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Old 01-18-2011
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what kind of wheels and tires would be good for a two inch rough country lift. maybe 33 12.50 on 16x10s.
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Do you want all terrains or mud terrains?

Do you like the more blingy rims or the classic style like Mickey Thompson Classic IIs or black steelies, etc, etc.
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Unless you need mud terrains I'd go with an all terrain myself. Much better road mannerisms and tread life.

There are a ton of good wheel choices. Just depends on the look you are after.
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i like the mud terrains but in my case i dont really need them, its a daily driver, and as for the wheels i lik the classic 2s not a big fan of blingy, but i do want chrome or pollished aluminum. I like alot of tire and a little rim, thanks for the opinions!
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I would go with 15s then, as long as they'll fit. It will be cheaper overall and looks good with a 33" tire.

If you want to spend the money I love my BFGoodrich KM2s, they ride really well for a daily driver too. They aren't cheap though

BFG ATs are good, Goodyear Duratracs are good, Nitto Terra Grapplers have good reviews, etc, etc
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thanks man but i dont think 15s will work with this truck, it has 4 wheel disc brakes, does anyone else know about this issue??
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Yeah i wasn't sure if the rotors would allow you to use 15" or not. 16" will work fine too, just cost a little bit more!
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99 F150, 4x4 I guess? I'm assuming the "lift" is from torsion keys?
I think I would run something a little smaller, like a 285. A student of mine had an 01 or 02 with torsion keys and 285 and it looked good, but I don't think I would have gone much better with that setup myself.
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285's are perfect in my opinion.
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ok guys thanks, and yes it will have new torsion keys and 2in blocks in the back and i will continue researching to find the right size because im still not sure. ive seen people run 35s with just a torsion crank.
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