whats the legal bigger tire size in you"re state ?

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  1. 7.3 powerstrok

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    ok
     
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    BrandonMag Dana 50 rebuilder Supporting Member

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    Here in Washington we don't have a legal tire size limit, it's all about bumper height:

    Occasionally you'll see some pretty custom-fabricated bumper setups.
     
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    Here in Colorado they dont care where your bumper is. Your headlights can only be a maximum of 44 inches above the ground though.
     
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    flareside_thun I Want Boost!

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    36 inch bumper height, unlimited tire size...you can even run 5 ton axles if you want.
     
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    here its the bumber height but the cops dont really care about it that much
     
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    Bumper height here too. But their also somewhat slack on enforcement.

    Most dailies run 35s-37s. Occasionally you'll see a weekend ride with 44s. I've seen one truck on the road with 46in claws.
     
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    biggin92 Yeeeee Haaawwww

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    54" is the biggest legal tire size here and you can run 2.5 or 5ton as long as each wheel has a brake ie no driveline brakes
     
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    wow 2 sizes over that sucks
    here its 28 inches front bumper 30 rear
    before the 37s i was just on that now im problly 2 inches over
    but its enforced like a law against jaywalking only used in emergencies lol
    one local guy has a chevy on 54s with the bumpers tops at the top of the tire
     
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    wow 2 sizes over that sucks
    here its 28 inches front bumper 30 rear
    before the 37s i was just on that now im problly 2 inches over
    but its enforced like a law against jaywalking only used in emergencies lol
    one local guy has a chevy on 54s with the bumpers tops at the top of the tire
     
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    sorta tom.... 30 is the limit for front and back for trucks. 25 for cars. by pa law a suburban, bronco, blazer, or any of the like are considered cars.but normally the cops wont say much to a lifted blazer or the like as long as they are under 30 inches.

    also for us tires can not stick out AT ALL. you must install flares. but the flare cannot be larger than 3 inches past the factory fender.
     
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    o ya i forgot they did change it to 30 both when i got pulled over for it 28 was the front but thats hummlestown they are just looking for a fight
     
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    WOW, you guys have it easy!! If I am right NJ is a 38" maximum tire size and anything with more than 4" of total lift, including lift gained from increased tire size, is subject to a state tilt test. There they can fail your truck for dripping oil even though it has nothing to do with the lift in question. If your truck tips over, they are not responsible for damages:backoff. No tires past fender wells, mud flaps required, 48" headlights I believe, not sure of bumper heights. Oh yeah, no stacking blocks in the rear and naturally no front blocks, I can agree with that.

    You wanna run 38's? You will stick out like a sore thumb and often see rolling cherries in your rear view. It absolutely baffles me how a 38+ tire can be approved by the DOT but you still can not run it in NJ.-cuss
     
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    You have part of the tilt test wrong

    They put the truck on a hydraulic ramp. Attach a safety cable/chain to the frame of the truck. Then tilt the ramp to the spec degree. If the cain/cable is pulled tight, you fail. There is no chance of a roll over
     
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    I believe max tire size around here is 52" but i dont know all the different heights to the head lights and such.

    --Jordan
     
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