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New Brother 2008 FX4

Well here is my new truck ..... i have had him for 2 weeks. The first thing I did was had "Pro Comp" Keys put in and Super Springs in the rear. I was amazed at the 3 inch growth in the front. I got about 2.5 inches out of the rear. I am using all of the data on this site to build my truck. Soo far soo good. ( I just need some longer shocks in the front, a nice fitting tire , exhaust, and I want to do something to the front, just above the grill......like a bug guard but with more bang. Thanks for all of the insight.






I would love your input on tire size? 32's??? ( I want to keep stock rim)

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Keys are the worst lift you could ever do. Look forward to reaching your ball joints and other front end parts pretty soon. Looking good tho
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Fixed your pics.


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Now I see it, looks good.
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I can't see them either.
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Welcome... nice looking truck!
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I can't see pics either.
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What lift did you go with? There are not a lot of options for a 2008. I am not trying to jack it up 6 " , ( I let my son do that , when I give it to him) I used keys on my 2006 and put over 200k on it before rolling. Never had a issue. Did you go with a body lift?
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Keys are fine if you ask me ad long as you don't max out the t-bars out when cranking them. A buddy of mine had keys on his truck and never had front end problems from them either.
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I see you have 33's.....Do you think I can get them in mine. I have stock 16 inch rims. I was thinking 32's or 285/75/16???? I have read a lot but I was wondering what you think....
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Pics work now. Looks good!
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A 285 75 16 is about the same as a 33 X 11.50. May need to go with a 275 75 16. A 265 75 16 has a diameter of 31.7 inches. A stock 255 is about the same as a 31 inch diameter tire. Nice looking truck. Those are my favorite wheel.
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Silver ranger....nice.

See my posts and you will get and idea how 265/75/16 will look. Also you can see if you like black wheels on a silver truck.
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Wow your truck looks really good! Nice job any rubbing?
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Dig the truck but yea you need bigger tires asap. lol jk. kinda...32's ftw. I wouldn't touch them if there is tread on them. Rock till you need tires.
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Good looking truck man! Welcome to the site!
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Wow your truck looks really good! Nice job any rubbing?
No rubbing, fits perfect. Although your truck looks higher so you may be able to fit more.
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looking good bro, nice start. but remove le running boards and le mudflaps. it will appear taller and look better
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Well thanks for the heads up. I was not considering black wheels until my wife saw yours.....Thanks man! I think I will try 275's......soon
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You think I can fit 32 in there
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definitely. i have 265/75s and its basically a 32, i wish i went bigger tho :(
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definitely. i have 265/75s and its basically a 32, i wish i went bigger tho :(
i think that is the consenus on here about 265s... heard from a few guys that they "wish that went bigger" however, to each his own.. personally i would squeeze a 285, dont quote me on it but i dont think youll have rubbing issues.
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