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minimal lift to run a 33x12.50

What is the least amount of lift you need to run a 33x12.50? I understand that most people will say a 3" bodylift because my truck is 4x4 but I don't want to go with that much of a bodylift. My thinking is maybe crank the t-bars about a inch and a half, lift shackle in the rear and a 1" bodylift. I am not afraid to do some minor trimming to the fenders. My reasoning for this is that I am getting a campershell very soon and do not like the idea of that much bodylift with one.

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You shoudl be able to fit 33's stock. You may have a little rubbing on the front valence, but a little trimming would fix it and/or cranking the T-Bars. Other than that you can do 3" BL, 4" Superlift, or 5.5" RCD.
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Yeah, but you can't fit 33x1250s stock. You can only fit up to a 33x1150 without any non-stock lift.

I think that maybe a 1" BL would be able to get you up enough... you may want to council with Gumby on that matter as he has a 1" BL.
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Yeah, but you can't fit 33x1250s stock. You can only fit up to a 33x1150 without any non-stock lift.
He's a lvl 2. There are quite a few level 2's that have run 33x12.50s stock.
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yeah i know a 12.50 will not fit stock and thanks I will pm Gumby.

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i have 33x12.50s and rub on the mudflaps
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I know some people run a 33x12.50 stock but you have to understand one thing a Super Swamper SSR is actually bigger then most 33's.

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Well you never said what tire you wanted. So yeah, you may want to do a BL or one of the ones mentioned earlier.
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Yeah, Summit says they are about 33.5" tall.
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Yeah, Summit says they are about 33.5" tall.
Word. I thought he was just talking about a regular like a BFG 33 or something, which is actually smaller than 33 inches.
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my swamper tsl's are actually 32.7
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so then dont run superswampers theres a thought and YES 33x12.5 will fit stock. on stock 15x7 you need to like crank the t-bars almost max and on 15x8 with no more then a 3.75" BS you need to crank the t-bars and trim the front valance on the inside and a little on the inside of the bottom of the front flare.... btw here is bills truck with cranked t-bars and stock rims with 33x12.5x15, no triming




now here is kyles old truck with 33x12.5x15 stock on 15x8's with trimming and crank


now here is jareds 33x12.5x15 stock on 15x8 with trimming and crank


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If you read my first post it says SSR's, I guess I should of put Super Swampers instead, sorry.
No need to buy them I have five of them in my storage unit waiting.

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so trim more....
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Thanks for the pics Zach. I do not want to buy new tires, my swampers have less then 2,000 road miles on them. I used my swampers for offroading and to and from the trail.

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Quit bein' a dick, Zach...lol. See those flares, gues where they are now... I know where the truck is too. About 20mi from here.

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I like these ones... 31x1150R15s are 99 bucks from tirepackage.com they're gonna be my offroading tires. Till I lift the truck, then I'm gettin' some 34x1050R15s.

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yeah I like those tires too, the 34's are a little to narrow for me.

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superswampers...SWEET
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i like the way the 1050s look, plus, when aired down, a 1050 will grip better for a lightwieght like my truck.
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AALs, t-bars i ran 285/75/16
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Yeah, but you don't have fender flares, and yes they do take up that much room... plus, a 285/75 isn't quite a 33x1250
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AALs, t-bars i ran 285/75/16
ya but thats like a 32.83x11.22x16 little smaller then he is gonna run
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i win...lol
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i win...lol
ya but you didnt have the correct sizing down so i am better lol...
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