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Gettin body lift and 33's soon!!! woot woot!!!

I'm so freakin excited I thought I'd share my joy! I got my money right FINALLY and I will be getting a 3 inch body lift and 33 12.50 15's on 15x8's. I plan on ordering my lift from summit unless someone knows a better place to get it.

As for the rims and tires I'm gonna get them from Tire Discounters cause I'll get a free alignment. I need that cause mine was already off and I cranked my t-bars. Does anyone wanna recommend rims and tires? I'm not a big off roader I'll be mostly driving on pavement. I'm wanting to go all black or black with chrome lip for the rims.

MAN I can't wait!!!

Here's a pic the day I bought my truck


Here it is today
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What wheels you going with? BFG AT's are a good tire and the popular choice around here.
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I'm not sure. I kinda like the m/t classic style but I'm thinking about the dick cepek DC-1's in black.
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Go with a rim that not everyone has. Everyone has the Mickey's, DC-1s and steelies.

For tire that will mostly be on the street I would look into the BFG Ats, General Grabber AT2s or Nitto Terra Grapplers
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Go with a rim that not everyone has. Everyone has the Mickey's, DC-1s and steelies.
Agreed 100%!
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Well luckily for me no one in Chillicothe has DC-1's or anything that I'm looking at for that matter. Actually I'll have one of two Rangers in town that is even lifted.
I can't wait!

I have about a whole days worth of maintenance to do before I lift it or anything. I gotta do rotors, pads, 02 sensor, lower ball joint, plugs and wires. The plugs look fun on the passenger side and so does that 02 sensor.
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I just ordered my BL. Going to tire discounter tomorrow and ordering my BFG A/T's and Mickey Thompson Sidebiters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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since you have fender flares you should definately consider a 15x10, youll be much happier
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I thought about that, but I've seen trucks on here with the same lift and rim/tire size and I thought it looked good. My neighbor has 15x8's and the 33/12.50's on his silverado and I like it too. His truck is actually in the second pic. What would be the advantage of a 15x10? Is there any pics of a 15x10 on here??
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Well luckily for me no one in Chillicothe has DC-1's or anything that I'm looking at for that matter. Actually I'll have one of two Rangers in town that is even lifted.
I can't wait!

I have about a whole days worth of maintenance to do before I lift it or anything. I gotta do rotors, pads, 02 sensor, lower ball joint, plugs and wires. The plugs look fun on the passenger side and so does that 02 sensor.
do the plugs AFTER the body lift. soo much easier for you
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do the plugs AFTER the body lift. soo much easier for you
I already did them the other day. I see how it would be easier. But I had more trouble getting the wires routed under that damn intake plastic to the driver side. The plugs wasnt to bad.
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thats going to be sweet. lifted longbeds FTW
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there are tons of threads with trucks with 10" wide rims, mine included, just look through my recently posted threads, i just took pics the other day
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sound like its going to be pretty sweet
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Well I just ordered my 15x8 Mickey Thompson Sidebiters and BFG A/T 33/12.50 15's!!
I should have everything this weekend and I'll get it all put on and post pics.
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Nice truck! It will look great with the lift and tires done.
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UPDATE I got my rims and tires and body lift today!






What do you all think?

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I like the rims and tires, I think it will look sick.
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I wish they made those rims in polished
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Gonna start on the lift friday. My neighbor thats helping me has a job and I don't. So I gotta wait on him and I'm using his garage.

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How the hell do you afford rims tires a bl and gas without having a job??? lol. Sick rims dude!! I love the BFG ATs but everyone has them. Your truck is gonna look so much better. How much were those rims? I saw some at pep boys that looked like a cheap knock off of those (but didn't look bad) and they were like $75 each. Im looking in to getting those. I am also doing my bl this weekend!!! Starting friday night after work, gonna pull an all nighter and hopefully finish by saturday night.
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The rims was $149 each. As for the job....It's a very long story. Let's just say I'm set for a long time.
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IT'S FIFNSHED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here she is, after 2 days and 15 hours on that damn lifft kit. Every bolt had to be taken off with a ratchet and breaker bar!



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Looks 100 times better man. Nice truck
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Looks good.
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