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Need some help is this gonna work for me??

Hey guys I have a stock 05 lvl2 and I'm going to be adding some new parts to it, I have read alot of posts here so I think I know what I want to do. I just want to make sure that this combo will work well and also look good.

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5in rcd lift
15x10 mt classic locks
35x12.5x15 mt baja claws
possible new from drive shaft
regear to 4.56
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yep all that will work
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Yep it will work fine and look great! You might want to get some opinions on if you should run 4.56s or 4.88s. Do you have a auto or manual?
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yea...most definately! Alot of folks run a very similar setup....either RCD or Superlift + body and 35's.

Sounds perfect man.

With the RCD, some folks get the front shaft from superlift.
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I have an auto tranny.
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go with 15x8 wheels. I hated the way my 15x10 wheels streched my 12.5" wide tires out.
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go with 15x8 wheels. I hated the way my 15x10 wheels streched my 12.5" wide tires out.
What about putting on 35x13.5x15 mt baja biased claws??
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15x8s are fine... you dont wanna stretch them too much and with a 8 inch wheel it makes them look FAT :)
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What about putting on 35x13.5x15 mt baja biased claws??
those you would want a 10" wide rim for...i wouldnt put those on a 8" wheel...



you should be ok with everything. although I have to ask why everyone thinks you must double lift to run 35s....hell if i had a body lift i would be runnin 37s! i have just the 4" superlift and im runnin 35s NO problem at all...other than those damn cv axles.



IMO....dont spend a dime on any of those lifts....take half that money and do a solid axle swap and run 35s with tons of room to flex. a shop could do it for about the same price as that RCD lift...


just my .02
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That combo looks like a winner. Just takes pics of it finished.
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A 10" wide wheel will make the tire appear to look larger VS. the same tire mounted on an 8" wide wheel. It all depends on what you want. IMO 10" wide wheels look better with 12.50s or 13.50s, but 8" will hold a bead better for offroading.
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I forget which is more streetable the 10 or the 8 inch rim. Isn't it the 10 because the tire has a better contact patch?
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A 10" wide wheel will make the tire appear to look larger VS. the same tire mounted on an 8" wide wheel. It all depends on what you want. IMO 10" wide wheels look better with 12.50s or 13.50s, but 8" will hold a bead better for offroading.
A 10" wheel will make it look wider, but it makes the tire shorter. My Xterrains were shorter cause of my 15x10 rims.
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