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Which size tire should I go with?

I need your help please.
1. I am looking to eventually get a 3" spindle lift on my truck, but I don't know what size tires to go with. Some people say 33's, but I have seen some 31's that look ok. What should I do?

2. Please post pics. of if you have 31's, 32's or 33's with a 3" lift.

3. How wide of tires can I put on my 15 X 8 Wheels? I like the wheels I have so I don't really want new ones.

I will ask for a PS of my truck after I get the right pics. so I can see what it would look like.

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Split the difference, go with 32".

And you prolly don't want to go over 12.50" wide tires on your rims.
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I could go with 32's, but I would really like to see pics. Let me see whatever ya got.
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If your lift isnt too far off go for the 33s... any smaller with a spindle looks like **** IMO. And like David said, dont go wider then a 12.5 (althoguh i dont know why you would go wider)

so in conclusion: 33x12.5R15
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that is Alon's truck on 32's. hes done other things to get it a little higher than 3" like tbar crank and chevy spring swap i think.
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that is Alon's truck on 32's. hes done other things to get it a little higher than 3" like tbar crank and chevy spring swap i think.
keep in mind ALon is selling his 32s, hence becuse he wants 33s. Like i said you will regret buying smaller tires
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What kinda milage do you get with the 33's?
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not sure on a exact figure, but a 33" will get almost the exact same as a 32"

guessing.... if you start stock with 20mpg, i would assume you would drop to maybe 18 (Keep in mind you need to add roughly 1 mile for every 10 your odometer says)
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ahh double post
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not sure on a exact figure, but a 33" will get almost the exact same as a 32"

guessing.... if you start stock with 20mpg, i would assume you would drop to maybe 18-18.5 (Keep in mind you need to add roughly 1 mile for every 10 your odometer says)
I would have to get the speed-o/ odometer recalibrated after I got the larger tires.
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id go with 33's, its so worth it. i regret getting 31's and not 32's, but now i wanna skip 32's and get 33's after i spindle lift. if ur gonna lift, go with 33's
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Just throw some 33x1250s on and call it a day.
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33's will look better overall
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i already sayed it once will say it agian 33x12.5x15 with a splindle lift and probly AAL and shackels in the rear and YES a 33x12.5x15 will mount and be perfecally safe on your 15x8...would the truck look alot meaner and better with a set of 15x10 yes but its up to you
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Thanks for all of the help guys.
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