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Re: 285/50r20 spare

Agreed. Best used tires has that size for like $50. should be fine

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Re: 285/50r20 spare

I'm still running the stock spare with different sized tires and Brembos.
OP if it really bothers you that much just return the 285 and get some 265's.

I'm guessing you didn't know your speedo will also be slightly off and that surely must bother you.
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

I knew about the speedometer being off but forgot about the spare. I am not going to swap the spare immediately but most likely will eventually. I am out of car mod money at this time until after the holiday. Thanks everybody for all the advice, this board is great!
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

So can anyone confirm 285/50/r20 spare fits in tge spare compartment?

Also how is everyone with this size liking there tires?
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

I love the 285/50r20 tires I have on there. I was able to use the diablo tuner to get tire size corrected so now my speedometer and Fuel Economy register better. There is no rubbing and they look good. I keep them at 36 PSI cold might bring it up to 38 and my mileage is still good averaging 18.2 in 50/50 mixed driving. I have not brought it on a long trip yet where I could get up into the 22 mpg range doing 70-80.

I have not done anything with the spare. I still got original
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I love the 285/50r20 tires I have on there. I was able to use the diablo tuner to get tire size corrected so now my speedometer and Fuel Economy register better. There is no rubbing and they look good. I keep them at 36 PSI cold might bring it up to 38 and my mileage is still good averaging 18.2 in 50/50 mixed driving. I have not brought it on a long trip yet where I could get up into the 22 mpg range doing 70-80.

I have not done anything with the spare. I still got original
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

I have pics of the tires on another post in here
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Went with 275/55/r20 nitto g2 terra grappler... Will a 245/60/r20 tires fit on the spare rim that comes with the truck, also do you know if it will fit in the spare compartment? Found a few used tires for 50 to 60 bucks seems like a good low cost solution.
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

Most tire manufacturers will give you the specifications for the tire.

Go to the manufacturers website, select your specific time model, there will likely (though not always) be a section within the model page that says "Specifications"

Within the specifications section, look for the size tire that you are considering....then find the wheel rim requirements.

MOST tires of a given "size" will operate within a given range of rim widths. BUT NOT ALL.

You gotta go to the tire manufacturer to find out what width rim works for the tire you are considering.

Oh...then you gotta get one of the wonderful folks on this helpful forum to tell you what the spare rim width is.

Then...you will know if your rim will fit the tire that you are considering.

In other words....245/60/20 is insufficient information to develop the answer. None of those numbers are relevant to rim width, per se.
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Went with 275/55/r20 nitto g2 terra grappler... Will a 245/60/r20 tires fit on the spare rim that comes with the truck, also do you know if it will fit in the spare compartment? Found a few used tires for 50 to 60 bucks seems like a good low cost solution.
No...because the spare rim is an 18" wheel...
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

So 255/70/r18 will the lid close on that? If not what size should I be looking for?
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Re: 285/50r20 spare

For those running larger tires and are concerned with a spare to match and fit in the spare compartment i have a recommendation.....
I looked closely at the spare tire space. There is a good inch+ of room all the way around even with the compartments in place. There seems to be about an inch+ of depth to the lid. For a wider tire the floor/hatch could easily be modified to be higher and still latch by moving the latch upward and building higher receiver tabs.
I have not tried any of this yet, as i still have the OE rims and tires. When the time comes to upgrade i'm going to figure out definitively how to accommodate a lrger spare in that space. I think it can be done for sure...
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