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Old 05-03-2006
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I have a spindle lift and 31" Trxus MT tires. Most all of the mud holes in my area except for Corbett I can go through. Tires are the best upgrade you can get. I had the lift with stock tires and it flat out sucked, I got stuck so many times. Once the new tires arrived and were put on I havent gotten stuck in any mud holes that would stop me before.
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Old 05-04-2006
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i would but i have 14" rims and there might be too mch rub in the front.


i also haul some heavy loads and would like the fender not to ride the tire
A 31" tire is a 31" tire no matter what rim you mount it on... so if you rub with a 31" tire on a 14" rim... that same 31" tire will rub on a 16" rim (assuming they have the same BS)... 31"s is 31"...

If you are going to be hailing heavy load occasionally though, it might be best to get some AAL's or helper springs or whatnot no matter what tire size you go with. That'll give you some lift too anyway...
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Old 05-04-2006
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I offroad in my stock 91 with 215/70R14's. I try but you have to keep er gunned through anything or you're toast.
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Old 05-04-2006
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^^no, they dont make a 31 for a 14" wheel

i am looking at helper springs, but like i said i have a very low budget. would a hd truck leafs help with heavier loads??
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you guys are missing the fact that he has a gen 2. the wheel wells are completely different to where he cant stuff a tire in there like the gen 3 + can. he would need like about 4 inches to get 31s in there.

my brother used to have a gen1 that we lifted 4in rough country and 3in body on 31s. it looked rather mean and capable. we sswapped a 8.8 rear with 373s with a limited slip and it did rather well.

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i looked today and the fream is right near the wheel when it turns , like you said it would take a lot to fit in some 31s.....i did try today and they fit stock, but very close. i could barely turn with them on, so 28s should be good
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If you have the same leafsprings as the new ones, you could go to a jy and find some chevy springs and do the swap that'll give you lots of lift and payload cap.
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my truck has never been uncapable of going anywhere i needed to go.

only times i've ever been stuck is in places i shouldn't have been.
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SAme here... Except the other day it was a washout rut that fit my tire perfectly so that I couldn't turn it... probably woulda been stuck with 4wd
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my truck has never been uncapable of going anywhere i needed to go.

only times i've ever been stuck is in places i shouldn't have been.

That's like me saying


"my 3.0 has never been uncapable of going any speed/quickness i need to go

Only times i've ever lost a race is to any car with *****"

Aaron
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Old 05-05-2006
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my truck has never been uncapable of going anywhere i needed to go.

only times i've ever been stuck is in places i shouldn't have been.
Then pray for wisdom for me, lol. I definitely keep putting mine in the wrong places...
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my truck has never been uncapable of going anywhere i needed to go.

only times i've ever been stuck is in places i shouldn't have been.
lol, good rationalization. Find yourself stuck? Just say "ah well, I shouldn't have been here anyways"
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That's like me saying


"my 3.0 has never been uncapable of going any speed/quickness i need to go

Only times i've ever lost a race is to any car with *****"

Aaron

what i meant was:

i have never been stuck on a beach, on the deer lease, on our ranch, on a friend's property, fishing by the river, etc... legitimate places i needed to travel to for anything i had to do - offroad.

when i've gotten stuck is when i've been mudding, going through a ditch just to go through it, etc.

and if i ever need to really go somewhere my ranger can't, i have 4wd trucks or 4wheelers that could take me there.
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