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Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? #738023
July 09th 2018 1:09 pm
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What's up guys! I've got a 1986 Dodge B250. The previous owner through some pretty tiny tires on it (220/70) and it looks real wonky. I've been looking to upgrade for a while, but first I wanted to track down some stock aluminum rims that looks something like this:

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After a lot of hunting, I found a pair on craigslist for $150. They were off a 90s half ton truck. After buying them, I realized that these are not stock rims - they've just got the same appearance. These rims are 10 inches wide with 4 inches of backspacing (measured from the back of the flange to the edge)

I took a few measurements, and it looks like these will fit. But it's pretty close. Worse case scenario, I think I might need to use a 1" spacer.

Has anyone run these size rims on the front of a B-series van? I see lots of people running them in the back, but it seems like everyone goes for 8" rims in the front.

my plan was to mount some 255/60s on there.

Re: Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? [Re: islander] #738148
July 11th 2018 3:03 pm
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i am also curious about 15x10's on this gen. just do it, and tell me how it works! lol

Re: Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? [Re: islander] #738172
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I'll definitely keep you guys up to date once I try it out. It will be a little while tho, still got a bit of life on my current tires and i've got an 8000 km trip planned over many shitty roads. I figure i'll beat on the old tires, then switch to something nicer once i'm done.

Re: Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? [Re: islander] #738189
July 12th 2018 8:39 am
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10's on the front will be too wide and unless it is lifted if will rub like a bastard


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Re: Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? [Re: islander] #738220
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I have a B100 and 10's on the rear and 8's on the front.


Re: Anyone Rock 15x10 rims on a Dodge B250? [Re: islander] #738226
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That's what I was worried about. In that case, I might have to spring for some wheel spacers and do a test fit. I'm operating under the assumption that 10" rims have 1" of extra depth on the back, and 1" on the front. I measured with my existing wheels and it looks like i've got a ton of clearance on the outside facing part of the rim. So I assume that 1" wheel spacers will give me the same backspacing as an 8" rim, and the wheels will just stick out a little more.

I'll let you guys know how it goes.


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