded


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covered wagon wrote:

Big wheels place more stress on the running gear. I would never trade away Alcoa wheels (strongest wheels made) for anything else. Do you know what it cost to replace those Alcoas? They are expensive.

Also with bigger wheels will you need a small lift kit to make the room under the wheel well? Any lift will compromise steering comfort, alignment, ball joints, etc. I vote you stay with what you have and keep the speedometer accurate.


What is the weight rating on the stock (Alcoa) wheels? The rating on the Vision wheels is 3750 lbs.

I have stock suspension with no lift whatsoever.

I still have the stock wheels with Falken tires mounted. Should I store them stacked or standing up?

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milleda31 wrote:

covered wagon wrote:

Big wheels place more stress on the running gear. I would never trade away Alcoa wheels (strongest wheels made) for anything else. Do you know what it cost to replace those Alcoas? They are expensive.

Also with bigger wheels will you need a small lift kit to make the room under the wheel well? Any lift will compromise steering comfort, alignment, ball joints, etc. I vote you stay with what you have and keep the speedometer accurate.


What is the weight rating on the stock (Alcoa) wheels? The rating on the Vision wheels is 3750 lbs.

I have stock suspension with no lift whatsoever.

I still have the stock wheels with Falken tires mounted. Should I store them stacked or standing up?


My Alcoas I think are rated for that same 3750 lbs. Mine are 16'' Alcoas so yours might be higher being they are 17''.

Running larger diameter is harder on the transmission esp. hauling a camper. Trans temps can climb rapidly. Harder on the brakes going down. I cooked my brakes and both front bearings when the heat cooked all the grease out. It got expensive in a hurry. That was an unusual Mtn road probably dropped 5,000 ft. in just 7 miles.

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covered wagon wrote:

milleda31 wrote:

covered wagon wrote:

Big wheels place more stress on the running gear. I would never trade away Alcoa wheels (strongest wheels made) for anything else. Do you know what it cost to replace those Alcoas? They are expensive.

Also with bigger wheels will you need a small lift kit to make the room under the wheel well? Any lift will compromise steering comfort, alignment, ball joints, etc. I vote you stay with what you have and keep the speedometer accurate.


What is the weight rating on the stock (Alcoa) wheels? The rating on the Vision wheels is 3750 lbs.

I have stock suspension with no lift whatsoever.

I still have the stock wheels with Falken tires mounted. Should I store them stacked or standing up?


My Alcoas I think are rated for that same 3750 lbs. Mine are 16'' Alcoas so yours might be higher being they are 17''.

Running larger diameter is harder on the transmission esp. hauling a camper. Trans temps can climb rapidly. Harder on the brakes going down. I cooked my brakes and both front bearings when the heat cooked all the grease out. It got expensive in a hurry. That was an unusual Mtn road probably dropped 5,000 ft. in just 7 miles.


We'll keep an eye on trans temp. I only use the camper a couple of times a year and usually just over the cascades on Hwy 26. It's not a horrible ascent.

I did have to take off the front Gatorbacks. They were contacting tires slightly at full turn. I'll be able to trim them no problem.

Ride stiffened up just a tad. I think when the tires wear in it will be minimal.

Anyone have an opinion on storing the stocks. Stacked up or side by side on the tread?

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milleda31 wrote:

docjay wrote:

Thanks for the pics. Looks great!
What tires are you running?


Toyo AT III


What size are the Toyos?
Thanks.

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docjay wrote:

milleda31 wrote:

docjay wrote:

Thanks for the pics. Looks great!
What tires are you running?


Toyo AT III


What size are the Toyos?
Thanks.


LT265/60R20

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