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    I've left the fold....sort of.

    The new toy: The big ole fat guy is me.
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    I've left the fold....sort of.

    They are not. I swapped the 20s for these when I traded, and had the 285/75 Wildpeaks installed immediately after trading. I'm not a fan of big wheels and Rubber band tires on Forest Service Roads. These do have a slight rub at full lock when the. suspension is in the entry/exit or aero mode...
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    I've left the fold....sort of.

    Over ten last several months, my mobility issues have gotten noticeably worse to the point it became a real struggle to enter and exit my truck. I have an underlying neurological issue that causes this and it will not get better. At the end of December it beca e evident I had to make a change...
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    Max tire size questions stock wheels/lift

    They work fine.....a small rub at full lock with the suspension at the entry/exit and aero levels.
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    Positive Thread!

    I had 19,000 trouble free miles on mine when I traded. It was one of the three best trucks I've ever owned. The other two were the 18 Rebel I traded in on the 19 HD,and the other is the 20 1500 Limited that I traded my 2500 in on. Ram has really stepped up their game over the last 10 years.
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    Max tire size questions stock wheels/lift

    I don't.... DevilDodge is a much nicer person than I am. Can we please keep this discussion civil? Thanks in advance. And to add, I can't help you with any information as to a wider tire that would work as I ran the dreaded 285/75 on mine....
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    Let’s talk brakes!

    Well, this statement. is a real stretch. I had 19,000 miles on mine when I traded it and the brakes were fine....no issues. I know that this is little comfort to you with and your brake issue, but there are thousands and thousands of these trucks on the road with no issues. I hope you get...
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    Going to buy travel. trailer before Jan 1

    If you read the message above, you would realize I am not buying any trailer because I am having real trouble getting in my 2500. I traded for the 15500 to allow easier entry/exit. The new truck is much easier to get in, but it is not meant to tow heavy at all. And I wonder why anyone who...
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    Going to buy travel. trailer before Jan 1

    We were traveling about 120 miles to spend a couple of nights with our oldest son and buy a trailer. I am. becoming more and more disabled and have been having real issues entering my truck....but the trailer was an effort to get out and be active. So this morning I started loading in the...
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    Going to buy travel. trailer before Jan 1

    Well as sometimes happens, life throws a curve ball... More later tonight.
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    Going to buy travel. trailer before Jan 1

    Well, the stock market was good this year, so I think I'm going to splurge a bit. Probably going to buy one of these two: https://outdoorsrvmfg.com/black-stone-260rlsb/ or this one...... https://outdoorsrvmfg.com/timber-ridge-25rts/ There are advantages to bothe, but either will work for...
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    Tires and MPG

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    power wagon real world MPG.

    I. had a '16 PW that was stone cold stock. Not quite apples tp apples because of the 6 VS 8 speed, but it avg'd 13.5 over 14,000 miles hand calc'd.
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    Largest tire size on 18" rim

    I run 285/75-18s on mine. They fit fine with no level no lift.
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    Easy with all the Ads!

    I think this thread has run it's course.... Thread Locked.
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    Tires and MPG

    Missed this....sorry. I did not have to do any lift or level kit. They fit perfectly and should come with this size from the factory. I'll post a picture when I get home.
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    Wheel choices for Granite Crystal

    Hmmmm, that truck looks vaguely familiar to me! I've been thinking about wheels for mine and decided that black would not look as good as gray. I have the same side steps as you and think black would not go as well with them as gray would. I also thought about going to a set of black rock...
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    No new news?!!?! Let's talk about news we would like to hear.

    I've owned 5 Cummins powered diesels over the last 10 years and they have all been 3500s.....2 DRW and 3 SRW trucks. From a payload standpoint, I don't understand why anyone would buy a diesel 2500. They just don't have the payload for pulling a 5th wheel or gooseneck. As long as FCA...
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    No new news?!!?! Let's talk about news we would like to hear.

    Ummmmm, you have a nice couple of Challengers! Here's mine: It would look much better with 426 on the fender. But since it seems FCA won't do it, I may have to!
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    I came. I saw. I concurred.

    Welcome and Happy Thanksgiving to you.