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Bodylift and Swampers on!

Ok well, a 12 hour bodyliftis complete. Got the tires mounted yesturday. They needed 9 oz of weight haha. I only have 6 on them and it's not too bad, just a little shaky at 55. I love how they sound tooling down the road. I have a few things left with the bodylift.....the rear bumper needs to be adjusted because I have to drill another hole in the frame for a bolt. I also need to make up some homeade gap gaurds too. My fenders now are 43" out back and 40.5" up front. These swampers measure about 32.5" on the truck and are supposed to be a 33x11.5. I can only imagine what the thornbird haters are going to say about them haha enjoy.

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I hate those tires, truck looks huge tho!
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Nice!
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looks good except for those tires. i've seen those tires be replaced at 3 and 4k miles before, so just be careful
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looks good except for those tires. i've seen those tires be replaced at 3 and 4k miles before, so just be careful
More like 20k-30k. This is a light truck.

You can get 30k if you rotate them properly.

Even a regular bias TSL you can get 20k out of. And a bogger, same thing, like 30k...depends on how you rotate them a lot of the time
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nice

im like many others here that 32's will be fine on a 3" lift
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I'm trying them with 35 psi right now...I need to figure out a good psi to run em...and if I get 20k out of these tires ill be happy. For what I paid for em and how I like em 20k would be alright with me....plus that's like 2 years of driving for me haha
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im like many others here that 32's will be fine on a 3" lift
I should have went with 35's haha.
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Those tires suck.

The truck looks good though.
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I should have went with 35's haha.
lol but the milage the 32's give is worth keeping them
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Sharp lookin Ranger, and THANK YOU for putting in the gap guards!!
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I don't give a crap what anyone says, those Thornbirds look BA!
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looks sweet.
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looks sick man ,that ranger looks badass haha tires look nuts too.. how much did all that stuff run you?
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how many people that have said the t-birds suck have actually owned a set? i have them on the back of my '94 and i love them. they actually wear great, and they aren't THAT bad off road.


looks good btw

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You should groove them!
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looks sick man ,that ranger looks badass haha tires look nuts too.. how much did all that stuff run you?
Like 600 bucks. I found the tires on craigslist for 400, and a bodylift from jcwhitney.
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My brother had a set on the Ranger before I bought it from him.

They look cool... That's about it.

Truck's lookin' good.
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Those tires look freakin awsome!!! The exhaust looks weird though.
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looks good. I've only seen thornbirds once in person and those side lugs are huge. gives it a mean look even if they do have a bad rep. But I don't think people realize that they are made to drive in the sand, not rocks and mud.
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looks good I have always liked the look of thornbirds
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Those tires look freakin awsome!!! The exhaust looks weird though.
here is an idea of what I did with my tailpipe. Just cut it with a hacksaw.

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here is an idea of what I did with my tailpipe. Just cut it with a hacksaw.

I did the same thing, just with a sawzall. Looks so much better IMO
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looks great... get some westley's bleach white for the tires to clean up the sidewalls
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I like the look a lot man it is a nice truck for sure
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