Factory Options and Specifications for Scout II applications
- Steelie (Hubcaps): 15” diameter, 6” width, 3.75” backspacing
Chrome Rallye: 15” diameter, 7” width, 3.75” backspacing
White Wagon Rallye: 15” diameter, 8” width, 3.75” backspacing
- There were many small variations and load rating but for the most part the options were as follows:
- 235/75R15 (29x9.25R15)
- 225/75R15 (28.3x9R15)
Aftermarket Basics to Know for Scout II applications
- Minimum of 15” Rim – Maybe larger depending on interference of rim design and type of brakes, especially aftermarket brake conversions)
- 5 x 5.5" Bolt Pattern
- Minimum 4.20” center bore diameter (for front locking hubs)
- Many large tires can "fit" with various lifts, but this does not mean they are usable. It really comes down to style and how you plan to use the truck. For instance if you plan to use your truck offroad you may actually want a smaller tire that allows for more articulation without jamming into the body.
- Bump Stops
- Their single job is to stop the tires and axles from hitting the frame and body. These limit the up travel of the suspension.
- Consider that even though a big tire can look cool stuffed under the truck, the moment you enter a driveway at an angle they are probably going to rub on the body.
- And, even with a bunch of lift, if you increase your tire size, there is still a chance for body-contact under articulation if you do not increase your bump stop length.
- Wheel Spacers
- Are there rims that you want, but they don’t fit? Wheel spacers are not as awful as they say – within reason!
- We typically never run, or recommend, anything more than a 1.25” spacer. But, using a spacer of that size can be enough to:
- Get the offset and look your wanting
- Add a little extra turning angle, with large tires
- Utilize an adapter for bolt pattern changes
- Give enough space to run a slightly narrower center bore diameter
Anything Scout Choices for Scout II applications
Our preference at Anything Scout is to have the tire flush mounted with the outside of the body or fender flare. So be aware that the amount of backspacing chosen depends on the total width of the rim.
- Scout II without fender flares
- 15” diameter, 8” width, 3.75” backspacing
- Scout II with fender flares
- 15” diameter, 8” width, 2.50” backspacing
- 17” diameter, 8.5”–9” width, 4.75"–5” backspacing (requires 1.25” wheel spacer)
Our preferred tire sizes for various lifts. These will all require the bump stops to have extension blocks mounted, otherwise the tires will hit the fenders under articulation.
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