Can I change my 16 inch wheels to 17 inch wheels on a Dodge pickup . 2001 Dodge 2500 4x4 diesel . Three quarter ton ?

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  • 5 months ago

    Yes. It will ride rougher and you run a greater risk of bending in a rim if you hit a bump, specially if you got a heavy load. I would go a plus size on the tire and keep the rims, it really is not worth spending a lot of money on new rims for an 18 year old truck.

  • g
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Absolutely, Archie.

    If you wish to upgrade from your current 16 inch tire and rim combo you can go to LT265/70R17 sized tires mounted on 17x7.5 or 17x8 sized wheels.

    When shopping for wheels only consider those which have a 8-165 bolt pattern and a zero offset.

  • Jay P
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Go ahead, you have my permission...

  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Yes, you CAN but you'll need to change the tires too. Your 16 inch tires won't fit on 17 inch wheels.

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