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Can I fit 36 or 35 inch tires on my ford ranger with a 5 inch lift kit HELP ME PLEASE

I have a 2001 ford ranger 4x4, Just bought a 3 inch body lift, 2-3 inch keys for the front and 2 inch shackle for the lefts. Can I fit 35x12.50, 35x13.50 or 35x14.50r15 please help me on this one guys thanks
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any pics on the truck, My geuss is no but itll be close. Will def rub at full turn
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I dont have pictures yet but just want to know if im going to rub or any thing like that
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Yeah you'll be able to fit 35's take a look at ty's truck.
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I think that you will definately rub with 35's.
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I know that he will be able to fit them but I wouldnt advise it especially if he does any kind of wheeling. They will be so tight.
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the lift is 1600$ on that site you sent me man thanks alot for the help might be getting it this summer!!!
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offset will also affect the rubbing issues.
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sure, this is a 37
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Stay with 12.5 width and no wider. Any wider is really pushing it (lol as if 35x12.5's isnt haha)

OP you sound so desperate....cracks me up people post threads where it they make it sound like they will die unless someone helps them ASAP. chill...
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HELP HELP!!

What it is? Is Jimmy stuck in a well?!

No, I want to lift my truck.
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HELP HELP!!

What it is? Is Jimmy stuck in a well?!

No, I want to lift my truck.
^ Thats pretty funny, lighten up OP.

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^ Look who's talking? You were the one wiggin out about what tires to run. Shoulda done some research before posting a panic question. There is only like a billion threads about tire sizes and lifts. Just saying.

All bashing aside though. I'd stick with 35x12.5's max. Cuz at that size you are pushing the limits of the bearing assemblies up front with the kind of offset/backspacing you will have to run. Another option would be SAS. I wouldn't expect them bearings to last long with 35's. Maybe I'm wrong but the IFS suspension isn't real happy with 35+ tires. 33's seem to be the best all around size. 37's do look badass though...Flame one.

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All good, I was just poking fun.


Hey Ryan, when did you make Moderator?

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i run 35x12.5 with 3" BL and torsion bars cranked up and they only rubb at full lock thats it. i think anything past 12.5 would def. be pushin it.

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btw return those torsion keys you bought you just waisted a ton of money on them
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Today.
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I figured....the first thing I noticed when I was scrolling down was he had an extra label on his avatar. I was like when did that get there.
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Im planning to run a similar setup, Ill post some pics when im done.
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