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Icon4 Wider A-Arms!

What would be the cheapest way to get the wider A-Arm look so that fiberglass fenders dont look so bad. Thank you and is there more than one way to get our front end wider?
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Only real solution is a real LT kit....like something from Camburg.



or...if you're gonna be a poser like that.....


Wheels with crazy *** small backspace. Take a peek at Procomp Xtreme Steel wheels.... they offer as little as 2" backspacing on a 10" wheel. AKA that's tire sticking out of the fender approx 4". http://www.procomptires.com/truck-je...-crawlers.aspx But remember, only run a 10" wheel on a 12.50 minimum tire.


No such thing as cheap long travel/wide track.....especially when you're talking about double a-arm setup.... You DONT wanna skimp on suspension...






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ya i know its not cheap when you get into long travel, it just performnace and looks so much better than stock, and the fiberglass fenders look 10x better too
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When I bought my truck it has fiberglass fenders in the front and McNeill TT bedsides. They stick out probably 3" more than stock fenders. The previous owner put 2" wheel spacers on each corner to fill the fenders better. It looks really good but it only has 2" springs up front with Belltech shackles in the rear with 2 leafs removed. I love the look but am going to have to replace the front wheel bearings soon. Downside of the wheel spacers is more/faster wear of the front wheel bearings. I'm going to repack them tonight with tons of grease to get a little more life out of them.

But wheel spacers are the cheapest way to go if your just looking for that Prerunner look. But it sucks when people come over to check it out and see that it isn't much better than a stock truck so be prepared for that.
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ok is the truck in the picture the truck your talking about? and thanks where can i buy the spacers?
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Yes the truck in my avatar is my truck. I can post some more pics if you want when i get home from work. You can probably find the wheel spacers on Ebay. They bolt to the hub with lug-style nuts and they have their own studs that the wheel bolts to.
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