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I was just wondering if any one has tried to put 15" rims on their

02-06 dodge ram. I was looking into getting a set of slicks or et streets

for when I goto the dragstrip and I would have more tire size options

if I go with a 15" rim ..I imagine caliper clearance might be a issue

but just wondering if anyone has actually tried?
 

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I have 2 - 17" rims i will sell. I mounted m and h slicks on the other 2. was the only 17 inch slicks i could fine. pm me
 
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you can fit 15 in wheels on the back!!! i've heard about it being done!!! o yea, you're gonna have to pull off the rear calipers to make 'em work!!! haha, your decision.
 

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I couldnt even get 16's to fit, no way a 15 will work. our brakes are crappy enough as it is, would you really want to downgrade to a smaller rotor so you can go faster?
 

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There are 2 options for our 17" rim,

http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/strip.php?item=ETStreetRadial, and http://www.mandhtires.com/store.php?crn=70&rn=294&action=show_detail.

Now a 16" will fit but it will take a little bit of shaving/sanding off the back of the caliper. But even with the 16", there are only about 5 or 6 options for slicks. Now if you want to fit a 15" inch wheel, contact http://www.bogartracingwheels.com/. They will make you custom rims that will fit around our caliper... BUT... and it’s a big but. It will cost you a pretty penny. So the choice is yours, deal with the 17", shave a little and go with a 16" or spend a lot and get custom 15". Good luck
 

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the smallest you could go with griding on the calipers is 16.5, with like 3.5"backspacing, thats how i did mine when i got my first set of rims
 

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chipraider77 said:
Another consideration is what is your gear ratio? 15's will be too short for the 4.56. I was advised of this and then got the 17's that work great. Look here:

http://www.dodgetalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99839
Your forgetting the tire sizes which are the key to what your referring to,you can get many many different slick sizes in 15".
 

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What would be a good size for the 4.56? I would have liked to found a tire that over comes that dead spot after the 3-4 shift where our trucks just seem to die
 
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