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Icon10 Christmas Came Early



Let's just say I'm glad I'm not paying for them I <3 Mom

My dad is getting me my wheels. And I got tires. Unfortunatly I am having zero luck finding some 31-33 BFG A/Ts. My budget is $500 and I would like less than 10k on them, but I have 2 months.

I need to decide if I want to do the bearings while I have it all apart. My local AZ sells Timken bearings are $15 a piece plus I have to rent all the tools. Not to mention I've never installed them so I have to figure that out. We will see. Might skip just due to time.


But these are defiantly a start :) Should be lifted my end of January. Wish I had a heated garage HAHAHA
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Bought them from ORW by the way. I'll be kicking myself in the but if they offer like 10% or free shipping for Christmas next week.
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heck, bearings for that are a done deal, just buy, pack, and place. whats worth doing is worth doing right
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heck, bearings for that are a done deal, just buy, pack, and place. whats worth doing is worth doing right
true, like i said, never done it. maybe i will take the whole job to my mechanic. ehhhh.
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The bearings on a two wheel drive are super simple.



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The bearings on a two wheel drive are super simple.



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That's what I've heard but I've never packed bearings or know what I need to get.

I found this, I wonder if I take this into AZ if I can tell them I need everything for a complete front bearing job.

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dont waste your money!!!! if you have all the nuts and bolts, then go buy a jar of grease and pack em by hand. do you know how to pack? it gets dirty but is easier than anything. save yourself the trouble down the road, get the bearings
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Dude 500$ can buy u brand new tires, check out torerack.com and get 33s.
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if you have a hammer and a brass punch to replace the races and two hands to pack the bearings and a little common sense to set the preload its a no brainer...youll want new bearings to run bigger tires...i would anyway
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Dude 500$ can buy u brand new tires, check out tirerack.com and get 33s.
fixed. i don't think there is a such thing as torerack.


Edit: what size rim are you getting? are you staying with 15 or going a little larger?

15" options from discount http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/tog...&fcb=&sw=false

16" options http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/tog...&fcb=&sw=false

in either case i was unable to change the tire size but that give you some ballparks.

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heck, bearings for that are a done deal, just buy, pack, and place. whats worth doing is worth doing right
what do you have to do the the bearings with you get spindles ?
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Dude 500$ can buy u brand new tires, check out torerack.com and get 33s.
his truck is a 2wd coilsprung 33's wont fit without a bodylift aswell
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do the bearings, you will regret not doing them later....if you need help with them send me a pm.... by the way im pretty sure i saw you driving down 77 south last night. i was looking and saw a maroon reg cab ranger with a huge red diff cover and 06 tail lights and thought ive seen it on here before
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that dude packs bearings really fast and wierd but it works i guess, i usually slide the bearing through the grease but whatever works right
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that dude packs bearings really fast and wierd but it works i guess, i usually slide the bearing through the grease but whatever works right
It's the same (right) technique. Just faster.



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his truck is a 2wd coilsprung 33's wont fit without a bodylift aswell
wrong. andrew ran 33s on his 98 coil spring with lift spindles and coil spring spacers.
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if you have a hammer and a brass punch to replace the races and two hands to pack the bearings and a little common sense to set the preload its a no brainer...youll want new bearings to run bigger tires...i would anyway
uhhhhhhh......yeahhhhhhh

i don't know anything about any of the bolded stuff.

i defiantly want to get new ones though. just makes sense.
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Dude 500$ can buy u brand new tires, check out torerack.com and get 33s.
$500 will not get my 32-33 BFG A/Ts. It will get me some crap tires. I want to get some KOs used. It is the best deal. Some guy here was selling 33 BFG A/T KOs for $350 with 5k on them.
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$500 will not get my 32-33 BFG A/Ts. It will get me some crap tires. I want to get some KOs used. It is the best deal. Some guy here was selling 33 BFG A/T KOs for $350 with 5k on them.
Yeh did you ever get ahold of him and see about picking those up?
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wrong. andrew ran 33s on his 98 coil spring with lift spindles and coil spring spacers.
im still right need more than just a spindle lift to run 33's
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$500 will not get my 32-33 BFG A/Ts. It will get me some crap tires. I want to get some KOs used. It is the best deal. Some guy here was selling 33 BFG A/T KOs for $350 with 5k on them.
LOL BFG A/Ts are not good tires. I thought at the least you would be going with mud tires, not street tires.
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LOL BFG A/Ts are not good tires. I thought at the least you would be going with mud tires, not street tires.
Why is sweet jesus would I put MUD TIRES on my 4 cylinder 2WD? Lol I am going with A/Ts because the only "off road" I do is when there is an inch snow between me and the road. And when I drive though a field or grass for what ever reason. I do no off roading or mudding. Ever. And probably never will in my truck as it is sits. It's gonna be a mall crawler so why would I put noisy, no ice/packed snow driving, bad wearing mud tires on.

And in my opinion BFG All-Terrain K/Os are the best AT on the market next to Duratracs.

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Yeh did you ever get ahold of him and see about picking those up?
I have emailed him 3 times and got no reply. I hate when people post up on CL and don't put a number and don't monitor there email. When I have something up I check everyday. I am assuming they are sold due to his lack of reponse.

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im still right need more than just a spindle lift to run 33's
I don't know, I think I they will run with some slight rubbing with just the spindles. I will order a pair of 1 or 2 inch coil spacers just in case though.
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do the bearings, you will regret not doing them later....if you need help with them send me a pm.... by the way im pretty sure i saw you driving down 77 south last night. i was looking and saw a maroon reg cab ranger with a huge red diff cover and 06 tail lights and thought ive seen it on here before
HAHAHAHA that's me, was driving home from my moms. I saw you to!! I was like "Hey, look, a lifted Ranger, that's rare." Awesome dude!!
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Dude, I'm jealous. My parents never bought anything of my mods on my truck.
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