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Letting the cat out of the bag

This is going to be the next step for my truck. Either next monday or the following weekend I'm going to get some 32x11.5's. They are 15x10 wheels I got from Zabeard.


Started polishing the wheels today. Though I am debating on getting them powder coated.

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Still need a little more work, but they are getting there.
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get 33x12.5's I wish i would have after i bought my 32s :(
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get 33x12.5's I wish i would have after i bought my 32s :(
I dont have a bodylift or suspension lift. 32x11.5 is the biggest I can go without it. I decided against lifting my truck for now.
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yeah, you've only got the 2wd.. so I think 32's woudl fit ya just fine :-)

Good job on the rims too, make em shine like new!! :-)

I could soo see you getting them powdercoated black, woudl look pretty sharp on your truck that way!
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damnit zach, i wanted the 10" wide rims.


want to trade me for my 15x8's haha?
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damnit zach, i wanted the 10" wide rims.


want to trade me for my 15x8's haha?
I think I will keep my 15x10's lol
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ok.

the rims on my truck have lots of history with people on here haha.
that i know of they have been on three trucks on here, before that idk.


those are going to look sweet on your truck, you should get a spindle lift and 33's.
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if you were to powder coat them how much would that be?

Just wonderin cuz my powdercoated steelies are already showin signs of rust after a couple harsh winters
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if you were to powder coat them how much would that be?

Just wonderin cuz my powdercoated steelies are already showin signs of rust after a couple harsh winters
Around $50 per I hear.
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^ hmm that's more then the wheels cost a piece brand new... interesting
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those 10s will look great
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Arent's 10s a little wide to run on 32x11.5? Its gonna look great whatever you do, I love my 32s but now it needs to be bigger!
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what did you use to polish them up?
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what did you use to polish them up?
idk what he used but i used 3m professional chrome and alloy polish on mine and the results were amazing.

i also used a coat of wax afterwards to help dirt/water bead off.
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those are going to be to wide for a 11.5" tire.
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what did you use to polish them up?
I used mothers wheel polish.

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those are going to be to wide for a 11.5" tire.
I have a friend running 31x10.5 on a 10in wheel for a could of years now with no problems. My truck wont be seeing any offroad so it should be fine.
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nice. did you get all 5? if so, one is off my old Ranger
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i used to have 32x11.5
its fine...

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has my old rims.....
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I vote spindle lift and 33's...it's 300 more :)
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I vote spindle lift and 33's...it's 300 more :)
your the second to vote for that.

all he would need for the rear is an AAL and chevy drop shackle.
he might be able to get away with just a drop shackle.
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AAL and shackle will do him just fine

I say do it, your looking at about 400 (real numbers) all said and done. 33 a/t's aren't much more than 32's if at all!
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wouldnt it have a bubble looking affect if the rim is to wide for the tire?
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nice. did you get all 5? if so, one is off my old Ranger
Zach is going to be sending me the 5th in a couple of weeks, but yes I will have all 5 lol.


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AAL and shackle will do him just fine

I say do it, your looking at about 400 (real numbers) all said and done. 33 a/t's aren't much more than 32's if at all!
Right now I dont want to lift it. I have a few reasons why. Money being the biggest, second being that I cant afford the down time on it, third I just dont really want to lift it lol. I've got my explorer that I will be starting to put money into once I get the new tires. So any extra goes towards that.
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meh, a spindle lift is super easy to install, theres really nothing to it.

you would be able to run 33's and it would look great.
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look into mastercraft tires, they are an off brand of cooper.

you can get good at's for around $100 per tire.
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