2016 Power Wagon and new tires and rims.

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2016 Power Wagon and new tires and rims.

Post by voodoochilde » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:01 pm

Hi,

I am wanting to put new rims and tires on my 16 power wagon. I am going to go with Mud Gapplers or Terrain Grapplers. I don't think the rim offset matters much for 35's, but the 37's I am thinking the rim may need to be specific. The truck is stock other than Diablo tune, K & N air kit, and new unlocked computer. I drive it daily and do some off road, but not anything wild. Eventually, it will get a blower to add some power. So, My question is, what rim configuration will work with the stock suspension and 37's or are they not a possibility? I was stuck on 35's, but started thinking about future plans, and thought I would ask the question. Thank you for any suggestions.

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Post by Reloaderguy » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:21 pm

17x9 +18mm
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Post by DamageWagon » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:15 pm

37x12.5R17 will work on stock rims, no new parts needs. Will get some run on swaybar and radius arm but very minimal. 37x13.5R17 would be best done with new wheels

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Post by voodoochilde » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:48 pm

Okay, so what rims would work with this?

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Post by voodoochilde » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:07 pm

If I was going to do after market rims for hte 37X12.5 X`7, is there a preferred offset?

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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:39 am

I gave it to you in the very first response. You will not have any hard contact on the radius arms or sway bar with that wheel and tire combo. You will have to trim a little plastic which is worth doing to avoid reducing your turning radius.
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Post by voodoochilde » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:47 am

Okay, so with the 17X9's and 18 offset do they rub or is there any modification to get them to work?

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Post by DamageWagon » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:11 am

Stock wheels rub a touch, wheels with +18-25 will clear everything the best like Reloader said but that’s a big expense to prevent a little rubbing if you’re not wanting new wheels.

You need to do a little trimming no matter what wheels you do to run 37’s, for sure the plastic fender liner needs some love from a razor blade.

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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am

New wheels won't look like you're driving a retirement truck, so there's that.
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Post by BoldAdventure » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:51 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am
New wheels won't look like you're driving a retirement truck, so there's that.
To bad you put that grandpa cap on your truck.
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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:55 am

MikeKey wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:51 am
Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am
New wheels won't look like you're driving a retirement truck, so there's that.
To bad you put that grandpa cap on your truck.
Do you drive around with the mast up on your retirement sale boat or just when you load up your station wagon?
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Post by voodoochilde » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:24 pm

DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:11 am
Stock wheels rub a touch, wheels with +18-25 will clear everything the best like Reloader said but that’s a big expense to prevent a little rubbing if you’re not wanting new wheels.

You need to do a little trimming no matter what wheels you do to run 37’s, for sure the plastic fender liner needs some love from a razor blade.
I am wanting new rims, i just want to make sure and get the right ones. So, It sounds like the plastic inner fender liner will have to be cut one way or the other. Any threads that show what needs to be removed?

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Post by voodoochilde » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:25 pm

By the by, thank you everyone for answering. It is all good information.

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Post by olyelr » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:35 pm

I have read of numerous guys with the 14+ trucks running 37's with no rubbing other than on the sway bar/radius arm (using the factory wheels). The plastic fender flare will need trimming if you get different wheels with a bit more backspacing, but you will probably no longer rub the sway bar/radius arms with new wheels.

Check reloaderguy's build thread. I think early on he may have some info about how he trimmed his flares.
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Post by olyelr » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:36 pm

MikeKey wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:51 am
Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am
New wheels won't look like you're driving a retirement truck, so there's that.
To bad you put that grandpa cap on your truck.
LMAO! :lol:

Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:55 am
MikeKey wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:51 am
Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 am
New wheels won't look like you're driving a retirement truck, so there's that.
To bad you put that grandpa cap on your truck.
Do you drive around with the mast up on your retirement sale boat or just when you load up your station wagon?
LMAO!!! :lol:
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Post by adeluca73 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:49 pm

Reloaderguy wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:55 am
Do you drive around with the mast up on your retirement sale boat or just when you load up your station wagon?
What's a
Reloaderguy wrote:
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sale boat
, anything like a parasale or a saleplane or a salefish :lol:
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