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33's or 35's?!

Ok guys for my christmas present, I'm getting a new set of tires. The thornbirds are pretty well shot...I was happy I got 28k out of them. I'm debating whether to get 35" or 33" km2's or some radial mt. I clear my 33x11.50 thornbirds real good and have not trimmed and are only cranked about an inch. I don't mind trimming. Should i get 35's or 33's I'm so torn

Keep in mind I have the 3.0 with 4.10's, which even with 235's it couldn't get out of its' own way..so I don't know if power will be an issue...Help me out guys.

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33s if you want to be able to use the truck. 35s will rub if you take the truck off road, and take a lot more power (which you have little/none to spare with the 3.0!).
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I mean I don't wheel all that much now, but I'm curious as to what your 35" km2s measure on the truck because my 33" tbirds measured like 33 1/4"...
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33 mtz's
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I would get 33's. With your 3.0 you will be kicking your self if you got the 35's imo.
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I mean I don't wheel all that much now, but I'm curious as to what your 35" km2s measure on the truck because my 33" tbirds measured like 33 1/4"...
I forget. Off the top of my head I think they were 34" - 34.5". Don't quote me on that though.
I bet the section width of your thornbirds are as wide as (or wider than) most 33x12.50s.

35s just don't look good with only a body lift on a ranger in my opinion, they look way too stuffed for my liking.
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Get 34" Terra Grapplers
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I vote 35s. Unless rubbing and having no power bothers you.
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33s. I got 4.10's with a limited slip in my 99 3.0. Its not bad. 3.0 has no ***** anyways so its ok to go 33s. 35s will be overkill lol

lol i just noticed ur from ME...im from MA...not too far haha
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ya im from maine but go to school at UNH...i really need to make up my mind about what size to go with...
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I vote 35s. Unless rubbing and having no power bothers you.

Whats wrong with Nitto's?
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33's

on another note, where in maine are you from. im from the auburn/lewiston area?
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lol Nothing I suppose, I just don't like them. They just aren't aggressive enough for my taste.
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Hope you didnt plan on buying the KM2's anytime soon. called to order 35's Friday but soon found out there on backorder for at least a month
I vote 33's if your just sticking with the body lift. im not a fan of the stuffed tires look.

on a side note 28k out of those tires isnt bad at all.
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if you go 35s for any reason you should definately regear.
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33's

on another note, where in maine are you from. im from the auburn/lewiston area?
the berwicks in southern maine......



I guess I'll just have to stick with the 33's...now I gunna price out the km2's, those firestone mt, mtz,
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