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35's and a body lift

would this set up work on an edge with fender flares if i cranked the t bars up and put shackles in the rear? btw they would be on 15x8s with 3.75 bs. any pics of this set up?
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I dont think so I have 35's and a 3" spindle lift and they barely dont rub
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ive got the superlift for mine and im about to buy me some 35's... Im not too worried about rubbage cuz ill do a BL later on!
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I really don't think they will on a flareside. There is someone thats trying it soon though so maybe...
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i dont have a flairside. i said i had fender flares which would make the wheel wells a little smaller than those w/o them
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flareside = stepside... styleside = non step side..

From your pic it looks like you might have a "flareside"...

Yo may be able to clear them, hope everywhere you go though has nothing but straight roads
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Ok I'm dumb I meant styleside which you have.
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Gotcha... Thanks for clearin that one up Trent!
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Just to let you know in my post I said I dont think it will work cause I have 3 inch lift and 35's on my flareside (stepside) and they ALMOST rub
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go for it.. i have a flareside but really its not that different for giving you room. i had to trim a little off my valance for turning when hitn bumps etc. but i dont rub at all, only at full stuff in the rear

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Andy your truck should reproduce lol
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for the right price i will set it up..lol
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I highly dought it unless you trim the flares, pull the body sides and limit up travel. here is mine with a superlift and a 1" bodylift with 35 BFG mud terrains.

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35 stuffed and still not hitting the bump stop
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and one other thing.

you WILL have to re-gear if you plan on running 35's
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Absolutely.

Also, keep in mind some of this "rubbage" will damage the corners of the tire tread if you offroad hard. Posed flex is one thing -- hitting off camber terrain under power and turning is another. I and others have had the edges carved off our tire lugs, particularly with mud tires where the lugs stick out a lot.

Keep that in mind or you'll be very unhappy when you carve big chunks of rubber off the edges of your tread.
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Absolutely.

Also, keep in mind some of this "rubbage" will damage the corners of the tire tread if you offroad hard. Posed flex is one thing -- hitting off camber terrain under power and turning is another. I and others have had the edges carved off our tire lugs, particularly with mud tires where the lugs stick out a lot.

Keep that in mind or you'll be very unhappy when you carve big chunks of rubber off the edges of your tread.
very true

I tore the bed side support off the truck and ended up having to take the flares off that trip.
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and one other thing.

you WILL have to re-gear if you plan on running 35's
That's not true.

I have a buddy of mine running 3.73's with 35's and I'm running 4.10's with 35's and we both have auto's and 4.0L's.... It's not showing signs of bogging down or anything, not even wearing on the trans..
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yeah it works, but just imagine if you had 4.88's at least. you'd be even happier then


i wheeled my truck hard and fast and it took paint and some glass off the wheel wells, and took some small pieces off the tires like griggs said. also pushed my bed outa wack from hitting the wheel well when i had spacers on.
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go for it.. i have a flareside but really its not that different for giving you room. i had to trim a little off my valance for turning when hitn bumps etc. but i dont rub at all, only at full stuff in the rear

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hell yes brotherrr!


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It will fit I had a 3in body lift and torsion bars turned all the way up and cleared 35s on 15x8s with just taking off my front mudflaps and brackets and triming just a little off of the inside of my fender flares and it only rubbed there on tight turns when I hit a bump. Heres a pic


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3" BL, T-Bar Crank And Shackles on 15X8 0 Backspacing!
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INT3RC3PTOR, what size wheel spacers do you have? and did that help your rubbing issues?
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I wanna know how you made that bumper and where do you find materials for it :) Me gusta mucho :)
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INT3RC3PTOR, what size wheel spacers do you have? and did that help your rubbing issues?
i HAD 1-1/4" spacers.it only helped slightly in the front for turning clearance but nothing major. but hindered rear clearance because it made the tires hit my bedside instead of stuff into it
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