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Discussion in 'Apollo Optics' started by Shaggy, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Shaggy

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    @[email protected] You have any decent pics of the gun metal 20s? Couldn't find any really good pics unless what you have on the magnetic raptor are the gun metals.
     
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    Heya Nick! Quick question for you. Can I use 325/60/20 tires with 20 inch VenomRex wheels?
    Like without any modifications to the truck?

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    Also, do you normally buy 5 wheels to keep one under the truck?
     
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    That's a negative, ghost rider. You'll need to raise the front suspension and do some minor trimming to your fender liners for clearance. If you don't mind doing those, I highly recommend the 325s. They look perfect on the truck with 20s and that's what we run on our Raptor. Here's a couple albums with the VR-601 and the VR-602 on our Apollo Optics truck.

    VR-601 Bronze: Ford Raptor - 20" VR-601 Patina Bronze 20 photos · 1,051 views
    VR-602 Carbon Graphite: Ford Raptor VR-602 Carbon Graphite 20 photos · 461 views

    Well, I am now. Nice catch.

    Here's Magnetic w/ Carbon Graphite VR-601 on an F-150:

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/venomrex/albums/72157666923273338
     
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    What am I missing here? Are those tires wider then OEM? Because the diameter seems to be almost the same?
     
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    They're taller and wider. The OEM tires (315/70R17) measure out to 34.4" tall and 12.7" wide. The 325/60R20 measures out to 35.4" tall and 13.0" wide.
     
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    So those fender cuts needed only in the front? Is dong Geisers + Icons option 2 works ok with this tires? Can normal mechanic shop trim those panels? You have like image of the size of that trim? Thank you mate! Appreciate the info!
     
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    The trimming is very minor. You don't even have to do it if you don't want to. It's only minor rubbing on the fender liner at full steering lock. A hot knife, sharp knife, Dremel, or sawzall can quickly knock it out. You'll still need to do the trimming with raising the front. You don't have to go option 2 on the Icons unless you want to. You can clear this in the rear at stock height. I don't have an image of the cut, but it's basically a 1" wide x 2" tall cut on the fender liner and you're good to go.
     
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