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Thanks man....lol ahhhh its not to bad...I'm getting ready to cram some 33x12.50x16 ko's under it...they should fit...I hope
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and the 'fun' begins lol but i would take it a notch more do a simple body lift or even better go with an aal in the rear with a spacer up front then go to the 35" tire, much more satisfying
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I already have a spacer up front...I just need to get an aal for the rear....and then maybe...just maybe I can squeeze some 35s under i
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I'm just praying these 33s don't rub
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oh spacer and spindle ahh i see lol. ya you should be able to clear the 35" on the front with that, and you will probably still be ok for clearance on the rear even without the aal it will even sit nicer in the fender for some trophy truck effect lol i believe the rear fender is around 35" at its widest so clearance should be good, but flex will be limited.
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Lol ya I figured I would get that effect with those 33's....I mean there ko's so they sit a little smaller than 33's....so I think it'll look good imo....I posted a thread with the wheels and tires a day ago...if you wanna check them out right quick
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its just the long wheelbase that bugs me about these trucks, you need a larger tire to make it look a little more full especially with the extended cabs. i imagine in a year after its all done you will notice the same as i have and wish you went a couple inches larger lol. i wouldnt buy those tires, hes not giving you any real deal there, and they look pootched in a few ways, the wheels are ok but im not much for simulated beads. i doubt those tires will balance very well
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Ya I'm gonna do an aal next and I guess give in and bl it....and as for the tires that dip s**t didn't even let me know he already sold them...I txted him today and he was like oh ya my bad dude I sold them to someone else yesterday.....a** hole..... so now I'm on the hunt.....so now I need some wheel and tire options lol....I want some 33x12.50s....
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whats your budget for tires?
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Lol about 1000
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well loks likr im getting some 33x12.50x15 ko's friday.....also just put a 2 inch block kit in the rear...lemme know what yall think
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old thread i know, but the spindles and a-arms that you got off of craigs list, what company made them? for the front, and did you have to use taller shocks on the front. thnaks :) by the way, nice lookin' rig

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If you lift you will need longer shocks yes.
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I put longer shocks in the front when i put the coil spacers on. i dont have the truck anymore though. some junkyard around town has it
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If you do the coil spacer in the front and the longer shackel in the back do you need longer shock absorbers?
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Depends on how far you go. It is possible that you can max out your shocks. I would recommend new shocks.
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Simple answer, no you don't. A couple inches won't bother much. Watch your truck droop next time its on a lift, you will see a good amount of travel on the shocks before you Gotta worry about it
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